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Van Alstyne ISD board election information

Van Alstyne ISD board election information

| February 28, 2021 | Reply

By Mary Jane Farmer, Van Alstyne News, Scene In Town Van Alstyne ISD’s Board of Trustees has its three elected members returning unopposed to the Board. The fourth, appointee Beau Williams, has also applied for election, and is challenged for the Board seat by Andy Albertini. Documentation provided by ISD’s Lawanna Merriman, administrative assistant, shows […]

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Scott Sean White to release his debut album

Scott Sean White to release his debut album

| February 12, 2021 | Reply

Scott Sean White Builds A Foundation On His Songcraft And His Truth With Debut Album Call It Even being released on April 23 Hear “Dad’s Garage And Mama’s Kitchen” today Note:  Scott Sean White will be playing these and many other of his songs at El Patio Escondido, 495 W Van Alstyne Parkway, in Van Alstyne, […]

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Van Alstyne Police Reports

Van Alstyne Police Reports

| February 10, 2021 | Reply

Report and photo by Mary Jane Farmer During the two-week period between January 27 and Wednesday, Feb. 10, Van Alstyne Police received 376 calls for service, reported Sgt. Steve Hayslip. Sixteen of those calls resulted in offense reports and two in arrests. There were also three wrecks inside Van Alstyne PD jurisdiction, and Van Alstyne […]

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Cancel Culture and Country Music: The Rise and Fall of a Real New Age Outlaw

Cancel Culture and Country Music: The Rise and Fall of a Real New Age Outlaw

| February 10, 2021 | Reply

Story by Thomas Marlowe The story I’m about to relate here will show my age, but I don’t care. Apparently, over the last several months to a year, a young man by the name of Morgan Wallen has been taking the country music scene by storm, breaking records in streaming and downloading with new music. […]

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B.W.Stevenson Singer/Songwriting Competition sign-ups

B.W.Stevenson Singer/Songwriting Competition sign-ups

| January 31, 2021 | Reply

The BW Stevenson Memorial Singer/Songwriter Competition will be resumed this year (2021), now that Poor David’s Pub can have a “semblance of a live audience” again, announced PDP’s David Card. Named after the late B.W. Stephenson, who played often at Poor David’s Pub in the years before his untimely 1988 death. He was 39 at the time. […]

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