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Police activity, including National Night Out

Police activity, including National Night Out

| October 4, 2021

Story and photos by Mary Jane Farmer. More photos from previous years at the end of this report. National Night Out is scheduled for Tuesday, October 5, 2021, from 6 pm – 8 pm at the Van Alstyne Middle School. It has changed location this year (usually held outside the police and fire stations) because of […]

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Van Alstyne is Fall Town, too

Van Alstyne is Fall Town, too

| October 3, 2021

Story and photos by Mary Jane Farmer, Blog style, not reporting style. More photos on link at bottom, and more will be added on future Sunday drives, so please feel free to check back throughout October and November. Sundays are made for driving around, slowly, and looking at things one misses when moving so fast. […]

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Child Car Seat Safety instruction being offered

Child Car Seat Safety instruction being offered

| September 24, 2021

AUSTIN – A high-speed vehicle crash involving a improperly-used child car seat can lead to an unthinkable disaster, which is why TxDOT is encouraging parents to schedule a free car seat safety check during its annual “Save Me With a Seat” campaign. Vehicle crashes are a leading cause of death among children in the nation, and […]

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Police activities, Aug. 16-22, 2021

Police activities, Aug. 16-22, 2021

| August 25, 2021 | Reply

By Mary Jane Farmer for Van Alstyne News Van Alstyne Police Sgt. Steven Hayslip reported on police activates between Monday, Aug. 16 and Sunday, Aug. 22. He said that they had 228 calls for service, which resulted in nine police reports; seven offense reports; two vehicle wrecks, neither of which resulted in injuries to the […]

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Police investigate theft and vehicle crash

Police investigate theft and vehicle crash

| August 10, 2021 | Reply

By Mary Jane Farmer, from info supplied by Van Alstyne Police Department. Van Alstyne Police Department answered 225 calls for service between Aug 2 and Aug. 8, 2021, reported Police Sgt. Steven Hayslip. Of those, there were nine incidents are in police reports and four offense reports. There were also three motor vehicle accidents, two […]

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