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Texas Bank coming to Van Alstyne and Anna

Texas Bank coming to Van Alstyne and Anna

| April 29, 2021 | Reply

­­ Photos and story by Mary Jane Farmer for Van Alstyne News/Scene In Town It’s not a new sheriff coming to town — it’s a new bank. Texas Bank has purchased, is renovating, and will move into what was originally Landmark Bank, then Simmons Bank. Simmons Bank closed it several months ago because it was, apparently, in […]

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Police Reports 4.25.21

Police Reports 4.25.21

| April 26, 2021 | Reply

By Mary Jane Farmer for the Van Alstyne News/Scene In Town Van Alstyne Police, between April 10-23, answered 464 calls for service. Of those, 26 resulted in police reports, 13 in offense reports, and five were vehicle crashes, one with minor injuries, reported Police Sgt. Steve Hayslip. During this period, they made five arrests, as […]

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City Council meeting of 4.13.21

City Council meeting of 4.13.21

| April 14, 2021 | Reply

By Mary Jane Farmer, Van Alstyne News, Scene In Town Facing a shorter-than-usual meeting agenda and with two council members not in attendance, the Van Alstyne City Council got quite a lot accomplished at Tuesday night’s regular council meeting. The meeting began at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall, with council members Katrina Arsenault, Lee Thomas, […]

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Police Reports ending 4.12.21

Police Reports ending 4.12.21

| April 14, 2021 | Reply

During the period between March 27 and mid-April, Van Alstyne police officers made five arrests, all of which were for either illegal drugs or alcohol abuse; answered 517 calls for service, took 18 police reports and 10 offense reports. During this same time frame, the Grayson County District Attorney’s Office investigated a theft and arrested […]

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Police Reports ending 3.28.21

Police Reports ending 3.28.21

| March 28, 2021 | Reply

Van Alstyne Police answered 449 calls for service during the weeks between March 13 and March 26. Of these, 15 resulted in police reports, nine in offense reports, four in arrests. Two of those arrests were for assault charges, one for public intoxication, the fourth was for drug possession, reported Police Sgt. Steve Hayslip. They […]

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