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City Council meeting of April 13

City Council meeting of April 13

| April 14, 2021 | 2 Replies

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 April 12

Police Reports ending April 12

| 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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Police Reports, ending 3/13/21

Police Reports, ending 3/13/21

| March 15, 2021 | Reply

Reports compiled by Mary Jane Farmer for Van Alstyne News/Scene In Town Van Alstyne Police answered 366 calls for service in the two-week period ending March 13, according to Police Sgt. Steven Hayslip. These resulted in 11 police reports, seven offense reports, and four arrests, as of Saturday, March 13. There was also one additional  […]

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Texas Rangers honor Charley Pride

Texas Rangers honor Charley Pride

| March 15, 2021 | Reply

Press release from 2911 Media, courtesy photos SURPRISE, Arizona – The Texas Rangers paid tribute to late country legend Charley Pride — the baseball player-turned-trailblazing country singer who also held a part-ownership stake in the MLB team — by naming a field at their spring training complex after him. The Rangers announced the dedication Sunday on Twitter […]

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