Category: Van Alstyne News

TxDOT to revamp U.S. 75 exit ramps

TxDOT to revamp U.S. 75 exit ramps

| December 6, 2018 | Reply

Mary Jane Farmer, Scene In Town For the next several months, drivers going north on U.S. 75, to Sherman, should plan for the possibilities of delays, because TxDOT is beginning work on a project they call ‘ramp reversals.’ Texas Department of Transportation officials announced Thursday that work begins this week on ramp reversals on U.S. […]

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Van Alstyne Is Christmas Town

Van Alstyne Is Christmas Town

| December 3, 2018 | Reply

Story and photo by Mary Jane Farmer, Scene In Town It’s that time of the year again — the time to celebrate the Christmas season with family and friends, time to listen to bells jingling and carolers singing, and feel that tingling when Christmas tree lights are turned on for the first time. A group […]

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Tour of Homes scheduled for Dec. 9

Tour of Homes scheduled for Dec. 9

| December 1, 2018 | Reply

Story by Mary Jane Farmer, courtesy photos Van Alstyne was established in 1872, for settlers to be near the railroad stop of the Houston and Texas Central Railway. Eighteen years later, Van Alstyne became incorporated. And it was in 1890-ish that the first of three historic Van Alstyne homes in this year’s Van Alstyne Friends of […]

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Van Alstyne celebrates its law enforcement with National Night Out

Van Alstyne celebrates its law enforcement with National Night Out

| October 6, 2018 | Reply

Story and photos by Mary Jane Farmer. Click here to view more photos The Van Alstyne community proved its support of Van Alstyne police, all the while having a great time at Tuesday night’s National Night Out. With the census still posted on city limit signs as 3,000 residents — and that’ll definitely increase in […]

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