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Welcome Newcomers

Welcome Newcomers

| February 20, 2020 | Reply

First printed in the Van Alstyne Leader, 2.7.20 edition. This month’s  Welcome Newcomers gathering is at 6 p.m., Wednesday, February 26, at City Hall. And please go to the Facebook “Van Alstyne Newcomers” and give it a like to keep up. Mary Jane Farmer, For the Van Alstyne Leader Van Alstyne newcomers and longtimers met over […]

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New playground equipment

New playground equipment

| February 19, 2020 | Reply

Mary Jane Farmer / Scene In Town / Courtesy photos The city has purchased this playground set for McKinney-Wilson Park, aka East Park, just off of East Jefferson (FM 121) at Ball Park Way. A quick glimpse of the side view gives one the impression of an alien, and a close look at the same […]

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Incumbents the only ones to run for Van Alstyne elections

Incumbents the only ones to run for Van Alstyne elections

| February 14, 2020 | Reply

Mary Jane Farmer, Scene In Town The May city and school board elections will be cancelled for both government agencies, as only incumbents filed for election, or re-election, in this most current time frame. For the Van Alstyne City Council, open seats were Places 1, 2, and 3, currently held by Ryan Neal, Marla Butler […]

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Van Alstyne Feed & Hardware now under construction

Van Alstyne Feed & Hardware now under construction

| January 17, 2020 | Reply

By Mary Jane Farmer — This is the full-length article, the shortened-for-space-available version is in the January 17 issue of the Van Alstyne Leader. It’s a family project. Gerald and Jahron Strother, their daughter, Amanda, and her husband Gerald Rutledge are opening the True Value Feed & Hardware Store. Gerald Rutledge said that, after retirement, […]

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Rascal Flatts 20th Year Punctuated With Final Tour

Rascal Flatts 20th Year Punctuated With Final Tour

| January 7, 2020 | Reply

Press release from The Green Room Nashville, Tennessee — An unforgettable chapter in country music history will be celebrated this year, as Rascal Flatts – the most awarded group of the genre’s last decade – is hitting the road for the RASCAL FLATTS FAREWELL: LIFE IS A HIGHWAY TOUR. With countless milestones behind them and their […]

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