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Four people sign up for City Council seats

Four people sign up for City Council seats

| February 19, 2024 | Reply

By Mary Jane Farmer for the Van Alstyne News, Scene In Town Friday (February 16) was the final day for anyone to sign up for Van Alstyne’s City Council and for ISD Board of Directors. City Hall’s Jennifer Gould reported that all three incumbents and one challenger are vying for the three vacating City Council […]

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Criminal Contact Offenses Land People in Jail

Criminal Contact Offenses Land People in Jail

| February 19, 2024 | Reply

By Mary Jane Farmer, for the Van Alstyne News, Scene In Town Thursday and Saturday (Feb. 15 and Feb. 17), Van Alstyne Police responded to two calls (separate incidents)  and made arrests of three local residents. In neither report did police give the locations of the arrests. Thursday’s arrest was of a female on a […]

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Separate Wrecks Take Two Lives

Separate Wrecks Take Two Lives

| February 6, 2024 | Reply

By Mary Jane Farmer for The Van Alstyne Leader, Scene In Town Two of three crashes within a 3-day time period have claimed two lives, reported Van Alstyne Police Lt. Steven Haysliip. About 6 a.m. Friday Feb. 2, police were sent to the 1100 block of South Waco regarding an accident between vehicle and pedestrian. […]

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Police Jail Theft-Attempt Suspects, One Theft Still Under Investigation

Police Jail Theft-Attempt Suspects, One Theft Still Under Investigation

| January 31, 2024 | 2 Replies

By Mary Jane Farmer for the Van Alstyne News, Scene In Town. The Van Alstyne News does not print suspects’ names until/unless they are indicted, unless an offense is classified as a First-Degree Felony. Monday of this week (Jan. 29, 2024), Van Alstyne Police received  information from United Ag & Turf, home of John Deere […]

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City Council Special Meeting Agenda

City Council Special Meeting Agenda

| January 28, 2024 | Reply

By Mary Jane Farmer for the Van Alstyne News, Scene In Town. The Van Alstyne City Council meets in a Special Called meeting at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 30, at City Hall, which is located at 152 N. Main Drive. The Council regularly meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month, also at City Hall. […]

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