Author Archive: Mary Jane Farmer

In the music production business, including event production, booking, photography, reporting, and other such essentials, since 1980.

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Two vehicle crash July 20

Two vehicle crash July 20

| July 23, 2022 | Reply

By Mary Jane Farmer, for Van Alstyne News, Scene In Town, Photos courtesy of Van Alstyne Police A two-vehicle crash Wednesday evening (July 20) caused one car to go up in flames and the driver of the second car to go to jail on numerous felony charges. Van Alstyne Police Lt. Steven Hayslip said the […]

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Sexual assault suspect receives more indictments

Sexual assault suspect receives more indictments

| June 17, 2022 | Reply

By Mary Jane Farmer for The Van Alstyne News, Scene In Town NOTE:  An indictment is a formal charge, and not proof of guilt. Van Alstyne Police Department’s charges against a sexual assault suspect have now increased through the Grayson County Grand Jury’s recent addition of four more indictments. Koby Ryan Rhoden, age 24 and […]

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Police Reports ending 6.9.22

Police Reports ending 6.9.22

| June 10, 2022 | Reply

By Mary Jane Farmer for the Van Alstyne News/Scene in Town Van Alstyne Police answered 1,072 calls for service between May 25 and June 8, reported Police Lt. Steve Hayslip. Of these, they made numerous arrests. Arrests May 16 — A woman and her former husband, both from Crowley, Texas, were driving south on U.S. […]

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Van Alstyne police jail assault suspect

Van Alstyne police jail assault suspect

| May 19, 2022 | Reply

By Mary Jane Farmer, from info provided by Van Alstyne Police and the Grayson County Sheriff’s Office Website. Names of suspects are not posted until or unless indicted by the Grand Jury. About 8:20 p.m. Sunday (May 14), police were on a routine traffic stop on southbound US Highway 75, when notified about an apparent […]

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April is Child Abuse Awareness & Prevention Month

April is Child Abuse Awareness & Prevention Month

| April 13, 2022 | Reply

By Mary Jane Farmer, for the Van Alstyne News, Scene In Town NOTE:  Having been both a licensed foster care provider and a Court Appointed Special Advocate for children, this reporter has seen multiple horrifying cases of child abuse and how it affects the victims. This subject holds near and dear to my heart! This […]

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