Don Munsch
Sachse’s offense dominates in win

Sachse’s offense dominates in win

There wasn’t much the Sachse Mustangs couldn’t do to open district play.Sachse (2-2, 1-0) scored at will in the first half on their way to a 56-27 win over Lakeview Centennial (3-1, 0-1) Friday night. Alex Orji led the way offensively, gaining 402 yards total and...

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Texas lawmakers discuss recent session

Texas lawmakers discuss recent session

State Rep. Candy Noble said she is ready to come back home after being in Austin this summer because of the special session. “It has been a long summer stuck in Austin in two special sessions,” she said. “I miss my family, friends and my House District 89...

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Teachers excited to have children back in classrooms

Teachers excited to have children back in classrooms

Whitt Elementary School fourth-grade math teacher Mad­ison Shattuck missed the con­ventional rhythms of classroom instruction last year. “Excited is mainly what I am,” she said about the return to normal classroom teaching this year, when teachers will have classes in...

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Students enjoy week at the track

Students enjoy week at the track

Stock cars sizzle the Tex­as Motor Speedway track at speeds clocking in at more than 200 miles per hour during races. Solar cars designed and built don’t travel nearly that fast at TMS, but they’re not built for speed. Jacob Price and Muhammad Murtaza spent mid-July...

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Companionship means most at the old ball game

Companionship means most at the old ball game

The new baseball stadium in Arlington — Globe Life Field, home of the Texas Rangers — opened last year. Globe Life Field was built to attract more fans during the long, hot days of summer in North Texas One local sports scribe said some time back that the team’s...

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Students learn valuable skills from national group

Students learn valuable skills from national group

Camryn Shupe considered herself lacking a certain charac­teristic before her involvement with SkillsUSA. That trait — confidence — has grown since she started with the national organization that seeks to help secondary school and college students build per­sonal and...

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Wylie ISD to phase out remote learning

Wylie ISD to phase out remote learning

Wylie ISD won’t provide remote learning this school year, but trustees at the June meeting learned about some options for parents concerned about sending their children to in-person classes in the fall. House Bill 1468, which tar­geted remote learning, was not...

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Explosion kills two people near Farmersville

Explosion kills two people near Farmersville

Skylah Spradlin said she was outside enjoying the rainy weather and “talking to God” Monday afternoon, June 28, when she heard the explosion, which she described as resem­bling a gunshot. But this noise was “super close” — behind her home — and louder than an ordinary...

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Educator looks back with fondness on career

Educator looks back with fondness on career

When longtime teachers leave the profession, many if not all leave with lasting mem­ories. For Wylie High School re­tiree Teri Harrington, who re­tired at the end of the 2020-21 school year, those 23 years of memories came inside and out­side the classroom. Harrington...

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