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Council receives updates on bond projects

Council receives updates on bond projects

Council received a quarterly 2021 bond update on approved projects last week from City Manager Gina Nash and Police Chief Bryan Sylvester. Road projects include the expansion and upgrades to Sachse Road from Miles Road to city limits, upgrading and developing several...

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District wraps up 80th livestock show

District wraps up 80th livestock show

The Agricultural Training Center in Sachse was bustling with activity last week as Garland ISD hosted its 80th Livestock Show and Sale. “The Stock Show is always a great experience because the students get to showcase their skills, and more importantly, their...

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Run For Our Heroes charity run set for April 27

Run For Our Heroes charity run set for April 27

An annual spring free event that honors and supports local veterans and first responders is back for the 13th year. Opening ceremonies for this year’s 1LT Robert F. Welch III Run For Our Heroes begins at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 27 at Olde City Park downtown. The...

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Students ‘super excited’ about solar eclipse

Students ‘super excited’ about solar eclipse

People traveled from all over the world to see the eclipse Monday, April 8, but for Garland and Wylie ISD students, the path of totality was right outside their classrooms. For the kids, the eclipse was like an extra recess except they had to sit on the ground, wear...

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Readers’ Choice Awards – 2024

Readers’ Choice Awards – 2024

After months of hard work — voting, reviewing ballots and tallying results — the Best of 2024 results are in!  This special section is one of my favorites because it is a celebration of local businesses and individuals who have been recognized by citizens for the...

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Sports

Lady Mustangs take title at district meet

Lady Mustangs take title at district meet

The Sachse Lady Mustangs won the District 9-6A meet at Williams Stadium, scoring 172 points at the event. The beat out Wylie East, who put up 148 points, with no other teams scoring more than 93. (Austin Smith/The Sachse News) It’s been quite the year for the Sachse...

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No. 10 Sachse looking to open playoffs strong

No. 10 Sachse looking to open playoffs strong

Jilliana Reese (2) and the Lady Mustangs enter the postseason ranked in the top 10 in Class 6A. They will travel to Richardson to take on North Forney for their bi-district matchup to kick off the playoffs. (Maddie Smith/The Sachse News)  The Lady Mustangs are riding...

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Sachse opening playoffs on the road in Mesquite

Sachse opening playoffs on the road in Mesquite

Lucas Story (23) is part of a veteran Mustangs lineup that made a run at a state title a year ago. Sachse will attempt to catch fire against for another long postseason run, with their first matchup coming on the road against Mesquite. (Austin Smith/The Sachse News) A...

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Mustangs shine in Grand Slam Tourney

Mustangs shine in Grand Slam Tourney

Jailen Watkins (5) stretches for the throw before trying to put the tag on the Plano East base runner. Watkins made a series of defensive gems in Sachse’s 4-0 win over the Panthers, while also going 1-3 at the plate with a single and a walk. (Austin Smith/The Sachse...

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Sachse bests No. 2 Lady Raiders

Sachse bests No. 2 Lady Raiders

The Sachse Lady Mustangs celebrate their 2-0 win over No. 2 Wylie East. The victory ties Sachse with the Lady Raiders for the top spot in District 9-6A with three weeks to play in the regular season. Tina Lopez/The Sachse News To say last week was just another week of...

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Education

District wraps up 80th livestock show

District wraps up 80th livestock show

The Agricultural Training Center in Sachse was bustling with activity last week as Garland ISD hosted its 80th Livestock Show and Sale. “The Stock Show is always a great experience because the students get to showcase their skills, and more importantly, their...

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Rotary Golf 2024
Students ‘super excited’ about solar eclipse

Students ‘super excited’ about solar eclipse

People traveled from all over the world to see the eclipse Monday, April 8, but for Garland and Wylie ISD students, the path of totality was right outside their classrooms. For the kids, the eclipse was like an extra recess except they had to sit on the ground, wear...

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English teacher honored for making history

English teacher honored for making history

Last week, Garland High School student Michael Adair asked the Garland ISD school board to grant all district students an excused absence for the total solar eclipse on Monday, April 8. “Having the excused absence will allow us students to be with our families to...

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Coach honored with award at annual gala

Coach honored with award at annual gala

The highlight of Saturday night’s 21st annual Boots ‘N Barbecue gala was the presentation of the 2024 Elisabeth W. Garrison Legacy Award to former Wylie High School football Coach Bill Howard. The lifetime achievement award is bestowed upon individuals who exemplify...

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Life & Style

Looking for luxury: Top features homebuyers seek

Looking for luxury: Top features homebuyers seek

The real estate market has been something of a roller coaster ride over the past few years. Historically low interest rates coupled with a surging interest to move to communities with more outdoor space during the height of the pandemic led to a lot of movement and...

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Plan the perfect honeymoon

Plan the perfect honeymoon

After a whirlwind of wedding festivities, it’s no wonder why so many couples look forward to their honeymoons and the opportunity to escape, unwind and celebrate the beginning of their life together. But with so many destinations, activities and logistics to consider,...

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Opinion

Fixer Uppers

Fixer Uppers

Recently, I saw something I haven’t seen in many years. A young man driving a car he was fixing up. It was an older Mustang. By older I mean a 90’s model. The car had spots of primer, there were a few dents, and the exhaust system appeared to be loose. By John Moore...

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Who’s counting when it comes to columns?

Who’s counting when it comes to columns?

When this newspaper column began in 2014, my wife asked me a question. Wife: “How long do you intend to write this column?” Me: “Oh, I don’t know. I guess I’ll write 500 of them and then hang it up. This column is number 500. By Bob Moore For more stories about the...

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Don’t eat that

Don’t eat that

When I was a kid, I had to sneak around if I wanted to eat certain things. Now that I’m an adult and in charge, I still have to sneak around if I want to eat certain things. I miss the days when no one knew anything about gluten, trans fats, cholesterol,...

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Texas counties among nations’s fastest growing

Texas counties among nations’s fastest growing

Recent estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau indicate that six of the 10 fastest-growing counties in the United States from 2022 to 2023 were in Texas. According to the Texas Tribune, Kaufman County, just east of Dallas, led the list with a 7.6% increase in new...

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Read this. Build a stronger community.

Read this. Build a stronger community.

Saddened. Embarrassed. Determined. These three words evoke distinct feelings and emotions. In the context of an opinion piece we ran in the paper four and a half years ago, they described the aftermath of a community that lost its newspaper. After 130 years in...

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