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Tag Archives: McKinney News

Bien Salsa to Close Street for Festival in Historic Downtown McKinney


Spice up your spring by attending the very first Cinco De Mayo street festival hosted by Bien Salsa Sabores de Mexico on Sunday, May 4 from 12-5 p.m.. Great food, beautiful art, traditional dance and many activities are planned for the whole family in McKinney, Texas where culture and community really are ‘Unique By Nature’. McKinney’s Historic Downtown Square provides ...

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McKinney to Participate in National Day of Prayer May 1

National Day of Prayer

McKinney will join the nation in celebrating the National Day of Prayer on Thursday, May 1.  A citywide prayer & worship event, the public is invited to gather at Town Lake Park at the West Pavilion at 5:45 p.m. The event will and end at 6:45 p.m.This year’s theme is “One Voice, United in Prayer”, which according to the National Day ...

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Ex-McKinney Police Officers Calls Chief ‘Unethical,’ Cites Problems in Department


Sitting on the TSB interview couch, McKinney resident Aaron Smith comes across as intense. A former McKinney police officer, Smith is a compact, wiry man, who, at times during our conversation, becomes quite animated as he talks about situations that occurred during the last year of his tenure with the McKinney Police Department. Fed up and stressed out with what ...

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TSB Owner Says it’s Time to Close McKinney’s Local News Outlet


Billionaire Warren Buffett has been buying up small newspapers around the county. His rationale, he explained according to Forbes, is that hyper-local news connects communities in ways that large news outlets are unable to. They provide readers with editorial content that focuses on local issues, allowing the public to engage on an unprecedented level. In that same article Buffett said, ...

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4A Soccer Playoffs Begin: North Girls Win, Boys Eliminated


The McKinney North girls soccer team had become accustomed to running the score up. Aside from the team’s only district loss to Prosper on March 7, which ended 1-0, the Lady Bulldogs racked up 34 points in their last five regular season games, even defeating Anna 10-0 in their final game last Tuesday. North’s high-scoring gameplay didn’t come as easy ...

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Lionettes Beat Plano Senior to Win Soccer Playoff Berth


It had been a season of ties for the McKinney High Lionettes soccer team. They hadn’t made a point in three games, they ended their season in a tie against McKinney Boyd, which tied them for fourth place in the district with Plano Senior High as well as for most ties in the season with six each. The ties, although ...

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Square Off: Judge a School by its Character, Not its Cover Page

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This week Matt and Sara welcome the warm weather as well as Sunshine Week, discuss McKinney’s media-friendly Johnny Quinn, and why those looking to move to McKinney should focus on all three high schools’ unique nature.

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City Presents Blue Star Flag to Wesson Family

Blue Star Flag

The McKinney City Council presented a Blue Star Flag to the family of James Wesson during its meeting on Tuesday. Wesson is currently serving in the United States Navy onboard the USS Bulkeley. The USS Bulkeley is a guided missile destroyer currently on station in the Gulf of Aden. According to the City of McKinney Facebook page, “the Blue Star Flag recognizes those in ...

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Mac Talk: Should e-Cigarettes Be Regulated?

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With the City of Frisco banning the use of electronic cigarettes in public places, Mac Talk hit the streets to ask citizens what they think.  Several middle schoolers shared with us in confidence that their older siblings use them without their parents’ permission.

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Square Off: It Must Be Nice to Get a Year’s Pay to Go Away

Square Off McKinney TX

Square Off is McKinney’s no-holds barred opinion show. This week the crew discusses the city manager’s 12-month severance package. Plus, could Texas turn into a blue state sooner than later? That’s just what the Wall Street Journal analyzed this week. Join the conversation below!  

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