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Drug Take-Back Event to be Held in McKinney

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The City of McKinney is partnering again with the Collin County Sheriff’s Office to participate in the national Drug Enforcement Administration’s Drug Take-Back event Sept. 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event takes place at the City of McKinney Environmental Services Building, 1550 S. College St. Building D. The event provides a free, anonymous opportunity to safely dispose of all ...

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McKinney to Participate in National Day of Prayer May 1

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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 Officer Criticizes Faulty Radar Equipment in Department


In part two of‘s interview with former McKinney police officer Aaron Smith, Smith said he ran into more problems while working his assignment – that of being in charge of the department’s fleet of vehicles. In part one, Smith told TSB that McKinney Police Chief Joe Williams instructed him to remove the functioning Panasonic in-car video systems and replace ...

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Free Restorative Yoga Offered at Cooper Fitness Center


Beginning April 2, Cooper Fitness Center in McKinney will offer free restorative yoga classes for cancer patients and survivors. Cancer takes your breath away… gives it back. While not a cure for cancer, yoga enhances physical and emotional wellness, and brings a peace many patients and survivors feel they had lost forever. Cancer patients who practice yoga as therapy during ...

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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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Truett St. Tragedy, Then and Now: Pressing Onward, 10 Years Later


The population of McKinney in 2004 was 88,161 and 10 years later that number has nearly doubled to 143,223. Although McKinney continues to grow exponentially every year, during 2004 the city decreased by four citizens. Four members of its community would never to return to see how much the city has grown, how booming the local economy is and how McKinney ...

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