McKinney to honor police by lighting water tower blue and more DFW news

McKinney's downtown water tower will be lit in blue light to show support for the McKinney Police Department through the month of September. (Courtesy Xtreme Heights Productions)
McKinney's downtown water tower will be lit in blue light to show support for the McKinney Police Department through the month of September. (Courtesy Xtreme Heights Productions)

McKinney's downtown water tower will be lit in blue light to show support for the McKinney Police Department through the month of September. (Courtesy Xtreme Heights Productions)

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McKinney

City of McKinney to light downtown water tower in honor of McKinney police

In honor of the McKinney Police Department, the city of McKinney will light up its historical water tower blue, city officials confirmed Sept. 2. The lighting display will run through the end of September.

UPDATED: Where is dove hunting permitted in McKinney?



Sept. 1 was the start of dove hunting season, which runs until Nov. 12 and again from Dec. 18-Jan. 3, according to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.

Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth

Golden Triangle Library now open in Northeast Fort Worth

The city of Fort Worth Golden Triangle Library officially opened Aug. 18 at 4264 Golden Triangle Blvd., Fort Worth.

The 15,000-square-foot library is expected to house more than 50,000 items for checkout and training.

Plano

Corner Wines in Plano switches owners after 14 years

Jamie Heise and Michael Martin became the new owners of Corner Wines on Sept. 1. Former owners Jim and Lynda McDevitt ran the store for 14 years. The business, located in Lakeside Market at 4017 Preston Road, Ste. 535, Plano, sells a variety of boutique wines and spirits.

Makenzie Plusnick, Miranda Jaimes and Ian Pribanic contributed to this report.



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