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Posted on: November 16, 2018

Tickets on sale for 2018 NCAA Division II National Football Championship in McKinney

The City of McKinney and McKinney Independent School District are pleased to announce tickets are now on sale for the 2018 NCAA Division II National Football Championship. The game will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, at McKinney ISD Stadium, 4201 S. Hard...

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Posted on: November 15, 2018

McKinney Fire Dept. earns a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® title!

Guiness World Record logo

The McKinney Fire Department and McKinney Independent School District (MISD) teamed up to save lives and set a Guinness World Record title. During tonight’s McKinney H.S. versus McKinney Boyd game, MFD provided ‘Hands-Only CPR&rsqu...

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Posted on: November 5, 2018

McKinney announces Director of Planning

The City of McKinney is pleased to announce Jennifer Arnold as Director of Planning. Arnold most recently held the position of Planning Manager and first joined the city in 2007.

Arnold has overseen several high profile projects within the City of McKinney...

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Posted on: November 5, 2018

McKinney Fire Dept. attempts to set a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® title

Guiness World Record logo

The McKinney Fire Department and  McKinney Independent School District (MISD) are teaming up to save lives. On Nov. 9th, MFD will provide ‘Hands-Only CPR’ training immediately before the start of the McKinney H.S. vs. McKinney...

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Posted on: October 29, 2018

Dynacraft, a PACCAR Company, holds grand opening event in McKinney Oct. 31

Dynacraft logo

Dynacraft, a PACCAR Company, will host a private grand opening event Oct. 31 to celebrate the start of production in a new 184,000-square-foot facility in McKinney, Texas. Under a development agreement with the McKinney Economic Development Corporation (M...

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Posted on: October 22, 2018

McKinney National Airport brings economic impact of $212 million annually, up 382%

McKinney National Airport

The McKinney National Airport has an economic impact of more than $212 million annually to the City of McKinney and surrounding region, according to the 2018 Texas Aviation Economic Impact Study released by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT). ...

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News Flash

Posted on: November 16, 2018

Train with the Trainers December 1

Train with the Trainers

Apex Centre Personal Training 101

Come to Train with the Trainers on Saturday, December 1 from 8-10 a.m.! There will be trial classes, free fitness assessments and personal trainer introductions. The classes will be led by our personal trainers. 

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Posted on: November 16, 2018

Apex Centre Holiday Dance Party December 15

Apex Centre Holiday Dance party

Get into Your Christmas Groove

Dance into the holiday spirit at the Apex Centre’s Holiday Dance Party on Saturday, December 15 from 7-10 p.m. Come ready to groove and win prizes!  

Here’s the breakdown for the evening:

  • 7 p.m. - Sign in / greet / min...
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Posted on: November 16, 2018

Boot Camp with Trainer Josie Starts December 4

Boot Camp

Join our certified personal trainer Josie in a five-week boot camp with workouts designed to sculpt your core and body, boost your metabolism and self-confidence and strengthen your bones and muscles. This boot camp begins on Dec. 4 and continues through ...

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Posted on: October 24, 2018

Have Fun, Swim Safe

Indoor Pool

We at the Apex Centre appreciate seeing you and your family enjoying and having fun in our pools! For a fun and safe swim for everyone, we would like your help by remembering a few key things:

  • Children ages six or under need to have someone at least 16 yea...
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Posted on: February 27, 2018

Renew Your Apex Centre Membership Today

Renew your Apex Centre membership today!

Build on last year's progress and keep your momentum going!

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News Flash

Posted on: November 15, 2018

Fire sprinkler system puts out kitchen grease fire

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) responded to a fire call at 204 Mozart Way in the afternoon of Tuesday, Nov. 14th. The resident was cooking and put the hot pan of grease into water, causing the fire to erupt. The fire sprinkler activated, putting out t...

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Fire News Releases
Posted on: November 15, 2018

McKinney Fire Dept. earns a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® title!

Guiness World Record logo

The McKinney Fire Department and McKinney Independent School District (MISD) teamed up to save lives and set a Guinness World Record title. During tonight’s McKinney H.S. versus McKinney Boyd game, MFD provided ‘Hands-Only CPR’ training. McKinney ISD’s ne...

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Fire News Releases
Posted on: November 5, 2018

McKinney Fire Dept. attempts to set a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® title

Guiness World Record logo

The McKinney Fire Department and  McKinney Independent School District (MISD) are teaming up to save lives. On Nov. 9th, MFD will provide ‘Hands-Only CPR’ training immediately before the start of the McKinney H.S. vs. McKinney Boyd H.S. football ...

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Fire News Releases
Posted on: October 2, 2018

You are invited to the McTown Klownz 25th Birthday and Safety Fair October 6

McTown Klownz Safety Fair and 25th Anniversary Celebration

The McKinney Fire Department is throwing a big party for the McTown Klownz to celebrate the 25 years that the group has entertained and educated Collin County school kids. Come see the Klownz perform and get your picture taken with them. Children can chec...

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Fire News Releases
Posted on: August 2, 2018

Restaurant kitchen fire stopped by sprinkler activation

Los Charros Restaurant Fire

At 10 p.m. on July 30, the McKinney Fire Department responded to a 911 call reporting a fire at Dos Charros Tex-Mex Restaurant, 4150 Eldorado Parkway.

Approximately 30 minutes after employees had closed and left the restaurant, neighboring tenants heard th...

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Fire News Releases
Posted on: July 27, 2018

McKinney Fire Department announces promotions

McKinney Fire Department promotions

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) today celebrated a variety of promotions from battalion chiefs to new hires. The Promotional Ceremony was held this afternoon at McKinney’s City Hall, 222 N. Tennessee St.

  • Battalion Chief: Tino Paredes
  • Captain: S...
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Fire News Releases
Posted on: July 24, 2018

McKinney man helps neighbor escape burning home

Odell house fire - burned rooms

McKINNEY, Texas (July 24, 2018) – The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) received a call about a residential structure fire on Thursday, July 19. They arrived to find heavy smoke and flames at the home located at 801 Odell St.

A neighbor spotted the ...

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Fire News Releases
Posted on: July 19, 2018

Fire sprinklers stop kitchen fire from spreading

Apartment Kitchen Fire

Tuesday afternoon, the McKinney Fire Department (MFD) responded to a call about an apartment kitchen fire at St. Paul’s Square, Adriatica Village, 470 Adriatic Pkwy. The fire was caused by unattended food cooking on the stove.

The crews arrived to find tha...

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Fire News Releases
Posted on: July 16, 2018

McKinney Fire Department regraded with top PPC rating

McKinney Fire Department was regraded a Public Protection Classification (PPC) rating of Class 1, the highest rating a fire department can achieve, by the Insurance Services Office (ISO). The city earned a Class 1 rating in 2014 and was regraded this year...

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Fire News Releases
Posted on: June 22, 2018

Fire sprinkler stops accidental flash fire

Fire sprinkler stops accidental flash fire

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) today responded to reports of a kitchen fire at 2000 Skyline Dr. The Fire Investigator says the fire was caused by the mishandling of rubbing alcohol. It caused a flash fire that set off the fire sprinkler system. One pe...

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Fire News Releases
Posted on: May 24, 2018

McKinney Fire Department honored for treatment of heart attack patients

Because Time Matters

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) is being recognized by the American Heart Association (AHA) for providing superior care and treatment for patients suffering heart attacks. 

The Mission: Lifeline Initiative provides tools, training and other res...

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Posted on: September 7, 2016

McKinney Fire Department hosts international intern from Poland

Firefighter Intern from Poland

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) is hosting Officer Cadet Michal Zugaj from the Main School of Fire Service in Warsaw, Poland, who is part of a prestigious international program that provides Polish fire officer candidates the opportunity to experience ...Read on...

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News Flash

Posted on: November 12, 2018

Jingle, Jingle All the Way November 23, 24 and 25

Home for  the  Holidays, a McKinney Christmas

Start your Christmas celebration the weekend after Thanksgiving in Historic Downtown McKinney with Home for the Holidays...a McKinney Christmas.

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Posted on: November 12, 2018

City of McKinney 2018 Annual Progress Report

Annual Progress Report

It's been a great year! Visit the convenient online report for all the details.

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Posted on: November 12, 2018

A Friendly Game of Flag Football Anyone? November 20

Turkey Bowl

Join members of the McKinney Police Department for a fun game of flag football just in time for Thanksgiving.

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Posted on: November 12, 2018

Help Bring a Live Christmas Tree to the Downtown Square

McKinney Christmas Tree

Historic Downtown McKinney will again have a 34-foot Blue Spruce Christmas tree to adorn the city’s square. We need your help to make this tree shine! Donate by November 15.

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Posted on: November 12, 2018

Peacharine Ragtime Society Orchestra November 16

Arts & Music Series

Join us for the syncopated classics of Scott Joplin brought back to life by the Peacherine Ragtime Society Orchestra! Peacherine is “The premier American ragtime ensemble,” as hailed by The Washington Post.

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Posted on: November 12, 2018

Trivia Night at TUPPS - December 6

Trivia Night

Are you a trivia expert? Have friends who are? Create a team and join your friends and come to TUPPS Brewery for trivia night. There will be a first-place prize, raffle prizes for players and the audience and a food truck.

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News Flash

Posted on: November 4, 2018

Libraries Closed for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Youth Programs

The McKinney Public Library System will close early at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, November 21, and be closed Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.

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Posted on: November 7, 2018

Wright Brothers Airplane (6th-12th grade)

Wright Brothers

Celebrate Wright Brothers Day and test your skills in making paper airplanes. Prizes will be given out for airplanes that fly the farthest and most creative design.

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Posted on: November 12, 2018

Trivia Night at Tupps

Trivia Night

Let us pick your brain! There will be prizes for the first place team and best team name, as well as a raffle. Restricted to participants aged 21+. Thursday, Dec. 6; 7:30 p.m

  • Tupps Brewery, 721 Anderson St, McKinney, TX 75069: .
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Posted on: September 5, 2018

Writers’ Exchange, Fall 2018

Writers' Exchange

A monthly forum for writers and people interested in writing to discuss issues of interest, offer mutual support, and exchange ideas and marketing tips.  Independent authors, published authors, people thinking of becoming writers, anyone connecte...

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Posted on: December 13, 2017

Mother-Daughter Book Club

Mother Daughter Book Club

  • December 10: Hello, Universe by Erin Entrada Kelly
  • January 14  – Lemons by Melissa Savage
  • February 11 – The Unlikely Story of a Pig in the City by Jodi Kendall
  • March 11 – The Great Hibernation by Tara Dairman
  • April 8 – The Parker Inheritance by Varia...
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Posted on: September 17, 2018

Meditative Mandala

Mandala

Join us for mindful bodies, mindful listening, and mindful breathing. Small movements and gentle concentration on coloring draw us into the present moment and have a calming effect on both adults and children.

Fridays; 10:30 a.m. at John & Judy Gay Lib...

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Posted on: September 11, 2018

Transparent Language Online

Transparent Language Online

Now available through RBdigital, which also provides eAudiobooks, eMagazines, comics, video games, software training and classes. Transparent Language Online offers:

  • Over 100 languages and growing
  • ESL courses for speakers of over 25 languages
  • Flexible learni...
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News Flash

Posted on: November 12, 2018

Blind Nello Records Christmas Party Dec. 1

Blind Nello Christmas Party

Join us for an evening of great stories and even better music by Mark David Manders, Max & Heather Stalling, Kevin Deal, and Houston Marchman.

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Posted on: November 12, 2018

Youth Ballet of Texas presents: Krakatuk - A Nutcracker Prequel Nov. 30

Texas Youth Ballet Conservatory / Youth Ballet of Texas present: Spring Potpourri 2018

Start a holiday tradition with the original ballet Krakatuk: A Nutcracker Prequel. Krakatuk is a rollicking tale of mice, kings, the search for the hardest nut in the world, and the young man destined to become an enchanted toy Nutcracker.

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Posted on: November 12, 2018

MRT Presents: A Christmas Carol Nov. 23- 25

A Christmas Carol

The one-hour performance (story by Charles Dickens, adapted by Dr. Andrew Harris) is an annual family tradition at MRT.

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