Make flu shot top priority
Richardson said health officials are seeing an increase in cases across the county, and even though young people have been out of school for the holidays, many have been traveling and may have been exposed to others with the flu across the county, state and the U. S. “People that are sick bring it home, and so we remain concerned about the flu,” Richardson told us. For the week of Dec. 14-20, there were 242 positive cases of the flu with nine hospitalizations, health department spokeswoman...
Les Cockrell: Cyclist on long ride to aid wounded vets
Les Cockrell: Coffee event to benefit community food center
Central to the textile traditions of the Ashante of Ghana, West Africa, are Adinkra and Kente cloths. Printed or woven, these fabrics are a visual embodiment of proverbs, events and cultural values. “Cloth Talks” presents a collection of these textiles, subtle and striking, drawn from private collections and from the Boakye family workshop in Nthonso, one of the only remaining traditional Adinkra villages. Hours are 8 a. m. to 10 p. m.
Monday, July 9 Calendar
Unity group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets from 6 to 7 p. m. at First Baptist Church of Denton, 1100 Malone St. Call 940-239-9238. 3 to 3:45 p. m. — Denton Community Theatre Roadshow presents actors in a high-energy, interactive mix of stories, songs and poems at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St.
Les Cockrell: State park offers variety of outdoor activities
Saturday at the Johnson Branch Unit, and each will travel through areas shaded by oak trees on the Dallas Off Road Bicycle Association, or DORBA, Trail. The 1. 1-mile hikes will begin at the picnic pavilion in the parking lot of the Dogwood camping area.
Remember others on day of sharing
Remember those who are tired today, those who work in the service of public good as police officers, firefighters and medical personnel, or the countless folks who labor behind the scenes to keep our utilities up and running, the gas pumps flowing and the store shelves stocked so that the rest of us can be warm and well fed and enjoy our holiday travels.
Les Cockrell: Groups celebrate black history with dioramas
Two agencies attend the program — Garner’s Day Habilitation meets in the morning and Denton State Supported Living Center’s life skills program Without Walls meets in the afternoon, Grant stated in an e-mail.
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Book drive helps area kids
Kathleen Schaefer, store manager, said customers are encouraged to purchase anything ranging from their favorite childhood books to popular new titles for donation to children assisted by Communities in Schools of North Texas. “For us, there’s nothing more exciting [than] to put a book into the hands of children and see their face light up,” Schaefer said. “We’re excited about the ability to work with a group like this.