Former Argyle resident Joelle “JoJo” Fletcher, 25, is the latest leading lady on ABC’s reality show The Bachelorette. She lives in Dallas and is a real estate agent.
North Texas State Fair and Rodeo director Nanci Kimmey and local historian and author Georgia Caraway have teamed up to produce Images of America: North Texas State Fair and Rodeo, a book covering the fair’s history from its beginning to present day through photographs.
SAN ANTONIO — As the director of Austin Pets Alive!, Ellen Jefferson gets a lot of urgent phone calls. Agency heads from municipal animal shelters across the country want to know how her nonprofit group, which adopts the sickest, least-loved dogs and cats, helped to make Austin the largest city in America with “no kill” shelters.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — It was a man’s world nearly a century ago when one of America’s most famous highways got its start, opening up vast expanses of the West as it created an automobile artery that stretched roughly 2,400 miles from Chicago to the West Coast.
LOS ANGELES — I’ve jumped out of a plane from 13,000 feet. I’ve ridden 400-foot-tall roller-coasters that top speeds of 100 mph, and I once found myself using my fingernails to clutch the side of a rock face way too steep to climb without gear.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Led Zeppelin did not steal a riff from an obscure 1960s instrumental tune to use for the introduction of its classic rock anthem "Stairway to Heaven," a federal court jury decided Thursday.
Artist Shane Mecklenburger turned gunpowder into a diamond back in 2011.
Jeff Nichols has become one of those filmmakers who makes you stand up and take notice with each new feature. Writing and directing three great and thought provoking films before — Shotgun Stories, Take Shelter and Mud — there’s no denying my ears perked up when word got out he was releasing a fourth, and a studio film nonetheless.
In a gaming world full of first-person shooters and open-world action role playing games, sometimes it’s nice to take a step back and embrace what Nintendo continues to be fantastic at: making fun and fantastic games.
The University of North Texas Press’ The Best American Newspaper Narratives, Volume 3, an anthology collection of the 10 winners of the 2014 Best American Newspaper Narrative Writing Contest, was published this month, and will be available for purchase soon.
NEW YORK — Hamilton, the hip-hop stage biography of Alexander Hamilton, won the 2016 Tony Award for best new musical, capping an emotional night in which many in the Broadway community rallied to embrace the LGBT community after a shooting at a gay Florida nightclub.
Just a few years after landing her dream graphic design job, Kristi Schroeder knew she had to quit. It wasn’t that the job wasn't great — it was. It wasn’t that she didn't still have a passion for design — she did. It was that she had a creative hobby that consumed her thoughts.
NEW YORK — The one thing that fuels most awards shows won’t really be present at the Tony Awards today — suspense. The night’s top award for best musical is a virtual lock for Hamilton.
The Greater Denton Arts Council will open the exhibit “Not From Baltimore Album Quilts: Recent Works By the Denton Quilt Guild on June 17.
There are folks who cross our paths who make quiet, reverent differences in our lives. Perhaps it is because we observe the way they live their lives. Or perhaps we receive an encouraging note or word...
The slaughterhouse exposé is back with a vengeance. Last season of Lifetime’s groundbreaking series UnREAL exposed how the manipulative sausage of dating-competition shows like ABC’s The Bachelor get made.
CHICAGO — Fans of the old TV show Saved by the Bell are getting a chance to step back in time and feel like part of their favorite ‘90s high school sitcom gang.
LONGVIEW (AP) — Jerry Haymes is as rare of a gem that you could find in East Texas. He’s a music legend living right under the noses of East Texans.
The news release seemed so innocuous I didn’t pay it mind until a co-worker suggested I take a closer look.
Sometimes gaming really is just about simple pleasures. On some occasions, it’s the swish of the net in a game of NBA 2K or the sound of hit markers in Call of Duty. But for many, it’s the bloody, gory and gut-filled mayhem of the Doom franchise.
LOS ANGELES — An actor who played a police officer on television is guilty of murder because of numerous statements he made about the killing, a prosecutor told a jury Friday.
Carl Finch has spent the past 36 years bending the rules of polka with his band Brave Combo, even as he grew to love the folk music more than any other. Thirty-six years later, the International Polka Association has announced it will induct Finch into its Polka Hall of Fame.
A small audience at the University of North Texas’ Lyceum Theater got a first look at North Texas-based director Brett Bentman’s new independent film "Pale" on Saturday night.
BEVERLY HILLS, California — Kobe Bryant is getting advice from Steven Spielberg, J.J. Abrams and Jerry Bruckheimer as he redirects his competitive drive from professional basketball to his publishing and production company.
Every year, dozens of best-selling novels and works of literature are brought to the screen by filmmakers and production companies who want to capture the magic of a story and share it with a broader audience.