Community in focus

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Violet Hatcher has always taken life in stride. Every morning, you’ll see her with a yogurt in one hand and her camera in another, with a smile on her face for anyone she sees.

Regulators outline rules on short-term loans

Federal regulators unveiled a plan Thursday for new rules meant to end the cycle of debt that often comes with payday and title loans.

Co-pilot’s motive for intentional crash unclear

PARIS — Passengers with moments to live screamed in terror and the pilot frantically pounded on the locked cockpit door as a 27-year-old German co-pilot deliberately and wordlessly smashed an Airbus carrying 150 people into an Alpine mountainside.

N.Y. fire, building collapse injures 12

Lawmakers unhappy with fracking rules

House OKs bipartisan Medicare doctor bill

Briefly across the state and the U.S.

Two vie in area mayor’s race

Campaigning once again for mayor of Oak Point is the last thing that Duane Olson wanted to do. He’d already served as mayor from 2003 to 2007 and 2009 to 2011, and running against the current mayor, Jim Wohletz, wasn’t his intention when he passed the mayoral duties on to him.

Affidavit alleges sexual contact

Girl collects toys for kids experiencing stress

Grand jury indicts local nurse on drug charges

Wildfires erupt in county


Sandy Lake Park blends history, fun

CARROLLTON — It’s an overcast Saturday in March. Trees still miss their leaves even though it’s been warm for a week. Many cars stuck in traffic on Interstate 35E are filled with thrill-seekers headed to opening day at Sandy Lake Amusement Park.

Lewisville Lake fisherman surprised by feral hogs

Judge lowers Lumsden’s bail after hearing

Abuse case details sketchy

Flower Mound soccer player getting back in the game

Krum issues boil water notice for some residents

The city of Krum has issued a boil water notice to all residents living on FM2450, Finley Circle, Cole Circle, High Ridge, Rogers Circle and Gregg Road due to a water main break on FM 2450. 

Wildfires erupt in county

Frosty temperatures to stick around

Krum public hearing today on zoning request

Year in Review: Local projects fill area