The Denton City Council turned its attention to the city’s planning department Tuesday, touring the department’s offices inside City Hall West and hearing recommendations from the interim planning director during a special work session.
“I want tomatoes!” “I want cucumbers!” “What about peppers?”
Amateur radio enthusiasts gathered Saturday for their annual field day, featuring food, ham radio practice and emergency planning techniques.
Julie Mathews never considered herself a fighter.
The Denton school district’s ability to finance its bonds at a lower interest rate over the past 10 years has generated savings of more than $60 million.
Casey Cavalier and Tod King should have been celebrating. They’d been waiting for this moment for 19 years. The gay community had come a long way from the days of police raids, when gay people hid their faces out of shame and fear. Now a same-sex couple was marrying on the steps of the Courthouse on the Square with scores of supporters gathered in celebration.
The Denton County Clerk Juli Luke refused two same-sex couples an application for a license Friday, saying first that she needed to receive legal guidance from the district attorney's office.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Confederate battle flag was still flying high atop a 30-foot pole outside the South Carolina Statehouse on Wednesday as lawmakers prepared to honor their beloved black colleague with a viewing in the Rotunda. Elsewhere around the nation, leaders were already demoting the historic but divisive symbol. By the order of Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley on Wednesday, four Confederate banners were being taken down from a large monument to secessionist soldiers outside that state’s capitol.
Officials with the Denton Animal Support Foundation recently announced the awarding of a $4,000 grant to provide funding for the “Senior Paws” program established by SPAN Meals on Wheels.
LAKE DALLAS — Nana’s Cafe is usually a place where residents gather to enjoy a good home-cooked meal of hand-pattied burgers, pot roast or meatloaf.
Pay close attention to that next jury summons, Denton County. It may be for grand jury service. The first Denton County grand jury to be convened under random selection comes in October. District Clerk Sherri Adelstein said she’s planning on mailing the new summons to about 125 Denton County residents in September.
AUSTIN — The next tussle over Texas’ new open carry law is likely to come over one of its more mundane requirements: signs.