Let’s see if The Watchdog gets this right. Our government in recent years has overseen the spending of a record $12 billion for highway improvements. Look around. We now have overpasses that shuttle us into space and new super-duper toll roads that infuriate us. But there’s one thing we can’t seem to do with our road network.
Sunday marks the beginning of the annual observation of Black History Month in February. As Denton County offers a number of events and speakers marking the month, some residents’ views vary on the impact and importance of the celebration today.
A man who tried to grab a 12-year-old girl after she refused to get into his vehicle in the 500 block of West Corporate Drive on Tuesday dragged his right foot and had extremely chapped lips, Lewisville police said.
Changes are on the horizon for Denton Enterprise Airport. To increase the airport’s economic benefits and meet growing business demands, Quentin Hix, director of aviation, said the airport is in need of expansion and financial self-sufficiency.
Police warn of closures Officer Shane Kizer, spokesman for Denton police, said that from around 7 to 9 a.m. Sunday, traffic officers will be mapping this past weekend’s fatal accident involving a Toyota Camry and a motorcycle at South Loop 288 and Shady Oaks Drive.
A 57-year-old Denton man was awaiting arraignment at the Denton County Jail on Thursday afternoon after he was arrested by Denton police Wednesday.
Lewisville police are asking the public to help identify a man who attempted to kidnap a 12-year-old girl in the 500 block of West Corporate Drive on Tuesday.
VNA Ann’s Haven will conduct a five-part grief workshop every Tuesday beginning Feb. 10, according to a press release.
Two fishermen try their luck at Ray Roberts Lake on a midwinter day that reached 80 degrees in Denton County on Wednesday. A cold front expected to come through earlier this morning will drop temperatures and bring windy conditions. Today’s high will only reach near 60, while Friday's high will be in the low 50s. Saturday will see an 80 percent chance of rain and a high near 45.
Mandy has four young children and for the past three years, she’s been going it alone. The young mother, whose last name is being withheld because she was a victim of domestic violence, said she is grateful for the help she got from Denton County Friends of the Family in building a new life for herself and her children. But it hasn’t been easy being the sole provider.
AUSTIN — Tax cuts promises from Republicans began taking firmer shape Tuesday when Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick unveiled a draft Senate budget that would deliver $3 billion in property relief to Texas homeowners.
Tears fill Julia Jacobs’ eyes as she picks up each photo of her missing daughter. It’s been almost two years since Misty Lowder went missing, and the photos of her daughter’s youth serve as a reminder of happier times, before the onslaught of heroin and bad choices decimated Misty’s life.
Flower Mound police are trying to find a man they suspect is responsible for a string of vehicle burglaries in and around Flower Mound and are asking for the public’s help.
An exhibit of children’s storybooks and companion quilts made by members of the Denton Quilt Guild will be on display Thursday through Saturday in the south dining room of Hubbard Hall at Texas Woman’s University.
A suspicious vehicle parked outside the Islamic Society of Denton late Saturday night led to the discovery of drug paraphernalia, according to a police report.
Sometimes she’s curled up in a fetal position on a beige-colored carpet in a dark room. Other times she’s lying atop a mound of hay in the center of a clearing surrounded by trees. Long, dark hair always covers the side of her pale face. She never moves, and her mother never sees blood in the dreams; nothing but her daughter’s lifeless body forever trapped in a fetal position.