At age 35, Misty Lowder’s life was spinning out of control. Hooked on opiates since her early 20s, she’d served time in the state prison system. And like many felons, she struggled to find a job.
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.
I nearly fell out of my chair reading a recent interview with the head of the red-light camera company that provides the flashing contraptions to cities such as Allen, Coppell, Denton, Grand Prairie, Mesquite, Plano, Richardson and University Park.
Denton school district spelling bee champion Donna Son, right, an eighth-grader from McMath Middle School, is shown with runner-up Macen Bird of Crownover Middle School and Joan Scott Curtis, the district’s secondary language arts coordinator, after Thursday’s competition at the district’s Professional Development Center. Donna correctly spelled “slalom” to defeat 21 other middle school students and advance to next month’s county competition in Lewisville.
A box of photographs found in a Denton storage unit may give some insight into local history.
Denton’s Emily Fowler Central Library is hosting Conversation Club at 7 p.m. on Thursdays to help speakers of English as a second language practice their speaking skills in a relaxed setting, according to an announcement from the library.
Police responded to two unrelated calls at an apartment complex in the 200 block of Inman Street early Monday, according to police reports.
Denton County officials are once again seeking bids for repair work on two communications towers with structural concerns.