David Barrow said he wants to go back and be the curious person he never was in high school and remember a time “when we were all Broncos.”
CORINTH — Homeowners affected by Corinth’s adoption of new and revised design standards have one year to voluntarily register any structures that don’t conform to the new code.
Argyle’s second Little Free Library, “Take a Book-Leave a Book,” was recently established outside Edward Jones Investments, 100 Country Club Road, Suite 100.
The University of North Texas is beginning to plan for additional on-campus housing by 2015 to accommodate an anticipated need of 600 to 800 new beds. During a meeting this week, the Board of Regents authorized university officials to begin planning for that. That includes hiring consultants for the projects using up to $1.2 million from the UNT housing and auxiliary services that will be reimbursed with bond funds.
Denton city and county unemployment figures show decreases over the first four months of this year. In April, the county rate dropped by four-tenths of a percentage point from 5.7 percent in March to 5.3 percent and the city’s jobless rate also dropped by one-tenth of a percentage point last month to 4.9 percent after remaining unchanged in February and March.
Six annual awards were presented over a roast-beef dinner inside the Denton Country Club on Thursday. The Denton 100 Club, a nonprofit organization of area businesses and residents supporting Denton police officers, played host to the annual Denton Police Department Appreciation Banquet.
Denton police said a man evaded arrest over a traffic violation Tuesday night.
Some Denton officials are in Hood and Johnson counties today to help with the emergency response to the tornadoes that killed at least six people and injured dozens more Wednesday night.
Visitors to Ray Roberts Lake State Park this weekend should find plenty to keep them entertained.
The Denton City Council declined this week to give much direction on a proposed program to test groundwater wells, and instead asked for a closed session with the city attorneys to discuss ramifications of the program. Dr. Kenneth Banks, the city’s director of environmental services and sustainability, briefed the council on a range of policy issues related to the program during the council’s regular work session Tuesday.
The death of Bob Rogers leaves a huge hole in Denton that longtime friend Peggy Capps said will never be filled. “He gave the whole world pleasure for 91 and a half years and we should be grateful to have had him that long,” she said. “We were not ready to give him up.”
Denton police charged two men with aggravated kidnapping in the 2700 block of West University Drive on Monday, reports state.
A 5-year-old boy was pronounced dead at Children’s Medical Center in Dallas Monday after allegedly being shot in the head at his Denton home Saturday morning by a friend.
Newly minted Precinct 1 Constable Jesse Flores is looking to make a quick start to changes he feels will make his department more efficient and more visible in the community it serves. Flores has a checklist of things he has been looking into since being sworn in last week and will continue to look at in the future during his term.
Gov. Rick Perry appointed Joleesia Berry of Texas Woman’s University and Rudy Reynoso Jr. of the University of North Texas to serve as student representatives on their respective university Board of Regents. Both Berry and Reynoso begin year-long terms with the boards June 1 and will represent student interests as nonvoting members. As student regents, they will attend Board of Regents meetings and be able to serve on task forces, committees and special commissions.
Ron Fellows wants kids to get out and experience what nature has to offer. His efforts and innovations in this area earned him honors from the White House in the form of the President’s Call to Service Award, in recognition of his 5,000 hours of volunteer service to the Elm Fork Chapter of the Texas Master Naturalist program.
Employees at a local grocery store on Sunday night kept close watch on two men who attempted to steal more than $700 in merchandise, according to a police report.
Staff members from the Denton County MHMR Center visited the Denton Square Thursday to display green ribbons and post a sign for Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week, which was observed May 5-11.
At least one mother is probably disappointed in her son after he admitted to police that he stole her debit card on the day before Mother’s Day, according to a police report.