Palm Tree Boutique was one of the last to get funds through the downtown reinvestment grant program after the Denton City Council directed staff to put the program on hold last fall. Now, there’s $209,000 in the fund balance, and while there seems to be consensus that the funds should help small businesses, the questions now are how and where.
A call for help brought out Denton police but conflicting stories made things tough for the officers Thursday afternoon, according to a police report.
Acres of old trees have been bulldozed to make way for more homes near Pockrus Page and Swisher roads in southern Denton. Some homeowners in the area are upset the land has been cleared. Others are glad the builders are back at work.
Florist Mary Ann DeBerry, right, hands resident Betty Montgomery a flower arrangement at the Denton Rehab & Nursing Center on Thursday. DeBerry chose to give arrangements at this particular facility because her mother was a resident there. She says it is a way to repay the center for taking good care of her mother.
Mia Cagle was not going to let vandals stop her from raising money for the families of fallen police officers in Dallas and Baton Rouge.
AUSTIN — Texas’ strict voter ID law discriminates against minorities and the poor and must be weakened before the November elections, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday, giving more than a half-million registered voters a likely easier path to casting a ballot.
Years ago, early risers and truck drivers occasionally knocked on Davis Purity Bakery’s front door at about 4 a.m., waiting to buy the family-owned bakery’s doughnuts, cakes, pies and other goods.
Denton police returned a child to his home after he had been found in the middle of a street Tuesday night, according to a police report.
Denton County officials are proposing a $266.1 million budget for the 2017 fiscal year. Although the proposed budget expenses are $11.2 million above the current budget, the county’s property tax roll is expected to increase.
A South Texas police chief has been suspended pending an investigation into allegations that he asked a woman to show him her breasts in exchange for earning credit toward community service.
BERLIN (AP) — The Islamic State group claimed responsibility Tuesday for an ax-and-knife attack on a German train that left at least five people wounded, but authorities said the 17-year-old Afghan asylum-seeker who was shot and killed by police as he fled the scene appears to have self-radicalized and had no direct link to the extremists.
A domestic disturbance led to a man’s arrest on several warrants Sunday, according to a police report.
Nothing about the shiny surface of Elida Tamez’s life suggests she would have been an environmental activist. Even after she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 1999, she got a second lease on life that turned out to be a long and happy one.
A fight involving 10 people broke out at 3:20 a.m. Saturday in the Whataburger at 1708 S. Loop 288.
A 28-year-old woman is pressing charges against four men who allegedly egged her car Friday afternoon in the 1000 block of Bayfield Drive.