Denton artist Christie Wood spent a month grinding the bits of stained glass she used to make the face of late local blues legend Tom “Pops” Carter for his memorial statue.
One City Council member has dubbed it a universal failure. Perhaps the biggest showdown on Denton’s November ballot — a proposed ban on hydraulic fracturing in the city limits — came after a culmination of failures by past city leaders, state legislators and regulators, housing developers, the oil and gas industry, and home buyers themselves. Council member Dalton Gregory said he came to that conclusion after a recent visit to a new neighborhood being built next to existing gas well pad sites.
Groundwater contamination near North Texas shale gas wells could be caused by a faulty casing or poor cement construction surrounding the casing, according to a new study published online Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.
Denton police are on the lookout for a bank robbery suspect. According to reports, police responded to a bank robbery Thursday in the 1700 block of South Loop 288 after a employee reported a man came in asking for a withdrawal before passing a note to her that read, “This is a robbery.”
Denton police are investigating a financial loss claim made by a bank in the 3300 block of Teasley Lane. According to reports filed Wednesday, a bank employee reported on Sept. 11 that a bank customer, a woman in her 30s, had deposited numerous checks drawn on an account with another financial institution.
The Bartonville Town Council will conduct a public hearing today to consider an ordinance amending the Bartonville Comprehensive Land Use Plan and Map to reflect a change in zoning for Ladera, a proposed retirement community.
PITTSBURGH — The final report from a landmark federal study on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, found no evidence that chemicals or brine water from the gas drilling process moved upward to contaminate drinking water at a site in western Pennsylvania.
A Denton High School junior will represent Texas at the reading of the Preamble to the Constitution on the steps of the U.S. Capitol today.
Pedestrians carefully manuever around the barricades at the intersection of Avenue A and Hickory Street adjacent to the University of North Texas campus Monday. Avenue A between Hickory and Mulberry streets has been reconstructed and will be repaved this week, city staff said. It is expected to re-open on Friday.
The city’s 2014-15 budget, and all the ordinances needed to make it go, fill the City Council agenda today. While no public hearing is scheduled, residents can still comment on the matter as part of the regular proceedings, which begin at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall.
AUBREY — Yellow Jersey looks like a champion as he performs in the arena. Muscles firm and thick, a sleek tan coat, a blond mane and a tail that flows with his graceful movements as he spins, slides forward, moves backward as if he were dancing to music only he can hear.