Beginning today, Denton is televising Public Utility Board meetings and making archived video available on demand on the city's website.
Severe thunderstorms rolled through Denton County on Sunday evening, bringing with it a tornado warning and reports of baseball-sized hail in Argyle and Bartonville, just south of Denton. Residents took refuge from the storm as hail pounded roofs and broke car windows.
About 1,000 Denton County seniors receive hot meals through Span Inc.'s local Meals on Wheels program, which gets funding through the Community Development Block Grants program targeted by Trump's proposed federal budget.
Computer glitches erased student answers. Delivery problems meant secure testing materials were sent to the wrong locations — including a church. Thousands of tests had to be re-scored. A lawsuit was filed. And results came back so late that the education commissioner ended up tossing the tests for fifth and eighth graders.
The University of North Texas took a major step toward powering the campus with renewable energy thanks to a student group that is buying “renewable energy credits” from Denton Municipal Electric.
AUSTIN -- Steve Badger walks the halls of the Texas Capitol in a volunteer job that, like hail, seemed to fall out of the sky. He wants to stop crooked roofers. The only way to do it is to leave his Dallas law office, knock on doors of state legislators and beg for a roofers' law.
We caught up with Denton's new city manager, Todd Hileman, this week to ask a few questions for new folks not from here. Here's how the conversation went.
A 32-year-old man was arrested and charged with possession of methamphetamine after somebody observed him tampering with window screens about 1:30 a.m. Friday at Rosemont at Pecan Creek, according to a police report. The apartment complex is in the 3500 block of East McKinney Street.
At 4:30 a.m. on a windy Monday, Tamara Estes swallows vitamin B12 for energy and krill oil for her arthritic fingers. Even with her nightly Ambien, she is always up before the sun, getting ready for a job that reminds her of what infuriates her about America.
Both the U.S. Constitution and state constitution clearly spell out that the legal voting age is 18, a national standard. This is also the case in the state of Maryland, but there are two cities that have lowered the municipal voting age to 16-years-old: Takoma Park and Hyattsville.
Local health officials announced they have confirmed the first Denton County patient with the Zika virus for 2017, an individual from Trophy Club who traveled to Mexico.
Bike/Walk Denton and the Denton Parks Foundation will close several streets downtown for the city's first CycloDia on Sunday, May 7.
2016 was a great year for Noah Goodwin. Named the American Junior Golf Association's Rolex Junior Player of the Year, the Corinth native collected four top-five finishes in AJGA invitationals and earned one of the coveted spots on the U.S. Junior Ryder Cup Team.
A new report by a consulting firm revealed that a series of 75 tricep pushup led eight volleyball players to seek treatment at area hospitals for rhabdomyolysis. The exercise, paired with dehydration and the overexertion, led to the students developing rhabdo, a condition where the muscle tissue breaks down and begins to enter the bloodstream.
A 25-year-old burglary suspect was pinned to the ground when officers responded to a report of a vehicle burglary Thursday in the 100 block of North Elm Street, according to a police report.
Steve Badger walks the halls of the Texas Capitol in a volunteer job that, like hail, seemed to fall out of the sky. He wants to stop crooked roofers. The only way to do it is to leave his Dallas law office, knock on doors of state legislators and beg for a roofers' law.
One in 17 students at UNT are pursuing a degree in the College of Visual Arts and Design. College officials hope that the new addition to the university art building will accommodate degree seekers in the year 2067.
Amber VanHecke vomited after trying to chase down a truck on the southern rim of the Grand Canyon. The 24-year-old University of North Texas student had been lost and alone in the Arizona desert for four days. Her cellphone had a spotty signal. Her GPS navigation system lost power. And her SUV was out of gas.
A 25-year-old man was arrested Thursday on a criminal mischief charge after police and witnesses said he repeatedly vandalized the U.S. Marine Corps recruiting office in the 2200 block of South Loop 288.
Nine years ago, Cindy Tysinger started an information technology firm, GSATi, in her Denton home. Thursday night, her efforts to grow the company to its almost 40 employees were recognized by the Denton Chamber of Commerce: GSATi was named the Small Business of the Year 2016.
Management at Sears in Golden Triangle Mall believe their storefront has no reason to fear closure despite dooming forecasts from analysts and concerns at the corporate level.
A man and woman in their 30s said a woman threatened to kill them Wednesday by running them over with her car in the 600 block of Park Lane, according to a police report.
Jay Haynes is being challenged by Todd Mankin for Place 4 on the Argyle Town Council in the May 6 elections.
Purge your closet and give a North Texas teen something to wear to the prom.
Many people grow Gulf Coast penstemon for its showy lavender flowers in the spring. Some choose it as an alternative ground cover in part-sun location because of its evergreen foliage and prolific self-seeding.
Weed control in the lawn, pasture and even fields is the same way. You will see these weeds again. Now all you have to do is figure out what they are. How do we get a positive identification on weeds? We could purchase a book and go out and try to match up the pictures. We could go online and see if we can find a match. But have you ever thought about taking a picture of the weed with your cellphone or a digital camera?
A Denton woman was rescued last week after spending five days stranded in a remote area near the Grand Canyon. Amber VanHecke, 24, was traveling in the Havasupai Reservation when her vehicle ran out of gas on March 12, the Arizona Department of Public Safety said.
Downtown Denton is getting its first events and wedding venue: The Monroe Pearson Building. The 21,000-square-foot venue is set to open in spring 2018, 100 years after the building was first constructed.
House Speaker Joe Straus on Wednesday accused Senate budget writers of "cooking the books" and using an "Enron-esque" accounting gimmick to achieve their wish to spend more but not incur fiscal hard-liners' wrath by tapping state savings.