The biggest scandal in U.S. funeral home history is coming to a close. Key players are tucked away in prison.
Campaigning once again for mayor of Oak Point is the last thing that Duane Olson wanted to do. He’d already served as mayor from 2003 to 2007 and 2009 to 2011, and running against the current mayor, Jim Wohletz, wasn’t his intention when he passed the mayoral duties on to him.
The empty pink house is a historical marker in a neighborhood where it doesn’t belong. It’s a small, two-story frame house with boarded windows and doors near the intersection of Hill Street and Boardwalk Lane in Southeast Denton. The lawn is overgrown and bushes have overtaken one side of the house.
A loss prevention officer for a tire company in the 2400 block of South Loop 288 notified police when he witnessed a man pull up in his truck and remove 10 tires from a closed storage bin.
A work day to begin revitalizing Denton’s Jim Carter Memorial Park is planned at 9 a.m. Saturday, according to organizers.
Barbecue, beer and baked goods will be up for grabs at the annual Taste of North Texas tonight. Between 35 and 40 vendors will be handing out samples around the concourse level of the University of North Texas Coliseum starting at 5:30 p.m. to benefit the Denton Kiwanis Children’s Clinic.
Denton County commissioners voted 5-0 Tuesday to send letters of opposition to lawmakers in Austin over several controversial House bills introduced in the 84th Texas Legislature, including one that could make possession of small amounts of marijuana a less punishable offense.
Two juveniles were detained and one 17-year-old was arrested on drug possession charges early Sunday morning when police spotted their vehicle parked suspiciously at a city park in the 2000 block of East McKinney Street, according to a police report.
While the historical marker dedication for a trio of African-American cemeteries is not scheduled for a little more than a month, officials from the Denton County Office of History and Culture are hoping to reach descendents of the men and women buried there.
The Denton Breakfast Kiwanis Club’s first April Fool’s Day No Ride Bicycle Rally is suitable for all — whether you’re an experienced cyclist or someone who’s never been on a ride before.
The Denton Public Library and the League of Women Voters will present a screening of the documentary Geraldine Ferraro: Paving the Way on Thursday at Emily Fowler Central Library.