Denton residents are taking an increasing interest in lower-profile races on the statewide ballot as the fight over the city’s right to regulate oil and gas development enters a new arena.
Three Denton County school districts are trying to find new superintendents this summer as the school year rapidly approaches. Aubrey, Little Elm and Pilot Point are among 42 Texas school districts with superintendent vacancies, according to TexasISD.com. The website is a source of school news for educators.
A Denton officer was punched in the chest by a man at a local medical facility, according to police reports. Police said the incident began after a man called into police shortly after 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. When officers arrived, the man, who was incoherent, agreed to be transported to a medical facility on Scripture Street. While in the waiting room, the man questioned why the officer was holding his identification.
A 38-year-old Denton man is claiming he was a victim of police brutality, and now he wants justice served. Jason Wayne Bishop was picked up early Saturday in the 100 block of Avenue A on suspicion of public intoxication, a Class C misdemeanor, Denton police said. During the booking process, Bishop began to be uncooperative and was forced to the ground by jailer Darius Porter, who has since been placed on administrative leave, police said.
A ray of sunshine is what it takes to fuel one Liberty Christian School team. On Wednesday, 11 students from the Argyle school hit the road bound for Austin as participants in the 21st annual high school Solar Car Challenge.
Texas Roadhouse restaurants in the area will participate in the Tip a Cop event today.
Roadway construction along northbound Interstate 35E in Corinth on Tuesday night was a factor in a major accident that left one person hospitalized, police said.
LAKE DALLAS — Rafael Ferrer took a moment to adjust his glasses, which had slipped down his nose a little in the noonday heat as he pumped more gas into the tank of his compact car. Ferrer saw the big numbers in the red-light display from the freeway as he headed into work Monday morning: $3.15 a gallon.
A 47-year-old man was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after he struck another man multiple times with an ax handle, Denton police said.
From tips for creating a website to learning Google basics and from using 3D printers and pens to building a social media presence, the fifth annual Lone Star Technology in Action conference offers something for educators and local residents alike.
Construction workers closed Hickory street at Bell Avenue Monday . Hickory will be closed from Bell to Railroad avenues until Aug. 21 as crews install a new sewer line — part of Hickory's "grand street" reconstruction.
Kierstin Eaddy met everything with passion. She had a passion for track and field, Girl Scouts, horses and helping others. The Flower Mound teenager also had a passion for racing go-karts and was thrilled to participate in a timed race sponsored by the Sports Car Club of America at Texas Motor Speedway this past weekend.
The Colony police booked a 41-year-old man into the Denton County Jail at about 4 a.m. Saturday on four counts of failure to pay tolls.
The Denton Public Library will offer teenagers a three-day workshop on improvisational acting skills beginning Tuesday, July 29, according to an announcement from the library.
Denton police are searching for clues and a suspect in a Saturday evening elementary school break-in.
Denton police said a woman somehow escaped from of the back of a squad car Friday afternoon.
Last Tuesday night’s marathon City Council meeting got a lot of people thinking. The subject under consideration was whether or not to ban hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, within the Denton city limits. This is a hot topic with passions high on both sides of the conversation. More than 500 people attended the council meeting, with some 110 citizens signing up to voice their opinions. The meeting opened at 6:30 p.m. and ended more than eight hours later. Council members and staff finally left City Hall around 3:15 a.m. Wednesday.
Argyle Senior Center will begin a nondenominational Bible study at 9 a.m. Friday. Larry Simmons will be conducting the studies and inviting different speakers from the Argyle community.
The sound of a shotgun being discharged brought Denton police to a residence in the 1100 block of Teasley Lane on Thursday night.
A 28-year-old man wanted on a charge of endangering a child attempted to run from Denton police officers when they tried to serve a warrant at his home in the 500 block of Maddox Street on Wednesday afternoon.