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.
The Benjamin Lyon Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will sponsor a public reading of the U.S. Constitution at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Courthouse on the Square in Denton.
Two men were arrested Saturday evening after police said they fired two rounds from a handgun into the air while driving north on Interstate 35E, according to a police report.
Most people probably don’t know that the director of the Texas Department of Public Safety is a battle-hardened veteran of the war on terrorism. Steven McCraw was named director of President George W. Bush’s Foreign Terrorism Tracking Task Force a month after 9/11.
A 43-year-old woman was charged with abandonment after she left her two children home alone Friday.
Ballot propositions aren’t known for their clear use of language. And in November, Denton voters may find one of the seven propositions especially challenging. Voters will be asked whether to approve or deny the sale of about 1.7 acres of land in North Lakes Park. But the proposition doesn’t tell voters what comes next.
Umbrellas were out in force on the campus of Texas Woman’s University as light rain and drizzle fell throughout the day Friday. A cold front that arrived Thursday brought much cooler temperatures on Friday as afternoon highs only reached the mid-60s. Today’s forecast from the National Weather Service in Fort Worth calls for cloudy skies and a high of 72, while Sunday will be cloudy with a high of 82.
Members of a homeowners association reported to police Thursday that several trees have vanished from their neighborhood.
AUBREY — The Aubrey school district this week named Delore Jones interim principal for its Early Bird Learning Center. Jones will serve in the position through the first semester.
State Sen. Jane Nelson will be the keynote speaker at the Denton County Republican Party’s meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Denton County Elections Administration office, 701 Kimberly Drive, Suite A101. Nelson, R-Flower Mound, is expected to give an update on the upcoming elections and a legislative preview.
Financial analyst and best-selling author Kevin Freeman will be the featured speaker at the Sept. 17 lunch meeting of the Denton Republican Women’s Club at El Guapo’s Restaurant, 419 S. Elm St. Freeman is expected to discuss the global economic state of affairs.
Steven Scher, assistant band director at Krum High School, was a ninth-grader at Lawrence High School in Cedarhurst, N.Y., on Long Island on Sept. 11, 2001. It was the fifth day of school and he was sitting in his second-period world history class. He said he remembers not paying attention that day, instead looking out the classroom window. Scher said the view was the airspace above New York City.
Denton police are warning residents to be on alert for a jury duty scam that’s hitting the area. Sgt. Danny Fletcher said officers received a handful of reports Thursday about someone alleging he is Investigator Mike Harris, badge No. 1080, and is calling because a warrant has been issued for their arrest after they missed jury duty.
Members of the Denton County Genealogical Society will meet today at Denton’s Emily Fowler Central Library for a program on using newspapers for genealogy research.
The University of North Texas police are searching for suspect information linked to recent bicycle thefts.