As the countdown began Saturday morning, children of all ages clamored to be the first on the rainbow-scattered lawn at Quakertown Park for Denton’s annual Easter Eggstravaganza egg hunt.
A veteran campaigner and a political newcomer are vying for a Denton City Council seat that represents north- and east-side neighborhoods, as well as a few neighborhoods on the west side of central Denton.
An attempt to steal a dishwasher went awry after the burglar ended up breaking a water line, causing thousands of dollars in flood damage to a home.
The 2014 Hilltop Elementary Chess Tournament will be held April 28 and 29 in the school cafeteria. All of the students participating will receive a certificate. The top three from each grade-level grouping will receive medals and each group’s champion will receive a trophy.
Unless you are a snow skier or enjoy pushing your car out of a 3-foot snow bank, I suggest that you take your next near term vacation way south. Remember, even Atlanta was hit hard recently.
A man was reportedly assaulted Thursday night by his nephew, who was armed with a knife, according to a police report.
Ginnings Elementary School in Denton is building quite the dynasty. For the past three years, the school has claimed the Jostens Elementary Teacher of the Year, the most consecutive educators named from one school in the past 10 years. The most recent honoree to Ginnings Elementary’s elite group was announced Tuesday when Jill Arnold, a teacher who works with dyslexic students, was selected as the district’s top elementary educator.
Members of the Denton County Master Gardener Association have announced plans for their annual spring plant sale, promising an extensive selection of plants and supplies.
A police car was totaled during an afternoon crash Wednesday in The Colony. The police officer driving the vehicle was responding to a call with his lights and siren on when another vehicle failed to yield, T-boning the squad car at the intersection of North Colony Boulevard and Main Street during the lunch hour Wednesday, Lt. Darren Brockway said.
After months of parking outside of grocery stores and bars, food trucks finally have a home in Denton: the Austin Street Truck Stop. Tonight, seven food trucks will be parked at the truck stop, at 208 N. Austin St., for the grand opening kick-off.
A suspect is still on the loose after allegedly taking a man’s wallet late Monday, police said. Shortly before midnight, a 24-year-old man reported to police that he was walking to his car in the 2200 block of Stella Street when a man came up from behind and punched him in the head, according to Officer Ryan Grelle, spokesman for Denton police.
Warrants have been issued for these people, according to Denton police officials. If you see any of these people, call 911. You can leave anonymous tips at the Denton Police Department Facebook page or by using Tip411. Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 for information that leads to the arrest of Denton’s Most Wanted. Callers will remain anonymous.
Denton police officers are looking for a man who was spotted Sunday committing criminal mischief. Officers were dispatched to a report of criminal mischief in the 1800 block of North Elm Street. It was reported that a man broke off a metal dividing pole that was used to separate a flooring store in the area from an adjacent restaurant.
While Argyle football players worked their way through the fall season to the state championship, a team of young filmmakers was right by their side at practices, taking road trips across the state and sometimes working in freezing weather. Now the filmmakers are facing a championship of their own, of sorts.