Police have suspect in Ryan lockdown threat

Denton police have a suspect in the threat to Ryan High School that led to Thursday’s campus lockdown.

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Students work on prosthetic dog leg

A group of future engineers are putting their skills to the test to help a family dog get back to a normal life.

Train collides with rock hauler in Denton County

A train has collided with a rock hauler, according to the Denton County Sheriff's office.

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Denton City Council approves lease on two former DATCU office buildings

After months of consideration, the city’s planning department and other offices will soon vacate City Hall West and move into other buildings south of the Square.

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No threat found after Ryan locked down for 80 minutes

A lockdown and search of Ryan High School turned up nothing Thursday afternoon, after a phoned-in threat about a person with a gun on campus.

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Blotter: Call about reckless driver leads to arrest

A reckless-driving call became a drug arrest for one man Wednesday morning.

Friday, February 5 Calendar

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Guyer High football coach charged with DWI

Denton school district officials are being tight-lipped on what discipline Guyer High School head football coach John Walsh may face after being arrested on a driving while intoxicated charge last month in Flower Mound.

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On the dotted line

Ryan High School defensive tackle Ken McLaurin signs to play football for Southern Methodist University at Ryan’s national signing day event on Wednesday in Denton. For more national signing day coverage, go to Sports.

Denton’s low DUIs recognized

Deaths associated with driving under the influence don’t occur much in Denton, according to a Consumer Affairs report.

Misogynistic blogger cancels all meetups

A social media frenzy erupted Wednesday as word spread that a misogynistic blogger had selected Denton and several other Texas cities for meetups of heterosexual men who believe women need to be put in their place.

Blotter: Woman reports being assaulted

A woman reported she was assaulted by her boyfriend between 4 and 6:30 a.m. Tuesday in the 1800 block of North Locust Street before she was able to get help from a convenience store employee and contact police.

Thursday, February 4 Calendar

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UNT now a Tier One research institution

The University of North Texas is now classified as one of the “highest research” universities in the country, according to the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.

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Tearing it down

Demolition of the old Central Fire Station in Denton began Tuesday . Parking lots next to the building, which was built in 1982, will be closed during the demolition.

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Ponder ISD repairs started after November damages

Repairs are underway on Ponder ISD facilities damaged by a November thunderstorm that packed high winds.

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Officials decide bus passes may help Ryan HS students

City, school and county transportation officials have determined that the least expensive way to help about 250 Ryan High School students get to school safely could be to buy them DCTA bus passes for the next few years.

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Roden’s recall petition insufficient

The Denton city secretary deemed a recall petition for District 1 council member Kevin Roden insufficient on a technicality Tuesday.

Blotter: Two arrested following alleged retail theft

An alleged retail thief and his partner fled the scene but did not get very far Monday night, according to a police report.

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Trampoline park open for jumping pleasure

From the mezzanine of the new Altitude Trampoline Park, visitors get a full view of the 20,000 square feet of trampolines covering the floor and sides of a former grocery store.

Police: School threat ‘noncredible’

CORINTH — Additional Corinth police officers patrolled the interior and exterior grounds Monday at Lake Dallas High School after a threat of a shooting emerged online over the weekend.

Blotter: Police respond to call of possible child abuse

Police respond to call of possible child abuseChild abuse claims brought out Denton police officers to a medical facility early Sunday morning.

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Tuesday, February 2 Calendar

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Twice the fans for Year 2

The Denton Black Film Festival wrapped up Sunday with a passionate tribute to gospel music and attendance more than double last year’s.

Peggy Heinkel-Wolfe: Follow along on money trail

You need look no further than the latest finance reports to know elections mean business in Denton County.The latest reports show how candidates have fattened their campaign war chests for the March 1...

Blotter: Theft of 10 pairs of jeans leaves store blue

Theft of 10 pairs of jeans leaves store bluePolice were dispatched to a store in the 1200 block of South Loop 288 at 6:30 p.m. Saturday after a man took about 10 pairs of jeans.

Monday, February 1 Calendar

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Edge dwellers

They can be found camping in parks, on private property and behind neighborhoods across Denton. Four, five, six tents and all the necessities for living off the grid, set up just beyond the tree lines on the edge of society.

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Fest grows but keeps warmth

The Denton Black Film Festival is offering more music, art and spoken word in its second time around. But its primary focus, film, continues to attract filmmakers from around the country.

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Surviving in style

As Kool & the Gang’s “Celebration” echoed through the Gateway Center, 16 cancer survivors clapped and danced their way across a runway during the annual You’re Beautiful luncheon.

Blotter: Fire destroys house near Slidell; man injured

One man was injured in a structure fire on Saturday morning in the area of Stice Road and North Branch Road, south of Slidell.

Sunday, January 31 Calendar

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Rebel flags at school fuel ire

CORINTH — Outrage. Shock. Those were the reactions two Lake Dallas High School alumni and others said they had when they saw images appear on social media Thursday of pickups in the school parking lot waving the Confederate battle flag.

Forays into bridge building

WESTLAKE — Council members and senior staff tried to bridge the many divides between and among them during a day-and-half retreat Thursday and Friday.

Superintendents to retire in two districts

Two school superintendents in Denton County have announced their plans for retiring this summer.

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Commending a memorable career

Denton mayor Chris Watts, middle, awards Dallas actress Irma P. Hall a Lifetime Achievement Award on Friday at the Denton Black Film Festival. Hall, known for roles in “The Ladykillers,” “Bad Lieutenant” and “Soul Food,” appeared in two films that screened in the inaugural film festival last year, and she appears in “Red,” a short film, in this year’s festival.

Blotter: Police respond to shots fired report

Denton police were called to a familiar location Thursday, leading to a drug-related citation and arrest.

Saturday, January 30 Calendar

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Braswell High taps Ryan’s Eaglin as assistant principal

Adrian Eaglin, a teacher and assistant football coach at Ryan High School, is the latest addition to the Braswell High School staff.

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Aubrey considers options for water system

Aubrey city leaders have recently been considering two major options to expand the city’s water system, either selling the system to Mustang Special Utility District, or approving a $5.5 million bond to upgrade its existing water infrastructure.

New city hall in the works for Denton

WESTLAKE — The Denton City Council took a step closer to building a new city hall by agreeing to a timeline that could put it on the next major bond election, likely in 2020.

Licensing underway for second Denton brewery

Denton County Brewing Company will likely be the second fully operational brewery in Denton since it filed paperwork to open with the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission.

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Donors begin work on area vet’s home

With the turn of a shovel, the journey began for former Staff Sgt. James Sackett and his family to a place they can finally call home.

Blotter: Man reports having gun pointed at him by biker

A gun-wielding biker put fear into a Denton man Wednesday, according to police.

Friday, January 29 Calendar

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