Plenty of heartfelt applause and laughter showered over newly sworn county officials during a brief ceremony New Year’s Day attended by family and friends.
An elderly woman was hospitalized after a house fire in the 4000 block of Johnson Street in far south Denton. She was taken to Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton in stable condition Thursday night and was later transferred to Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas.
To hear their neighbors tell, Rex and Renda Tillerson are nice, normal people. The family bought its Bartonville land and home before Rex Tillerson became chairman and chief executive officer of ExxonMobil in 2006. Now President-elect Donald Trump has nominated him to serve as the next U.S. secretary of state. And his neighbors along Dove Creek Road are buzzing about how life might change in their rustic corner of Denton County.
HICKORY CREEK — No injuries were reported Thursday following a fire at a large storage facility in an unincorporated area near Hickory Creek.Luxury Motor Coach & Boat Storage, which consists of 38 units, is at 853 Main St. Each unit in the facility is designed to hold recreational vehicles, boats and motor homes.
Coyote Drive-In will open its five-screen Lewisville theater on Friday night after almost two years of work on the project.
Southbound Interstate 35W is closed just south of exit 74 after an 18-wheeler drove over a guard rail shortly before 4 p.m. Wednesday, according Denton County Sheriff’s Office communications officer Felicity Frankland.
North Central Texas College campus is currently on lockdown after a person was spotted in the area with a gun, according to a crime alert from the university. Authorities say no shots have been fired, and they are asking students on campus to remain sheltered.
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...
FLOWER MOUND — Flower Mound resident Michelle Robinson runs Shelter From the Storm, a support group for sexually abused and assaulted women. “We don’t claim this is a counseling group or to have all the answers,” she said. “But giving real-life examples of how we dealt with our abuse is beneficial to women.”
Drivers may want to slow down on Interstate 35E between Denton County and north Dallas. Police and state troopers say they have been increasing their presence in the 35Express construction zone that spans about 30 miles between U.S. Highway 380 in Denton and Interstate 635 in Dallas.
THE COLONY — Catching the police on camera in The Colony won’t get you ticketed, but you will get a card with advice on recording them.
FLOWER MOUND — It’s the kind of community that likes to think of itself as a place where everybody seems to know one another and you say hello to your neighbor at the grocery store. Lately, that’s been overshadowed by infighting on the Town Council — the grade-school kind where grudges aren’t let go of, fingers are pointed and people are called names.
By 6:30 p.m., the National Weather Service had three reports of damage in Denton County: three light poles snapped in half at Ponder High School, roof damage to a mobile home in Krum, and a semi truck was overturned on Interstate 35E in Sanger.
The storms rolling through North Texas have plenty of moisture to feed off of through Saturday. A cold front pushing through North Texas figures to converge with rain from what could be a historic hurricane in the Gulf of Mexico, says KXAS-TV (NBC5) meteorologist Grant Johnston.
For months, volunteers have worked to fix them, but it could take years more before some areas around many North Texas lakes are repaired completely from record spring flooding.
Officials have closed all southbound lanes of Interstate 35E at Post Oak Drive in Corinth following a multi-vehicle accident. Officials say to expect the closures to last several hours.
Greg Aune, an Argyle ISD school board trustee, has resigned. Board members discussed in closed session whether to leave Aune’s position vacant, appoint someone to the seat or hold a special election to fill the position at Monday night’s school board meeting.
Early this afternoon a former Lake Dallas High School teacher was arrested by Corinth police on a charge of improper relationship between an educator and a student.
Denton County residents are invited to get a walk-through of the proposed tax rate for the next fiscal year. Tonight, commissioners will hold the first of two public meetings concerning the proposed tax rate that would see residents paying about a penny less on their tax rate.
Environmentalists and the oil and gas industry, longtime adversaries, expect new rules for reducing methane emissions to be proposed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in the coming weeks. The question is whether the new rules could ultimately bring relief to polluted North Texas skies.