The 2015 budget for the Denton County Transportation Authority is in the books. Board members approved the $30.6 million operating budget to help fund projects for the upcoming fiscal year that begins Wednesday.
“Keep Aubrey Nutty” is the theme of the 29th annual peanut festival planned on Saturday in downtown Aubrey.
A third West Nile virus positive pool, this one west of Sanger, has been discovered. Denton County Health Department officials announced another three-night bout of ground spraying for the area late Wednesday.
Somewhere in the outskirts of Denton County, the Iron Guardians prepare for their next mission. Dressed in black leather “cuts” with faded patches of a skull emblazoned on a shield with two swords crossed behind it, the bikers look menacing, as if they belong in a "Sons of Anarchy" episode.
The Denton County Antique Tractor, Farm Equipment and Primitives Club will have its annual fall meeting and picnic from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
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.
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.
Sporting groups representing anglers and hunters from across the country conducted a media teleconference Tuesday to discuss opposition to a proposed bill that would prevent the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from establishing their proposed “Waters of the U.S.” rule.
Even with a near $15 million increase in the budget, Denton County residents will be paying a bit less in taxes for the 2015 fiscal year. The long, grueling annual budget process ended Tuesday when county commissioners voted to approve the proposed $238.9 million budget for the upcoming year, which includes the slightly lower tax rate of 27.2 cents per $100 valuation.
Post 2205 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and its Ladies Auxiliary have announced the Voice of Democracy and Patriot’s Pen essay contests.
The Lewisville ISD shares its back-to-school photos on Instagram and Twitter using the hashtag #lisdb2s14.
Monday brought a couple of firsts for fourth-grader Samantha Raney. It was her first day at a brand new school and in a new district. The Adkins Elementary School student transferred from Lewisville ISD. She said she felt edgy and nervous being at a new school.
New employees with the Argyle Independent School District met recently for three days of training. The 19 staff members had discussions, became acquainted with the Argyle school district, toured the town and got acquainted with each other.
The Lake Dallas school district will swear in a new board member Sept. 15. On Tuesday, Lake Dallas school trustees unanimously appointed Steve Payne to fill the unexpired Place 2 school board term. Carol Jula, who resigned earlier this summer, previously occupied the seat.
Paper records are finally on their way out of Denton County health services. A new $95,000 records management system approved by county commissioners will consolidate records for easy access by all health services departments, including that of the jail, and help keep the county in state compliance.
DALLAS — A former Lewisville assistant fire chief accused of stealing money intended for charity told police he was in debt and had an addiction problem.