A Saturday afternoon restaurant fire in Roanoke required a number of Denton County’s first responders.
Three Denton County school districts are trying to find new superintendents this summer as the school year rapidly approaches. Aubrey, Little Elm and Pilot Point are among 42 Texas school districts with superintendent vacancies, according to TexasISD.com. The website is a source of school news for educators.
A ray of sunshine is what it takes to fuel one Liberty Christian School team. On Wednesday, 11 students from the Argyle school hit the road bound for Austin as participants in the 21st annual high school Solar Car Challenge.
LAKE DALLAS — Rafael Ferrer took a moment to adjust his glasses, which had slipped down his nose a little in the noonday heat as he pumped more gas into the tank of his compact car. Ferrer saw the big numbers in the red-light display from the freeway as he headed into work Monday morning: $3.15 a gallon.
Zebra mussels are here and they are not leaving anytime soon. There are state rules in place to stop the invasive species’ spread into more Texas lakes, but water providers still need to deal with the cost of the damage the creatures are already causing.
Flower Mound emergency officials recovered a body Monday afternoon believed to be that of a Roanoke man who went missing Saturday during a bicycle outing with friends at Grapevine Lake. Wesley Andrew Hixson, 30, was reported missing Saturday afternoon when he was separated from his riding partner on the trails in Murrell Park near Grapevine Lake. A body believed to be his was discovered in a ravine northeast of Twin Coves Marina at 2:15 p.m. Monday.
An upcoming meeting will cover mental health services available in the area and how to access them. Denton County MHMR Center officials will offer an informational meeting for the public from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at Denton’s North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St.
An old-fashioned Fourth of July parade is being planned in Pilot Point, and entries and volunteers are needed, organizers said recently.
The Denton Public Library has scheduled a variety of programs designed to entertain and educate young people this summer.
Graduating high school is a big milestone. It’s something Argyle High School went out of its way to make sure eight graduating players who competed in the Class 3A state baseball tournament in Austin last week didn’t miss.
The Denton Dental Mission at 1010 N. Elm St. held an open house recently to acquaint visitors with the updated facility and to learn how a new partnership with Vision Ministries of Denton Bible Church and First Refuge Ministries of First Baptist Church will provide free dental care for those in need.
Denton County Commissioner Andy Eads recently gave the Argyle Town Council an update on the projects the county has performed for the town since he took office in 2007.
The Argyle Parent, Teacher, Student Association (Argyle PTSA) scholarships were announced recently, with five graduating seniors earning the top awards of $1,000.
With the ending of the school year and summer vacation beginning, schoolchildren are excited and sometimes forget to take the necessary safety precautions while getting on or off school buses.
Several incumbents in cities across Denton County were defeated in bids for re-election in elections that pushed voter turnout to levels not seen in recent years. Voters generally approved renewal of several sales tax proposals, however, in several towns across the area.