The expansion of Interstate 35E is getting busier by the day as crews work in a number of areas to complete the first phase of the 30-mile project.
The Denton County Office of History and Culture has scheduled a “Lunch ’n Learn” volunteer training and orientation session from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 13 at the Courthouse on the Square, 110 W. Hickory St.
The hotly contested primary race for state House District 64 in Denton County is among more than two dozen Republican state representative races drawing funding from a conservative political action committee challenging leadership in the GOP-run Texas House.
A Sanger-area child has become Denton County’s ninth flu-related death this season. The child, age unknown, had underlying health conditions and officials do not believe she had been vaccinated, according to Denton County Health Director Bing Burton.
Hilltop Elementary School Library will celebrate Read Across America week March 3-7 with the grand finale on Friday, March 7, when students and teachers dress up like characters from Dr. Seuss books, listen to guest speakers read during lunchtime, play book-related games during recess and eat green eggs and ham in the cafeteria.
Ponder has seen senior Jessica Orozco as a valuable asset to its softball team since she stepped onto the diamond as a freshman. However, catching the eye of scouts from Southwest Christian University in Bethany, Okla., has opened a new door for the talented senior.
Corinth police have made two arrests linked to their recent drug-laced candy confiscation, officials said in a news release. Marisol Noriega, a 20-year-old from Frisco, was arrested and charged Tuesday with manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance and possession of marijuana more than four ounces and less than five pounds.
The February session of the Professor’s Corner discussion series will explore possible learning benefits of “Wizard Academies” on Wednesday, according to a program press release.
The death penalty and leadership in office are at the forefront of a hotly contested Denton County district attorney’s race, with incumbent District Attorney Paul Johnson facing two challengers in his bid for re-election this year. Lantana attorney Karen Alexander and Denton attorney Henry “Hank” Paine are each hoping to unseat Johnson in the March 4 Republican primary election.
A Heart for the Hungry is the theme of a dinner and dance planned Saturday as a fundraiser to benefit Our Daily Bread, Denton’s community soup kitchen.
For the first time since she ran for the office, Denton County Judge Mary Horn has challengers in her bid for another term. Corinth Mayor Paul Ruggiere and Highland Village attorney Sherman Swartz have thrown their hats into the ring to run for the county judge’s seat, creating a three-way battle for votes in the March 4 Republican primary election.
Anyone who is interested in fashion and wants to help protect the environment by promoting recycling and reuse may be interested in attending a program planned for 7 p.m. Tuesday at Denton’s North Branch Library.
It’s a few minutes past noon on a frigid Tuesday morning and only a handful of motorists are traveling along Hames Road in northeast Denton County. This region of the county just east of Aubrey and Pilot Point is known for its open pastures, quiet ranches and clear air, marred only by the occasional haze of dust kicked up by a tractor traveling the unpaved roads.
Since Argyle is a bedroom city and most people have established a routine to shop at their favorite stores on the way home from work or have set aside a day to do all their store shopping at one time, I, too, follow this custom except when I needed one item for an important recipe.