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Hendrickson will not seek re-election as head of Denton County GOP
Denton County Republican Party Chairwoman Lisa Hendrickson said she does not plan to run for re-election in 2018 and will focus on pursuing an undisclosed "opportunity." Hendrickson, who was elected in last year's March primaries, sent an email to party officers on Tuesday announcing her intention to finish out her term "strong with an absolutely amazing team."
House Republican plans to file two bathrooms bills during special session
Dozens of parents commit $1 million to help build autism community in Denton
Property in Corinth meant for ultra-rich Chinese immigrants up for sale
A 106-acre property in Corinth, which was supposed to be developed into about 100 homes and some retail development along Lewisville Lake, is up for sale.
Sanger man who killed his grandparents struggled with severe mental illness, his mother says
The Sanger man who fatally stabbed his grandparents Saturday before killing himself was being treated for a mental illness, his mother says. Krystie McGraw wrote in a public Facebook post that her son, Ryan McGraw, had struggled daily with "severe mental illness" and that her parents had insisted on taking care of him.
Fleeing motorcyclist hits 120 mph but fails to outrun authorities on I-35E in Denton County
A motorcyclist reached speeds up to 120 mph while trying to outrun authorities late Monday on Interstate 35E in Denton County.
Lake Dallas city manager terminated less than a year into job
The Lake Dallas City Council voted unanimously during a special meeting to terminate City Manager Matt Shaffstall's contract less than a year in. The move comes after the council put Shaffstall on paid administrative leave.
Little Elm to celebrate expansion of rec center with ribbon-cutting
The Little Elm Parks and Recreation Department will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday to mark the expansion of the Little Elm Recreation Center at 303 Main St. The public is invited to attend the grand opening, which includes walk-throughs and demonstrations of the new equipment and amenities, according to a city government news release.
Oak Street home in Denton gets historical designation
County officials will celebrate on Saturday the latest Denton home to be recorded as a Texas historic landmark: the Lipscomb-Doggett House at 918 W. Oak St.