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Yesteryear: November 2017
NOTE: In the actual general election, Clinton won the presidency but was third in the Denton County vote — Bush, 48,492 votes; Perot, 39,653; Clinton, 27,891.
Yesteryear: September 2017
Yesteryear: August 2017
Yesteryear: October 2017
Henry, the big gray horse of the Fire Department, fell into a ditch dug for a sewer connection across South Locust Street Thursday night while being exercised by driver Woods, and it required a fire alarm calling out the department to secure the help necessary to remove the animal from the excavation, which was four or five feet deep.
Yesteryear: July 2017
Probably the happiest woman in Denton today is Miss Annie Webb Blanton, who as Democratic nominee for State Superintendent of Public Instruction will be the first woman ever to hold a state elective office.
Yesteryear: May 2017
McAdams, who has lived in Denton all her life, will be joined by two other classmates who are Denton residents, William "Mutt" Devereaux and Charlie Jones. D. L. and Gladys Stanfier Johnson, who were high school sweethearts at Fred Douglas and married after graduation, will come from Fort Worth for the reunion.
The green pastures between Fort Worth and Denton are set for massive development. “I think this area is just sitting on a time bomb,” said Gary Kirkland, Roanoke real estate agent. H. Ross Perot Jr. , son of the Dallas billionaire, has three major projects: a cargo airport, a freeway linking Roanoke and Haslet and a housing development planned for Pilot Knob Ranch near Denton.
In presenting the report to the judge, the grand jury verbally requested it be given to the Record-Chronicle for publication, recommending the feasibility of purchasing and converting the Masonic building on East Hickory into a county jail. “We condemn the present county jail as a firetrap and dangerous to the lives of the inmates in case of fire.
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To help children ages 6 to 12 spend those hours more productively and safely, Flow Memorial Hospital, with help from the sheriff's office and the Denton Fire Department, presented an eight-hour program to 30 children on Tuesday.