Plenty of positive signs appeared on the certified tax rolls released last week by the Denton Central Appraisal District.
Dying in the digital age means leaving two worlds instead of one. One is the physical world, where your body resides. The other is the online world, where your virtual self exists. When you die, your loved ones become responsible for both — yet they have very few tools to take proper care of the online “you.”
Congress has a troubling propensity to require the rest of us to do what it resists. The latest example is a claim from the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee and a top staff member that they are “absolutely immune” from a Securities and Exchange Commission subpoena in an insider-trading probe.
Phil Collins remembers the Alamo. Since he was a boy in England in the 1950s, his fancy struck by the adventures of a Disneyfied Davy Crockett, the incredibly successful singer and songwriter has been interested in the history of the Alamo and the Texas Revolution.
Most of us probably think of landfills as dead ends, less-than-pleasant destinations for one-way trips of trash. But now we’re learning that if handled properly, our garbage may produce dividends — much of the material could eventually be used to help make our landfills sustainable and lessen negative environmental impact.
It may only be July, but we just felt the first faint breath of fall in the air — Denton County Transportation Authority officials have announced that the coming football season will bring another promotion and partnership with the University of North Texas and the Denton Convention and Visitor Bureau.
Remember when you were disappointed to hear that a summer weather forecast included a chance of precipitation? A rainy day would spoil your plans, especially when you wanted nothing more than to head for the lake, hit the golf course, join in a baseball or softball game or enjoy some other outdoor activity with your friends or family.
It’s an election year, and Democrats are loudly decrying the cost of higher education and demanding that the government spend more to cut student debt. The Senate recently rejected one of their less-sensible ideas. But there are better ones that lawmakers should embrace.
The Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund recently filed a federal lawsuit against the Texas Education Agency, alleging that Hispanic English language learners’ civil rights are being violated by not receiving adequate instruction in secondary schools statewide.
Three people honored June 2 with helping to nurture the arts culture and growth and development of Denton and the county at large said they believe the arts and opportunities here will continue to evolve and expand due to the talented people who call our area home.
The disgraceful scandal over secret waiting lists and the falsifying of appointment dates at Veterans Affairs clinics continues to expand, while the noise around the scandal grows louder. As details emerge, the scandal’s underlying causes also take shape. The scandal appears to be a story of clinics struggling to meet swelling demand with limited resources.