United Way of Denton County awards first housing authority grants

Denton Housing Authority at 1225 Wilson St. in Denton. The United Way of Denton County announced this week the first round of grants funded by Denton Housing Authority. The agency’s board of directors funded three Denton nonprofits that help families become more self-sufficient, including Giving Hope, Denton County Friends of the Family and Christian Community […]

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Texas Fishing Report

For The Associated Press The weekly fishing report as compiled for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for May 16 and also available on the internet at http://www.txfishing.com CENTRAL AUSTIN: Water stained; 65-72 degrees; 0.79 feet low. Black bass are fair to good on chatterbaits, on Texas rigs and weightless watermelon/red flukes. Sunfish are fair […]

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Housing Advocates Are Suing Ben Carson and HUD

Housing advocates plan to file a complaint on Tuesday against the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and its secretary, Ben Carson, in an effort to put pressure on the federal government to enforce fair housing law. The challenge calls on HUD to fully implement an Obama-era rule on Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing—a critical […]

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Candidate Q&A: Lewisville ISD

Election Day for Lewisville ISD will take place May 5. Early voting runs from April 23 to May 1. Go to votedenton.com for voting locations. Below is a questionnaire for the candidates: Place 1 Kronda Thimesch Green Meadows Landscaping business owner 27.5 years in the district What is the most important issue facing the school […]

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Patricia Daniels Obituary

a celebration of the life of "Pat" Haynes Daniels Patricia Ann Haynes was born February 1, 1934, in Denison, Texas, the youngest of Sumner and Minnie Haynes’ four daughters. The family settled in Lubbock, Texas, in 1936 where Sumner was a foreman with the Civilian Conservation Corps. Patsy attended Lubbock schools, graduating from Lubbock High […]

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FEG Growth Continues With Purchase Of 3 Going Bonkers Locations

ITASCA, IL — Family Entertainment Group reports that it has acquired three Going Bonkers facilites, maintaining its steady growth. The three locations are in Quincy, IL; Columbia, MO; and Topeka, KS. The three Going Bonkers sites join the portfolio of successful parks and entertainment centers owned by FEG, including Bonkers Fun House (Peabody, MA); Funtrackers […]

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Cloud 9 Charities: A tradition of giving back

Local business owner Kim Cloud gives back to the community that has given her so much. (Photo by Brian Maschino) Kim Cloud of Lantana admits giving back to the communities she served through her longtime area beauty business was not at the top of her mind many years ago. “I was benefiting from the community, […]

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Lewisville Developer Banks on All-Rental Gated Home Community

Lewisville Developer Banks on All-Rental Gated CommunityNorth Texas developer Chris Bright says what’s different about his latest Lewisville development is that all of the homes there are being built as rentals. (Published Friday, Feb. 16, 2018) Looking for a new home but without the mortgage payment? One North Texas developer is banking on the idea […]

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OUR VIEWPOINT: Texas AG letters to school districts amount to intimidation

State government officials calling for independent school district leaders to essentially keep their mouths shut about urging people to get out and vote or supporting candidates who simply are strong backers of public education need to slow their roll. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton targeted the Brazosport, Holliday and Lewisville districts with intimidation tactics he […]

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Four-year-old boy drowns in Lewisville apartment complex pool

A 4-year-old boy drowned Saturday night at a Lewisville apartment complex swimming pool, according to Lewisville police. Paramedics attempted to revive Caleb Roye of Valley View but he was pronounced dead at the scene at approximately 10 p.m., police said. Lewisville Police Capt. Jay Powell said the boy’s family apparently lost track of him during […]

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