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Denton County

Denton County is a county in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, its population was 662,614. Part of the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex, it is one of the fastest-growing counties in the United States.

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New appearance announced in Denton, MD at Caroline County Humane Society Car Show on April 30, 2016
Joined our Denton County Chamber of Commerce fly-in this AM at to honor our country's rich history.
Stop by to see this property this Sunday from 1:00 to 5:00 pm at 1820 Genevieve Court.
Just Listed! Take a look at our new listing at 1301 Foxglove Circle, Lantana.
This past weekend I had the honor of attending and being a part of the Denton County Bench Bar Conference.
fortunately not, just thunder storms. And y'all? My warnings were for Denton county 😨
Currently driving around so the burning fuel of my exhaust can heat up our atmosphere and prevent the hail. No worries…
250 people in Denton county without power. I guess that's where the storm went...
Boom. "Your identity does not trump my little girls safety.” Tracy Murphree, candidate for sheriff of Denton County htt…
A GOP candidate for county sheriff in Texas said he would beat up any trans person trying to use a . womens bathroom.
Stellar lightning pic from Denton. This lightning now in Collin County. Thanks for sharing David Deason https:…
Members of CASA of Denton County, Inc. marched from the Denton Civic Center to the Denton Square on Friday to...
Got a tour of "Goliath" today, Denton County's emergency mobile operations center.
Hail in the Denton County portion of Far North
Get Tickets for the 2016 Champions for Children Gala | April 2, 2016 | Children's Advocacy Center of Denton County
Denton County ranks high in health - Denton Record Chronicle
Huge Selection of Helmets at Low Prices
$2k scholarship opportunity for graduating senior ladies in Denton County! App here:
Here's another scholarship opportunity for female students who live in Denton County! $2,000! Deadline is 5PM pm...
Special guests from Denton County Master Gardeners came to school today to teach the Jr K and kindergarteners...
Denton County’s Habitat for Humanity is preparing to build 50 homes in the next five years:
Detailed Forecast for Denton County...Tonight...A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before...
Hebron PALs & StuCo donating to Children's Advocacy Center for Denton County.
DCTA makes moves to “go green”: The Denton County Transportation Authority (DCTA) has m...
So when you're done doin whatever . And when you're through doin whoever . You know Denton county will be right here waiting for you.
Via Light rain has developed in Denton County...
Light rain has developed in Denton County...
Thank you to Representative Tan Parker for the work that you do alongside the CAC for Denton County and all Texas...
Not Denton County.EVACUATION: The Walmart at I-820 and Rufe Snow has been evacuated as a suicidal...
BFS is life, fam (and also from Denton County, so they have that going for them)
Check out The Amazing Race 5K on April 16th, benefiting Denton County Friends of the Family!
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Here is an article about Ann from the Denton County Historical Commission.
Dallas: vehicle caught fire EB 30 @ Buckner. Only one lane get by. Denton County: NB35E still closed at Lake Dallas Dr due to bad crash.
Denton county heads up: NB35E CLOSED at Lake Dallas Dr due to crash involving flipped vehicle near Swisher. Avoid the area.
Cleared: Construction on NB from Wyoming and Allegany County Line to Denton Corners Road; NY 436
A strengthening storm in Denton County near Ponder is moving straight for Denton. Golf ball size hail is possible. https:/…
County expands case records access to lawyers via its online subscription service |
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Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Collin and Denton County in TX until 11:15am CDT.
Large hail still in Denton County. The hail "core" is just SE of downtown Denton. Up to the size of ping pong balls. https…
3 SVR TSTORM WARNINGS currently in effect. Latest one is for Denton County until 9:15am, mvg NE at 40 mph. https…
Little Elm man arrested, accused in Denton County killing
Most recent outcome of the suit and injunction our neighbors have against Denton County Cowboy Church in Ponder :...
Kyer named executive director of Habitat for Humanity of Denton County: One portion of the “50 in 5” initiativ...
Yes, that was our on re: open carry laws. Yay but why pick on County?
NHL Stanley Cup Memorabilia from The Bradford Exchange Online
STILL PRAYING FOR THIS CHURCH!!. Denton County Cowboy Church went on trial this morning at 8:30 a.m. at the Denton...
Not comparing but denton county tried giving me an unknown capsule medication for 2 weeks, while jenny had spasms from lack of her needed.
Here are the best schools for in County TX
Denton County built a new facility to pay taxes so we could wait in line longer: serving 133, I have 280
Davidson County experiencing severe flooding today:
Thanks to all that voted us best exterminator of Denton County 2015! Much Appreciated!
Denton County authorities are urging residents to resist the temptation of shooting off fireworks on New Year’s Eve.
Join us in praying for Denton County Cowboy Church.
FOUND: A Chow Chow on Dec 26, 2015 at Gunther ( Denton county ). Please contact us for more information.
A car was driven into the water near I-35W and Dale Earnhardt Way in Denton County Wednesday
Denton County survivors of May seek to help those recovering from weekend storms:
Please lift up Denton County Cowboy Church & its rodeo outreach as they go on trial tomorrow for the construction of the new arena
Safe and sound. Back in good ol Denton county. Now to not get concussed again.
Area players earn honors for feats in football - Denton Record Chronicle | News for Denton County, Texas
A river flood warning for Denton County, TX has been issued. Please see complete details at:
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Thank you to the Denton County Young Professionals for their donation of Gift Baskets to Wheeler House.
Read about our partnership with Denton County United Way!
Starting Monday, Jan. 11, southern Denton County commuters will have a faster way to get to work.
yeah definitely I'm bored with Denton county
Denton County ARC DCARA Weekly Checkin Net starting at 8:00pm on 146.92MHz
that one small spot in Denton county.
There are slides reports Denton Carrick of Humboldt County Public
Sanger, Texas . Sanger, on Interstate Highway 35 ten miles north of Denton in north central Denton County, was... https:/…
is excited to win an grant to preserve Denton County's film history with
we're in that sliver of southeast Denton County that didnt get jack squat.
County by county: Denton County briefs for Dec. 28
thank you. We have claimed the tri-state of Flower Mound, Lewissville, and Highland Village, which are in Denton County
Flash Flood Warning for Collin and Denton County until 7:00am Friday.
Denton County, TX Elections Early Voting at the Gov Building off Main street in
Electra HS had the week off. Marcus a winner over Flower Mound today in Denton County.
Small plane crashes in Denton County while performing stunts
SP 18-16 over Kossuth and SP 11-7 over Tish County. Lilly, Ellis, Long, Denton, Rackley, Berry, Ward, Catledge with home runs
Last chance to vote for Little Miss Denton County!
Live, work or go to school in Tarrant, Parker, Johnson or Denton county? Visit to learn why you should bank with us.
Here are your latest scores for Southern Denton County schools
Chaz Marie & Co. and the slight waft of marijuana. @ Denton County Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum
Detailed Forecast for Denton County...Tonight...Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Mostly...
MCL’s rehabilitation institute awarded stroke certification: Recognitition a first in Denton County
Parked for the night since we can't get through the Denton, Dallas County & I635 curfews today.
ATTENTION Collin/Denton County Texas Home Owners. You may just be SHOCKED at what your home value is. CLICK BELOW …
Congrats on national certification, This partner agency advocates for abused children in Denton County!
CASA of Denton County Receives National Certification Recognizing the Quality of its Work for...
Davidson County deputies: Meth lab found at Denton home
Great to have our County Senator talking about the importance of the grassroots.
Thank you DRC for a great Denton County Behavioral Health Leadership Team update in today's paper.
Select Miche Styles are 50% off - MONDAY ONLY!
We need your vote for Little Miss Denton County!
'It wasn't that rough' and other things you're saying about the former John Gilp
Stop by to see this property this Saturday from 2:00 to 4:00 pm at 2023 White Ash Road.
Consumers help guide leadership team: The Denton County Behavioral Health Leadership Team has form...
David is my "would you hit that arrested Denton county girl" buddy. He better hook me up!
Southern Denton County man loves classic cars and uses his hobby to help others in need.
Breaking News from Hood County...A plane has crashed in Hood County, near Granbury High School, police...
Really hoping I can join the Denton county sexual assault advocacy team, it involves my passion for psych, gender & for community service.
Tonight 6:30p at "History of Latinos in Denton County".
Denton County comp. GoVision provided jumbo screens on which thousands watched the Pope today
Kids may have played with rabid bat in Lewisville: Denton County authorities are searching for children who ma...
If you only do ONE THING today, you must nominate a "friend" to dance for United Way of Denton County at UNITED...
We are honored to provide the Best of Denton County 2015 Award Plaques for Winners & Finalists!!. To order,...
Denton County Health Department has issued a press release seeking a group of children who were spotted playing...
UPDATE: Denton firefighters say nothing has been found at the county courthouse. They're resetting the alarm. Courthouse …
NEW: Denton County Courthouse has been evacuated, according to authorities. We're gathering more details right now.
A smoke detector leads to a lunch time evacuation of the Denton County court house. No evidence of fire or smoke found, all clear expected.
Do you live in Denton County? If so, get to the Golden Triangle Mall tonight between 6:30-8:30 to find out how to become an
Denton County friends, SB 35E is closed at Post Oak -- and will be closed for hours -- due to a major accident:
.buys 260 acres to extend AllianceTexas vision into Denton County w/ 3M SF:
SAVE THE DATE: 9/17/15! NAMI Denton County will be participating in the North Texas Giving Day
Sheriff Will Travis of Denton County debated marijuana policy organizations this week, resulting in crushing defeat.
Sheriff Will Travis of Denton County debated two representatives of marijuana policy organizations earlier this...
Mark your calendar! Come out and support the Children's Advocacy Center of Denton County and honor Hickory Creek...
County is the fastest growing county in DFW, according to Census via
Three more Denton County cities announced positive tests for the West Nile virus Friday:
Not much relief from the heat this weekend in southern Denton County but we do have a slight chance of showers on...
Large music venue coming to Denton County development
is nominated for Best Lacrosse program in Denton County! 😀 Vote for us and your favorites here! 👇
Water Works Park has been nominated for "Best Water Park in Denton County!" Please take a second and vote for us!
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We are finalist in 4 categories for Best of Denton County! Pls Vote in Home Services:
Via Showers west and northwest of Denton County...
Showers west and northwest of Denton County...
Well deserved support from for a great Denton Police program for our high school youth.
Attention Ladies in and around Denton County. If you are/were a cheerleader or have dancing experience please contact
PLS help to keep the filthy monsters at bay
adulting is expensive, but at least I will live in the sickest trap house with the greatest roommates in Denton county
Ok...what's your thoughts on rain in Denton County today?
For residents of Denton County living with diabetes, support is now close to home. Texas Health Presbyterian...
Child and Family Systems workgroup of the discusses improving for Denton County families.
We are finalist in four categories for Best of Denton County. Thank you! Would you please take a moment and vote...
View this Lantana, TX home for sale listed by Frankie Arthur. 5 BR, 5.0 bath located in Denton.
View this Flower Mound, TX home for sale listed by Jeff P. Brand Sfr. 4 BR, 4.1 bath located in Lewisville.
All construction has cleared in Dallas county. No problems this morning in Collin, Denton and Rockwall counties.
.well-represented at todays Denton County Veterans Coalition - meeting.
Shady Shores Still Swamped After Spring Floods: Two spots on Shady Shores Drive in Denton County are still clo...
Massage Green Spa made the finals for best massage spa in Denton county! Let us know you voted and you could win...
We made the finals in Best of Denton County! Vote for Massage Green Spa as the best Massage Spa. Click below...
United Way of Denton County awards grant to Denton Police Youth Summer Program: United Way of Denton County (U...
Today we attended a luncheon in - thank you for inviting us, Denton County Veterans Coalition!
The oldest homestead still standing in Denton County. I think it's time for a remodel.
Texas Pot Summit. Texas Sheriff Association's from Denton County Sheriff Travis for Prohibitionists up against...
Great day out for all the family at the Anglesey County Show on the 11th and 12th August 2015 ht…
We at MKOC are always happy when visitors stop by. Meet Sheriff Puckett, with the Denton County Mental Health...
County by county: Denton County briefs for July 30
Happy to hear more about Denton County Veteran resources from the chair of the Denton County Veterans Coalition.
Denton County high has not exceeded $300K, maybe a buy there in the plans, call me!
Would you tune in to Denton County radio?
As of now Denton County has not exceeded $300K. Maybe time to buy Denton County?
The first marriage license for a same-sex couple was just issued in Denton County!!
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Mary Horn is the top political official in Denton County, major suburban and Republican stronghold in Dallas area.
HUGE thanks to Catalina Torres for this massive donation to Lambda Pi Eta's collection drive for Denton County...
Have you been arrested? We represent clients in Denton County, the Dallas-Ft. Worth Metroplex and North TX.
Please help Children's Advocacy Center for Denton County! Click on the link for a list of items that they are in...
Wage theft is real in City of Dallas, Dallas County, Tarrant County, Denton County, Collin County - check out...
Wow, what a hard hit on Cole Beasley! Beasley is becoming one of my favorites, he came out of Little Elm Texas, (Denton County) played for SMU, and came to the Cowboys as an undrafted free agent. BTW, Suh SUHCKS!
The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Denton County and the Denton County Extension Agriculture Committee,...
As of 3pm, Winter Weather Advisory expired for Denton County. Still some slick areas mostly Northern and Western...
"A Denton County assistant district attorney has until Monday to file an appeal after the State Bar of Texas...
Frisco Texas in Denton County was voted one of the Five Safest Cities in America. Looking to relocate to the DFW...
Wall cloud north of Justin (Denton County) just after 3 PM from Jenny Brown who's out chasing.
TRUE STORY! Driving in Dallas. First you must learn to pronounce the city name. It is DAL-LUS, or DAA-LIS depending on if you live inside or outside LBJ Freeway. Next, if your Mapsco is more than a few weeks old, throw it out and buy a new one. If in Denton County and your Mapsco is one-day-old, then it is already obsolete. Forget the traffic rules you learned elsewhere. (Frisco has screwed everything up.) Dallas has its own version of traffic rules... "Hold on and pray." There is no such thing as a dangerous high-speed chase in Dallas . We all drive like that. All directions start with, "Get on Beltline," which has no beginning and no end. (It REALLY DOESN'T!!!) The morning rush hour is from 6 to 10. The evening rush hour is from 3 to 7. Friday's rush hour starts Thursday morning. If you actually stop at a yellow light, you will be rear-ended, cussed out and possibly shot. When you are the first one on the starting line, count to five when the light turns green before going to avoid crashing with all the ...
Looks like Flower Mound is not the only government entity lowering the property tax rate. This is from the Dallas Morning News "Hits and Misses" editorial. In Denton County, one number gets a little smaller If you live in Denton County, a bit of good news. Your county budget grew by $15 million, but, thanks in part to rising values, your elected leaders found a way to reduce your property tax rate. The new number is 27.22 cents per $100 in property valuation, down from 28.49 cents. That’s $12.71 less for a house valued at $100,000, making it mostly a symbolic cut, especially if your property value went up. But, still, it’s symbolism that should matter to county residents, when everything else seems to cost more these days. By the way, property values are up all across North Texas. Any chance this sort of thinking is contagious?
Salute to tha og. one of tha best to do it. dfw to denton county
Another round of heavy rain is moving through northern Denton County. Reports of 1 ft of water over I-35 near Sanger:
Flash Flood Warning Extended for Denton County - Read more at
Reports of roads closed due to flooding in Denton County. Eldorado Road in Little Elm from Hart Dr. to Lakes Dr. CLOSED.
Areas in Eastern Denton County have completely been inundated with rainfall in the past hour and a half. I've...
135AM: Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Denton County allowed to expire/cancelled.
1258AM: Receiving multiple reports of street flooding in Little Elm (Denton County). Don't drive into flood waters!
Denton County storm maintaining strength. Heavy rain from Lewisville to Hackberry to The Colony. Winds 40+mph likely:
text says Denton. Radar scope warnings tend to not match the county lines well unfortunately. Surprised they haven't issued.
Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Denton County in TX until 2:00am CDT.
Live pic of god screwing around w the earth (his thumb is on denton county)
Flash flood warning in effect for north and eastern Denton County, till 2:30 AM.
Severe T-Storm Warning for Denton County until 2:00am. Damaging winds over 60mph are possible:
The good, the moral, and the upright of the Republican Party. PART ONE Long list of Republican sex offenders Republican County Constable Larry Dale Floyd was arrested on suspicion of soliciting sex with an 8-year old girl. Floyd has repeatedly won elections for Denton County, Texas, constable. Republican judge Mark Pazuhanich pleaded no contest to fondling a 10-year old girl and was sentenced to 10 years probation. Republican Party leader Bobby Stumbo was arrested for having sex with a 5-year old boy. Republican teacher and former city councilman John Collins pleaded guilty to sexually molesting 13 and 14 year old girls. Republican campaign worker Mark Seidensticker is a convicted child molester. Republican Mayor Philip Giordano is serving a 37-year sentence in federal prison for sexually abusing 8- and 10-year old girls. Republican Mayor John Gosek was arrested on charges of soliciting sex from two 15-year old girls. Republican County Commissioner David Swartz pleaded guilty to molesting two girls under ...
Ex-college basketball player living in Denton County sues NCAA in...
ARLINGTON — A government watchdog group threw down the gauntlet Monday in favor of a new plan to clean up the air in Denton County and throughout North Texas: replace planners from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality with those at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Please vote for "Curves of Flower Mound" for best fitness center in Denton County!
Game 1 done. Lewisville Fire Department with a 7 run last inning to make the come back and win by 1. presented by Mr Restore Children's Advocacy Center for Denton County
The 2014 Battle of the Badge is underway. Good luck everyone. Great even benefitting the Children's Children's Advocacy Center for Denton County. Presented by Lewisville Citizens Police academy alumni association & Mr Restore. Come see us out here.
Thanks for challenging me Jeff Perry, Aubrey City Council member! Unfortunately I am short on time so I can't take the Cold Water Challenge. The Children's Advocacy Center for Denton County is a worthy cause so I will be happily donating the $100 instead.
Filed my property tax protest with Denton County online and got a hearing date instead of a settlement offer. I was under the impression that the county couldn't legally raise our assessed value more than 10%, but they did. I do understand that property values have spiked and our rates are going up some this year. -anyone else get an assessment bump greater than 10%? -have you been successful in getting your assessment reduced this year?
Last day to vote! Polls open till 7pm. Collin County votes at Collin College or Staley Middle School. Denton County votes at Frisco Lakes Amenity Center. For more Denton County voter info, go to:
Radar Update for Denton County. Strong, not severe Thunderstorms effecting the Southeast Part of the county.
This is a post I did for American Cowboy, one of the post that caused me to decide to leave the site. 6 The Four Sixes Burnett Family Captain Samuel “Burk” Burnett Born in Bates County, Missouri, on Jan. 1, 1849, to Jeremiah and Mary Turner Burnett, Samuel Burk Burnett became one of the most well known and respected ranchers in Texas. His parents were in the farming business, but in 1857-58, conditions caused them to move from Missouri to Denton County, Texas, where Jerry Burnett became involved in the cattle business. Burk, 10 years old at the time of the move, began watching the nature of the cow business and learned from his father. At age 19, Burk went into business for himself with the purchase of 100 head of cattle, which were wearing the 6 brand. With the title to the cattle came ownership of the brand. Burnett survived the panic of 1873 by holding over 1,100 steers he had driven to market in Wichita, Kansas through the winter. The next year, he sold the cattle for a profit of $10,000. He was o ...
This mentions "Cabin Creek" civil war battlefield. Great grandma Josephine (Brown) Richey had 2 sisters, one was Sarah Ann Brown. Sarah married Tarlton Bull in Denton County, Texas. Tarlton had earlier in his life served the Confederacy from Texas. As a soldier, he served in the Confederate Cavalry at the Battle of Cabin Creek. Earlier, during his family's migration to Texas they travelled through the Cherokee Nation, where his father had caught some unknown disease, and died. It was said of Tarlton, that during the course of this battle, his horse stood over his father's unmarked grave.
Breaking: Missing Dallas County teen Alejendra Gonzalez found in Denton County. and on scene.
Median house prices have increased in Collin County (+14%), Denton County (+12%), and Dallas (+16%) in the last 12 months.
Stonewall Democrats of Denton County Endorse Statewide Candidates for Primary Runoff LEWISVILLE, TX – The membership of Stonewall Democrats of Denton County met in Lewisville Wednesday evening and voted on a slate of candidates in the Texas Democratic Party Primary runoff election. The chapter recommends that voters consider the following endorsed candidates who will best represent Texas Democrats in the November election. The members present voted to endorse David Alameel for US Senate and Kinky Friedman for Agriculture Commissioner in the runoff election. They further voted to support the re-election of TX Democratic Party State Chair Gilberto Hinojosa to be held at the state party convention. “These candidates are the best choices in the Texas Democratic Party runoff election this May,” said Stonewall chapter President John Turner-McClelland. “We need to make sure we have candidates who support the state party platform and the progressive forward looking values that will help our economy and fu ...
Back-to-back storms trigger anxiety in Denton County: DENTON -- The first signs of the storm Thursday ...
Tornado Warning has been issued for Denton and Denton County by
James Spann 1m. Tornado warning for Denton County, TX. Includes the city of Denton
Looking for a lead singer for a country band. Please message me if you are interested - Denton County area,,,Thanks!
Fire crews have been patrolling an area along Denton County's Lake Lewisville in North Texas where a stubborn...
.has the latest details on the Denton County grass fire near Lake Lewisville at 10:21 p.m.
Denton man killed in a Carrollton car crash has been identified as 50-year-old Jose Rolando Andrade Garcia, according to Troy Taylor, chief death investigator for Denton County.
Wind Advisory in effect for Denton County until 1 p.m. Wednesday for strong north winds gusting to 45 m.p.h.
Fire departments from several Denton County cities are fighting a grass fire in the Trophy Club. Source: KTVT.
A few light showers getting closer to the Metroplex and moving into Denton County. Showers moving East.
Collin County Friends of NRA is looking for individuals who are staunch supporters of the Second Amendment and who want to work with us to make our 2014 Friends of NRA Banquet a raging success. If you know people who believe in our cause and who would like to help us find like-minded individuals in our Dallas, Collin, and Denton County communities to attend our Banquet and Auction, please let us know. We will be raffling and auctioning fabulous items and GUNS - lots of them. For those who would like to become a donor, sponsor or underwriter of this event, please contact Melody Pokorny at mel.pokornyBecause this is a 501(c)(3) charitable event, your contribution of cash or merchandise is deductible to the extent allowed by federal income tax laws. Come and be a part of this incredible event!
Look out North Texas I am coming home!!! The "marital house" is now officially out of my name and the hunt for my new house officially begins! I know I have a few FB friends in the real estate industry, so if you have any recommendations for a realtor in Denton County (possibly Tarrant County) please feel free to send me a message with their info! To paraphrase the words of a dear friend (roaddawgs til the end!)..."this day is a blank page of a new chapter in your life and you can write this story any way you want." Well guess what...the rest of this story is going to be amazing!
SHOUTING all the way from Denton County to Cedar Hill to one of my favorite cuzzin Felicia Tootie C HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU may GOD continue to bless you to see many more njoy.and most of all I LOVE YOU :-)
When you go to the voters box next week for early voting, vote for the candidates that will best serve Denton County. In the County Clerk race only one candidate knows EVERY aspect of the duties needed to best serve you the citizens. I have been with the clerk's office for over ten years. I have interviewed or reviewed every employee we have or have had. In my time not one person that has worked for us is more qualified to be your County Clerk than DLynne Shelton. I am not rumor mongering, lying, and have no personal agenda. I am a father of four young kids being raised in Denton. I am a former member of the GoP executive committee. I am an ardent supporter of what is best for Denton with the volunteer history past and present to prove it. When I ask you to support someone it is because I believe they are the best possible option. Vote Dlynne Shelton, you will be glad you did!
Meeting and Membership information for Women Business Owners of Denton County
Enjoyed my visit with my friend and long-time supporter, former Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Chad Hennings. A three-time Super Bowl champion and a captain in the U.S. Air Force, Chad is a man of faith and an inspiration to all who know him. Chad has been a staunch supporter of the work we've done with veterans in Denton County, as well as our efforts to improve the quality of life for our citizens.
Denton County deputy hit by truck while directing traffic: The victim was taken to John Peter Smith Hospital i...
Happy New Year! It is an honor to serve as a police officer for the Town of Double Oak and to work closely with surrounding municipalities delivering law enforcement services. Those of us who live in southern Denton County are blessed with a low crime rate, low tax rate, excellent school districts, and great economic opportunities. Ten years ago I moved our family to Denton County for all of these reasons and plan to serve in law enforcement and reside here for the rest of my professional life. Post retirement I was selected to serve as the Double Oak Police Department Chief. It was a great opportunity to have the Andy Griffith small town experience and bring skills and guidance gained working for Dallas PD and Coppell to the officer corps. I quickly realized that big department, suburban department, or small department you find police work is police work, what changes are the resources available and scale, not the mission. Budgeting for one police car or fourteen police cars; leading seven officers or si ...
Thanks for the likes everyone! If you know anyone who lives in Denton County precinct 4 (Argyle, Northlake, Lantana, Flower Mound, Bartonville, Northern part of Southlake, Haslet, Western City of Denton, Roanoke, Justin, Ponder, and Dish, Trophy Club, and Double Oak) please share this page with potential voters. EVERY vote counts!
Robert Dolford “Bob” Jones. From Slave to Wealthy Landowner He was born a slave in 1850, but that didn’t stop John Dolford “Bob” Jones from becoming one of the most prosperous landowners along the Tarrant County/Denton County line. His mother, Elizabeth, was owned by his white father, Leazer Alvis Jones. After the Civil War when he was freed, Bob bought land around Roanoke from his father (who returned to his white family in Arkansas). In 1874, Bob married Almeady Chisum, who was the daughter of a wealthy cattleman from Bolivar, John Chisum, and his slave, Jensie. Bob and Almeady had 10 children who helped them tend the land. Bob kept buying land, and eventually had over 1,600 acres. He used his wealth to benefit others. In 1902, he had built Mount Carmel Baptist Church, which burned around 1965, but is fondly remembered. When their own children were small, he had to frequently disrupt their ranch routine to bring his children to Denton to go to school. Other times, he hired a teacher to come t ...
Texas State Representative Pat Fallon is on 1160am speaking to veterans issues in Texas State District 106 Denton County.
Lighthouse Christian Fellowship Church, in Prosper Texas, is committed to making disciples of Jesus Christ! We serve Prosper, Celina, Frisco, McKinney, Anna, Melissa, Plano, Collin County and Denton County.
7/8 AAU Lions play Denton County, Tx today at 10:00 at Pine Bluff High. Go Lions!
Our Top 10 Favorite Locally Owned Places to Eat in - via
Someone just called me from the denton county jail and I have no idea who it was
With 6 minutes left in the 3rd qtr, the 10U Atlanta Truth Vikings lead the Denton County Raiders 19-14 in the championship.
The walking dead is a great show I got to see the whole season 1 in black and white on AMC in the denton county jail
With 4:51 left in the game, the 12U Denton County Raiders add 6 to their lead. Score: 32-26 Raiders over Atlanta...
Parts of County went without bridges for years after the boom here
I found a Denton County Sheriff mounted possie horse trailer today at the dealership. It reminded me…
From our friends at DFW Scanner. ATV accident in Frisco/Denton County
Denton county has records on me riding on the street and a sheriff came and talked to me and my dad today about it 😝
We have been nominated as one of the top three 'Best of Denton County' public hi... -
Vote for Healthkick Flower Mound in the Best of Denton County! We are in "Sports... -
Second human case of West Nile in 2013 confirmed in Denton County
Best of Denton County Nominations are in full swing! We had the honor last year... -
Woo Hoo! We were nominated in the top 3 for the Best Of Denton County 2013 award... -
I've had two tickets in my life and both were out of Denton county. One was right there...they don't show any mercy in this county
Almost 15,000 votes have been cast for BEST OF DENTON COUNTY 2013. Have you voted yet?
Thank you to everyone who nominated me for the Best Coaching Service-Personal of Denton County 2013. I truly...
Volunteers needed for our Bank On Denton County launch in September! We will train you to teach Hands On Banking...
Jason Barnett appointed as the new Williamson County Elections Administrator. He is from Denton County.
would be very grateful if you'd take a moment to nominate Flower Mound Medical Massage for best massage in Denton County. It only takes about 15 seconds. You do have to enter your email but it will not place you on a mailing list but is rather to prevent fraud. Thanks so much!
ARGYLE – The Next Boom Town!! CANYON FALLS Wheelock Street Capital has begun construction on Canyon Falls, a $1 billion, 1,200-acre master-planned community in Denton County. Canyon Falls sets at the intersection of I-35W and FM 1171 in Argyle, Flower Mound and Northlake and Argyle. The property sits in the Argyle and Northwest independent school districts. Plans for Canyon Falls call for 1,700 homes, along with commercial, retail and multi-family.. The development also includes more than 300-acres of natural open space including Graham Branch creek. The project's first group of builders includes K. Hovnanian Homes, Highland Homes, Plantation Homes, Ashton Woods Homes and Toll Brothers. The single-family homes range from the high $200s to $600s with a community clubhouse, resort-style pool, sports fields, playgrounds and walking trails along the creek. The project's initial roads and home sites are scheduled for completion later this year, with home sales beginning in early 2014. – Dallas Mornin ...
What Lloyd needs today...someone with dealers license so I can get into auction to buy RV...not for me for band. Also need quality A.C. company for commercial and residential in Denton County. I used to own one so I know most are crooks but I know what to look for and need new one for work and home quickly. Taking all suggestions.NOW! I love you all and care about your feelings!!!
HELP : Does anyone in Denton County have a resource for battered females with a baby ? We need this ASAP . Rick @ RBO
972 Members are experiencing a service disruption in Bartonville, Copper Canyon and Denton County, including Lantana. A crew is on the case.
Ina Knowles Has a Brush With Bonnie and Clyde by Lois Zook Wauson Ina Knowles lived in the little town of Roanoke, in Tarrant County, south of Denton Texas. I talked to her several years ago. She was bright eyed, spry, grey-haired with a memory that was sharp as a tack. She was 87 years old, and got really excited when she told me the story about the day she actually really did have a brush with Bonnie and Clyde. She sat in her chair, a tiny little wiry woman with twinkling eyes, remembering every detail of that spring day in North Texas. It was in 1933 and a warm spring Sunday afternoon in Denton County. The young couple hadn’t been married very long. Ina Knowles was still a young bride 17 years old. She and her husband Joe lived on a farm west of Roanoke with another couple. They had run off and got married in Oklahoma. They both loved the outdoors and Joe loved fishing. Ina, in a pretty flowered dress, walked with her friend Thelma up on Swinging Bridge that swung across Denton Creek northeast of the ...
Dear Senator Nelson and Rep. Parker, Below is an article that was forwarded to us regarding the Special Session. It is our belief that if both Senator Nelson and Rep. Parker ask for and sponsored the Riverwalk MMD in their respective chambers, Mr. Perry would favorably consider adding the proposal to the special session. In the last session, 12 Municipal Management Districts were requested and were voted out of the House, two as late as May 17th, and all but one was created including Districts in Denton County. Below are excerpts from an article by Centurion American about the ramifications if the Riverwalk MMD is not created: "We were going to spend $3 million to $4 million in arts, monuments, an amphitheater and lighting," Moayedi said. "We were going to have a lot of amenities to make this better. But now, we'll have to reassess all of that." Moayedi had also told the council that instead of having 950 more apartment units constructed -- the original plan called for 1,250 units, and 300 have already .. ...
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Good Evening Denton County Scanner Followers It is time for us to do some of our housekeeping that we will have to do every now and then to keep our followers informed of what we do and what the rules are. So with that being said, here we go: About Us: We are group of volunteers that monitors scanners in the Denton County area and post about incidents that we hear that are occurring. We are all volunteers and we do have lives of our own that we attend too. We do try and keep you updated as best we can. We will miss incidents. We do not identify ourselves by name, but use the letter A followed by a number. This is more of an administrative thing more than anything. Incidents: Like was said above we post calls that we hear while we are monitoring. We do not post basic EMS calls, as that is normally the majority of calls that FD/EMS runs. You will see things posted such as Fires, smoke/odor investigations, accidents, etc. As far as law enforcement calls go we will not post any incidents regarding ...
Animals of all sorts spend time with us, from newborn kittens to potbelly pigs. We receive animals from unincorporated Denton County and many of the surrounding municipalities. Our goal is to ensure humane care while the animals are in our custody, enable adoptions to individuals and facilitate tran...
Gas leak causes evacuation of four homes rural Denton County "for precautionary purposes only"
DDR Corp. buys Denton County shopping center for $40M:
Pursuits *UPDATE - Denton County pursuit terminated due to weather/heavy rain. FWPD still in pursuit of their suspect on Anderson Blvd
Denton County! What would you like to see for Children's Mental Health Awareness Day in May? We have an official Proclamation from Mayor Burroughs, it's time to celebrate !
Too many clouds over Wise County for comet watching in Denton County tonight.
Denton County land intended for Warren Buffett firm’s furniture megastore has a history of controversy: Back i...
*It's That Time Again* Dc Raider Cheer registration is this Saturday!!! Last year was our 1st year and our cheerleaders brought competition medals back to Denton County. You better believe the 2nd year can only get better! Registration: Saturday, March 9th Time: 10am - 2pm Location: Burger King on Loop 288 & I-35. 2013 ... Registration fee: $175 THIS INCLUDES EVERYTHING! (Full uniform, socks, bow, shoes,poms, homecoming, pink for breast, cheer bag)! **No more $$$ will be required the remainder of the season.** Come be apart of a competition winning cheer program!!!
Denton County is starting its West Nile virus battle early.
Check out who filed for local city, school board elections around Denton County
Purpose:A FREE community event to bring awareness to the impact of cardiovascular disease in Denton County. Whether you've been running for years or are just getting started with a walking program, COME TAKE THE FIRST STEP WITH US!Saturday, April 20, 2013 9:00 a.m.South Lakes Eureka Park 556 Hobson…
Lost and missing pets in and around Denton County.
The Denton Community Market's 2013 land use agreement with Denton County was approved today at Commissioners Court. We are excited to be opening our fourth market season on the Denton County Historic Park at Carroll and Sycamore. We are grateful for the continued support from Peggy Riddle with the Denton County Office of History and Culture and Commissioner's Andy Eads and Hugh Coleman. Thank you. We look forward to another great market season!
Monday Morning Headlines 02/25/13 It's going to be a wicked, windy day across North Texas and it could create some dicey conditions for drivers and pilots. The National Weather Service has posted a wind advisory as meteorologists expect strong west winds to move into North Texas by late morning and continue through late tonight. Sustained winds of 25-to-35 miles-an-hour are expected with some gusts approaching 50. Because most of the runways at DFW Airport, Love Field, Meacham and Alliance airports run generally north-to-south, strong and variable west winds can make take-offs and landings very tricky. A Denton County man is still in the hospital after being badly cut by debris from Saturday's crash at Daytona International Speedway. It happened on the final lap of Saturday's Dayton 300. More than a dozen cars piled up with some debris flying over or through a 22-foot fence. Krum resident Eddie Huckaby received a deep gash on one leg when he was hit by a three-foot piece of metal. He went through emergenc ...
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Who is the best Veterinarian in Denton County?
Legendary wrestler Kerry Von Erich committed suicide at the age of 33 by a single gunshot to the heart at his father’s ranch in Denton County, Texas, 20 years ago this Monday on February 18, 1993. The 6-foot-2, 254 pound Von Erich, born Kerry Gene Adkisson, debuted in the squared circle in June…
The Denton Commissioners Court approved a new District Court for Denton County this morning pending legislative approval...
Sen. Jane Nelson, R-Flower Mound, on Tuesday filed legislation to establish a new district court in Denton County. Locally, Denton County commissioners gave their blessing as they approved a resolution in support of the new court — the county’s eighth — that would help serve the growing Denton Count...
lol I never owned a Hamilton jersey. And you forgot about Tarrant County and Denton County lol
Congrats to Joey Hawkins for winning the first annual United Tribute Dancing With The Stars - a tribute to the many people who contribute to United Way of Denton County. Together, all raised more than $2 million to benefit local agencies and community impact missions! Jake Pavelka, the emcee, brought Kristin Chenoweth as his guest. We also unveiled the new Dr. Bettye Myers Humanitarian Award. A shout out to our own Business Reporter Karina Ramirez, one of the fabulous contestants. Video and photos coming soon!
Vote for the week's best in our latest Muscle Milk Player of the Week polls. Collin County, Denton County, Greater Dallas & Greater Fort...
Help support a great group doing GREAT stuff for Denton County kids! Attend the Child Advocacy Center for Denton County's Champions for...
Are you or your family battling the flu or have done so recently? We're trying to gauge just how widespread it is in Denton County.
Today I received the oath of office for my first full (4 year) term! Thank my Lord, my family, my friends, the Denton County Bar, and the citizens of Denton County for the opportunity to continue serving in this capacity.
Shooting (Denton County / Aubrey) Engine 522, Medic 522 along with PD are on scene of a shooting incident in the 1300 Block of Oakcrest Drive. Reported two victims with gunshot wounds. Requesting Careflite to launch to the scene. Landing zone will be at the Providence Club House. Call came in as a 911 hang up. Officers arrived and reported gunshots from inside the residence.
Heads up if your heading up Interstate 35 towards Gainesville or Oklahoma. TxDot is reporting a jackknifed 18 wheeler at the Denton County line. Only one lane reported open and no ETA has been given for clean up.
FORT WORTH/Tarrant County A&M CLUB 2013 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION The Fort Worth/Tarrant County A&M Club is offering THREE (3) scholarships in the amount of $5,000 each to students who will be incoming freshmen at Texas A&M University College Station or Galveston campuses. Each scholarship recipient will receive $625 per semester ($1,250 per year) for four (4) years while they are enrolled at Texas A&M. The application process is open to all graduating high school seniors who: • Permanently reside in Tarrant County, attend an accredited high school program in TarrantCounty OR have a parent or legal guardian who is a current dues paying member of the FW/TC A&M Club and attend an accredited high school program located in any county bordering Tarrant County (Johnson, Parker, Wise or Denton County, excluding Dallas County) • Will enter Texas A&M University as an incoming freshman beginning in the Fall Semester of2013 Please complete the attached scholarship application carefully and completely. You may atta ...
Precinct 1 Constable James “Jim” Dotson, whom many call a “fixture” in Denton County, died at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton on Wednesday night. “My dad would do anything for anybody,” said Chris Dotson, the youngest of Dotson’s three children.
Rockin' Rodeo Denton is doing it again! Let's Feed The Needy! It's the last night of the big Rockin' Rodeo Food Drive benefiting Our Daily Bread in Denton! $5 and a few cans of food get you in the door to see Scotty Thurman and The Perfect Trouble Band w/ Aubrey Lynn England LIVE! This is for an AWESOME CAUSE! Our Daily Bread serves an average of 200 meals a day - 7 days a week - year round to homeless and other needy families all around Denton County! And they truly need your support! Please come out, make a donation, and don't forget to check them out online at www.ourdailybread.org as well! Get Out There! TONIGHT! Rockin' Rodeo Denton!
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For all my Denton County Peeps: We have THREE more schools that need a VIP Teacher table for WYPB 2013. They are: Stri…
Les Cockrell: Holiday Sing-a-Long set for Wednesday: The Denton County Office of History and Culture will play h...
needs to see ASAP now that she's a DENTON COUNTY resident!!! :) i just need the BF to close on our house so we will be too!!
Where is your favorite place to go and watch some sports here in Denton County?
In your opinion, what's the best place in Denton County to go to for graduation dinner?
Great. Everyone in Denton County appears to be here today. (@ Grapevine Mills Mall w/ 12 others)
Wonderful visitors tonight at Bethlehem in Denton County. Dear friends from work brought new friends. I love seeing people have a good time!! Then there was George in the next group.another collector with about 3,000 in his collection in Iowa. He found quite a few at Bethlehem that he did not have in his collection. I would love to go see what he has that I don't !!
Flower Mound couple turns home into Santa's Village - Pegasus News: Flower Mound — Yes, southern Denton County, ...
After a very busy severe weather day in the Texas Panhandle including the first December tornado in recorded history, the storms have calmed down and are no longer severe. This thin line of showers and thunderstorms will continue to fly eastward at 50 to 60 MPH. That places this line near the Inters...
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