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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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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?
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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 ...
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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 ...
I'll be showing at the Ninth Annual Art Gala benefiting Children’s Advocacy Center for Denton County (CACDC) and Court Appointed Special Advocates of Denton County (CASA) this Friday, April 18 from7-10pm I will have 7 new photogravure images from my new portfolio - Letters to God. Le Beaux Chateau 2701 Corporate Drive Flower Mound, TX Guests will enjoy valet parking, wine provided by The Naked Grape and delicious food prepared by Chef Morris Salerno as they browse the collections of 17 artists. Tim Willett will lead the Live Auction of artwork donated by the artists at 8:30pm. Tickets: $25.00. See you there!
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…
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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?
And when you're done doing whatever, and when you're through doing whoever, you know Denton county will be right here waiting for you...
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 ...
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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 .. ...
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.
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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 ...
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.
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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 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...
Huge Selection of Jackets at Low Prices
We know its short notice, but just now we confirmed we will be helping 2 sisters ages 11 and 15 have a Merry Christmas through Denton County Friends of the Family. We will deliver the gifts to DCFFF on Tuesday afternoon around 5 PM, so if you want to help as well please drop off wrapped presents to the salon before then (remember we are open on Sundays and Mondays). Both girls wear size Med shirts; 11 year old wears size 8 pants and 15 year old wears size 4 pants. As with all us girls, they will love anything that makes them feel pretty -- accessories,s perfume, etc. Target and Walmart Gift Cards are also on their wish list! Thank you!!
At 4:15 PM, 1,877 members experienced a disruption of their electric service in Denton County, Fort Worth and Northlake. Within these communities, the following areas are being directly impacted by this service disruption: Hanby Acres, Hanby View Estates, Harriet Creek Ranch, Harriet Creek Ranch Elementary, Marriott Hotel & Champions Golf Course, Northwest ISD Complex, River'S Edge, Southwest Denton County, North of TX114, West of FM156, Southwest Denton Co, South of TX114, West of FM156 , Texas Motor Speedway, Texas Speedway Centre, West of I-35W at FM 1171 , West of Texas Motor Speedway at FM 156 & TX 114, Woodlands. This service disruption is also impacting Board Districts 6 and 7. RON2413 out of CoServ's ROANOKE substation has been identified as the source of this disruption. At this time the cause of the disruption of service on this circuit is unknown.
Congratulations to Marcus High School and Briarhill Middle School for recently being named 2012's Best High School and Middle School of Denton County!
At 3:21 p.m., 400 Members in Denton County, Northlake & Ponder had service restored. Apologies for the inconvenience.
Major Accidents (Denton County) Multiple major accidents on FM 2181 in the City of Denton, Denton County and Corinth. Be careful out there!
I seriously hate driving in Denton county, especially in the rain... -_-
Our mission is to help find a cure for breast cancer by donating a portion of all Boo-Whooo Helpers sold to the Susan G. Koman.
Denton county is just really overrated.
Teddy bears from the first Ice Jets goal will be donated to Denton County Friends of the Family,
Denton County man gets 40-year sentence for killing his father by shooting him in the face w/ shotgun
Train hauling M&Ms derails near in Jillian Michaels arrived shortly after looking for new contestants
So tired of being in Denton County.. Ready for a change.
Denton county hamburger AND love shack are closed down!!! -_-
Considering this all started with DCTA's Stadler GTW's, I'd say yes.
Denton County man found guilty of killing his father: Daniel Gray faces a maximum of life in prison.
Denton County jury convicts Daniel Scott Gary in shooting death of his father
Denton County Aggies, where are y'all watching the Cotton Bowl?
Daniel Gary found guilty of murder today by Denton County jury for fatally shooting his father in the face with a shotgun in April 2011.
Too bad I am off today, colleagues get sweet assignment of covering Denton county train derailment...cargo includes M&Ms
Yes, southern Denton County, there really is a Santa Claus!...
Photos: More than 50 charged in Thomasville drug sting THOMASVILLE, N.C. — Police say more than 50 people were charged Thursday morning in connection with a sting targeting drug traffickers across Thomasville. According to a news release from Thomasville police, eleven searches were conducted Thursday at “locations distributing drugs in Thomasville.”In addition to various amounts of heroin, opium and prescription medications, police say “large quantities of marijuana and cocaine were confiscated from several locations.” In the release, police said the searches were the result of a four-month undercover operation that began due to “citizen complaints about drug networks.” The operation was part of the ALE’s Community Betterment Initiative, police said. As part of the effort, police said undercover ALE agents “conduct drug transactions with specific targets in the city.” According to police, a total of 52 people were charged. The suspects and their charges are listed in the gallery bel . ...
I just ousted as the mayor of Denton County Courts Building on
The joint Denton County Republican Club's Christmas party last night turned out great! A special thanks to Kathy for always making these events outstanding and to all those who came and enjoyed the fellowship and joy of the Christmas Season!
5hun and a trip to Denton county? *** huntsville let me go and gave me a 3hun ticket that I still ain't paid
Flow Health Care Foundation awards $199,675 in grants to 15 Denton County health-related nonprofits. Since 94, it has awarded more than $2M.
Foreclosure list came out for Denton County today...only 6 in the City of Denton! Go Denton!
What a wonderful extended weekend of Bethlehem visitors!! Several church groups, smaller groups of friends or family, a mother/daughter who must travel in the same circles as I do as we knew so many of the same people; a brother/sister (he is from Denmark); delightful Red Hatters from Little Elm, a daughter bringing her aging mother who is visiting from out of town; a gourd artist who recognized one of his earlier pieces that I didn't even know who had made it; a couple who actually had "See the nativities at Bethlehem in Denton County" on their Bucket List (!!!). When my husband built my Bethlehem so I could enjoy my collection, how little did he know that my joy would come from sharing it with the world!!! My life is sooo blessed by my visitors.
We are happy to announce the Best of Denton County winners for 2012 chosen by readers of Allen Publishing Company. You will find a link to each winners web page. Congratulations to this years winners! MEDICA L & HEALTH VeterinarianDR. JOHN R.
One day, Denton Moat Fire Production Corp. will be the largest employer in Denton County. We'll create the jobs that larger corporations can't. All local fire all the time.
ROWAN MUSEUM - ROWAN HISTORY CLUB Robert E. Lee Historical Performance Scheduled for Rowan History Club A North Carolina high-school history teacher, Nora Brooks, known for her first-person historical performances will give a presentation on the life of Robert E. Lee in character as his youngest daughter, Mildred Lee, to the Rowan History Club. The Rowan History Club, free and open to the public, will meet Tuesday, Dec. 11, at 7 p.m. in the Messinger Room at Rowan Museum, 202. S. Main St., Salisbury. The second-floor meeting room is accessible by elevator. Attendees should enter through the museum’s rear entrance. The Rowan History Club meets on the second Tuesday of each month, September-June. A roundtable format allows for a 30- to 45-minute presentation, followed by a question-and-answer period. The Rowan History Club is open to all persons interested in the history of Rowan County with no dues or admission fees. Refreshments are served. Contact Kaye Brown Hirst or Tricia Denton Creel, 704.633.5946
Burn Ban (Johnson & Ellis County) A burn ban is in effect starting today for all of Johnson County and Ellis County. No outdoor burning allowed.
Are Denton County Women your target market? Advertise in our FIRST What's YOUR Plan BE Magazine benefiting the WYPB scholarship fund and event January 18th, 2013. And the best part? You can donate PRODUCT/SERVICE to pay for your ad if it fits in one of our basket themes! Learn more:
It's here!! The strong Canadian cold front has entered the Metroplex right on time. It'll pass by DFW soon and continue southeast through this afternoon. Temperatures will drop very quickly as the front passes by and winds will blow out of the northwest. There will be no doubt a change is occurring. Temps Right Now: Decatur 46, Denton 57, Ft Worth 58, Addison 66, DFW 67, Arlington 68, Love Field 69, Terrell 74, Corsicana 77.
Congratulations Denton County Rocks again! Hard work pays off for those who challenged themselves against District CDM. So proud of all of you! You persevered through a long day and unknowns - rest well, more fun to come :o)
Couples that live in or travel to Denton, TX (County) spend $26,913 on average for their wedding
Careflite Landing (Denton County / Sanger) Medic 672, Brush 671 are on scene of an incident requesting Careflite to the scene in the area of FM 2450 and Stags Leap Road. Careflite 1 has just landed.
Drought conditions for North Texas and Denton County are approaching severely dry stages as a result of the areas receiving little rainfall during the autumn months, and officials do not expect conditions to get better anytime soon.
Still taking resumes for the internship -- interviews will be next week so if you are interested send it to heatherfor a marketing, design, tech writing, or related major for a mini internship over the winter break. Very possibly will turn into a part time job when school starts back. You should be interested in the field of marketing, looking to learn more about print and interactive marketing, have a computer, be self motivated and able to work from home 80% of the time. Someone in the Denton County area preferred, but I am open to a 100% remote position for the right person.
7:42 AM: Dubois Road closed at Denton Run place unill further advised. county roads has it closed at AG Supply Place and 9175 Dubois Rd.
I wanted to provide a brief late-evening update on the potential and associated timing of any light snow across North Texas for Monday Morning. Right now, weather model guidance continues to suggest that there could be some light snow generally from North and West of Fort Worth up towards Wichita Fa...
Fuel Spill (Denton County / Ponder) Engine 650, Chief 650 are on scene at the Valero Gas Station at 1003 N Highway 156 with a large fuel spill at the above location. Requesting Hazmat truck from the Denton Fire Department to respond to the scene.
At 7:26 a.m., 44 Members at Hanby Acres of Denton County experienced a disruption of electric service. The cause is unknown at this time but crews are responding and will restore service ASAP. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Denton County Transportation Authority and Transit Management of Denton County will host an Employment Open House at the Downtown Denton Transit Center located at 604 E. Hickory in Denton. Applications and prescreens will be available for candidates interested in applying for the following positions...
more "Project Access Dallas" after next year. The program that matches uninsured county residents with low-cost medical care is getting cut.
The Town of Denton is located along the Choptank river nestled on Maryalnd's Eastern Shore.
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We provide professional home improvement and handyman services throughout Denton County.
Gas Leak (Denton County / Argyle) Engine & Medic 513, Chief 512 are on scene of a reported gas leak on FM407(Justin road) The road is shut down between chin Chappell and tangle wood. Road blocks are in place and PD re routing traffic. Road has been shut down for about an hour now. Flower Mound FD is assisting. Be aware of possible traffic delays in the area.
Denton County history buffs are ready to work on a new donation to the Denton County Historical Park. Foy Taylor of Corinth donated a farmhouse built in the 1850s, and several of the artifacts inside, to the county.
Verizon Communications and Verizon Wireless have been recognized with the 2012 Best of Denton County award for Internet and wireless service, respectively, for customers in the county. Whether it’s downloading and watching movies on a tablet, locking and unlocking your door via smartphone or
Angela Howard is grateful no one was injured when fire destroyed her mobile home, but she doesn't understand why the nearest fire department didn't respond to her call for help.
"Like" if this will be your LO's first Christmas. What is your favorite holiday tradition? Will you be starting any new traditions?
Denton County sheriff’s deputies responded Tuesday morning to a theft report from a Providence Village resident who woke up to no car. According to reports, deputies went to the 2000 block of Bridgeport Drive after a man reported his gray 2012 Hyundai Tucson was missing from his garage.
Denton County incumbents lead in early voting
Large residential development kicked off in Denton County
Sam Pack's Ford Country Lewisville has New and Used Ford Cars, Trucks, and SUVs for sale in Texas. We serve Denton County and the Greater Dallas Fort Worth area. Get Ford Service, Parts, Repair, and Financing.
Tom Pugh, from Denton County, served this country bravely during World War II. His service was rewarded but it took more than six decades to happen.
The Human Society of North Texas rescued 173 animals from a property near Sanger in Denton County, the organization is now trying to find a home for those animals.
Roads in Denton County and Collin County among the safest in Texas
Yay! Made it to Oklahoma City! And yes, I VOTED early in Denton County, Texas!
Two found shot to death after domestic disturbance at Denton County home
Free Deep Chocolate VitaMuffins on $79
not that you'll need it but my nephew James is a DPS officer in Denton County. He came to TMS and took the pictures on my FB
Big Halloween thrills in a small Denton County town
I am not a fighter and never was. I am so sick of paying hard earned money for injustice. If their dad wants to beat the crap out them its obviously okay with Denton County. Its apparent now that Denton County does know that John Randall Morrow Jr was beating, emotionally abusing and scaring his own children. This can be read in the CPS report it is public information and can view the forensic interview at the Advocacy Center in Denton. I have not seen my children for over a year. No one has not one family member not one friend no one that was in their lives since they were born has seen them or talked to them. I lost my own children in a Custody hearing that was such a farce its horrible. Judge Bailey said Mrs. Morrow you are emotionally abusing and coercing your children. Bailiff handcuff her and he terminated my parental rights. I sat there in shock wanting know how this could happen and asked my attorney if I was going to jail. I had to come home tell my children they did not believe us had to take th ...
Two recent cases of abandonment that left a total of 92 dogs along roadsides in Denton County, Texas have once again highlighted the need to stop the mass production of pets, but some are not so supportive of regulations that went into effect last month.
Man shot yesterday by Denton County deputy has died. Texas Rangers will investigate.
The Humane Society of North Texas is offering a $500 reward for information on who dumped 92 dogs in Denton County.
What is going with people leaving these precious babies alone on county roads in Denton
attorney Spaniels may have been dumped in Denton County by puppy mill:
Spaniels dumped in Denton County, likely by breeders: Cavalier King Charles spaniels, all but four of...
-thanks for the follow!!! So happy you won run-off election! I'm a PC in Denton County and will, of course, endorse you!
A candidate forum held Thursday night (October 4) at Smokey Joe's in Nash took a turn when Speaker of the House hopeful Bryan Hughes-R stepped up to the podium. Hughes said that he expects Gov. Rick Perry to “stick to his guns” in nullifying Obamacare and strongly criticized the bill as one that act...
Magazine ranks Denton County as No. 7 best job market in U.S.
Another Around Town: donate $5.00 to benefit Denton County Friend's of the Family at the Lewisville Charming Charlie's and get 20% off.
Within 24 hours, 92 dogs were dumped on the side of the road in three different locations across Texas. Investigators blame one or more breeders trying to avoid a new Texas law.
I know. It really stinks. Happily we have great shelters in Denton & Denton County. They'll be well cared for until adoption.
Flower Mound Animal Services issues update on 51 dogs abandoned in Denton County
Nearly 100 purebred dogs dumped in Denton County
Still awaiting the arrival of our cold front. Not here yet, it’s still hot and miserable in Denton County.
I just heard Denton County referenced in a Bowling for Soup song.
will have these abandoned Cavalier King Charles Spaniels up for adoption soon.
Have to vent about the A-Train. I have been taking the train to Dallas now for about 3 months. I have had no complaints until today. I'm running up the platform the train guy sees me, let the other guy running for the train in front of me on the train, I get to the train door and the train leaves me standing there! Not good customer service for the Denton County Transportation Authority (DCTA)! So I called and spoke to someone explained the problem. She took my name and do you think I'll get a call back? Not yet!!!
92 Dogs Abandoned on Country Roads in Denton County: Earlier this week, a total of 92 dogs were simply abandoned...
What's wrong with people? This is just unreal. MT Blotter: Dozens of dogs dumped on Denton County roads
Blotter: Report: Dozens of dogs dumped on Denton County roads
In the past two nights, authorities have founddogsdumped in two different Denton County locations. In total, they found nearly 100 dogs.Tuesday night, Sanger Police found 40 Cavalier King Charles Spaniels along the side of the road. Two nights ago, Flower Mound found 50 Maltese dogs dumped.
Having lunch today with Denton County Mental Health Professionals at the Smokehouse in Denton.
Someone abandoned about 40 Cavalier King Charles spaniels Tuesday on a roadway near Sanger. Denton County sheriff’s officials say they have reason to believe the abandonment is linked to a similar occurrence Monday night on a road near U.S. Highway 377.
Denton County Fallen Soldiers Memorial inside City Hall! Remembering those who sacrificed all!
About 40 dogs described as Cavalier King Charles spaniels were found early Wednesday on a rural road in Denton County, a news release from the Humane Society of North Texas states.
Nearly 100 dogs have been abandoned along roads in Denton County, and law enforcement suspects it's because of a new state law.
So sad “Nearly 100 dogs were dumped along the side of the road on 2 different nights in Denton County. ht ...
Dogs left on rural Denton County road | Breaking News | News from Fort Worth, ... +
Makes me want to adopt a brother or sister for Jasper.
Denton County site of dog dumping: AP. DENTON, TX -- Two large packs of dogs have been dumped in Denton County i...
Tragic consequence to tough law on illegal dog breeders: dumping
by Staff of The Cross Timbers Gazette :: Flower Mound police are sniffing out a case of abandoned canines and new homes are needed for the displaced dogs. Police said that they received ...
Aggravated assault is an assault which criminal laws punish more severely due to its seriousness. Factors which raise an assault to an aggravated assault typically
Save your anger for you gyms punching bag or go bake some bread. If you can give them a hand if not PASS IT ON!!!.. P.S. Kneading bread dough is very theaputic(sp).
Join us for a night of Mystery on Hospitality Hill on October 18 in Denton, Texas for an unforgettable event. Proceeds benefit the United Way of Denton County. The BEST WESTERN PREMIER is partnering with the Marriott Courtyard, Hilton Garden Inn, On The Border, Texas Roadhouse, Olive Garden and Red Lobster. A progressive dinner, escorted by the UNT drumline and the Tejas Storytellers! Sign up today, space is limited!
Terri Cage Photography, specializing in Equine Photography and Senior Portraits in North Texas. Professional photographer based in Denton County.
Voter repression in Texas. An article in the Dallas Morning News this morning reports the problems invented by the Republican dominated legislature's voter suppression drive. It details some of the problems created for college/university voter registration drives, in this case on the University of Texas at Dallas campus. One rather minor requirement is that only Texas residents can collect voter registration cards. But the fun really begins later. First, if a Texas resident is going to participate in a voter registration drive (s)he must undergo training from the county election officials.. O.K. But UTD is located on the county line between Collin County and Dallas County. As luck would have it some dorms are located in Collin County and others in Dallas County. So, to participate in such a drive on that campus, one must undergo training in two counties. (Actually, given the nature of the area, it wouldn't surprise me if some students resided in Denton County as well -- it's probably about a 20 minute dri ...
On August 6, 1925, R. L. Parsons, a deputy sheriff of Denton County, was shot to death on Hickory Street, two blocks east of the courthouse. W.A. Martin was charged with this crime and was arrested in his home after a gun battle with the Sheriff's posse. This was not an isolated case of murder. Denton County in the twenties was not the tame place we know it to be today. With Bonnie and Clyde yet a decade away and the wild west not a generation past, lawlessness was not at all an uncommon phenomena. Many of the customs of the western American frontier, experiencing cultural lag, were still in evidence here. During this period a group of Denton toughs, under the leadership of Nathan A. and Yancey Story evolved from small-time thieves into a well-organized gang of burglars and bank robbers. Headquartered on the Story ranch, 7 miles south of Argyle, they rifled Denton County for booty. Key members of the gang were men like Shelby Stiff, Ben Collier and W.A. Martin. (1923 and 1924, with W.M. Swinney as sheriff ...
Denton County commissioners received word Tuesday that the final environmental hurdle has been cleared for the widening of Interstate 35E. Since plans for the highway’s expansion changed from one massive project to three smaller segments, each one needed to be cleared. All three phases have been cle...
September is United Way of Denton County month. Monde Echun, an international student at UNT and member of The...
Denton County is arming its residents with insect repellent to help fight mosquitoes carrying the West Nile Virus. The county completed aerial spraying earlier this week and is now handing out free bug spray. Denton Co giving away free bug repellent "We couldn't really afford it [insect repellent]. Now that they are giving it out free. It helps prevent my son from getting the virus," Denton resident Rhonda Miller said. Miller is not alone. Denton County residents expressed their excitement about the free spray at the Denton County Health Department on Wednesday. "It's awesome," Denton resident Paul Payne said. "Anything to prevent bites is good." Cutter donated 5,000 cans of insect repellent to the county. Denton County Health Department spokesperson Sarah McKinney stressed the importance of repellent and said aerial spraying and ground spraying can not work alone. "It is something we forget about, even with this West Nile business going on. We still have to remember to put the repellent on. Hopefully, it ...
September is LIVE UNITED month in Denton County! Today's spotlight is The Boy Scouts of America Longhorn council,...
attorney High winds postpone plans for aerial spraying in Denton County and Northeast Tarrant:
Fair brings cash and camaraderie to Denton County -Pegasus News
Thank you Denton Regional Medical Center United Way of Denton County campaign Volleyball Tournament. Leader on...
A second Denton County resident has died from the West Nile Virus, county health officials said Friday.
Hey Town Hall *** yes if the shoe fits wear it, this post is for you, yes you in trailer. From Ch 8, I pulled this. So far in 2012, Denton County has reported 119 cases of West Nile. County officials say they are seeing five to six new cases a day, which is the highest rate of infection in Texas. Yes, I know you guys put up the invisible force field around PV, that keeps the mosquitoes out, so I just wanted to thank you... Coming down 380 the other night mosquitoes were bouncing all over my car, but when I hit the Town of PV, Uh Oh It's magic, they were gone. Like they hit a brick wall. On the serious side, I hope no one in PV gets it, because if I owned a truck like Big Foot, I would let them borrow it and drive it right over that eye sore of a trailer. Of course when it was empty. Oh then through the organic garden that one person was so worried about. Seriously we need a recall vote on everyone up there. Okay that's my rant for the night, everyone enjoy your weekend.
Aerial spraying to begin next week for mosquitoes in Lake Dallas in an effort to slow the growing number of West Nile Cases in Denton County. Click the link for more information.
Flower Mound Town Council votes tonight to opt-in to aerial mosquito spraying. Denton County anticipates that it will spray late next week.
Lewisville City Council will meet Monday, Aug. 27, in special session starting at 6 p.m. at City Hall. Agenda items include a discussion of possible aerial pesticide spraying through Denton County, and the first required public hearing on the proposed 2012-13 city budget and property tax rate. Agenda and backup material is linked below.
* * * * * * * August 22, 2012 – Denton County Judge, Mary Horn, has signed a West Nile Virus Health Emergency declaration and requested that the Department of State Health Services make additional resources available to Denton County in the form of aerial spraying. The declaration of a Health Emergency will allow the County to request State and Federal resources. However, as in Dallas County, the municipalities in Denton County will determine whether they wish to be included in the spraying. The Town of Little Elm will have an Emergency Council Meeting on August 23, 2012 to discuss and take action on the options presented to them by Denton County in regards to aerial spraying. The meeting will take place at Town Hall Center – Council Conference Room at 5 pm. Per the Town of Little Elm’s Mosquito Management and Response plan, Town staff will continue to educate the public about mosquitoes and ways to avoid them, apply larvicides to breeding sites, intensify mosquito surveillance measures and inspec ...
Government of the rich, for the rich and by the rich. The republican government guaranteed by the Constitution is being bought by these people. Forget about "one man, one vote." It is now "one dollar, one vote" and the guy with the most dollars wins. Contribute to Barack Obama, America. Contribute to Paul Sadler, Texas. Contribute to Gary Brown, Texas House District 65 (southeast Denton County).
A federal judge has slashed a jury assessment against Denton County that was awarded to an assistant district attorney in a racial discrimination lawsuit. The award fell from $510,000 to $170,000, because, the judge wrote in an Aug. 10 ruling, the law did not support her claims in two out of three i...
Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for extreme southwest Cooke County, Western Denton County, and much of Wise County until 5:30 PM. Sounds like we’re getting a few damage reports out of Montague County, so this storm has a history of producing strong winds and is capable of producing winds...
Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Collin, Dallas, and Denton County until 10:45pm.
If you haven't heard, the North Texas area has got a problem with West Nile. Dang Mosquitoes! And half of those killed in the US were in Texas. Most of them killed are in Dallas County and I live on the border of Dallas County in Denton County. Thursday they sprayed insecticide in Dallas County. Tonight my city in Denton County is getting it. Just wondering if the mosquitos don't get you, the insecticide just might. sigh
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Off to UPS for their United Way of Denton County campaign.
There is an outbreak of the West Nile Virus in Dallas due to the warm winter with no freeze to kill off the mosquitos. Yesterday on the radio on my way to work a commercial came on from the Denton County health department saying to spray with bug spray before going outside and to look for bug spray WITH deet! I thought Deet was the chemical we are warned UNsafe and when buying bugspray we should make sure to NOT but the ones with Deet! WTH!!!??? This is concerning to me bcuz the state is now airial spraying in Dallas for mosquitos and now we are being told to spray ourselves with DEET!!! Call me a conspiritist or what have you, but either way we are SOL! I guess its just a slower death to protect from the mosquitos than to contact West Nile Virus!
Update: Randy Travis reportedly shopped naked in Denton County before DWI arrest
Update: Randy Travis reportedly went naked to Denton County store before DWI arrest:
Urgent! Adopt Buddy! Buddy is at the Lake Dallas animal shelter in Denton County, Texas
We should all be vigilant against West Nile Virus. As of Aug. 6, there have been 130 cases in Dallas County, 86 in Tarrant County, 49 in Denton County, 10 in Collin County, four in Johnson County, four in Kaufman County, eight in Ellis County, and one in Hunt County. West Nile Virus transmission cycle (From The Mayo Clinic) When a mosquito bites an infected bird, the virus enters the mosquito's bloodstream and eventually moves into the salivary glands. When an infected mosquito bites an animal or a human, the virus is passed into the host's bloodstream, where it may cause serious illness. Birds are the main animal reservoirs for the virus, and the mosquitoes are the transmitters (vectors). Humans and other animals don't pass the virus on to other humans or animals.
County health officials have confirmed 13 more human cases of West Nile Virus in the past week, bringing the total number of cases in Denton County to 31.
Free WINE TASTING tomorrow evening, Saturday, at the Sunflower Passage, 302 Bolivar, Sanger; 5:30 to 8:00 pm. Steven Jent will be here signing his books, plus we will be tasting Meritage, a new dry red wine from Blue Ostrich Winery. So come and enjoy. We have some new items and so many unique hand crafted items - Christmas is just around the corner. PLUS, we have a collection box for school supplies that will be distributed by the Children's Advocacy Center for Denton County!!
via Isolated storm popped up in northern Denton County. It's already weakening, but did provide a brief lightning show!
Some allegations made in a civil discrimination lawsuit against Denton County were proved to be false and others were misleading, according to court documents obtained by the Denton Record-Chronicle. And the district attorney isn’t talking about the role those allegations played in his decision to f...
Texas mom accused of placing camera in locker room: Wendee Long, 46, was indicted by a Denton County grand jury ...
Two brothers, Harly Parada (15) and and Rony Parada (17) drowned Sunday afternoon in Lewisville Lake while on a family outing at Lake Park. A third brother was able to swim to safety. The first 911 call came in via Denton County, and Lewisville dispatchers were notified at 5:10 p.m. Witnesses said they had seen the boys go under, but not come back up. Fire Chief Tim Tittle said that divers from Lewisville Fire Department located the younger of the boys at 5:45, and attempted to revive him. He was taken to Medical Center of Lewisville, where he was pronounced dead. The second victim, the older brother was located at 6:45 p.m., and was pronounced dead on the scene.
The tiny town of Aubrey in Denton County looks a little different this weekend. It's wrapped in white: white ribbons, balloons, paper, and bows on trees, fences, rails, and poles in honor of a young man's life and last name.
Is your 18th birthday coming up soon? (Denton County)
Health officials in Denton County have confirmed two more human cases of West Nile Virus.
Two more cases of West Nile Virus have been confirmed in Denton County, this time inside the city limits of Denton.
Two more human cases of West Nile found in Denton County
West Nile case confirmed in Denton County - Fort Worth Star Telegram: Patriot-NewsWest Nile case confirmed in De...
Sleek new rail cars approved for Denton County commuter line -Fort Worth Star Telegram
We’re proud to bring you the 6th annual Best of Denton County awards. Nominations will take place June 1 – June 30. Please nominate another business! The TOP THREE businesses nominated will be voted on for the BEST OF! ONLY ONE nomination per business category per person. Winners are chosen
Tornado Watch untill 2 a.m. here in Denton County, Texas :-) Glad it is just a watch and not a warning.
Huffing arrests spark changes in Denton County
I'm Jack Johnson and I approve this message. I'm thinking about running for Congress. Is there a class that teaches you how to lie, cheat, steal and act ugly or does it just happen when you get there? Vote Jack Johnson, Denton County~Clueless but upfront about it~ Come On...
It’s a dilemma we hear often from some of our supporters in Denton County and elsewhere in Texas: “I’m a Democrat, but I’m afraid of what might happen when people find out.”
Pledging to serve as a conservative voice for Denton County families, Republican Ron Simmons, has officially announced his candidac...
If you live in Carrollton, North Dallas / Denton County...I am endorsing these elected officials...Douglas Lee for Constable, Sheriff Benny Parkey and Sherry Shipman for Judge
I would like to continue to exceed expectations and serve the citizens of Denton County once elected to another term as Constable.
Texas Motor Speedway is a speedway located in the northernmost portion of the U.S. city of Fort Worth, Texas – the portion located in Denton County, Texas.The track measures 1.5 miles (2.4 km) around and is banked 24 degrees in the turns, and is of the oval design, where the front straightaway juts...
Rural church burns in Denton County: A three-alarm fire heavily damaged the Denton County Cowboy...
Congrats to the GE manufacturing facility coming to Denton County... picked as Dallas Business Journal's "Industrial Deal of the Year".
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1st place Denton County USBC Open.. *** YEAHHH BABY. all thanks to my team Joey Quezada, Boyce Lewis, Alex Paeltz, Robert Rodriguez, and Jacob Soap Truitt !!! Thanks guys :)
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