8 hrs ago
McCoy joins UNT
The University of North Texas will have a new vice president for research and economic development on campus July 8 - Thomas McCoy of Montana State University.
13 hrs ago
Hickory Street story elements that didn't make the cut
Local history buffs have been concerned about some of the older buildings on East Hickory Street since Denton code enforcement opened a dangerous building case at 211 E. Hickory Street.
17 hrs ago
Keechi Indians once great nation
The Keechi Indian Tribe left their names scattered across Texas. In North Texas, most locals will recognize the Palo Pinto landmark of Keechi Creek .
Report: Man's vehicle goes missing after breakdown
A man reported his car went missing at the intersection of North Trinity Road and East University Drive on Tuesday night.
Wed May 22, 2013
Midland Church Celebrates 40 Years in the Basin
The Faith Temple Church of God in Christ will celebrate their 40th church anniversary May 24-26, 2013.
Joey Hawkins is sworn in as the new Denton City Council member for district 4, Tuesday, May 21, 2013, at Denton City Hall in Denton, TX.
Blotter: Officials: Apartment fire displaces residents
Deputy Fire Chief Kenneth Hedges said maintenance work on a staircase started a small fire inside a wall shortly before noon Monday.
Tue May 21, 2013
FEMA, Federal Partners Support Response to Severe Storms
The Federal Emergency Management Agency and its federal partners, including the National Weather Service, continue to closely monitor the effects of severe weather that impacted Oklahoma and other areas within the Central United States, and at the President's direction, are already providing resources to support the response.
Mon May 20, 2013
Preliminary reports show rise in values
Preliminary reports from the Denton County Central Appraisal District show the county with a slight bump in tax value over last year.
Sun May 19, 2013
Briefly in the arts
Visual Arts Society of Texas member Tonya Littmann of Denton will exhibit a collection of her fine art quilts at the PointBank Black Box Theatre, 318 E. Hickory St., through July 11.
Anna Love: Look for healthier options at Denton dining spots
You can dine healthy anywhere with just a few strategies. Try these five tips when you eat out for the next month and see if you don't have looser-fitting clothes and less heartburn.
Jena Maharramov, a University of North Texas alumna who founded Singularity Solar Energy, is helping Habitat for Humanity of Denton County get solar panels installed at a house on Lakey Street.
Sat May 18, 2013
Aldi to open first Denton store May 30
On May 30, the German discount grocer ALDI plans to open its first Denton grocery store at 1105 Loop 288 S. To celebrate the opening of the Denton store, ALDI will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 9:45 a.m. May 29.
Fri May 17, 2013
Argyle ISD Considers Arming School Staff
The Argyle school board voted five to one to have their superintendent start drafting a police to have select staff members carry guns.
Blotter: Report: Man flees scene after traffic stop
Reports show officers attempted to stop a white, 1997 model GMX Jimmy in the 1900 block of South Interstate 35E for a traffic violation.
Dozier highly rated heading into MLB draft
Hunter Dozier had a bit of a rough high school athletic career for Denton as one of a few standout players on both the football field, as the Broncos quarterback, and on the baseball diamond on an average Broncos team.
Thu May 16, 2013
Texas abortionist accused of 'twisting the head off the neck' of newborn babies
Three employees of an abortion facility in Texas have come forth in accusing their employer of willfully killing newborn infants, as reported by the pro-life news portal Life Site News in a report originally published on May 14, 2013, but updated on May 15, 2013.
Wed May 15, 2013
Blotter: Two men charged with aggravated kidnapping
Denton police charged two men with aggravated kidnapping in the 2700 block of West University Drive on Monday, reports state.
Mon May 13, 2013
New York Daily News
Boy, 8, accidentally kills friend, 5
Texas police say that two adults and a teenager were home when an 8-year-old boy accidentally shot his 5-year-old friend in the head with a .22-caliber rifle.
Les Cockrell: Center shows support for awareness week
Staff members from the Denton County MHMR Center visited the Denton Square Thursday to display green ribbons and post a sign for Children's Mental Health Awareness Week, which was observed May 5-11. Thursday was selected for the display because it is Children's Mental Health Awareness Day, a spokeswoman for the center said.