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4 hrs ago | Denton Record-Chronicle

Panel suggests county cellphone cuts

Three Denton County constables appealed a county committee's recommendation Tuesday to cut cellphone allowances from the upcoming fiscal budget.

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Related Topix: Cellphones, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Tue Jul 22, 2014

NBC Chicago

Metal Falls From Sky, Hits Home

The FAA is investigating after a piece of metal seemingly fell from the sky and damaged the roof of a Denton County home with the family inside.

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Related Topix: Ponder, TX

CBS Local

Toll Road Scofflaw Arrested For Outstanding Bill

Police say 41-year-old Robert Walter Dupree of Plano was arrested Thursday in The Colony for failure to use a proper signal.

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Related Topix: The Colony, TX, Plano, TX

Dallas Morning News

24 arrested, two teens rescued during human-trafficking sting in Denton County

The Denton County Sheriff's Office says 24 people were arrested late last week during a joint human-trafficking sting that included The Colony Police Department and Homeland Security Investigations.

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Related Topix: The Colony, TX

The Family Badge

Chief's Weekly Update - Lewisville Police Dept

Convenience Store Robbed On July 16, at approximately 1:15 a.m., a convenience store clerk in the 100 block of Fox Avenue reported that they had been robbed.

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Related Topix: Lewisville, TX

Denton Record-Chronicle

Blotter: Accused scofflaw booked on tolls complaint

Trophy Club police booked a 41-year-old man into the Denton County Jail at about 4 a.m. Saturday on four counts of failure to pay tolls.

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Related Topix: Trophy Club, TX, Ponder, TX

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Denton Record-Chronicle

Les Cockrell: Denton library's improv class open to teens

The Denton Public Library will offer teenagers a three-day workshop on improvisational acting skills beginning Tuesday, July 29, according to an announcement from the library.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Denton, TX, Family, Teenagers, Country, Lewisville, TX

Denton Record-Chronicle

Search underway for missing man

Search crews are currently underway looking for a man in his early 30s that was reported missing since Friday evening on Lewisville Lake.

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Related Topix: Lewisville, TX, Lake Dallas, TX, Little Elm, TX

Dallas Morning News

Little Elm ISD superintendent, 6 others exit after 3 new board members' arrival

Less than two months after three newcomers won seats on the Little Elm ISD board with calls for change, the superintendent and six other administrators have stepped down.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Frisco, TX, Little Elm, TX, Texas, Plano, TX

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Denton Record-Chronicle

County's social service funds down

A number of social service agencies will receive a lot less in funding from Denton County than they asked for, officials said.

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Denton Record-Chronicle

Janet Laminack: Learn how to water during drier times

Denton County received plenty of rainfall last week, but soon it'll be time to think about watering our trees, lawns and landscapes again.

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Related Topix: Weather, Flower Mound, TX, Dallas, TX

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Denton Record-Chronicle

County sizing up flood damage

After a hectic day of dealing with flooding from almost a foot of rainfall in parts of Denton County on Thursday, conditions were rapidly returning to normal Friday, said Jody Gonzalez, the county's emergency management coordinator.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, Lewisville, TX, Little Elm, TX, Denton, TX

Denton Record-Chronicle

Blotter: Denton police take man into custody on warrant

A 28-year-old man wanted on a charge of endangering a child attempted to run from Denton police officers when they tried to serve a warrant at his home in the 500 block of Maddox Street on Wednesday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Denton, TX, Argyle, TX, Aubrey, TX

CBS Local

911 Calls Highlight Dangers Of Rising Waters

Many people found themselves in dangerous situations across northern Denton County early Thursday morning as flooding rainfall moved across the area.

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Related Topix: Weather, Sanger, TX, Natural Disasters, Flood, Valley View, TX, Denton, TX

Star-Telegram.com

The rain is gone, but cool weather is hanging around

The runoff from Thursday's rains helped fill several lakes north of the Dallas-Fort Worth area and there's a chance we could see one more day of record-breaking cool weather.

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Related Topix: Fort Worth, TX, Weather, Tarrant County, TX

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Denton Record-Chronicle

Land commissioner weighs in on ban

Patterson wrote a letter to Mayor Chris Watts objecting to the ban prior to Tuesday's public hearing.

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Related Topix: Texas, Denton, TX, University of North Texas, Texas Woman's University

WFAA-TV Dallas

Crews rescue people trapped in high waters in Denton County

KRUM, Texas -- There's a reason it's called "flash flooding." Creeks roared into rivers, filled pastures like lakes, and cut off roads all over Denton County Tuesday morning.

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Related Topix: Krum, TX, Weather

Denton Record-Chronicle

Several Denton County roads closed due to high water

Traffic on southbound I-35 Wednesday morning in Sanger passes a car stranded next to a flooded ditch in the median.

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Related Topix: Weather, Sanger, TX, Cooke County, TX, Valley View, TX, Natural Disasters, Flood

Star-Telegram.com

Heavy rains causing headaches in North Texas

Clusters of slow-moving thunderstorms dumped heavy rains on North Texas Thursday morning, prompting authorities to close Interstate 35 for several hours near the Red River.

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Related Topix: Texas, Cooke County, TX, Weather, Valley View, TX, Fort Worth, TX

Denton Record-Chronicle

Officials release identity of man found dead at lake

A 35-year-old man's body was identified by officials Wednesday after his apparent drowning earlier in the week at Lewisville Lake, Denton County officials said.

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Related Topix: Lewisville, TX, Little Elm, TX

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