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Luxurious 2-Story House in Argyle, TX Sells for $2.45M
A luxurious 2-story house near Argyle, Texas, located at 175 Pecan Acres Ln, recently changed hands on Feb 28. The last known listed price for this exquisite property was $2,449,000. Boasting 4 bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms, this stunning residence spans an impressive 3,796 square feet and sits on a sprawling lot of 5.00 acres. The property, built by Noble Classic Homes, features a unique design that captivates every visitor.
⚠️ Update: Full Closure on I-5 at Grapevine Due to Snow - Detour Advised
The time displayed is local to the original 511 traffic site in California. A significant traffic alert has been issued for drivers traveling on the Interstate 5 (I-5). Due to heavy snow conditions, there is a full closure at the intersection of I-5 and Parker Road in Grapevine, CA. Motorists are advised to redirect their route by taking the US-101 as alternate state routes SR-14, SR-2, and SR-33 are also expected to experience snow impact, and therefore might not be safe for traversal. Commuters should plan accordingly to accommodate the changes in their travel itinerary and ensure they check for updates before heading out.
Denton substitute teacher pleads guilty to improper relationship with student
A substitute teacher pleaded guilty last Thursday to having an improper relationship with a Denton ISD student. He received deferred adjudication after his plea. Alexander Trevino, 30, of Denton, was a substitute teacher working for a Denton high school from 2017 until his arrest in 2022. Denton ISD contracts with an independent company named ESS that provides substitute teachers.
Police Assist in Wrangling Loose Bull in Texas Neighborhood
The brave men and women of the Denton, Texas Police Department recently helped wrangle a bull that had escaped into a residential neighborhood. A bull charging around my neighborhood like the one in the video at the bottom of this article is literally my worst nightmare. And I don't mean...
Get Chilled And Thrilled With These 4 Haunted Bridges In Texas
If you're the type of person who loves a good spine-tingling tale, Texas has you covered. Some of the most haunted bridges around are located in the Lone Star State. Each one of these bridges comes with its own eerie legend and ghostly sightings that have been talked about for years.
Denton Traffic Resumes After Cleanup Clears Eastbound W. University Drive From Morning Crash
Traffic chaos ensued earlier today on W. University Drive as an accident between a tractor-trailer and a concrete truck limited movement to just one eastbound lane, authorities reported. The crash, which took place near Cottonwood Lane, opposite local eatery Mr. Porky’s and the Cottonwood Mobile Home Park, caused significant delays and forced drivers to seek alternative routes throughout the morning.
19-year-old arrested in fatal south Denton shooting of 16-year-old
The Denton Police Department has arrested a 19-year-old man for murder following an investigation into the shooting death of a 16-year-old Denton resident. At 11:37 p.m. on Feb. 3, Denton Police and Fire responded to an unconscious person call near Denia Park in south Denton. The 911 caller reported that a male driver was unresponsive, and there was a bullet hole in the vehicle’s window, according to a Denton PD news release. The Denton Fire Department transported the 16-year-old victim, Ely Mendez Gomez, to a hospital, where he was pronounced deceased.
We Can’t Have Nice Things: Huge Texas Glow-In-The-Dark Playground Closed For Repairs
If You Were Planning A Trip To Farmers Branch, TX Soon For This, You're Gong To Have Reschedule. When it opened it was dubbed The "Future Of Playgrounds" And Thousands From All Across The Area flocked to play and see it for themselves. Unfortunately, after only a few weeks of...
Flower Mound firefighters save woman from wildfire
Flower Mound firefighters assisting with a huge wildfire in the Texas Panhandle rescued an elderly woman Tuesday from her home, which was already on fire. Flower Mound Fire Department Battalion Chief Wade Woody and Firefighters Jerry Weems and Brody Roberson recently deployed as part of a Texas Intrastate Fire Mutual Aid System strike team assisting with the response to the 500,000-acre Smokehouse Creek Fire, which continues to spread north of Pampa and is 0% contained, as of Wednesday afternoon, according to the Texas A&M Forest Service. During the crew’s 23-hour shift on Tuesday, they were assigned to check a neighborhood near Canadian. Several homes were already on fire, and the crew was making sure that people had evacuated.
Spiral Diner closes without notifying staff beforehand, employees say
The Denton location of Spiral Diner, a vegan restaurant chain based in Fort Worth, permanently closed Feb. 16, citing the end of its lease. There was no announcement made before the diner closed. Former employees said they were not told about the closing until the morning of. “There’s no good...
Dogs in Need: Could Your Home Be Their New Home in Southlake, TX?
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near southlake.
Seafood Delights: Southlake's Top 4 Restaurants You Can't Miss
This article presents an exploration of four notable seafood restaurants in Southlake. Have you had the opportunity to dine at any of these establishments? If yes, we'd love to hear your experiences and reviews in the comments section below!
Hearing held for mom whose son was taken by CPS
The pediatrician for a Corinth toddler who was removed by Child Protective Services testified in court on Wednesday that the boy's mother had been diligent in caring for her son and not neglectful, as CPS claimed.
Man allegedly calls stranger racial slur, walks into traffic on East McKinney
A 38-year-old man was arrested Tuesday after he allegedly called a stranger a racial slur and walked in circles in the street while yelling profanity, according to a police report. At about 9:12 p.m., Denton police responded to a disturbance in the 100 block of North Loop 288. Four 911...
Great Wolf Lodge Texas is offering $29 sale for Leap Day. Here's how to access the deal
If the upcoming sunny days have you dreaming of a waterpark-resort vacation, look no further than this once-every-four-years deal. Great Wolf Lodge is offering a leap-year deal with stays in family suites starting at $29 per person. The offer is good for all Great Wolf Lodge locations nationwide, including Great...
21-year-old allegedly evades Denton police, crashes into another vehicle
A 21-year-old man allegedly evaded a traffic stop, crashed into another vehicle, ran away and knocked on apartment doors until officers found him Tuesday, according to a police report. At about 12:31 a.m., the report states, a Denton officer was in the area of Interstate 35E and Fort Worth Drive...
Watauga's Seafood Scene: 4 Must-Visit Restaurants for Ocean-Lovers
In this article, we're going to explore four exceptional seafood restaurants located in Watauga. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these establishments yet? If so, we'd love to hear your thoughts and experiences in the comments section below!
Denton County Feb 28 Weekly Crime Report: 156 Incidents and 22 Crime Stories
Denton County Feb 28 Weekly Crime Report: 156 Incidents and 22 Crime Stories. During the last week, a total of 156 crime cases were reported in Denton County. The most prevalent crime was theft, with 37 cases, followed by other offenses, which accounted for 30 cases. Assault was also significant with 28 reported incidents, while 23 arrests were made. Disturbances were reported 15 times and suspicious situations were recorded 13 times. The less frequent crimes included vandalism with 5 cases, burglary with 3, and trespassing, which had 2 reported cases. These statistics indicate a concerning level of criminal activity in the place, with theft being the most pressing issue. The authorities in Denton County need to address this situation promptly to ensure the safety and security of the residents.
Sheriff’s Corner — February 2024
The Professional Standards Unit involves assisting the public with general inquiries, processing job applications, including vacancy announcements, receiving applications, testing applicants, and coordinating interviews and review boards. This unit prepares and maintains a variety of personnel files, and is the liaison between the Sheriff’s Office and the Denton County Human Resources.
A Man From North Texas Enters A Guilty Plea To Multiple Rapes And Is Given A Life Sentence
A man from North Texas has entered a guilty plea to many rapes that took place about twenty years ago. For cases involving Collin County, Tarrant County, Dallas County, and Denton County, Jeffrey Wheat, 51, has been sentenced to life in prison; for cases involving Dallas County, 30 years; and for cases involving Denton County, 20 years.