Little Elm, TX

The Tenets of a Desirable Rental Home

Although many of us were raised to believe that homeownership represents the height of adulthood, it can’t be denied that renting holds a number of advantages over owning. For example, while renters may sometimes find themselves constricted by leases, they aren’t stuck with their respective residences. So, if you do a lot of moving around, renting is liable to afford you a lot more freedom than owning. However, as is the case with any type of residence, not all rental homes are going to be equally obliging to your needs. To help ensure that you don’t get stuck in a lease agreement you regret, keep an eye out for the following qualities when searching for your next rental.

27-acre multifamily development coming to McKinney; Keller creating new destination in Old Town and more top DFW news

The Chase at Wilson Creek development is expected to finish construction in May 2024. (Courtesy city of McKinney) The following five stories were the most popular in the Dallas-Fort Worth region of Community Impact’s service area from Sept. 23-29. Dallas-based developer Billingsley Co. has filed a new multifamily development,...

High School Football Scoreboard

The Battle of the Mound lived up to expectations once again on Friday night, as Marcus emerged victorious. The Marauders scored first on a 7-yard run from Ben Perlmutter to make it 7-0 Marcus with 3:52 remaining in the first quarter. Just before the period elapsed, however, the Jaguars answered...

Allen Man Sentenced To 30 Years In Prison On Indecency Charges

A 64-year-old Allen, Texas man was sentenced Thursday afternoon to a total of 30 years in prison on two indecency with a child charges, according to arrest reports. Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Kevin Lester took Christopher Lee Vail into custody at 4 p.m. Sept. 29, 2022, in the 8th judicial District Courtroom after the man was sentenced to a 20-year commitment in Texas Department of Criminal Justice on an indecency with a child by sexual contact conviction and to a 10-year prison sentence on an indecency with a child by exposure conviction; he was booked into Hopkins County jail on both charges at 5:33 p.m. Sept. 29, 2022, according to arrest reports.

3 arrested in Denton for catalytic converter crime spree

DENTON, Texas - Dameiun Harris, Latricia Murphy and a juvenile were all busted before dawn Thursday morning for charges of stealing catalytic converters. Police say they were caught in the act at a hotel parking lot. "We are working on more proactive enforcement of this," said Denton Police Spokesperson Amy...

Recent Arrests in Southlake

Arrest and booking photos are provided by law enforcement officials. Arrest does not imply guilt and criminal charges are merely accusations. A defendant is presumed innocent unless proven guilty and convicted in a Court of Law. LYNCH, ANDREW DAVID; W/M; POB: TULSA OK; AGE: 29; ADDRESS: GRAPEVINE TX; OCCUPATION: SALES/PSN...
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Police Warn Drivers to Be on Alert for Catalytic Converter Thieves

Police have been busy with catalytic converter thefts this week. Three incidents occurred with three different police departments, one of them involving a shootout with the vehicle owner. The latest report happened early Wednesday morning in Denton, when police observed a suspicious vehicle next to a Toyota Tundra in a...

Indictments: Sept. 29, 2022

The following people were indicted by a Denton County grand jury on Thursday at the Denton County Courts Building. Listed are those indicted, their age (on date of indictment), charges and the law enforcement agency that made the arrest:. David Leon, 21, murder, Lewisville police.

It’s time for fall gardening

Did you know our climate in Denton County is suitable for a fall vegetable garden?. Many gardeners will plant vegetables in the spring and early summer and not realize they can also grow vegetables in the fall. For help locating, prepping, and establishing a garden site, which can be used for both fall and spring planting, check out the planning guide on AgriLife Extension’s Easy Gardening series.

Twilight at Bridges Cemetery

Join TCPL along with The Colony's Local History Committee for an evening at historic Bridges Cemetery! Designated with an official historical marker by the Texas Historical Commission in 2018, Bridges Cemetery dates back to more than a hundred years before The Colony was founded. The cemetery gates will be open from 5 PM to sunset (about 7PM), weather permitting. Members of the Local History Committee will also be on hand to answer questions about the cemetery's history.

McKinney tops Braswell in back-and-forth shootout

McKinney senior Keldric Luster threw for three touchdowns and 385 yards while also running for 92 yards and another score to lead the Lions' football team to a frantic, come-from-behind win over visiting Denton Braswell, 60-51, in a shootout Friday at McKinney ISD Stadium. The Lions (5-1, 3-0 in district)...

Salad and Go location in west Frisco delays opening

Salad and Go's location in west Frisco delayed its opening. (Courtesy Salad and Go) The Salad and Go restaurant located at 355 Lebanon Road in west Frisco had its opening date pushed back, said a spokesperson for Salad and Go in an email. The location experienced delays in construction and is expected to be open by Thanksgiving. Salad and Go’s first location in Frisco opened Sept. 2 at 7310 Preston Road. The restaurant offers nine salads and wraps, hand-crafted lemonades and teas, and breakfast options that combine chef-curated recipes with fast service.
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Here Are the Fall Festivals Happening Across North Texas in October

It's fall y'all and not only does that mean the return of football and the State Fair of Texas, it means dusting off your boots, pulling out your plaid, grabbing anything pumpkin spice and heading outdoors. So we scoured the world wide web looking for all the fall festivals happening...

Denton’s Fall Market debuts on the Square

Tables full of homemade crafts, baked goods and fall decor overtook the Wells Fargo parking lot near the Denton Square on Sept. 24. There, vendors braved the heat to share their autumn treats at the first Denton ‘s Fall Market. Market host, MSquared owner Chelsea Bryant, held the event...