Harleton wins Class 2A state baseball title
ROUND ROCK — Less than 24 hours after walking off with a semifinal win, the Harleton Wildcats left little doubt in the UIL State Tournament Class 2A championship game on Thursday.
This weekend in Denton: Watch 'Minions: Rise of Gru' with a splash and educational events
Plenty of events are happening this weekend, but make sure to bring an umbrella or jacket due to a slight chance of scattered showers expected to hit on Saturday and Sunday. It will, however, be sunny enough to splash your way to Water Works Park to watch Minions: Rise of Gru Friday and enjoy taking your family to free educational events, including the Denton County Farm Heritage Day.
Golden State to Lone Star a good move
After two decades in education, Amy Rosser decided she and her family needed to seek a new professional and personal home, having grown weary of life in her native Southern California. For the past two years, she has taught seventh-grade Reading and Language Arts at Santa Rita Middle School and...
New border barrier to be deployed in Rio Grande River
(The Center Square) – After signing six border bills into law on Thursday, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced a new tactic Operation Lone Star officers were deploying on the Rio Grande River: a 1,000 mile floating barrier to block illegal entry. “What we are doing now is securing the...
Abbott enacts border security bills: cartels named terrorists, interstate compact, drones
(The Center Square) – Gov. Greg Abbott signed six border bills into law on Thursday, ranging from designating cartels as Foreign Terrorist Organizations to creating an interstate compact to expanding resources for law enforcement. “Washington, D.C. has failed to do its job to secure our border. As a result,...
Abbott signs border security bills, including designating cartels as terrorists
(The Center Square) – Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed six border bills into law on Thursday that range from designating cartels as Foreign Terrorist Organizations, to creating an interstate compact, to expanding resources for law enforcement. “Washington, D.C. has failed to do its job to secure our border. As...
Blotter: Denton man wires $125K to scammer who impersonated realtor
A man reported Wednesday that a person who was impersonating a realty company employee scammed him out of $125,000, according to a Denton police report. At about 1:50 p.m., a man entered the police department lobby in the 600 block of West Hickory Street to report a theft.
Select DHS art students deliver works to hospital for one-year exhibition
Six graduating senior art students from Dumas High School (DHS) were at Memorial Hospital with their teachers, Nancy Angeles and Selenda Hightower, and some family members Thursday, May 25, to deliver art works that they created and that have been selected for exhibition in the hospital for the next year.
Cactus color dashers run, walk, bike for fun, despite the cold and rain
More than 200 people braved unseasonably chilly and rainy weather Saturday, May 27 to turn in Cactus to take part in the City of Cactus’ Color Dash 5K run. The event had been planned to mark the beginning of the summer recreation season, complete with the opening of the second season of the Cactus Aquatic Center, but the weather was anything but summer-like. Still, city officials decided to carry on, and for the participants, the water just added to the fun.
UNT gets $400K grant to train school counselors, social workers
The University of North Texas was awarded a federal grant recently to train school counselors, social workers, psychologists and related professionals. The university got a $440,306 grant from the U.S. Department of Education's Mental Health Service Professionals Demonstration Program. The grant was authorized by Sen. John Cornyn's Bipartisan Safer Communities Act, which was signed into law June 25, 2022.
From script to stage: Crew, staff hard at work on 38th Texas Shakespeare Festival season
KILGORE — The Texas Shakespeare Festival will open the curtains on its 38th season in a few weeks — and directors, cast and crew are hard at work to present a season of performances. Susan Felder, a director, actor and playwright, is joining the festival for the first...
UNT offseason questions: Do the Mean Green have enough talent at receiver to run Eric Morris' offense?
Eric Morris didn’t take long to detail his plans for North Texas offensively during his tenure with the Mean Green.
Three local athletes named Greater West Texas All-Stars
Tanner Van Dyk and Eric Mendoza for the Sunray Bobcats baseball team and Melaney Granados for the Dumas Demonettes softball team have been selected to take part in The Greater West Texas Area All-Star Games. The two Bobcats will play at Lubbock Cooper Saturday, June 17 at 11 a.m. and Granados will play at Frenship Saturday, June 9 at 7:30 p.m.
Marlins take third in opening meet
The Moore County Marlins began their season Saturday, June 3 at Liberal, Kansas. The Marlins have a new coach this year but the goal remains the same as they finished third overall with 252 points. Some key results from the meet were high point morning swimmers were Lyla Flores with...
‘Worth the wait’: Athens ISD teacher gains U.S. citizenship after 17-year effort
It took 17 years, thousands of dollars, endless paperwork, and untold endurance, but it finally happened: On Jan. 26, 2023, South Athens Elementary teacher Alejandro Guzman became a citizen of the United States of America. “It was worth the wait,” said Guzman. “I wasn’t sure during the process I would...
Bible Verse 6.9.23
"The Sovereign Lord is my strength; he makes my feet like the feet of a deer, he enables me to tread on the heights. For the director of music. On my stringed instruments." (Habakkuk 3:19)
Bullard's Hagen Smith named Collegiate Baseball All-American
Former Bullard High School standout Hagen Smith was selected as a first-team Collegiate Baseball NCAA Division I All-American. Smith is a sophomore pitcher for the University of Arkansas.
Local nonprofit aims to give 7,000 backpacks to Denton ISD families
Interfaith Ministries of Denton hopes to gather 7,000 new, unused backpacks for the upcoming Denton ISD school year. The annual backpack drive is meant to reduce hardship for low-income families with children enrolling in Denton ISD.
Denton County financial advisor pleads guilty to using $1.5M client funds for cruises
A financial adviser from Trophy Club pleaded guilty Tuesday to laundering client funds to pay for personal cruises and trips for more than a decade, according to a federal press release. Doug McKelvey, 58, was a vice president and financial adviser at Morgan Stanley. McKelvey misappropriated $1.5 million of investor...
Fan Expo Q&A: UNT alumnus Peter Weller reflects on his creativity, accomplishments
Fan Expo returns to the Dallas-Fort Worth area from June 9 to 11, bringing a ragtag group of fan favorites and breakout stars from the latest television and film spectacles. Joining celebrated icons Chevy Chase, Ralph Macchio and Stranger Things’ Joseph “Eddie Munson” Quinn at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in downtown Dallas is University of North Texas alumnus Peter Weller.
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