21 hrs ago
Dallas, Flower Mound Begin Spraying For West Nile Virus
Health authorities in North Texas will begin spraying for West Nile virus after detecting a "significant" increase in the type of mosquito that primarily carries the virus.
21 hrs ago
Dallas Starts Mosquito Spraying
The city of Dallas has scheduled spraying for mosquitoes, while mosquito samples collected in Flower Mound have tested positive for West Nile virus.
Good news in Grapevine - Texas 114/121 work is 90% done
GRAPEVINE Nearly four years of orange-barrel headaches soon will be coming to an end in Grapevine's Texas 114/121 corridor.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
UT researchers may get cancer grants soon
UT faculty who have struggled to continue their cancer research projects because of an ongoing moratorium on the state's cancer research institute may get their promised money in the next few weeks.
Flower Mound police chief announces his retirement
"I have truly enjoyed the past 30 years associating and working with members of the police department, the town and this wonderful community," he said in a prepared statement.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
The Austin Chronicle
Abortion Regs Hearing: D j Vu All Over Again
Women dressed in Mad Men-era garb and dozens wearing bright orange T-shirts that read, "My Family Values Women" gathered in the Senate chamber Thursday afternoon for a committee hearing on a quartet of measures that opponents say are designed solely to restrict access to abortion and to drive back in time women's reproductive rights .
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Senate panel hears abortion debate
Women gave passionate testimony Thursday before a Senate committee considering legislation to ban abortion at 20 weeks and impose other regulations including stricter standards for facilities that provide the procedure.
Dallas Morning News
Perry signs patient safety measure following care breakdowns at Parkland
Gov. Rick Perry has signed into law a patient safety measure inspired by care failures at Parkland Memorial Hospital, and another similarly tailored bill appears headed for the law books.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Anyone for tennis in Flower Mound?
Flower Mound is a city of 70,000 people and growing every day. There are hundreds of new housing units that have recently gone up, are going up or are slotted to go up.
Sun Jun 09, 2013
Arlington Martin baseball duo enjoy playing in North Texas all-star game
Despite having their season end Friday in the Class 5A state semifinals, two Arlington Marin players continued their high school career for one more game Sunday.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
Former Blockbuster gets new life as emergency room
A former Blockbuster video store in this Kroger-anchored shopping center is being reinvented as a freestanding emergency room, which is a growing concept in the health care industry.
Community helps Flower Mound disabled vets renovate crumbling house
A North Texas community is lending a helping hand to a Flower Mound couple who has fallen on difficult times.
Overnight storms loud but damage minimal
Storms lit the skies profusely overnight, with wind gusts and claps of thunder rattling windows and walls, but doing little damage, other than to cost some souls a good night's sleep.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Right before Memorial Day we took off for a few days to the Great Wolf Lodge in Grapevine, near Dallas.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
Founding pastor to deliver final sermon at Faith United
"It was not about me or any individual person; it is about what God does through us and what God will continue to do through the church in the future," McLarty said.
Mon Jun 03, 2013
Bartonville Police Department steps up patrols, warns of gang targeting vehicles
Bartonville Police Chief Dave Howell said last week that his department is stepping up patrols on FM407 in response to an increase in accidents and warned residents to be alert for activity by a group known as the "Felony Lane Gang" that is believed to be responsible for several area vehicle break-ins. Howell said a fatality accident near Copper ... (more)
Fri May 31, 2013
Legislators say session was a good one for medical care
Texas' refusal to participate in the mostly federally funded expansion of Medicaid was the biggest health story of the recently concluded legislative session, but in other, less heralded actions, lawmakers sought to get more medical care to more people.
Is Council Candidate Philip Kingston a Neighborhood Advocate or a Bully?
After this month's city elections, we repeated a quote that District 14 candidate Bobby Abtahi gave to the Morning News alluding to Philip Kingston, his opponent in next month's runoff, as "someone who sues their neighbors." Kingston wasn't pleased.