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Church won't be silent on HIV
A local church will make free HIV testing available during an afternoon program designed to boost understanding and awareness of the virus that can destroy a person's immune system, making them vulnerable to deadly infections.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
University of Texas at Arlington biochemist Zacariah Hildenbrand takes a water sample from a well at a home on Amyx Ranch Drive near Ponder recently.
Wildfire threat spurs training
Area fire department representatives practice Friday escaping a wildfire with an emergency fire shelter at the Denton County Emergency Management Building on Teasley Lane in Denton.
Wise County Messenger Online
School enrollment holds steady
Wise County had its ups and downs the first few days of school this week, but as a rule most school districts' enrollment held steady compared to the end of school in May and the first day of school last August.Alvord ISD principals reported enrollment of 691 as of Thursday, down seven students from last year's 698.
Feral cats get some hope
Veterinary technicians Tess Hood and Ty Davis put a newly sterilized and vaccinated feral cat back into the trap in which it was brought to the Texas Coalition for Animal Protection on Sunset Drive in Denton on Wednesday.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
West Nile virus found in Denton
A mosquito trap came back positive for West Nile virus for the first time in Denton this year, officials said Friday.
Programs aim to keep Labor Day revelers safe
Law enforcement agencies across the state will be doing their part to keep people safe this Labor Day weekend, on the road and on the water.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Jury delivers guilty verdict
Jurors found a 26-year-old Denton man guilty of aggravated assault and attempted capital murder Thursday at the Denton County Courts Building and sentenced him to 15 years in prison on each charge.
University of North Texas News Service
Tailgate in Mean Green style for Sept. 6 home game
As you prepare for the first Fall 2014 Mean Green home game Sept. 6 against SMU, plan to tailgate Mean Green style: Carpool.
Krum names new police chief
Terry Hargis has been serving as interim police chief for several months. And Monday night, Krum City Council members voted to officially hire him as Krum chief of police, according to city attorney Lance Vanzant.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Commissioners approve changes to lure job seekers
Denton County commissioners are making a few personnel moves in hopes of luring more law enforcement-related job seekers to Denton County.
Courthouse News Service
Barred From Church, Defendant Sues Judge
A Texas judge is unconstitutionally banning a criminal defendant from attending religious services at his church as he awaits trial, the man claims in court.
Just verdict' sought in trial
The trial for a man who allegedly stabbed his ex-girlfriend and attempted to kill a Denton police officer began this week at the Denton County Courts Building.
North Texas e-News
'Abbieville to Zion: the Communities & Places of Denton County'
Did you ever hear a long-time local mention a place that left you scratching your head; a place like Rabbit Ridge or Uncletown and wonder where the heck it could be? Denton County historian DJ Taylor often wondered about these places and others as he read the community reports in the early twentieth century area newspapers.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Dallas Morning News
The founder of Geary, Porter & Donovan PC went before a jury in Denton County and won $309,000 for his client in a state property condemnation case.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Number of Texas Parents Saying "No" to Vaccines Rising
As kids head back to school, NBC 5 Investigates found three times as many parents are saying "no" to vaccines compared to just seven years ago and in some parts of the metroplex, the rate is even higher.
Namesake Helps Open New Denton ISD School
Just in time for back-to-school, the Denton ISD is opening the doors at its 22nd elementary school, Dorothy Adkins Elementary.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Les Cockrell: DATCU to assemble junior board
DATCU is currently taking applications for the 2014-15 Junior Board of Directors, according to an announcement from the credit union.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Library fund limited
It looks more like a large, cramped office filled with too many books. Shelves upon shelves of them fill the room.
Teachers get first-day jitters, too
The anxiousness young children get about the first day of school is no different from what some Denton teachers are experiencing.