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Blotter: Man threatens tenants with knife, goes with police peacefully, police say
A 21-year-old man went with Denton police peacefully early Friday after initially threatening apartment tenants in the 1600 block of West Oak Street with a pocketknife, police said.
UNT investigating ties with local white supremacist
University of North Texas officials were alerted in October that a self-proclaimed white supremacist had been active and engaged with students on campus in Denton, the Denton Record-Chronicle has confirmed.
Annetta Ramsay: Good news and bad news about Denton’s ethics policy
First, the good news. Denton is the most recent Texas city to add an ethics code to its municipal ordinances. A citizen-driven movement started in 2014 after city officials were suspected of unethical behavior. City Council unanimously approved the code on May 1, 2018.
Calendar: Sunday, Dec. 16
8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. — Carter BloodCare community blood drive at St. Mark’s Catholic Church, 6500 Crawford Road in Denton near Argyle. Walk-ins are welcome, or schedule an appointment at https://bit.ly/2GrlDYm.
2019 could be biggest year yet for NCTC in Denton
This past week, North Central Texas College hosted its spring graduation ceremonies at its Gainesville campus — the culmination of what has been a busy year of developments and additions for the 94-year-old college. But ask Chancellor Brent Wallace, and 2019 could very well be one of the biggest yea
Blotter: Denton, Corinth receive bomb threats in nationwide hoax
Denton and Corinth police were among the law enforcement agencies in North Texas who responded to phony bomb threats that appeared to have been made across the country on Thursday.
'He's a warrior': Oklahoma commit Drew Sanders scores all three Denton Ryan touchdowns in loss to Highland Park
ARLINGTON — Despite a disappointing afternoon for Denton Ryan — which fell to Highland Park for the third-straight year in the state semifinals — a bright spot for the Raiders was the performance of junior linebacker and receiver Drew Sanders, who scored all three Ryan touchdowns.
Nonprofit feeds first responders for Christmas across six counties
Feed a Hero started with Jim Searles taking some meals to the fire station in his Denton community. And over the past four years, he’s tapped into a community desire to serve public servants across North Texas.
Texas student youngest PhD graduate at 19-years-old
DENTON, Texas (KTVT) - Most 19-year-olds wonder how they are going to deal with their freshman year of college, or handling a full-time job. But there's a 19-year-old in Texas who's about to get her PhD.
'Three touchdowns right here, big man!': Bennett Brown shines at receiver in Highland Park's win over Denton Ryan
ARLINGTON — Bennett Brown was in the middle of being interviewed by a reporter following the Scots' 43-21 takedown of Denton Ryan when teammate Drew Scott interrupted the conversation.
The arts in southern Denton County and beyond: Holiday
Add a little art to your life! There’s no easier or better time to enjoy the arts than during the holiday. We’re lucky to have many quality and varied opportunities here in our community to enjoy the sights and sounds of the holiday and other non-holiday arts, as evidenced by the following:
A guide to Denton's Christmas lights
You've started your shopping and you've reserved tickets to that holiday concert or ballet. But your little ones are antsy for more of the magical season — or maybe you could use a quiet break in all the bustle. What can you do without putting more pressure on your dented wallet?
She's Getting Her Ph.D. From UNT — And She's Just 19 Years Old
The youngest known doctoral student to graduate from University of North Texas in Denton gets her diploma Friday. Noel Jett, 19, has lived on the UNT campus the last three years studying educational psychology.
Three-peat on the horizon? Highland Park clinches spot in 5A title game after 43-21 victory over Denton Ryan
ARLINGTON -- How can Highland Park top last year's thrilling, last-minute state championship victory?. Well, the Scots will have a week to ponder and then, perhaps, produce. Led by quarterback Chandler Morris, Highland Park beat Denton Ryan 43-21 Saturday in a Class 5A Div. I state semifinal at AT&T
Denton man indicted on intoxication manslaughter charge in death of motorcyclist
BELTON — Ian James Ruston, 56, of Denton was indicted Wednesday by a Bell County grand jury for intoxication manslaughter with a deadly weapon in the death of a motorcyclist.
Blotter: Man arrested for taking beer, Axe body wash, other items
Denton police arrested a 44-year-old man at the Walmart located in the 2700 block of West University Drive for allegedly taking about $150 worth of items, according to a police report.
A battle worth fighting: Longtime UNT fan battles on in face of terminal cancer diagnosis
The hours are quickly dwindling before the University of North Texas men’s basketball team tips off a televised game against the University of Oklahoma and Steven Pettit is ready to tune in.
'You didn't break me,' woman tells former fair horse trainer convicted of molesting teen
DALLAS — Two women visited a Dallas County courtroom Wednesday to confront the convicted sex offender they say preyed on them during their teenage years using their shared love of horses.
Friday, Dec. 14 Calendar
9:30 to 11:30 a.m. — Finish It Friday Crafters at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Bring a craft to work on and visit with fellow crafters. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.
Serve Denton names communication coordinator
Serve Denton has named Ian Harber as its communication coordinator. He will help the communication team with social media, email marketing, blogging and community space bookings.