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Revised ambulance contracts up for final county approval

Formal interlocal agreements between Montague County and the City of Bowie Emergency Medical Services and Saint Jo Volunteer Fire Department will be considered when the commissioner's court meets at 9 a.m. on Sept. 25. These contracts for ambulance services in their respective areas were hammered o

BOWIENEWSONLINE.COM - 2017-09-22 17:23:34

Saint Jo City Secretary, city judge resign

There will upheaval for the City of Saint Jo as two of its top employees submitted their resignations. City Secretary Sherri Davis and City Judge Patty Hale will be leaving effective Oct. 12. A called meeting has been set for 6 p.m. on Sept. 26 to accept the resignations and then discuss them in e

BOWIENEWSONLINE.COM - 2017-09-22 19:53:41

ESD 7 gets boost in fire safety ratings

Better fire department coordination and a new plan to supply water by tanker truck has paid off for Millsap, Greenwood, Cool and Garner's fire protection ratings. As of last month, Emergency Services District 7 received a Public Protection Classification of 3/10 from the Insurance Services Office,

MINERAL WELLS INDEX - 2017-09-21 00:00:00

Lee Park's new old name, Lowe's possible victims, McCain's no vote: Your Friday evening roundup

An empty pedestal remains along with barricades at the site where the statue of Confederate general of Robert E. Lee stood in Robert E. Lee Park on Sept. 15. (Andy Jacobsohn/Staff Photographer) Dallas' Robert E. Lee Park officially renamed Oak Lawn Park - for now A statue of Robert E. Lee is gon

DALLAS NEWS - 2017-09-22 22:00:00

One year later, campus carry brings no apparent change to UNT

The beginning of the 2017 fall semester marks one year since campus carry took effect in public universities across Texas. According to the University of North Texas Police Department, the law has not changed the campus environment in any significant way. "We have had no incidents since the law pass

DENTON RECORD-CHRONICLE - 2017-09-23 00:43:42

Thin Line Fest to host 'staffing day' mixer

Denton festivals wouldn't happen without an army of volunteers who show up ready to work - often for little more than a free T-shirt and a drink ticket or two. Thin Line Fest, an annual documentary film, music and photography festival in Denton, tests out a new angle in volunteer recruitment from 5

DENTON RECORD-CHRONICLE - 2017-09-23 00:39:00

DTV documentary on Eureka playground wins award

DTV, the city government's television station, took second place in documentary-event coverage for its video, "When a Playground Builds Community" from the National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors. The award came during the group's annual conference Sept. 11-14 in Seattle. T

DENTON RECORD-CHRONICLE - 2017-09-22 23:10:19

Manslaughter suspect Bonilla moving toward trial

Denton County prosecutors appear to be gearing up for Luis Bonilla's jury trial, which has been rescheduled to Oct. 30 in Judge Jonathan Bailey's 431st Judicial District Court. Luis Bonilla Courtesy photo Bonilla, 37, is accused of starting a multi-car accident on Feb. 6, 2016, while driving his

DENTON RECORD-CHRONICLE - 2017-09-21 23:23:00

Blotter: Man arrested after hitting, choking brother with cast

The mother of two boys called police Wednesday afternoon when one of her sons starting beating and choking the other with a cast on his forearm, according to police. Matthew Juarez Denton Police Department Matthew Juarez, 21, was taken to Denton City Jail on a charge of assault of a family memb

DENTON RECORD-CHRONICLE - 2017-09-21 23:08:33

UNT looking to innovation, international collaboration to accelerate its growth

The University of North Texas is looking to partnerships across India and China as well as in Frisco to help strengthen and grow the university in the coming year. UNT President Neal Smatresk explained the strategies he's planning to deploy this year to create the "next generation research universi

DENTON RECORD-CHRONICLE - 2017-09-21 22:36:47

Native Roots: Fragrant sumac is shrub that produces fall color

Fragrant Sumac, Rhus trilobata*: Medium-size deciduous shrub for fall color* Rhus trilobata, with the common names fragrant sumac or skunkbush sumac, is a native shrub with gorgeous fall foliage. Fragrant sumac is deciduous, 3 to 6 feet tall; individual plants may spread to 6 to 8 feet wide. Its tr

DENTON RECORD-CHRONICLE - 2017-09-21 21:54:15

Wanted: Family of woman who died on UNT campus

An employee and graduate student who was found unconscious in a parking lot at the University of North Texas in Denton last week has been identified as a Haltom City woman. Margaret King, 67, was found unresponsive near her vehicle in a parking lot on the campus on Sept. 14, UNT spokeswoman Julie Pa

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-21 22:06:00

New head of UNT System to make up to $815,000 in first year

Lesa Roe, the next chancellor of the University of North Texas System, has a contract that could potentially be worth more than $2 million over the next three years in the role. Roe, who will start in the position Oct. 9, will earn an annual base pay of $575,000 plus perks, according to the contract

DENTON RECORD-CHRONICLE - 2017-09-20 23:06:00

Mums: a tradition the size of Texas

You won't catch Sherry Bedinger describing homecoming mums as "gaudy." "They're pretty in their own way," said Bedinger, who is at the helm of the mum fundraiser for the Denton High School Gridiron Booster Club. "They are big, though," said Bedinger, who has led about five volunteers through a two-p

DENTON RECORD-CHRONICLE - 2017-09-20 23:05:30

For some transgender Texans, bathroom bill fight spurs bids for office

AUSTIN - The first time Danielle Pellett tackled the bathroom question was years before the issue of transgender access to restrooms would become a matter of political debate - and more than a decade before Pellett would enter the political realm herself. Pellett was in her early 20s then, a Univers

DENTON RECORD-CHRONICLE - 2017-09-20 21:13:39

DART explains Cotton Belt system

Monday night, dozens of residents from multiple cities gathered at Carrollton's DeWitt Perry Middle School eager to learn more about DART's latest Cotton Belt project. The night's event was a community open house, which allowed residents to talk one-on-one with DART officials as well as view multipl

STARLOCALMEDIA.COM - 2017-09-20 18:59:00

Deceased UNT employee, grad student identified

The 67-year-old University of North Texas employee and graduate student who died last week after being found unconscious on campus has been identified as Margaret King of Haltom City. University spokeswoman Julie Payne said King had worked as a custodian at the school since June 2016. She was also

DENTON RECORD-CHRONICLE - 2017-09-20 15:10:00

Jonathon Fite: Where are the bargains?

"BMW's entire [3 Series] business is going to go to zero." - Chamath Palihapitiya, former Facebook executive and founder of Social Capital This month's Denton Business Chronicle features the re-emergence of grocery delivery services in the Denton area. Almost 20 years ago, Web-ordered grocery delive

DENTON RECORD-CHRONICLE - 2017-09-20 10:00:00

One step back, another forward: Denton hobbled in exit from coal-fired power

Denton cannot walk away from coal-fired power anytime soon, likely leaving more work for the city and its energy consultants. The Denton Public Utilities Board will review the next round of work expected from Deloitte and Enterprise Risk Consulting on Monday. The consultants propose additional anal

DENTON RECORD-CHRONICLE - 2017-09-22 22:19:35

Blotter: Denton woman jailed in connection to 'execution style' homicide in 2010

A Denton woman was booked into the county jail Friday morning on a capital murder charge stemming from a 2010 homicide in Waller County, according to an arrest affidavit from the Waller County District Attorney's Office. Ann Marie Lasker Denton County Jail Ann Marie Lasker, 35, was arrested aft

DENTON RECORD-CHRONICLE - 2017-09-23 00:39:29