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Denton business gets multi-million dollar contract

M1 Support Services, a Denton-based aviation and logistics company, earned a 10-year, $387 million contract from the Department of Defense. The contract is for the company providing support to the U.S. Army and Air Force rotary aviation training at Fort Rucker, the Defense Department announced last

DENTON RECORD-CHRONICLE - 2017-09-21 17:16:49

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

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

Denton Musician Fed Thousands of Harvey Victims in Orange

Jared Thomas, a Denton musician, planned to go to Nashville to spend the week writing and schmoozing with music industry people when Hurricane Harvey made landfall in late August. Instead, he loaded up his backyard grills, his family and two friends and headed toward Houston. "I just told my wife we

DALLAS OBSERVER - 2017-09-21 09:00:00

"She Never Said I Was the Monster": Denton Husband Accused of Child Abuse Claims Innocence

John Tufts says he's innocent of the horrific child abuse crime that landed him in the Denton County Jail in October 2016. He spoke to the Dallas Observer while standing in front of the courthouse Monday morning, where he was to appear in Judge Brody Shanklin's 211th District Court. Tufts' 5-year-o

DALLAS OBSERVER - 2017-09-19 09:00:00

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

Selwyn University Drive property could face foreclosure

The property that once housed Selwyn College Preparatory School could be foreclosed on, according to a letter sent to Denton ISD earlier this month. The letter was sent to district officials on Sept. 6 by Brandon Hurley, an attorney at the Fort Worth-based Kelly Hart law firm. Hurley represents Volu

DENTON RECORD-CHRONICLE - 2017-09-20 00:04:00

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

Judge Horn limits speakers before meetings to five

County Judge Mary Horn has decided to limit the number of people who can speak before commissioners meetings. Denton County Judge Mary Horn Courtesy photo In the last month, dozens of people have shown up to commissioners meetings to ask for the removal of the Confederate monument on the Square.

DENTON RECORD-CHRONICLE - 2017-09-19 22:31:35

Behrens moves from fire marshal to assistant parks director

Laura Behrens has decided to move from her position as city fire marshal to assistant parks director, according to a city staff report. Behrens, who was chosen in 2013 as Denton's first female fire marshal, started her new position on Monday. Behrens was responsible for investigating fires, conducti

DENTON RECORD-CHRONICLE - 2017-09-19 21:50:09

Thai pianist to perform at Denton church

Thai pianist and composer Nat Yontararak will perform in a recital at 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 24 at First Christian Church of Denton, 1203 N. Fulton. Yontararak will perform original music in an homage to Rama IX, late king of Thailand, who received an honorary music degree from the University of Nort

DENTON RECORD-CHRONICLE - 2017-09-21 00:10:15

Denton Scraps Landfill Mining Program

Denton city leaders have scrapped a program to remove recyclables from the city landfill and sell the materials before it even started. On Tuesday, Denton City Council voted to end a landfill mining program, approved in 2015. At the time, city leaders were told the program would net the city about $

NBC DALLAS-FORT WORTH - 2017-09-20 23:57:38

Denton Citizens' Police Academy classes to start Monday

The Denton Police Department is kicking off another Citizens' Police Academy on Monday, giving people a behind-the-scenes look at the typical duties of local law enforcement. Classes will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. every Monday in the Denton Public Safety Training Center, 719 E. Hickory St. The

DENTON RECORD-CHRONICLE - 2017-09-20 22:18:15