Lantana Grocer coming soon


Dirt should be flying within the next 30 to 60 days as development begins for a commercial center that will provide Lantana residents a shopping center anchored by a 100,000 square foot Kroger Store.  Opening day for the store and associated gasoline fueling station is projected for the first quarter of 2015. The commercial development […]

Denton ISD voters approve $312 million bond package

Voters in the Denton Independent School District approved a $312 million bond package Tuesday Nov. 5. The vote count was 5,984 for the proposal and 2,798 voting against it. More than 68 percent of the voters approved the package. The bond package includes: Fourth comprehensive high school – $149.6 million The district’s high schools – […]

Truly a Town & Country family affair

Left is Jenna Hairzine-Doody with husband Neil Doody and a Savory team member.

Combine the ambiance of a traditional European-style bistro with classically trained executive chefs (husband and wife) and a mother-in-law who knows all about healthy foods and business, you get the newest eatery near Lantana. Owned by community residents Annette and Neil Doody and Jenna Hairzine-Doody, the Savory Bistro opened the first week in September in […]

No end of patriotism

Rose and Bob Baird in their Lantana home.

A visit with the Baird family of Lantana If you’ve ever doubted that the United States of America is a great country, you ought to spend an evening with Rose and Bob Baird.  Their Lantana home, their stories and their lives of service provide a window on the costs and rewards of devotion to country.  […]

Weekend to Remember

Warriors gathered around the helicopter for fellowship while camera men from various local media capture the moment.

Putting together special recreational opportunities for wounded warriors as a reward to people who have made tremendous sacrifices for their country is satisfying to Dana Bowman because it creates happy memories for people who truly deserve them. But beyond recreation, the most recent Weekend to Remember was all about motivation and awareness, letting the community […]

General Manager’s Report – October 2013

Drought conditions: The DFW area has received a total of 21.39”of rain this year through the month of September, which is about 5.8” below average. Lake Lewisville’s current elevation is 513.33’, – 8.67’ and Ray Roberts current elevation is 625.71’, – 6.79’. Flood pool elevations are 6-12’ above the conservation pools. Argyle Fire District points […]

DCFW District 7 to issue $7 million in road bonds

Denton County Fresh Water Supply District 7 approved issuance of $7 million in road bonds and gave tentative approval with a contract for a crossing guard for Lantana Trail at Stacee Lane.  District 6 also approved going forward with an interlocal agreement with the Denton County Sheriff’s Department to post a full time crossing guard […]

Lantana’s Siegmund helps develop improved body armor

Lantana resident Andreas Siegmund behind Lantana Golf Club earlier this month.

With advanced degrees in metallurgical engineering, it’s Andreas Siegmund’s daily job to ensure safety. So it’s no wonder he was asked to do what he does best with something designed to protect law enforcement and military personnel. The long-time Lantana resident is part of a group that has helped improve body armor to better keep […]

The Peoples Sheriff

From the left are Rex George (Chief Deputy), Sheriff Will Travis, Randy Plemons (Assistant Deputy Chief – Operations) and Roy Davenport (Assistant Deputy Chief - Detention).

Will Travis doesn’t have time for personal attacks, negative people or controversy. The new sheriff is too busy trying to make life better for the people of Denton County. Amidst bribery allegations that Travis will allow to run their legal course, he and his senior staff have made it their job to proactively and not […]

Lantana’s first car wash business set to open in early October

Yvonne and Joseph Halboth in front of where their new Kwik Kar Wash will be opened soon.

Sometimes things work out for the best even when you don’t realize it at first. Just ask Joseph and Yvonne Halboth. The Flower Mound residents wouldn’t be opening their Kwik Kar Wash on FM 407 in Lantana had a deal for a similar business in Keller worked out a decade ago. That’s when they first […]


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