General Manager’s November Report

Drought conditions: The DFW area has received a total of 24.52”of rain this year through the month of October, which is about 7.5” below average. Lake Lewisville’s current elevation is 513.51’, – 8.49’ and Ray Roberts current elevation is 625.23’, – 7.27’Elevations given are for the conservation pool elevation not the flood pool elevation. Flood […]

Editor’s Pick: Teach them early and the right way


Parents of young children oftentimes find themselves at odds when choosing the best paths for their kid’s education.  Lantana is fortunate to have such good DISD schools, but for those that need early childhood development (Pre-K), you have many choices.   As a parent of two young children, I’ve tried multiple early childhood development programs and […]

Cross Roads Resolution

Crossing Guards Funded Crossing guards soon will be joining the students in the Lantana area to help them navigate the roadways. Denton school district and county officials have been working to form a partnership to address safety concerns in the area, and commissioners last week approved a crossing guard program to create the new positions. […]

Difference of Opinion

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Even in a town as small as Bartonville, controversy can divide the populace and key leadership can change both willingly and not. The community with just 1,500 residents now but more on the way has gone through such turmoil thanks to differing views on how it should move forward. Such opposite ideas resulted in the […]

Growing Lantana

L.H. Lacy Co. has been contracted to build the infrastructure for the coming Kroger Marketplace.

After approving a $2.3 million contract to build infrastructure for a new shopping center, Lantana’s Freshwater supply districts are looking to build stub-outs that will eventually provide wastewater services to nearby properties with commercial potential.  The Town of Bartonville had requested that the wastewater lines be extended into parts of its town that are currently […]

Success By Any Means

Lantana Wildcats

Lantana Wildcats youth football wraps up first season  Whether measured by participation, parent involvement, community events, or on-the-field results, the inaugural season of the Lantana Wildcats Youth Football Association was a positive experience for all. It all ended Nov. 9 with the 5th Grade and 6th Grade Black teams competing in the North Texas Youth […]

Heartfelt message – The Cure Starts Now


On Saturday, December 7 at Unity Park The Cure Starts Now Foundation will proudly hold the first Annual 5K Fun Run/Walk in honor of Sydney Bjornberg.  Sydney Bjornberg was a resident of Highland Village:  she attended DKH, Heritage Elementary and for a short time Briarhill Middle School.  On May 21st, 2012 Sydney was diagnosed with […]

Lantana Real Estate

Mark Barnes

Mark Barnes NOW May be the BEST Time to List  Sometimes we hear myths that become real to us, automatically accepting them as true fact. Tomatoes are vegetables? No, they’re fruit. Lightning never strikes in the same place twice? Well, it strikes the Empire State Building roughly 100 times each year. Wait until spring to […]

Same Water, New Tower

Lantana will make the switch from the original far tower in this photo to the new one in the forefront this month.

Water Tower Switchover Sometime this month, residents of Lantana should begin receiving their water from a new tower, as a recently constructed structure will replace an almost identical structure that will be razed to make way for a shopping center. Kevin Mercer, general manager of Lantana’s Fresh Water Supply districts, said that residents would have […]

Lantana Resident in race for DA

Karen Alexander in front of Lantana Golf Club early November.

A Lantana mother of two enthusiastically campaigning to become the next Denton County District Attorney says that a more active and participatory electorate within her home community could prove very helpful to her cause. Karen Alexander who is challenging two-term incumbent Paul Johnson said that she wants the county to be smarter in criminal prosecution.  […]


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