Glenn Garcelon Foundation golf event returns to aid brain cancer patients

From the left are Glenn Garcelon Foundation associates, Trent Tice, Gail Garcelon, Judy Johannesen and Jared Tice.

Help people with brain cancer. That’s what Glenn Garcelon wanted to do even when he was dying from the disease and what his wife, daughters, former co-workers and family/friends are focusing on again this year. The second-annual Glenn Garcelon Foundation Golf Classic will take place Sunday, April 7 at Flower Mound’s Tour 18 Golf Course. […]

Hunter’s Helping Hands

Denton Guyer Sophomore, Hunter Snowden pursues goodwill project.

Guyer Sophomore, Hunter Snowden cannot believe how a community service project he started over the holidays, after watching a newscast about how many people in the community were in need, has taken off.  “He wanted to do something to help”, according to his parents, John and Barbara Snowden of Lantana. “He came to us and […]

General Manager’s monthly report for February

Upper Trinity Regional Water District points of interest: The Board did not meet in February due to no pertinent items requiring timely Board consideration. At the January meeting a contract was awarded to complete the final phase of the Southwest Pipeline and related booster pump station. However, an alternate was accepted to construct the final […]

Harpool students help others

Harpool Middle School hosted a special pep rally Feb. 7 where individuals donated their hair to Michigan based non-profit, Children With Hair Loss. The organization offers free hair replacements to children who have medically-related hair loss. Denton school district officials say the event was part of a school-wide community service project that teaches students the […]

Cloud 9 still delivering good looks

Left to right are Cloud 9 team members Shannon Burton, Nicole Alvord, Kim Cloud (owner), Casie Florance James, Danette Harp, Brittney Brewer and Arvella Perry.

Sparkling and immaculate, Cloud 9 Salon and Spa celebrates its 8th year operating in Flower Mound this month, a business in the business of creating beauty, good feelings and a sense of family.    Owner, Kim Cloud, a tall blonde with charisma and an incredibly generous heart, showed me around the salon last week and […]

Copper Canyon building materials ordinance stays the same

Following public hearings with both the town’s planning and zoning committee and elected officials, the Copper Canyon Town Council voted to keep the comprehensive zoning ordinance relating to building materials used in the town as is. The action came at the Jan. 14 monthly meeting at Copper Canyon Town Hall after the council was asked […]

Everything’s positive for Double Oak town Council

Though their meetings were short, members of the Double Oak Town Council still accomplished plenty of positive things in the month of January. Authorization of in-car and officer cameras, the unveiling of a new town website and approval of the 2011-12 audit highlighted the Jan. 7 and 21 sessions at Town Hall which lasted less […]

Recent find at Lewisville Lake is first-ever report of dinosaur remains from Denton County

Vertebrae of an adult hadrosaur, a dinosaur that stood 7 to 8 feet tall and was approximately 12 feet long, are on display in the Schuler Museum at Southern Methodist University. The bones were discovered by Denton resident Dan Bidleman between December and early last month while fishing at Lewisville Lake.

The bones of a dinosaur found in Denton County are now on display at Shuler Museum of Paleontology at Southern Methodist University in Dallas. The rare bones of a prehistoric plant eater are being studied by graduate students. Members of the Fossil Bureau of Investigation of the Dallas Paleontological Society are also studying the bones […]

Public Input – Copper Canyon Council Meeting

During the public input portion of the Jan. 9, Copper Canyon council meeting, resident Mike Brasberger noted that a little over a year ago he was asked to be a stand-in on the Zoning Board of Adjustments.  Recently he learned that there had been a shuffle of the Zoning Board members; however, he said that […]

Courtney Forte enjoying scoring role for Marcus girls soccer team

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Marcus senior midfielder Courtney Forte doesn’t think of herself as a tricky player. Forte, an Oklahoma signee, says she doesn’t spend time practicing difficult moves; at least nothing overly fancy. And there’s nothing complicated in the way she attacks opponents, either. But Forte is doing something right, because her ability to score almost at will […]

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