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 […]

Missionaries to Lantana

Chris with wife Gracie and their children Zan (left) and Diego (right).

When Chris Schoolcraft, a divinity student at Duke University met his bride to be, Gracie, he was working as an intern in West Dallas neighborhoods at the Wesley Rankin Community Center. Both knew they wanted to be missionaries. Now the new pastor at Argyle United Methodist Church and his family are ministering regularly in southern […]

Manager’s report for September

Kevin Mercer

Upper Trinity Regional Water District points of interest: TCEQ will conduct a hearing for the permit to construct Lake Ralph Hall at 9:00 a.m. on September 24th in Austin. The two Administrative Law Judges that heard the contested case hearing, previously recommended TCEQ issue the permit.  The Corps of Engineers’ is currently reviewing the 404 […]

Helping wounded warriors enjoy life

Bowman making a grand entrance at the 2013 Halo For Freedom Warrior NASCAR Experience.

“Whatever you are physically…male or female, strong or weak, ill or healthy–all those things matter less than what your heart contains. If you have the soul of a warrior, you are a warrior. Whatever the color, the shape, the design of the shade that conceals it, the flame inside the lamp remains the same. You […]

District taxes hold steady, water rates going up

Lantana will face slightly increased rates for water and a continuation of a $1.00 per $100 tax levy after board actions Sept. 11 and 12.  The water rate increases were simply passing along costs from the Upper Trinity Regional Water Supply District, which supplied wholesale water to the District, said District 6 Secretary Bob Baird. […]

Black and Bling

From the left are Joni Carlton, Allison Thomas, Michi Joseff and Reanna Wallace.

Anyone who thinks the Lantana Ladies League is all about social hobnobbing likely doesn’t realize the group’s real mission is to support the community through participation, service, charitable contributions and special events. Those people would clearly understand the difference if they attended this month’s Black and Bling fund-raiser. Held Sept. 17 at Lantana Golf Club, […]

Constables help Rayzor, Blanton Students be Safe

Left is Precinct 4 Constable Burch with Precinct 1 Constable Flores at the Stacee Ln.

Though Jesse Flores isn’t the sheriff he’s still new in town and wants to do what he can to keep Lantana’s children safe. As Denton County’s Precinct 1 Constable following the December death of Jim Dotson, Flores plans to bring programs to the community like those he helped institute as a crime prevention specialist with […]

Helping those with or without Cancer

Amy Miller in front of Lantana Golf Club last Friday.

Events like the Rally for the Cure are far more than just a fun day of food, golf and friendship. For people like Amy Miller and Glenda Ponce de Leon, it’s personal. Both Lantana residents are breast cancer survivors who will compete in the 8th annual event Oct. 5 at Lantana Golf Club for the […]

Nelson Family

From the left are Pierce, Brett, Karma and Peyton Nelson.

As a Texas native, Karma Nelson likes to dig at husband Brett for his Iowa roots, taking any opportunity she jokingly calls him a Yankee. Then she remembers to back off a bit since her children were born there. It’s that kind of playfulness that has helped them through the rigors of 13 years of […]

Dedicated Owners Equals Happy Customers

Top row from the left is Steven Wakeman, Carol Wagner, Neal Bohannon, Johnna Bohannon, John Bohannon, Kathy Johnson, Jason Johnston. Kneeling from the left is Jacob Morris and Johnathan Johnson.

Once John Bohannon realized he wasn’t the retiring type and wife Johnna no longer needed to be a stay-at-home mom, they felt ready to open their own business. Since early in 2012, the Double Oak couple has successfully operated Kwik Kar Lube & Auto Care on FM 407 just east of the main entrance to […]


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