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 […]

Meet the Howells

From the left (back) is Eric Howell, JonAaron, (front) Kyleb, Julia, Kristie and Kason on the beach this month in Florida.

For one week every summer, the six hard-working, hard-playing members of the Howell family allow themselves to be lazy. Whether on the beach, in the water, enjoying a great restaurant or just sleeping in, Eric and Kristie and their four children spend in the quiet charm of Navarre, Fla., the last week of July, which […]

Boards discuss office relocation and speed tables

Lantana’s Fresh Water Supply Districts had a lot to talk about when the two boards gathered at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 11, with reports from a safety committee on the agenda as well as discussions about the long-term needs for office facilities.  After finding that it was unable to obtain a quorum for a […]

Crossing Guard Solution Solidified

A contract to be ironed out between the Lantana Fresh Water Supply Districts and the Denton County Sheriff’s Department will install a permanent civilian crossing guard at the intersection of Lantana Trail and Stacee Lane.  The intersection is the location of two accidents involving motor vehicles and children on their way to school rattled parents […]

Korak tests personal limits

Korak making a hill climb while carrying his chosen boulder with backpack full of gravel, an ax and the rest of his gear.

When Lantana’s James Korak describes the Peak Death Race held June 21-24 in Pittsfield, VT, as an incredible physical, mental and emotional challenge, you can’t help but believe him. One of America’s elite endurance athletes, Korak enjoys taking on a physically exhausting three-day challenge that would send a couch potato back to the couch in […]

W. Nile found in county

Tests in two Denton County cities have found mosquitoes carrying the West Nile virus. Lewisville and Flower Mound officials this week alerted the county of the results as well as plans for ground spraying to counter the threat before it can get out of hand. “We collected two this week that came back positive for […]

Ex-Marcus soccer player enjoys helping Oklahoma State basketball team

Marcus alum Mason Cox reunites with high school teammates on Oklahoma State team.

Had Mason Cox been as tall as a teenager as he’s become as a young adult, his career path could very well have been quite different. Instead of years of playing soccer, he might have spent his time on basketball courts. Rather than picking a college solely for its educational opportunities, he would have selected […]

Town Officials, Business Leaders Celebrate Beginning of Construction at Lakeside DFW

City and County officials with Mayor Tom Hayden (center) at the groundbreaking at Lakeside Business District on April 23.

Marking the beginning of construction on the Town’s first mixed-use development, Realty Capital Management representatives along with Flower Mound officials participated in a special groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday evening. The 150-acre project will change the face of the Lakeside Business District and overlook picturesque Grapevine Lake. The development includes high-quality shopping, dining, and office space opportunities […]

Early voting in slow motion

Denton County’s early voting turnout has been slower than the coming of spring. County elections administrator Frank Phillips said that as of noon Saturday, a little more than 4,500 of the county’s estimated 380,000 registered voters had cast ballots since Monday in local elections. Races in the town of Flower Mound and the city of […]

Busy DO resident Barnes savors family and bowling hall of fame

Double Oak’s professional bowler Lynda Barnes with fifth-grade son Troy who battles Juvenile Diabetes.

Since receiving the call of her professional life just before Christmas, things have been quite hectic for Double Oak’s Lynda Barnes. There was the removal of her husband Chris’ gall bladder in December and hers in April. One of their twin fifth-grade sons, Troy, had had two ear surgeries. In January, their water heater broke […]


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