Flower Mound police develop plan to address youth drug use
In the past, one of the last places a drug user in Flower Mound would run to for help would be law enforcement.
Coppell sends thousands of items for tornado victims in Moore
The people of Coppell once again showed how generous they are by donating thousands of food items and various supplies for the tornado victims in Moore, Okla.
Calculating conservation efforts: NTMWD launches website to compute landscape water needs
The North Texas Municipal Water District, in partnership with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service (AgriLife), is offering a new tool that computes landscape water needs based on local weather conditions. NTMWD is launching this water efficiency tool in recognition of Drinking Water Week. The website, www.WaterMyYard.org, has been developed to assist in determining an adequate amount of supplemental water that is needed to maintain a healthy landscape.
Rodeo rides into the area: Plenty to see and hear this summer in Mesquite
For anyone looking for some weekend entertainment, the Mesquite Arena has you covered. The Mesquite ProRodeo is kicking off its 2013 season on May 31 at Mesquite Arena, 1818 Rodeo Drive in Mesquite.
Pedaling with purpose: Annual charity event draws bike riders from across the Metroplex
Area bicyclists have the chance to race around the city of Mesquite, Sunnyvale and other parts of Dallas County on Saturday, June 1, when the Mesquite Rotary Bike Ride comes to town. The ride is being sponsored this year by Agape Home Healthcare.
Raising the bar on raising the flag: Honoring heroes tops Memorial Day events
It's Memorial Day, the unofficial start of summer and a chance for many to enjoy their first outdoor event of the season.
Vehicle burglaries still a problem in Frisco
Vehicle burglaries are still a major problem in Frisco, Police Chief John Bruce said at his monthly report in front of the City Council on Tuesday.
Exide says former Frisco plant site arsenic-compliant
An Exide Technologies lead-acid battery recycling plant in Vernon, Calif., recently closed because of safety concerns, and arsenic levels were one of the reasons cited. According to Exide, however, the site of its former Frisco plant meets environmental guidelines.
History in the making: Plano's black leaders react to historic election
No matter the outcome of the Plano mayor's race, it was going to be a landmark event.
School board to discuss possible tax election
The Plano ISD Board of Trustees will likely begin discussing the possibility of a tax ratification election in August, Superintendent Richard Matkin said at Tuesday's board meeting.
Longtime Plano ISD theater coordinator retires
When former Plano ISD theater students think back on their time in the classroom of Carla Todd Rich, they remember one thing: Her ability to inspire.
Auto dealership gives van to single mother of six
Heather Callender's days used to start at 4 a.m. with a four-mile walk to work. What followed were treks around McKinney to pick up her six children, crowded walks home and one-mile grocery store visits.
Learning launch: Students discover math, science behind hot-air balloons
End-of-year tests and essays? How about a hot-air balloon launch instead.
(UPDATE) Mother of McKinney infant found near border arrested for unrelated burglary charges
A woman who was found with her 10-month-old daughter after an Amber Alert was issued has been arrested for unrelated burglary charges, McKinney police said.
Hard Eight BBQ in Coppell accepting donations for Moore relief efforts
Coppell Chamber of Commerce member Hard Eight BBQ will be taking their 30-foot catering trailer to Moore, Okla., at 8 a.m., Wednesday, May 22. They will be loading the trailer with donations that Coppell residents and businesses would like to send to help in the relief efforts after yesterday's tragic tornado that hit Moore.
Mesquite police investigating early morning shooting
Mesquite police are investigating an early morning shooting that left one victim shot and in critical condition.
Fairview double murder suspect under armed guard at local hospital (UPDATE)
Paul Alexander Tanner Sr., the 82-year-old man charged with the murder of his son and grandson in Fairview, is under armed guard at a local hospital.
Woman dies after 'apparent' drug overdose in McKinney
Police say a woman died this week from a drug overdose in McKinney.
Paul Tanner charged with murder of son, grandson in Fairview
An 82-year-old man has been charged with the murder of his son and grandson in Fairview.
Working for the weekend: Comedy at the Courthouse offers mid-week comic relief
"Happy Hump Day!"
Final nails: McKinney High School teacher retiring after 39 years
A man who's spent his life teaching others to build homes will soon leave a place he's called home for 39 years.
Plano PD honors fallen officers
Twelve Texas peace officers killed in the line of duty were honored Tuesday morning at the Plano Police Department's annual Peace Officer Memorial Service at Haggard Park.
Two men found dead in Fairview
Two Fairview men were found shot to death in their home Friday, Fairview Police Chief Granver Tolliver told the Dallas Morning News.
Build a home, create a smile: Smiles Charity concert boasts raffles, Radio Disney band
For the sixth year in a row, Smiles Charity has planned its free annual concert around Memorial Day weekend, a fitting date considering its musical event is the fundraising vehicle for building new homes for military veterans.
Largest master-planned community in Frisco prepares for rapid growth
At 957 acres, Phillips Creek Ranch boasts the title of largest master-planned community in Frisco, and development is just getting started.
Allen Area Patriots was among groups targeted by the IRS
The Allen Area Patriots, a local tea party group, was allegedly targeted by the IRS with an “intrusive” set of questions when it applied for tax-exempt status.
Man Gets 20 Years for McKinney Home Invasion
Peter Anthony Traylor, 25, of Arlington, was sentenced on Tuesday to 20 years in prison for invading the home of his McKinney mother-in-law and assaulting her with a hatchet, announced Collin County District Attorney Greg Willis.
Community blossoms with gardens: Locals see benefits of growing veggies
McKinney's sense of community is growing stronger thanks to small, shared gardens popping up on both sides of the city.
Dog days:City continues enhancement at Bonnie Wenk Park
Wondering what's going on with that new park near the intersection of Hardin Boulevard and Virginia Parkway? It's Bonnie Wenk Park, and Phase I of the project is nearly complete. Its first attraction, the dog park, opened late last month.
McKinney senior synchronized swim team performs for assisted-living residents
Step into the McKinney Senior Center pool on a given Tuesday afternoon, and you'll hear splashes, strokes and songs reminiscent of a movie score on water.
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