The 2018 tax season is underway.
We have a unique opportunity in the coming Primary Election to send a next generation leader to the Denton County Commissioner’s Court just as we did when we sent Andy Eads.
Feb. 2 is Groundhog Day when we await Punxsutawney Phil’s determination of when spring will arrive. On Feb. 5 the Town Council will meet, to once again, discuss Morriss Road. The common thread between these two events is a 25-year-old movie that starred Bill Murray as a weatherman, trapped …
Are you feeling flu-like? If so, you are not alone. North Texas is currently one of the worst areas for influenza in the country as hundreds of people are suffering from the flu or flu-like symptoms.
Lewisville ISD Superintendent Kevin Rogers wrote the following letter to address a recent report from the U.S. Department of Education, as well as comments from Gov. Greg Abbott about public schools:
If you’ve ever bought, sold or leased property using a Texas realtor, you know that we are always watching out for your best interests. But Texas realtors don’t just advocate for you during transactions – we also advocate for you at all levels of government to ensure lawmakers support public…
The mayor and the mayor Emeritus of the Town of Double Oak endorse Jim Carter as candidate for Denton County Precinct 4 Commissioner.
Dallas/Fort Worth residents define success not by monetary wealth or professional achievements, but by being able to provide for their families. This is one of the primary findings outlined in a report recently released by Merrill Edge that focuses on perceptions Americans have of what it me…
Texas and Bass Fishing. Say that out loud, and you’ll hear folks asking “Where at?”, “What were they biting?”, “How many did you catch?” and “Let me know next time you go, I’ll grab my pole and go with you!”
One of the things that attracted many of us to Flower Mound was the openness, the parks, and our town being a respite from a busy day.
As I look back on the past year, I am reminded at how quickly time passes, especially when we allow ourselves to get swept up in the hustle of life. I often wish for time to slow down in order to allow me the ability to take it all in and appreciate my many blessings. Time keeps moving howev…
I’ve been looking into the Morriss Road expansion in great detail for the past several months. I wanted raw data to assist me in determining the path we should take regarding this traffic corridor in our town. Taking the traffic study that was completed in January of 2017, I put together the…
Flu season can be unpredictable. To prevent it, education is key. Fortunately, for North Texans who haven’t received their vaccination, it’s not too late. Since the vaccination can take up to two weeks to build up full immunity, now is an ideal time to protect yourself ahead of the holidays.
The holiday season is upon us and that means it is time for the Town of Flower Mound’s 28th annual Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting Ceremony on Dec. 9 from 6 to 9 p.m. This free, family-fun event includes a nighttime parade that will travel down Spinks Road to Gerault Park, where there wil…
November is National Caregivers Month, and according to a recent Merrill Lynch age wave study, eight in 10 Americans say caregiving is the “new normal” for American families.
Want to stay connected to Denton County? Watch for my column each month for updates and events happening in Precinct 3 and around the county.
With over 3 million senior citizens currently residing in Texas and the large baby boomer population aging into retirement, many of us have taken on the responsibility of caring for our elderly parents or relatives. This not only includes making certain they have proper housing, healthcare, …
On any typical odd-numbered year, two momentous occasions occur in Texas regarding the state government: The Texas Legislature convenes in January for a 140-day regular session and the state’s constitutional amendment election occurs in November.
In August, crews began work on improvements to three Flower Mound ponds, Cortadera Park, Rheudasil and Wilkerson ponds. Cortadera is being done first and will be followed by the other two.
I was a little reluctant at first to be attending the Flower Mound Junior Police Academy. I assumed that it would be some boring officer talking about his or her job for five days straight. However, it turned out that I was really wrong.
Get ready to get your play on this July with City of Highland Village Parks and Recreation Department and the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA).
During this Fourth of July holiday, I wish to express gratitude for the many blessings given to us by our Founding Fathers and to the brave soldiers who have sacrificed for our nation’s ability to uphold the foundational values of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
What do: genetically modified organism labels, endangered species, water rights and drones have in common? They are all part of the changing face of agriculture that covered by agricultural laws.
When you marry, you agree to share a financial future, too. Although successfully managing finances in marriage is essential to your happiness together, talking about it may not come naturally. Here are six tips on how keeping an open dialogue could help you save, invest and plan together, a…
The Texas Legislature ended the session on a less than desirable note, but I wanted to let everyone know about the Honorary Page Program.
At the beginning of the 85th Legislative Session, Gov. Greg Abbott gave his State of the State address, a standing tradition whereby the governor provides the state legislature with his priorities for us to achieve during our 140 days together.
As your local Flower Mound real estate economist, I watch the market daily to see the trends and direction of the market so my clients make wise choices when it comes to the real estate market. Our mission is to help people build their wealth through real estate.
Keeping lawns and landscapes beautiful during North Texas summer heat can cause sticker shock for homeowners whose water bills may double or triple. Here are three ways to reduce that cost without sacrificing plant health or landscape beauty.
It’s that time of year again! Animal shelters across North Texas have two huge hurdles to conquer this time of year. The first hurdle is the overpopulation of pets caused by unwanted/unplanned breeding. The other hurdle is the unpredictable nature of Texas’ weather. Both come each year like …
While the can do Texas spirit of independence is something we all love about the Lone Star State, in reality we can’t operate successfully without strong national and global economies.
Well, another political “silly season” has come and gone yet instead of looking and moving forward, it appears that if people have opinions and concerns, it is chastised by the other side.
With all the recent hail storm events, our building inspections and community development staff have been quite busy registering contractors and issuing construction permits for roof replacements.