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Walt Disney and the WASPs

Note: this is a supplemental piece to our Denton Live story: The Lasting Sting of a WASP, which can be read here. Many celebrities support our troops and veterans. Some hold rallies, some just donate to various causes. But there were celebrities that offered up more than money. There was perhaps no…

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Wassail Weekend meets Puerto Rico

When does the holiday season officially start? Is it the second the turkey hits room temperature? The moment Walmart’s doors open to throngs of Black Friday bargain hunters? The first shake of silver bells on the radio? For Denton, there’s no question that it’s the first Friday of December, marked…

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Day of the Dead was a frighteningly good time

If you believe that coffins are just for laying dead people while everyone mourns around them, then you haven’t seen it all. However, if you find it absurd and are thrilled to know how else people use coffins, then ask the people of Denton! On Saturday October 28th, the annual Day of the Dead…

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'Everyone loves to hear a good ghost story'

(Read our Denton Live story on Shelly Tucker and her background: 'History and a whole lotta mystery') The moon is clouded, but it doesn’t rain. It’s a fall breezy night. Well, sort of. It’s chilly, but it’s also warm. It’s the kind of unnerving weather in which you’d want to hear stories from beyond…

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Meet the 2018 Dog Days Spokesdog

The 2018 Dog Days of Denton Spokesdog was crowned Saturday at the North Texas Fairgrounds. This is Ice, a purebred Siberian Husky. Ice is going to be seven in January but he his owner, Lyndon Villone, has had him since he was four and a half weeks old. Ice is truly a part of Lyndon’s family, he…

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Behind the scenes with Mean Green Football's loudest fan

“Fire in the hole!” “Fire in the hole!” “Fire in the hole!” With the third warning, a thunderous noise boomed through the stadium and white smoke hung in the air. Yells of enthusiasm filled the green and white’s territory as the start of a Mean Green football game had been announced by Boomer the…

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Hickory Dickory Dock

Story by Tyler Murphy Photo by Christen Dennis Denton Live Fall-Winter 2015 Dentonites are used to seeing the road work. The Hickory Street improvement is a massive project turning this familiar favorite district into a symbol of Denton’s refreshing independent spirit. After a year of work, the end…

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Higher Grounds

Story and photos by Christen Dennis Denton Live Fall-Winter 2015 It fits like your favorite pair of shoes. Like you’re walking into your own cozy den. Except hipper. And with your own wait staff and filled with friends you don’t necessarily know. It’s West Oak Coffee Bar, with its friendly staff…

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