Denton Live

A Farewell Tribute: Mayor Euline Brock

I first arrived at the Denton Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) at the beginning of 2003. My initial focus as the new-kid-on-the-block was meeting the movers and shakers. I began at the top and scheduled a one-on-one meeting with then-Mayor Euline Brock. Prepared to offer my best handshake, I entered her office, my words already […]

Published on: Sun, Jul 08, 2018

Full Circle

Some 20,000 of you read this column each week in the printed rather than online version of the Denton Record-Chronicle (DRC). I imagine your Sunday morning similar to Tim’s and mine. We traipse out to the front yard, pick up the paper from the driveway and then sit leisurely, sipping coffee and sharing sections of […]

Published on: Sun, Jun 10, 2018

North Texas Horse Country tours highlight different types of local ranches

Sawdust and straw shifts softly as the hoof comes up and down, up and down. The horse shifts her weight, nods her head, and peers curiously through the bars of her stall at all the new faces. She twists her head to the side and sticks her white spotted nose through the slit, wiggling her […]

Published on: Wed, Jan 31, 2018

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 greater Hollywood supporter […]

Published on: Thu, Nov 09, 2017

Hypnotic Donuts serves up the must-have breakfast treats

What do a Las Vegas-born painter, a third-year sociology minor, and an aspiring local art gallery owner all have in common? They’re all in one transplanted Dentonite named Jenaveve Lester, and you’ll find her most current iteration — server and donut aficionado — every weekend (and then some) at Hypnotic Donuts on Hickory Street. Denton’s […]

Published on: Tue, Nov 07, 2017