Denton Live Issue:
Featured, July-Dec 2018

Taking flight and bound for glory

The room was abuzz with excitement and celebration as nearly two dozen athletes gathered to receive the accolades – and hardware – earned after a season wrought with battles. It was early March, and for the fourth time in five years, the University of North Texas women’s soccer team came together to receive their Conference […]

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Denton Live Issue:
Featured, July-Dec 2018

North Texas Fair & Rodeo cowboys up for the 90th time this August

The North Texas Fair & Rodeo will celebrate its 90th year in 2018. Many things have changed, but one thing has not: hats. A sea of cowboy hats will be visible everywhere. Some will wear one from their collection at home, while others will purchase one from a vendor at the fair. George Stetson manufactured […]

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Denton Live Issue:
Jan-June 2018

Pickleball paradise

Inside the Robson Ranch gates with its most energetic residents The school bell rings on Wednesday afternoons at Argyle Intermediate School, launching students, book bags in tow, through steel doors thrust open and slamming against the bricked schoolhouse. But on Wednesdays, they barrel right past the parking lot and toward the gymnasium for one of […]

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Denton Live Issue:
July-Dec 2017

The Great Denton Outdoors

“Go outside and play!” is one of every moms’ favorite sayings. Now, Denton’s got an event which every mom and environmentalist will approve of. On the last Saturday of September, Denton families, students, and residents gather on the banks of Lake Ray Roberts to enjoy a unique festival that raises awareness of the great Denton […]

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Denton Live Issue:
July-Dec 2017

Bleeding Green and White

It’s 8 a.m. on game day. The team’s already at the barn, getting the star ready for another big performance. His handlers load up their equipment on the carriage to roll out for the day. He is checked over, cleared and hooked up for the start of his journey. After a careful 10-minute ride, he […]

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Denton Live Issue:
Jan-June 2017

Juneteenth: A celebration of unity

As the day turns to night, a DJ starts packing up his sound equipment, vendors are putting up goods and kids are high-fiving over their basketball game win. Local musicians can still be heard performing as people head home, exhausted and gratified. Fred Moore Park falls silent. Every summer for the last 45 years, a […]

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Denton Live Issue:
Jan-June 2017

Hooping it up

It’s a perfect fall afternoon, the breezy weather calling for a day out on the town in Denton. Today, you follow your nose down Bell Avenue as it picks up the smell of cheesy barbecue chicken pizza. Peals of laughter and squeals of delight ring out over a swish swish of frenetic activity. Here at […]

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Denton Live Issue:
July-December 2016

Caws for Celebration

North Texas hires Littrell to lead Mean Green “Compete like champions every single day. It’s not a quick fix, but we need to make sure that we set a solid foundation that can carry over for years to come.” Mean Green football coach Seth Littrell repeats the goal he has set in place for many […]

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Denton Live Issue:
July-December 2016

Living the Dream at the North Texas Fair & Rodeo

“It’s Lucky Luke!” yells the bad guy. Enter the man who shoots faster than his shadow, moseying in, straight up and tall. Its 6 p.m. in Cameroon, and my brother and I sit wide-eyed and silent in front of the television, watching every minute of the cartoon, amazed at how fast Lucky Luke shoots his […]

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Denton Live Issue:
July-December 2016

It’s a Dog-Meet-Dog World at Dog Days Denton

Carefully walking onto the stage, their paces perfectly measured so as not to be too long or too short, the contestants nervously fidget with their frilly costumes. At their side follow their canine companions. In this competition, it’s the humans who are being judged and the dogs that are just along for the ride. The […]

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