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Lewisville High School Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (JROTC) brought their skill and discipline to the Lions Pride Challenge on April 14 at McKinney High School, showing what the Farmers are made of. The competition, which is in its fourth year, was organized to bring Marine Corps ... schools
I'm concerned about crime in Lewisville. Especially property crimes, where citizens' homes and vehicles are burglarized, and their packages are stolen right from their doorstep. But I've spoken about that topic a lot during this campaign. I'd like to take this opportunity to discuss another issue that's just ...

David Hernandez is running for the Lewisville ISD board of trustees Place 2 seat. He will run against Denise Riemenschneider and Allison Lassahn in the election May 5. Community Impact Newspaper sent Hernandez a series of questions about his candidacy. His written responses, edited for ...
The "Sounds of Lewisville" concert series, a free family favorite since 1991, will present nine shows this year at Wayne Ferguson Plaza in the heart of historic Old Town Lewisville. New for 2018, each concert will feature an opening act. Concerts start at 7 p.m. every Tuesday night in June and July.
A Lewisville Independent School District elementary school is honoring a teacher who lost her battle with cancer two years ago by raising money for a scholarship in her name. "Our team is very close," said Julie Dawes, a first grade teacher at Valley Ridge Elementary. "We take care of each other here.".

Sometimes an election decision comes down to this: Is it better to go with the newcomer who has big, exciting ideas or the experienced steady hand who already understands the intricacies of the job? In the race for mayor of Lewisville, we decided experience wins out and, therefore, we ...
That means Lewisville should have at least 200 police officers. Unfortunately, the City Council only provides the police department enough money for 158 officers. As mayor, the first step I'll take is to look into establishing a Lewisville Police Reserve Force, to help put more officers on our streets and ...
No major injuries were reported after a driver crashed their vehicle into the Lewisville Church of Christ. Around 9:20 a.m. Wednesday, the Lewisville Fire Department was dispatched on a rescue call in the 900 block of College Parkway. The driver of a blue Subaru Forester crashed their vehicle into the ...
Concerns about the Lewisville Lake dam came to the public's attention following a late 2015 Dallas Morning News story called "The Dam Called Trouble." That recounted the discovery of a sand boil -- or whirlpool -- that officials briefly worried could have led to dam failure. Quick action stopped the ...
Filing for the May election ended Friday and both Lewisville City Council races are contested. Mayor Rudy Durham filed for re-election soon after filing began Jan. 17. On the last day of filing Penny Mallet and Winston Edmondson filed to run against Durham for the mayor's race. Durham was first elected to ...
Lewisville Lake Symphony's Family Popcorn Concert, Prokofiev's “Peter and the Wolf,” will be presented 3 p.m. March 4 at the Frederick P. Herring Recreation Center, 191 Civic Circle. The concert features Chip Waggoner from Fox 4 as the narrator, telling a tale so curious that it takes members of the ...
Kerbow said it is not lost on him that Richardson is a slightly smaller department and community than Lewisville, and it was not able to escape line of duty deaths. In addition, three other departments – Westerville, Ohio; Asher, Oklahoma and Locust Grove, Georgia – all suffered its first line of duty deaths in ...
Cottages at the Realm is part of the Castle Hills development, which sits on what once was the Bright family ranch in Lewisville. Bright says it's the only development of its kind in North Texas — geared mainly toward millennials and others who might not yet be able to afford the down payment on homes that ...
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton issued cease-and-desist letters to three public school districts, including Lewisville, asking them to stop "unlawful electioneering" and demanding that they delete "political messaging" shared from social media accounts and get-out-the-vote videos. "Pushing faculty or ...
David Hernandez, 18, is a senior at Lewisville High School. He lists community involvement and student representation as his top issues, and he is also a big fan of politics. Hernandez's opponent is making a second run for the Lewisville ISD Board of Trustees, Place 2 seat. Allison Lassahn is an event ...
Making her Texas Tunes debut, Chavez is known for blending the sounds of the Americas with tension and grace and Chavez's passionate collection of bilingual songs take audiences on a journey through the Americas. A multi-ethnic Latin pop songstress, Chavez is a nine-time Austin Music Award winner ...

The 2017 Uniform Crime Report shows a slight increase in Lewisville, with major crimes showing declines. Lewisville Police Department captures crime statistics for both voluntary submission to the UCR and for departmental use. Lewisville has a relatively low number of reports among several crime types, ...
The Lewisville Public Library has been nominated for the Leslie B. Knope Award for Best Public Library, and it needs help from Lewisville residents to earn that award. The Library started as one of 64 libraries nationwide — and one of three from Texas — that were nominated. Now it's in the third round of ...
The neighborhood in the Castle Hills development will have 72, 3-bedroom and 4-bedroom houses that won't be for sale. Instead, residents will pay $2,736 a month or more to rent the new houses. Called the Cottages at the Realm, the project is being built by Castle Hills developer Bright Realty and ...
On Jan. 26, the Children's Advocacy Center for Denton County broke ground on the expansion of its Lewisville location at 1854 Cain Drive. The expansion will add 11,000 square feet of new space and 3,000 square feet of renovated space. The expansion, which is expected to be complete in early 2019, ...
Throughout 2018, Lewisville will continue installing new gateway signs. The redesigned signs feature the city's logo and are more contemporary than the old design. Traditional materials, including Austin Stone rock material and powder coated metal will be used, and the colors used will be “timeless.”.
LEWISVILLE, Texas - A North Texas tattoo artist who has been accused in more than a dozen sexual assault cases was arrested for allegedly raping more women. Lewisville police took 38-year-old Chapman Edward Swindell into custody on Jan. 27 for sexual assault. Police said Swindell is a tattoo artist ...
A public art master plan was approved by Lewisville City Council at the Jan. 22 meeting. The plan identifies funding options and establishes goals and priorities for the city's public art program. The plan identifies five priorities for active placement of public art pieces: Old Town; Green Centerpiece; trails and ...
That's what David Hernandez, student of Lewisville High School and candidate for the Lewisville ISD Board of Trustees, is attempting to prove. Hernandez, 18, said what he lacks in experience he makes up for with passion and drive. “I agree I'm lacking in some areas,” Hernandez said. “However, the board ...
Southbound Interstate 35E in Lewisville has reopened after a crash that caused heavy delays during morning rush hour. The accident happened Monday morning on I-35E near the Justin Road. Crews had to clean the hazmat spill and the road was closed for several hours, officials said. Traffic was backed ...
Until five years ago Old Town Lewisville sat as an aging downtown suffering from a population shift to the west and a lack of entertainment and public amenities. As part of the city of Lewisville's plan to revitalize Old Town, several residential projects are planned for the downtown area this year. Economic ...
Cory Kuchinsky recently opened TKO Libations with two of his friends and fellow entrepreneurs. Together Kuchinsky, Kamel Maude and Ty Sefton have set out to create a family-friendly craft brewery nestled inside the Castle Hills neighborhood. Tell us about your family. I have a lovely 6-year-old daughter ...
Authorities in Denton County battled a large fire at a Lewisville apartment complex Tuesday morning that damaged 16 units. The fire was reported after 10 a.m. at the Somerset Apartments on the 200 block of East Corporate Drive, emergency officials said. NBC 5 viewers phoned into the newsroom to report ...
... to complement each service. A live auction and live music are also featured. All proceeds raised benefit the charities and civic service projects of Flower Mound Rotary International. 6:30 p.m. $100. Hilton Garden Inn, 785 SH 121, Lewisville. 469-635-2833. www.flowermoundwinestroll.com/tickets.html ...
The results of the annual homeless Point-in-Time count won't be released for a few months, but officials expect a heavier focus on the homeless communities in Lewisville to reflect more accurate data. The Point-in-Time count, required by federal law, aims to identify the number of homeless people in the ...
Former tax office employee Tramanski Johnson, 34, who worked as an office supervisor at the Lewisville branch, was booked into Denton County Jail on Sept. 12 after turning himself in on the bribery charge. Records show he posted his $2,500 bail the same day. Lewisville resident Juana Caballero, ...
Megan Lin, a junior at Liberty High School in Frisco and the winner of the 2018 Vernell Gregg Young Artists Competition, will perform Wieniawski's “Violin Concerto No. 1 in F# Minor” at the Feb. 9 Lewisville Lake Symphony concert. Lin started winning serious contests at age 10 when she received ...
By springtime Lewisville police officers will be outfitted with body worn cameras – a move that will give the department another avenue to see interactions with the public. The Lewisville Police Department worked throughout 2017 studying various options for body worn cameras. “We experimented with ...
Keep Lewisville Beautiful will hold a free Garden Secrets class 6 to 7 p.m. Feb. 1 at the MCL Grand on how to plant vegetables. Join KLB and Denton County Master Gardener Dana Bays for a free one hour class about planting and growing vegetables. Learn all about vegetable propagation, purchasing ...
Keep Lewisville Beautiful was honored for distinguishing itself as an exemplary Keep America Beautiful affiliate, bringing home four national awards. KLB was one of more than 80 individuals and organizations recognized at Keep America Beautiful's National Awards for their commitment and passion to ...
Word of Kerbow's retirement was announced on Thursday. He will step aside in August. When Kerbow joined the Lewisville Police Department in May 1978, he was the department's 33rd officer. Now, Lewisville has 158 sworn officers. The department has grown as Lewisville has — a population of fewer ...
Mobile tech support company Assurant Mobile Solutions will close a “buyer's remorse” business in Lewisville, resulting in 250 lost jobs, the company informed Texas Workforce Commission officials last week. Assurant Inc. (NYSE: AIZ), the parent company, is a $6 billion-revenue insurance and risk ...
“Russ has been the face of Lewisville policing for many years. He is an outstanding police chief and an outstanding ambassador for Lewisville,” said Lewisville City Manager Donna Barron. “He genuinely loves his hometown and the people who live here. This city has been fortunate to have such a ...
After serving the city and its residents for nearly 40 years, Lewisville Police Chief Russ Kerbow announced that he will retire in August. Kerbow said the timing is perfect to retire now. On May 22, he will have completed 40 years of service with the city of Lewisville, and his birthday is in August. He said it ...
This weekend, Lewisville Texans will fight to become ninja warriors, all while helping to make the city the healthiest in Texas. The city is hosting Lewisville Ninja Warrior: Family Edition 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 13 in the Frederick P. Herring Recreation Center, 191 Civic Circle in Lewisville. The competition ...
A request had been submitted to the parks and recreation department to recognize the efforts of McCutcheon, a former resident and parks advocate. He is credited with bringing disc golf to the area and is considered the father of disc golf in Lewisville. He helped design, fund and construct both the Leonard ...
At the Lewisville escape room, guests are put in an imaginary scenario and have to solve a series of puzzles in order to escape. Players are given one hour to escape, or they fail. When Johnathan and his parents, Roy and Charlotte, opened 1 Hour to Escape In October 2015, escape rooms were hard to ...
Developer Huffines Communities has broken ground on the fifth and final phase of its $300 million Hebron 121 Station apartment community in Lewisville. The next $35.5 million phase of the project is near the intersection of Interstate 35E and State Highway 121. Designed by Humphreys & Partners ...
In 2014 Lewisville City Council approved funding for a program to install automatic fire sprinkler systems in the city's Old Town Historic District. Since that time staff has been working with the owners of the buildings in Old Town to voluntarily agree to the installation of the fire-protection systems in their ...
Beginning with the 2018-19 school year, Lewisville ISD will be required for the first time to send millions of dollars of its property tax revenue to the state—a process called recapture, or “Robin Hood.” Recapture is the term for the money the state collects from “property-rich” districts for redistribution to ...
A woman's body was found in Lewisville Lake and while the Tarrant County Medical Examiner's Office has given an official cause of death, it has not yet ruled the manner of death. The body of Kimberly Zaricki, a 20-year-old Kentucky woman, was found Tuesday around 5:45 p.m. in a submerged vehicle ...
A new state law, Senate Bill 6, which went into effect Dec. 1, is making it difficult for some cities to annex property within their extraterritorial jurisdiction, or ETJ, but Lewisville officials said the law does not pose a threat to the city's plans to annex Castle Hills in 2020. The new law requires cities to gain voter ...
A witness told the dispatcher they heard popping noises like fireworks, but Lewisville Police Captain Casey Carter said it's normal for a car fire to result in popping sounds due to the materials inside. Carter said that to be on the safe side, police were investigating it as a homicide, but that it appears to police ...
Dr. Pamela Mia Paul, Regents Professor at the University of North Texas and a Steinway artist, has an eye for talent, as proven by her selection as a one of 5 judges in the international screening jury of the 2017 Van Cliburn Competition. She chooses her students carefully. One of these doctoral students, ...


 

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