Washing hands best prevention to virus spread

As you read about COVID-19 in the news or hear about it from family and friends, I’d like to assure you that our Denton County Public Health is focused on keeping you informed. Although COVID-19 is a new disease, the Denton County Public Health is using existing epidemiology response plans to provide guidance to local … Continue reading Washing hands best prevention to virus spread

Heartfelt condolences to the family of Chief Tittle, the City of Lewisville and the fire department

As a former Council Member and Mayor of the City of LEWISVILLE, I came to know quite a few of our police officers and firefighters as we responded to various emergencies and events.  Lewisville Fire Chief Tim Tittle was working his way up the department’s career ladder at the time and I recognized him as … Continue reading Heartfelt condolences to the family of Chief Tittle, the City of Lewisville and the fire department

Ellen M. Painter to receive humanitarian award

In January, a longtime volunteer and philanthropist will be recognized as the seventh recipient of the Dr. Bettye Myers Humanitarian Award. Ellen M. Painter will receive the special award during United Tribute gala, an annual event benefitting United Way of Denton County. Ellen, who has worked with Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton for years, has … Continue reading Ellen M. Painter to receive humanitarian award

Giving thanks this holiday season

As the season of Thanksgiving nears, I want to take this opportunity to acknowledge the community partnerships we have with the towns and cities across the county and, in particular, within Precinct 3. With over 859,000 people in Denton County and more arriving daily, our population has grown an estimated 29 percent since 2010. In … Continue reading Giving thanks this holiday season

Lake Dallas touts small-town charm

This unique lakeside city along the shores of Lewisville Lake covers 2.7 square miles with a population of around 7,260 residents, City of Lake Dallas Mayor Michael Barnhart told us during a recent Denton County Commissioners Court meeting. With its largest employer as the Lake Dallas Independent School District, much of what you’ll experience when … Continue reading Lake Dallas touts small-town charm