July 7, 2016

A group of North Texas equestrians celebrated the start of construction on the bridge needed to restore the Greenbelt trail near the crossing site at the Elm Fork of the Trinity River.

Representatives and officials from the Greenbelt Alliance, the Lake Ray Roberts Eques...

June 30, 2016

Pilot Point police are searching for an unidentified juvenile boy who burglarized Selz Middle School twice, damaging property and stealing the security footage of the crime.


Denton County Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for informa...

June 23, 2016

The Bloomfield Schoolhouse in Pilot Point, a popular destination for student field trips, is closed following an inspection of its structural integrity that found the 133-year-old building cannot be safely occupied.


The city owns the building, and cou...

June 16, 2016

The air is filled with the smell of sawdust at Cedar Depot in Tioga, where three craftsmen spend their retirements building one-of-a-kind handmade items out of local trees and reclaimed wood.


Cedar Depot is located on the south end of Tioga, set back...

May 19, 2016

By Daniel Burgess

Staff Writer


The Texas Department of Transportation is planning to widen U.S. 380 in an effort to move traffic more efficiently, but officials said in a public meeting that no amount of road construction can prevent worsening traffic...

May 12, 2016

By Daniel Burgess

Staff Writer


Clifton and Nadene Irick had a vision that their building in downtown Pilot Point would one day become a showcase for the city’s history.


With help from friend and local history buff Jay Melugin, the city of Pilot P...

April 21, 2016



As he sat down and opened his test at the state math meet Saturday, Pilot Point seventh-grader Elijah Young was feeling confident.


“As soon as I was finished, I thought I’d probably make it to the top ten,” Young said.


April 11, 2016


A 56-year-old man was killed by a train in Pilot Point Monday while attempting to cross the tracks on his bicycle.


Michael David Tischler of Pilot Point was riding his bicycle westbound in the 200 block of McKinney Street just after 8 a.m. when he at...

April 7, 2016


Three Pilot Point Middle School math and science team students are headed for the state competition April 16 in San Antonio.


Seventh graders Caleb Holloway, Nate Brown and Elijah Young qualified for the 3A competition after top performances at regio...

March 31, 2016


Jeffrey Williams received the worst news of his life the morning of Oct. 2, 2012.


He was getting ready for school when an employee at Clark’s Barbeque, where his mother Misty worked, arrived at the door to tell him she and his unborn brother had been...

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