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Council puts charter amendments on Nov. ballot

In a few years when Castle Hills is annexed into Lewisville, it could change the way that city council members are elected. Nothing in...

Court denies request for retrial in LISD Title IX suit, plaintiff to appeal

A jury found Lewisville ISD not liable for retaliation in a federal Title IX lawsuit in March. The judge in that case has now...

Review: ‘Targets’ a well-crafted tribute to mass shooting victims

By DAVID BEARDEN makemarks@gmail.com I was 22 years old in 1999, the year of the Columbine High School shooting. I will never forget my empty gasp...

Former Highland Village mayor runs for justice of the peace

  Although official filing for the 2018 elections doesn’t open up until November 11, at least one candidate has already thrown his hat in the...

City’s first sustainability manager retires after nearly three decades working with Lewisville

  Lisa Weaver was preparing to retire in 2014 with the commencement of the Lewisville 2025 plan. But then she had the opportunity to take...

Lewisville Lake full after rainy June, July

  Frequent thunderstorms this season have left the lake at a level that supports recreation and should sustain the water needs of North Texas. Mark Fox,...

LTJ Explainer: What does the justice of the peace do?

Justice of the peace courts are prescribed by the Texas Constitution, Article 5, sections 18 and 19. A justice of the peace court handles traffic...

Print Edition – 7/15/2017

Here is the July 15, 2017 print edition of The Lewisville Texan Journal: Get a copy at any of these locations. Want home delivery of The...
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Review: ‘Planet of the Apes’ prequel movies getting better as they go, part three...

8/10 It's slightly different in context, but I'm not sure how smart it is in 2017 to open a movie on a U.S. soldier...

Registration opens for 13th annual World Tamale Eating Championship

  Registration is now open for the 13th annual World Tamale Eating Championship scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 30 during the Western Days festival in Old...