Saturday, September 22, 2018

LISD gets personal with legislators, delivers priorities

Near the end of local legislators’ meeting last week with the Lewisville ISD Board of Trustees, State Sen. Jane Nelson (R- Flower Mound), who...

Vander Stoep first Democratic candidate for JP Precinct 3 in 20 years

For the first time in over 20 years, Denton County's Precinct 3 Justice of the Peace race has a Democratic candidate in the general...

City issues $54.4 million in bonds, approves almost $500k in Thrive construction oversight

The Lewisville City Council approved a $47.2 million general obligation bond for refunding and capital improvement at its regular meeting Sept. 10, among the...

School board passes legislative priorities

After some language changes, the Lewisville ISD Board of Trustees passed its legislative priorities last night and approved a handful of other items. The...

LISD was closely watching legal boundaries with voting advocacy, documents show

The Lewisville Texan Journal has obtained documents sent by Lewisville ISD to the Texas Attorney General’s office in response to that office’s open records...

LISD rejects A-F school district grading scale, rails against standardized test

Lewisville ISD published a letter last week rejecting A-F school district rankings. But the district’s friction with the state goes back much further. Last...

Council recognizes special olympians, moves forward on Valley Vista park

At its regular meeting Aug. 20, Lewisville City Council authorized city manager Donna Barron to pursue a $500,000 grant from the Texas Parks and...

School district dropped by insurer, discusses options ahead of next week’s meeting

With the first board meeting of the school year on Aug. 13 looking like a big one, the Board of Trustees met a week...

School district recapture may not apply this year, proposed tax rate to be published...

The Lewisville ISD Board of Trustees met for the first time after their summer break and approved publishing of its proposed tax rate for...

Burgess discusses healthcare, 3D gun designs in week’s first town hall

U.S. Representative Michael Burgess (R- Lewisville) held the first of two town hall meetings this week in Keller High School in Keller. The crowd...