Some good news: Award highlights special bond between teacher and her students

Northwest High School teacher and Justin resident Gwen Hilliard has received more than her share of bad news lately.

Stop bullying: Program will help kids deal with bullies

A local business is teaching kids how to deal with bullies and build confidence in themselves.

News Headlines

Conservation district selling tree seedlings

January 17, 2013

The Denton County Soil and Water Conservation District has 14 species of tree seedlings available for purchase through its annual tree sale.

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Huynh charged in Justin man’s murder

January 17, 2013

A Lewisville man was arrested last weekend in connection with the murder of a Justin man earlier this month.

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Cherishing the memories of Mom

January 17, 2013

Having a girls' only weekend, listening to bedtime stories, riding horses every day, giving each other a break from reality, becoming closer and closer to my mom. Someone you thought you would never lose; this was my life until I lost my mom.

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Sales tax strong to begin 2013

January 17, 2013

The City of Justin received some good economic news to begin the new year: sales tax revenue was up 34.57 percent in January compared to a year ago.

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Justin Sports

Texans Baseball to hold clinic

January 17, 2013

Northwest Texans Baseball is having a Spring Training Clinic for area youth 4-6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9 at the Northwest High School indoor facility, located on the west side of the high school near the tennis courts. This clinic is for 2nd-6th graders.

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JYA signups almost over

January 17, 2013

The Justin Youth Association is accepting online sign-ups for the Spring Season through Saturday, Jan. 19.

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NHS to hold softball clinic

January 17, 2013

Northwest High School will hold a softball clinic for grades 3-6 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Jan. 19 at the NHS indoor facility.

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Texans chase down Panthers, 55-42

December 20, 2012

The Northwest Texans closed out their non-district schedule with a 55-42 win over the Paschal Panthers Tuesday.

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Justin Education

Joli McGrew graduates

January 17, 2013

Joli McGrew of Justin graduated Magna Cum Laude from Eastern Oregon University during the 2011-12 academic year.

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Honor Rolls

January 17, 2013

The following students made 90 percent or better in all subjects for the second six weeks.

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Northwest Notes for Thursday, January 10, 2013

January 10, 2013

Northwest High School teacher Gwen Hilliard was named the KLTY and CareNow Teacher of the Month.

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Northwest Notes for Thursday, January 3, 2013

January 3, 2013

Construction is underway for the Cosmetology Academy salon at James M. Steele Accelerated High School in Roanoke.

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Obituaries

Jeannette Hensley Huey

January 17, 2013

Jeannette Hensley Huey, 73, of Denton, died Jan. 4, 2013, at Longmeadow Care Center in Justin. Funeral was Jan. 7 at Towne North Baptist Church in Denton.

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Freeman Eugene Robinson

January 17, 2013

Freeman Eugene Robinson, 60, died Monday, Dec. 31, 2012, at his home in Justin.

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Bertha LaRue Faulkner

January 17, 2013

Bertha LaRue Faulkner, 92, of Justin, died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, at Longmeadow Care Center. Graveside service was held at Eakin Cemetery at Ponder Jan. 5 with Rev. Kim Broadstreet officiating.

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Steven “Chris” Pepper

January 17, 2013

Steven "Chris" Pepper, 59, of Denton died Friday, Dec. 21, 2012. Funeral was Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012, at the First Baptist Church in Justin with Rev. Kim Broadstreet officiating.

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