Lewisville police chief to teach policing courses at UNT

Lewisville Police Department Chief William Kerbow will teach classes on 21st century policing at UNT in late February and early March. Kerbow plans to retire as chief in August 2018.

During his time as chief, the department received recognition from the Texas Police Chiefs Association as a “Best Practice” program in 2010 and 2014. The department is looking to receive the recognition again this year, Kerbow said.

“There are one-hundred and sixty-four different standards that they say a police agency should be able to meet,” Kerbow said. “They send assessors on sight to look at your proofs and...

Little Elm ISD top 20 percent students to receive automatic admission into UNT

Fri, Jan 29, 2016

by Lorelai Day

High school can be stressful, but the University of North Texas is working to alleviate some of the stress for parents and students alike by offering instant admission into UNT to select students in the district. 

On Friday, LEISD Superintendent Lowell Strike will sign an agreement to officiate that offer by entering the district into UNT’s Eagle Advantage program, which guarantees admission to all juniors and seniors in the top 20 percent of their class who apply to UNT.  Juniors can only apply toward the end of the school year. 

“This is a wonderful opportunity for our students...

Looking Ahead: Lewisville Lake Symphony seeks to expand its outreach

Mon, Jan 4, 2016 - 8:18am

by Grace Lawrence

The growing population and rapid development of the communities near Lewisville Lake provide both opportunities and challenges for The Lewisville Lake Symphony, an all-professional orchestra under the direction of Adron Ming that is in its 32nd year.

In keeping with its mission to enhance the quality of life for people of all ages in North Texas through live and inspiring classical music and to educate and support rising young talent, the LLS presents four subscription orchestral concerts each year at the MCL Grand Theater in Lewisville and four free chamber concerts at Trinity Presbyterian Church...

Free International Chamber Concert to Feature Polish Pianist

Tue, Dec 22, 2015 - 11:22am

by Kimberly Diggs

Noted for his ability to bring Chopin’s music to life, Marcin Parys will perform works by Chopin, Barber, and Liszt on Friday, Jan. 22, at 7:30 pm, as The Lewisville Lake Symphony and the UNT College of Music present the third International Chamber Series concert of the season.

Born in Krakow, Poland in 1984, Marcin acquired in interest in playing the piano at an early age and had his first performance at the age of nine. Hailed as a dynamic musician with a sensitive touch, he has performed across Europe, Israel, and the United States and has taken part in over 30 competitions worldwide. He...