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Over $2 million award at annual Senior Recognition Ceremony

GLEN ROSE - This year the senior class of 2016, with its 116 members, has been awarded a staggering grand total $2,093,678.00 through local, national and university scholarships, grants and awards.

An additional $35,000 in scholarships will be awarded during Project Graduation.

During the annual Glen Rose High School Senior Recognition Ceremony held Friday, May 20, the following students received:

The “Heart of a Tiger” Award- Jonathan Anaya

University of North Texas Eagle Scholarship- Destanni Rebolloso

Rack Room Shoes Scholarship, University of Mary Hardin Baylor Tuition Equalization Grant,...

UNT golf in striking distance after Day 1

Cory Churchman fired a 2-under-par 70 to lead the North Texas men’s golf team in the opening round of the NCAA Tucson Regional on Monday at Gallery Golf Club in Marana, Arizona.

The Mean Green are within striking distance after a first-round team score of 296 (8 over).

UNT finished the opening round in ninth. The top five teams will advance to the national finals after the three-round event. Cal sits in fifth after the first round, nine shots in front of UNT.

Churchman was tied atop the leaderboard early in the round before finishing tied for 10th.

The junior posted five birdies in a six-hole stretch...

Postapocalyptic Texas tale to screen at UNT

The feature film Pale, which follows the journey of two sisters who were separated during a postapocalyptic depression and their attempt to reunite in Texas, will be screened at 8 p.m. May 21 the University of North Texas’ Lyceum Theater.

Director Brett Bentman, who lives and works in North Texas, was named the Texas Filmmaker of the Year for the past two years by the Austin Revolution Film Festival.

Before the film, Bentman will debut a trailer for his new film, “Umbra,” which was partially filmed on the UNT campus. The director said there’s an additional surprise in the works for audience members at...

City of McKinney announces city manager finalists

At tonight’s City Council meeting, McKinney city officials announced the two finalists for the City Manager position after a nationwide search conducted with Ralph Andersen & Associates, an executive recruiting firm. Resident feedback was also used in the search following a public input meeting held in February. The finalists include:

Paul Grimes

· Current Position: Village Manager for Orland Park, Illinois since June 2008

· Education: Master of Public Affairs degree from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana; Bachelor of Arts degree in History and Political Science from Purdue University in West...

Henderson signs letter of intent with UNT

Topeka High basketball star Adrianna Henderson signed her National Letter of Intent with the University of North Texas Tuesday afternoon. In her four years at Topeka High, Henderson racked up 1,248 points.

Henderson will be playing for the University of North Texas.

In her four years at Topeka High, Henderson racked up 1,248 points.

She was a four-time all-city honoree. She was also a Second-Team All-Class 6A member.

UNT's assistant coach, Aisha Stewart, played a part in recruiting Henderson. Stewart grew up in Topeka and played at Highland Park

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