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Circle of theater: Ryan High grad gives back to Denton theater community

Circle of theater: Ryan High grad gives back to Denton theater community

Cody Vann dreams of bright lights, a grand marquee and a chance to become something he's always wanted to be. Vann, 22, a recent graduate of the University of Evansville in Indiana with a degree in theater performance, is back in Denton as director of the upcoming Denton Community Theatre youth summer production, The Lion King Jr., scheduled for July 28-30 at the Campus Theatre.

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Denton ISD calls tax rate election

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In the wake of a city council election, Denton voters will see another measure on the ballot come September. After unanimously passing the district tax rate ordinance in its Tuesday night meeting, the Denton ISD school board called a tax ratification election for what's known as a "tax swap." Election Day has been set for Sept. 9 and early voting begins Aug. 23.

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Summer lunch programs kick off in Denton

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When the final bell rings for summer and the city pool fills up, some parents have the added pressure of figuring out where their child's next meal is coming from. Luckily, Monday marked the first day of federal summer food programs in the area. Funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, sites have been set up at schools, mobile home parks and civic centers throughout the city where school-aged kids can get free breakfast or lunch.