Mansfield, Texas, will move forward with two new trails this year but legal trouble and other problems could delay other projects for years. Park planners hope to eventually extend the trail system from the western city limits to Joe Pool Lake.
The parents of two young children were arrested Saturday after they left their 1-year-old and 3-year-old unattended in a car with the windows slightly open. There was also loose marijuana in the car, including on the children, police say.
The 3,500-square-foot building was purchased in February by business partners Craig Porter, David Dowd and Will Eubanks, who together formed a new company called Percy Cook Inc. to honor the longtime doctor known for making house calls via helicopter.
Last May, Mansfield ISD voters approved a $275 million bond package that included the new Brenda Norwood Elementary School, Alma Martinez Intermediate School and Charlene McKinzey Middle School. The three campuses are scheduled to open in the fall of 2020 in the booming South Pointe development far southeast Mansfield.
The 42-year-old former pastor of a church in Mansfield has been convicted and sentenced to 50 years in prison for sexual assault of a child. Jose Luis Pizarro was accused of inappropriately touching an 8-year-old member of his congregation over a period of time, sometimes in the church.
The foundations for Academy Sports + Outdoors and At Home will be poured soon as progress picks up at the Shops at Broad mixed-use development at the northwest corner of East Broad Street and U.S. 287.
Male calico cats are rare, but one show cat from Waxahachie, Texas, has been barred from competing in Cat Fanciers Association shows’ best of breed category. Breeders call Dawntreader Texas Calboy’s chimerism a genetic defect.
This summer, the Backyard will add Tacos & Avocados, Hypnotic Emporium, an ice cream shop, and a By the Horns Brewing to the mix. There will be a stage for live music and a single alcohol license so people can walk anywhere in the confines of the Backyard with a drink in hand.
Dozens of residents from Twin Creeks and homes along Newt Patterson Road packed the City Council chambers to oppose a proposal for 36 homes on 15 acres. Council members listened to the concerns for the new neighborhood, called Queensgate, but ultimately approved the zoning change, voting 6-1 on final reading Feb. 26.