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Food Reviews: Joe Avezzano's Hat Tricks

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Posted by Pmoulard87 on 2015/7/4 17:29:00 (215 reads)

Open in new windowBy Philip Moulard

Joe Avezzano's Hat Tricks
101 E Corporate Dr #300, Lewisville, TX 750677

The Dallas area has become the epicenter for trendy culinary institutions in the past 5 years. The Bishop Arts District alone has earned a national spotlight in the growing scene of eclectic fast casual dining. As is the nature of all suburbs, the glitz and glamour of the neighboring big city always seems to overshadow the outlying areas. Here in Lewisville, Joe Avezzano’s Hat Tricks is a diamond hiding in the suburban rough.

Once inside the spacious and elegant wood adorned dining area, a selection of unique tables ranging from marble to felt covered surfaces specially designed to play dominos, are available from patrons to sit. As I sat at a large rectangular marble table to indulge on their Taco Tuesday Special, I was greeted by an incredibly professional and multi-talented waitress. This young lady was also tending bar to my left. After very brief introduction she took our drink orders and quickly returned with chips and queso.

From the first taste of the queso, I was immediately impressed with what the kitchen was doing at this local gem. Unlike most Velveeta-type consistency quesos found in Tex-Mex cuisine, this particular dip found an excellent balance of fluidity and solidity. A very tame pepper profile was present. It was not award winning by any means and I have had far worse at “dedicated” Mexican restaurants.

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Updated: Councilman Arrested for DWI

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Posted by LewisvilleTexan on 2015/6/30 19:00:00 (6659 reads)

Open in new windowLewisville City Councilman Greg Tierney was held in Lewisville Jail Sunday morning after an arrest for driving while intoxicated. He was arrested at 1:47 a.m., and released Sunday afternoon around 4 p.m. on $5,000 bond.

Tierney had a previous arrest in 2011 for DWI. He was serving on the City Council at that time, and resigned from his post. Tierney had served his probation, and run for the office again, getting elected in 2013. His term expires in May of 2016.

A second offense for DWI in Texas is usually a Class A Misdemeanor, which could carry a jail term of 30 days to 1 year and a $4,000 fine. He could face a drivers license suspension of up to 2 years, and an annual license surcharge of $2,000 for up to 3 years.

Update - 6/29/15 - 11:55 a.m.:
According to the complaint, Tierney was reported by an off-duty Gun Barrel City police officer who was working security for the I-35 construction project. At about 12:37 a.m., Tierney allegedly drove around a barricade and the officer's vehicle near the intersection of Northbound I-35 and Garden Ridge. After a flagger stopped Tierney's vehicle, the officer made contact with him, and smelled alcohol, and believed him to be intoxicated. Lewisville police were contacted, and attempted to conduct a sobriety check. The complaint states that Tierney told them he would not cooperate with the tests, so they took him into custody. The complaint also states that he had red glassy eyes at the time, and that Tierney told them he had an eye infection that he was taking medication for. Tierney told them that he had been on his boat at Eagle Point Marina just prior, and had three drinks.

Tierney was working on a statement for the press, as of this morning.

Update - 7/1/2015:
Greg Tierney sent the following statement:

Regarding the events of this past weekend, I just want to say that I am humiliated and embarrassed. I am disappointed in myself. I want to apologize to the citizens of Lewisville for allowing my personal problems to detract from the good progress that is being made in our city.

I have been in communication with the Mayor and other key leaders within the city of Lewisville and will continue to stay in touch with them to determine the course of action that best serves the interests of our city.

This is an ongoing legal case so I cannot comment to any specifics regarding the case.

I am thankful for the many people who have reached out to me and offered their encouragement and support. I have graciously accepted personal support from both friends and professionals. In the near future I will focus on improving myself personally and professionally and seek the assistance that I need.


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Updated: Same Sex Marriage to Begin Soon in Lewisville

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Posted by WhosPlayin on 2015/6/30 8:40:00 (485 reads)

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Update - 7/2/2014 - 9:05 a.m.:
Judge Kerbow says her office is not currently issuing any marriage licenses (same-sex or otherwise) because the software her office uses has still not been updated by the county's vendor. Her office is referring people to the Denton office of County Clerk Juli Luke. Kerbow said that Luke's office had not provided any updated ETA after the software failed to be updated on Wednesday. Due to the upcoming extended holiday weekend, Kerbow thought it was unlikely that the update would happen before next week. She said she would personally call Luke today to discuss the issue.

The Lewisville Texan Journal was at Kerbow's office when it opened Wednesday morning to photograph what one couple hopes will be the first same-sex marriage license issued in Lewisville, but the system was not ready at that time. Kerbow said she would reach out to the couple and make sure they had the first shot at getting their license just as soon as her office is able to do it.



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Denton County Precinct 3 Justice of the Peace Becky Kerbow said Monday that her Lewisville office would start issuing marriage licenses for same-sex couples as early as Wednesday - as soon as the software that her clerks use is updated to handle it. A Supreme Court decision handed down Friday legalized same-sex marriage in all 50 states. Kerbow said that Denton County Clerk Juli Luke’s office in Denton began issuing the licenses Monday, and that her office had been referring people there until they could be issued in Lewisville. “The anticipation is that they’re done [installing the software] around Wednesday, is what they’re saying,” explained Kerbow.

Although issuing marriage licenses is normally the purview of the County Clerk, Kerbow’s employees in her Lewisville office have been deputized by Luke for that purpose so that local residents can obtain them without driving to Denton. Kerbow explained that the marriage licenses are issued under Luke’s authority. Once the new Denton County building is completed in Lewisville, there will be a County Clerk satellite office in it, and that office will begin issuing them instead. As a Justice of the Peace, Kerbow performs weddings for those who prefer not to marry with clergy officiating.

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton issued an opinion stating that county clerks and their deputies who object to issuing same-sex licenses on the basis of their religious beliefs could have another employee perform the duties instead. Kerbow was currently out of town, but said that when she returned, she would talk with each of her six clerks individually about the opinion. Kerbow said that she didn’t anticipate any issues, and that she would continue to officiate weddings. “I will continue to do marriage ceremonies with anybody with a legal license to get married. Some won’t, but if there is a legal license, I have no reason to not do that ceremony," she said.

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Lewisville Welcomes Pomegranate Underground

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Posted by Pmoulard87 on 2015/6/28 20:40:00 (948 reads)

Open in new windowBy Philip Moulard

June 1 2015, Pomegranate Underground opened their doors in Lewisville. A unique art gallery focusing primarily on alternative art styles ranging from paintings to necklaces, Pomegranate Underground provides Lewisville with a facility that promotes and provides non-traditional art. Located at 418 N Stemmons Fwy, Lewisville, TX 75067, Pomegranate Underground sits in an ideal location close to Medical Center of Lewisville making Old Town Lewisville’s unofficial Arts District.

After opening that door and stepping into the bright yellow structure, patrons enter into a graffiti covered lounge area that is unlike any establishment in the area. Nathan Davis, a local graffiti artist who has previously had work displayed in the MCL Grand Theater in Old Town, has painted an impressive 9ft tall robot piece that extends from the right corner of the lounge to the ceiling above. The lounge area is a multi-purpose room serving as an entry way, a staging area for various events, and a concession stand.

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Movie Review: Me, Earl and the Dying Girl

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Posted by DougLane on 2015/6/28 19:00:00 (268 reads)

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Me, Earl and the Dying Girl (June 2015)
Written by Jesse Andrews & Directed by Alfonso Gomez-Rejon
Starring Thomas Mann, Olivia Cooke & Ronald Cyler II
Rated: PG-13
Review: 9/10

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Open in new window By Doug Lane

Last summer, I wrote a pretty forgiving review of “The Fault in Our Stars,” claiming that its conventional (and at times, manipulative) narrative didn’t subvert, but rather wandered within its movie boundaries well. And while I still stand by such a statement, I must confess that I've become somewhat jaded with such critiques. While there's nothing wrong with being perfectly adequate, movies should take risks when dealing with tough subjects, even if they are adolescent-oriented. This is why I loved “Me, Earl and the Dying Girl” so much:, another wonderful summer film getting lost within the big-budget blockbuster scene.

Greg Gaines (played by Thomas Mann), ‘Earl’ (Ronald Cyler II) and the ‘Dying Girl’ Rachel (Olivia Cooke) may seem like indie-movie stand-ins, but the film does a great job to make sure each character actually has depth. Greg is a loner, preferring to remain aloof than participate in the high school social structure; he calls Earl his ‘co-worker’ because of their working relationship (they cleverly remake classic movies together) despite being friends since childhood. He scoffs at the idea of visiting Rachel, despite his parents (a wonderful pairing of Connie Britton and Nick Offerman) telling him of Rachel’s leukemia diagnosis.

Adapted for the screen by the book’s author Jesse Andrews and directed by Alfonso Gomez-Rejon, the movie’s biggest upside is its frankness. Mann, Cooke and Cyler II all mesh perfectly together, with each actor playing to the other instead of themselves, even when the narrative prefers to focus on Greg. What we get is an enduring friendship between the three that’s both beautiful without the dousing of sentimentality that plagues most coming-of-age movies. For the most part, Gomez-Rejon’s style plays well with the actors, creating a Wes Anderson-esque vibe without all the emptiness that sometimes accompanies Anderson films.

However, the most striking thing about this film is the structure. From the start, Greg frames the movie through the writing of an essay (much like “The Spectacular Now," another wonderful coming-of-age film), which creates both an intriguing and, at times, infuriating framing device. Greg’s internalizing of Rachel’s death is a little off-putting upon first glance. But think back to the structure: Greg is attempting to recreate this narrative in a way that makes sense not only to him, but to an external audience. One of the first lines in the movie is Greg musing how he “doesn’t even know how to tell this story.” As he relives the experience in his mind, mediating it before putting it to screen and thus, to the audience, he’s attempting to make sense of something that, at times, doesn’t make any sense.

In this light, Greg’s internalization of Rachel’s sickness makes the third-act much more honest than the dishonest third act from “The Fault in Our Stars.” The movie doesn’t move outward, but inward, as Greg attempts to thrust all his feelings upon himself, since no other way makes sense for him. So while it might seem unfair to focus on Greg instead of Rachel, it shows how selfish one can be in the face death: instead of coming together, we turn away, preferring to trivialize rather than accept the truth.

Even after passing the precipice of grief, Greg can’t help but think upon himself until the very last scene of the film. I won’t spoil it, but it’s a definitive, powerful scene that will linger around for days to come. All the quirkiness from the first-two acts subtly blend together into a scene that encapsulates the word 'bittersweet.' It's a scene I wish was in "The Fault in Our Stars," but one that I simply conceded was too mature for such a film genre to pull off. I'm glad I've never been so wrong.




Doug Lane is a Lewisville resident, where he just graduated from the University of North Texas. Lane also graduated from Lewisville High School, where he wrote movie reviews for the Farmers Harvest
Copyright 2015, Doug Lane - Licensed to the Lewisville Texan Journal

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The Lewisville Texan Journal Burger Run

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Posted by Pmoulard87 on 2015/6/27 12:30:00 (1654 reads)

Open in new windowBy Philip Moulard

Saturday June 27, 11:00am
Today marks the debut of The Lewisville Texan Journal's Burger Run. Burger Run judges Omari Newton, Garrett Schick, Terri Starns, and Ray Hernandez started off at Square One Cafe. The burger presented was the Bacon and Bleu Burger. With bacon and blue cheese presented with both a wheat and poppy seed bun with spinach, tomato, Boar's Head Blue Cheese and 1/2 pound of fresh local beef. Served with a side of bacon steakhouse potato salad and priced at 9.23 and 2.99 respectively.

Ray Hernandez said: "The blue cheese was not tart, the patty was cooked perfectly and juicy."
Terri Starns said: "The patty is so thick but not overdone, everything is great and prepared perfectly."
Omari Newton said: "The bacon, the bread, its all good."
Garrett Schick said: "I can't add anything the other haven't said, great burger."

A great start to a great day, the judges cheerfully loaded into the Chevrolet Suburban compliments of Huffines Chevrolet of Lewisville and made their way to the next location.


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Second on the run is the Korner Cafe. The judge panel walked into a very busy lunch rush and were immediately greeted by wonderful accommodation. Presented was the Borderline Burger, a half pound patty that is dressed with house made chipotle mayo, carmalized onions and jalapenos, and put on a whole grain Orrowheat bun, served with steak fries and priced at 7.99.

Garrett: "Diner Style; I liked it."
Omari: "The bread, the jalapeños, the onions-- everything was fresh."
Terri: "It was good. the heat and everything was perfect, it looked dry but it was surprisingly juicy."
Ray: "Everything was very good, the jalapeño and onions were caramelized perfectly."

With high spirits and full bellies, the judge panel headed to the next location


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The judge panel made their way inside Joe Avezzano's Hat Tricks. They were instantly greeted by the booming sound of the Flower Mound School of Rock, where children ages 7-12 were performing various covers of famous rock hits. The burger presented was the H.T. Surf N Turf Burger. Akaushi Beef and garlic shrimp topped with a house made paprika mayo, queso fresco, and served on a local made Brioche bun.

Ray: "Overall it was very good, a bit overcooked, the complexity was amazing however and the flavor were all on point."
Garrett: "It was an insanely good burger, everything worked so well, it wasn't the most impressive visually but it blew my mind in flavor."
Omari: "Original is an understatement, this was one of the most unique concepts in a burger."
Terri: "A bit overcooked,but the spices were incredible, it was phenomenal."


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Starting to feel the effects of the run, the judge panel sat at the circular tables of Rack & Tap. After being given bottles of water, the judges were presented The Texas Tailgate Burger. Price at 9.50 the jalapeno, brisket, and pickles topped with mild cheddar cheese, the 1/2lb burger comes on a brioche bun.

Ray: "The brisket was a nice surprise, it was chopped, I enjoyed it and the potatoes were especially unique."
Terri: "I enjoyed the fries and the sauce, I felt the barbecue sauce was bit overwhelming but overall good."
Omari: "The fries were very original, the burger was juicy and and cooked well, the barbecue sauce was not incredibly overwhelming, but great."
Garrett: "Reminiscent of traditional Texas Barbecue sandwich, excellent curly taters. Very good."

And with partially full bellies, the judges made their way and took a brief intermission to prepare for the next tasty presentation.


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Drunken Donkey housed the fifth location on the run. Greeted by manager Patrick Bright and kitchen manager of all Drunken Donkey locations Jorge Nieto, they were presented "The Squealer"; a 1/2 pound of beef on Lindemans Frambois marinated pork, topped with ham, bacon, and dressed with onion and priced at $12.99.

Terri: "Amazing, it just all worked so well."
Omari: "It was real good, the detail of everything put in is upfront, the citrus notes, the marinade all good."
Ray: "Overall it all worked well, so many components worked together in harmony. It squealed with excellent flavor, pun intended."
Garrett: "It was pig overload, but i loved every second of it!"


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Saturday June 27, 2:18
Running a bit behind, the judges arrived at The Rusty Beagle. A decent crowd arrived to support the establishment. The burger submitted was The Rusty, a 1/2 pound burger topped with cream cheese filled Jalapenos and topped with bacon and dressed with barbecue brisket. Named after the late owner Rusty, this burger was cooked with emotion and love and priced at $11.99.

Garrett: "Massive burger. really unique idea with the stuffed Jalapenos. Enjoyed it."
Ray: "Culmination of love for family, and the name perfectly matches the store."
Omari: "The burger perfectly fit the home town atmosphere, clearly this was a town charm."
Terri: "It seemed a bit under cooked due to time constraints, the burger was juicy and the jalapenos were great."

With energy visibly drained, and bellies reaching near full capacity the judge panel got back into the Suburban provided by Huffines Chevrolet of Lewisville and made their way to spot #7


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Saturday June 27, 3:00
Tired and beaten,the judges stumbled into Martinez Grill and Taqueria. They were served a Mexicano burger dressed with ham, bacon, mayonnaise, lettuce, tomato and onion. A modest but meaty burger priced at $7.59 with fries. They reluctantly dug in with fear for their stomachs.

Ray: "There was a bit too much mayonnaise, and the patty tasted frozen."
Terri: "It was decent overall, good value."
Omari: "The value was excellent, the burger was decent."
Garrett: "Decent burger, similar to a Big Mac in flavor but great value."

Feeling defeated, they loaded back into the Suburban and made their way down the road to the final spot


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Saturday June 27, 3:31
Just a step away from crawling from being too full to walk, the judges made their way to their table at Tierney's Cafe. As they were presented their Lewisville Farm Burger, a tower of locally grown vegetables sitting atop a ground brisket and chorizo burger patty, over-medium egg, and jalapeno bacon and served with a side of waffle battered onion rings. The burger has a jaw-dropping $7.95 price tag. The representatives from all the local spots made their way to prepare for the score announcements.

Ray: "Excellent, the fresh vegetables and all the dressing work together to make one amazing burger, and those onion rings are just incredible."
Omari: "The value, the vegetables, its just too good."
Garrett: "Incredible, the amount of flavor here is just magical."
Terri: "This is just the best; its simply amazing."


Saturday June 27, 4:00
After 5 long hours, the first Lewisville Texan Journal Burger Run came to an end. All participating venues brought their best items to the table to win. There are no losers this day, everyone here was voted by the citizens of our lovely town to participate in this event.

Final Scores:
Each restaurant was rated by each judge 1-10 for taste, execution, appearance, and value for a total score of up to 160 points each. Here are the full scores each restaurant received:

1 - Tierney’s Cafe and Tavern - 155.0 (Champion)
2 - Square One Cafe - 147.39 (1st Runner Up)
3 - The Rusty Beagle - 145.0 (2nd Runner Up)
4 - Hat Tricks - 144.5
5 - The Drunken Donkey - 142.5
6 - Rack & Tap - 137.0
7 - Korner Cafe - 135.5
8 - Martinez Grill - 99.0

In addition, our online readers gave the Citizens Choice award to Drunken Donkey.

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Spirits were high despite some unexpected placing, but in the end we all enjoyed a delicious and beautifully detailed burger cake from Muffintops And Jellyrolls. All in all the Lewisville Texan Journal burger run was a success.

The Lewisville Texan Journal thanks all of these restaurants for participating, as well as all the judges, who maintained their fairness despite being stuffed, Huffines Auto Group for providing the use of the Chevy Suburban, and Muffintops and Jellyrolls for the beautiful cake.
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July 4th Activities

Lewisville Area Calendar and Events
Posted by LewisvilleTexan on 2015/6/27 11:14:54 (383 reads)

We'll be updating this list as we learn more about local festivals and fireworks displays. Here are some local July 4th activities:

Lewisville:
The annual “Red, White & Lewisville” fireworks show will be held Saturday, July 4, starting at about 9:30 p.m. The best viewing area is on the south side of Vista Ridge Mall, between the mall and the Sam Rayburn Tollway.

Flower Mound
The annual "Independence Fest" is headlined by popular Southern Rock band 38 SPECIAL. Beginning with the popular Children’s Parade and concluding with a spectacular fireworks finale, Independence Fest will also feature a vintage car show presented by Time Machine Car Shows, a showcase of local businesses, and a variety of delicious food vendors. In addition to 38 SPECIAL, the self-proclaimed “greatest disco band in the world” Le Freak will also perform on the main stage along with crowd-favorite country act Breaking Southwest.

The Independence Fest 2015 evening program, which includes the free concerts, fireworks display, vintage car show, and local business showcase, will take place at Bakersfield Park, 1201 Duncan Lane in Flower Mound. Gates for the festival activities will open at 5 p.m. and this year, due to the crowds, there will be no on-site parking available. However, all free parking and shuttle information listed on the Independence Fest informational website.

The Colony
The Colony hosts "Liberty by the Lake". Due to flooding, it will not be at Stewart Creek Park this year, but instead will be at The Colony Five Star Complex, 4100 Blair Oaks. Starting with 1 mile and 5k run at 7:45 a.m., there is a parade at 10 a.m. and activities all day, until the fireworks finale around 9:30.

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Texas Flood performs June 30 at Sounds of Lewisville

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Posted by LewisvilleTexan on 2015/6/27 10:30:00 (427 reads)

Open in new windowThe popular Sounds of Lewisville concert series, a free family event since 1991, continues Tuesday, June 30, with Texas Flood, performing in the courtyard at Medical Center of Lewisville Grand Theater, 100 N. Charles Street. Texas Flood is a tribute to the blues and the legendary Dallas native Stevie Ray Vaughan.

Concerts start at 7 p.m. every Tuesday night in June and July. Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs for their comfort. Well-behaved pets on a leash are allowed at the shows. Food and beverages will be available for purchase.



When construction is completed on Wayne Ferguson Plaza across the street from the art center, the concerts will move to the permanent stage and grass lawn in the new park.

Presented by Credit Union of Texas and the Lewisville Convention and Visitors Bureau, other performers in the Sounds series include returning favorites The Killdares on July 14, and the popular Beatles tribute band Hard Nights Day on July 21. For a full schedule, visit SoundsOfLewisville.com.

Many concert nights also will feature additional entertainment or activities during intermission, including special performers and lots of fun things for kids and families.

For more information about the “Sounds of Lewisville” concerts, please call 972.219.8446 or visit SoundsOfLewisville.com.

From a submitted report

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Letters: Larry Sigler Remembered

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Posted by LewisvilleTexan on 2015/6/25 0:50:24 (1473 reads)

Open in new windowBack in 1984 Kirkpatrick was a gravel road with a massive water tower at the end of it. This is the time I started 9th grade at Marcus High School. During those early years there was a man whose voice we heard every morning-Larry Sigler. Many today know him for the Auditorium named in his honor or his recent induction into the Marcus Hall of Fame. I knew him as a fierce defender of the right of every student to succeed and one of the kindest folks I have known in my 45 years.

Mr. Sigler lived for the spirit of a Marcus pep rally and for almost twenty years he was the face and the spirit of Marcus. From running a ninth grade school that was half finished to graduating our charter class in 1988, he was a strong leader and brought our alma mater into being. Boombah-hey is not a foreign concept to anyone who attended Marcus during his tenure.

My time at Marcus ended in 1988 as I graduated with the charter class, but I kept in contact with Mr. Sigler as his leadership helped Marcus become a Blue Ribbon school as well as a consistent institution of excellence. Excellence was present in academics, athletics, and service to the community. Larry Sigler was a role model to thousands of students over the years.

In his retirement, Mr Sigler battled numerous health problems. I would see him around town and he always remembered me, and we would talk about the tradition of excellence that lived on at Marcus. It was difficult to see age and disease dull a mind that was always so razor sharp. Larry Sigler fought a hard and courageous battle.

Mr. Sigler was a kind man, a generous man, and a giant in the community of Southern Denton County. I am proud to have known him. May he rest in peace and may all who knew him find peace in his well lived monumental life.


Scott McDearmont
Sulphur Springs, Texas

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Lewisville Police and Fire Radio - Live Feed

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 Posted by WhosPlayin on 2015/6/23 19:00:00 (50246 reads)

Note - 6/24/2015:
We have been in the process of upgrading both the scanner radio, and the recording and streaming software that we use. So far, we're at about the $1,000 mark on this project, including the various hardware, software, cables, hosting costs and so forth. Feel free to chip in, if you like. Generous donors have kicked in about a third of it so far.

This has not been without hiccups, and we're still not satisfied with the audio quality. We are still working out bugs, and still planning on having versions that work on mobile devices like iPhone and Android.

The F.A.Q. below has been updated with new information.


The stream that you can listen to here may contain radio traffic of a sensitive nature. All suspects are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. This service is provided as-is, as available, and may be discontinued at any time for any reason. NO WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND ARE EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE LEGALITY OF ANY DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE BROADCAST OR THESE RECORDINGS. USE AT YOUR OWN RISK.

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