Former City of Lewisville Economic Development Director Zane Miller passed away unexpectedly today after routine outpatient surgery on Tuesday. Zane was currently serving as General Manager of Denton County Fresh Water Supply District #1A (Castle Hills).
From the good news department: A Lewisville teacher donated her kidney to a student's father.
Mayor Dean Ueckert launched his re-election campaign website.
Challenger Winston Edmondson wants to promote small business with an accelerator program in Old Town Lewisville.
Apparently there is a trend for people to try to imitate the movie "Project X", currently showing in theaters. The movie is a fictional account of a house party. Authorities turned away 400 people from a planned party in McKinney.
NBC 5 has a story on Lewisville's Old Town revitalization, and how $400,000 in city grants leveraged a tripling of property values, adding $193 million to the values.
Wouldn't you know it: Those legislators in Oklahoma managed to pass legislation requiring drug testing for welfare recipients (you know, the ones that Republicans are convinced all use drugs). But an amendment added by Democrats to require drug testing of politicians was stripped by Republican Senator David Holt.
On April 21st, Leadership Lewisville is holding the Greater Lewisville Amazing Race, and still looking for teams in a city-wide scavenger hunt.
Here's another article about the fiasco with Farmers Branch, and their illegal renter ordinance.