HUGS go to ... the volunteers who, years after the Elm Fork of the Trinity River became log-jammed at U.S. 380, continue to push government ag… Read more

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HUGS go to ... the residents and property owners at Green Tree Estates, whose access to water ended in November after their private service pr… Read more

CORRECTION: An earlier version of this editorial misstated the organization in charge of Shiloh Field Community Garden. The garden is a 501(c)… Read more

HUGS go to ... the owners and staff of Foster’s Western Wear & Saddle Shop, the Denton County mainstay that closed its shop along Intersta… Read more

HUGS go to ... the family of Guyer senior Dylan Dorrell. Dorrell died unexpectedly on Thursday morning after completing a workout with the Wil… Read more

HUGS go to ... the staff at the Denton Community Food Center and those who continue to donate during these difficult times. Denton County nonp… Read more

HUGS go to ... Matt Richardson for making the rounds with local school districts to explain Denton County Public Health’s rationale for its re… Read more

HUGS go to ... the teachers and staff at Denton elementary schools for working tirelessly during the Jump Start program to create a safe and p… Read more

HUGS go to ... Denton ISD and other area teachers, administrators, students, families and support staff trying to make the best and safest dec… Read more

HUGS go to ... the city of Denton, which was recognized last month by the Arbor Day Foundation as a Tree City USA community for its commitment… Read more

HUGS go to ... the city of Denton, which again has been awarded accreditation from the National Main Street program, which the city has mainta… Read more

HUGS go to ... University of North Texas professor Dina Castro, who was named to the steering committee for the Texans Care for Children Early… Read more

HUGS go to ... area school districts planning around so many unknowns (tax rates from the Texas Education Agency, opening procedures, etc.) co… Read more

HUGS go to ... the organizers of Wednesday’s march, Our Path Forward, who are making care packages of snacks and drinks and distributing them … Read more

HUGS go to ... area law enforcement leaders, particularly Denton Police Chief Frank Dixon, for doing a remarkable job in managing the week of … Read more

HUGS go to ... the anonymous donor who gave $20,000 to the Denton Parks Foundation for a shade structure at North Lakes Park. It will take a w… Read more

HUGS go to ... the half-dozen or so students who each year don the feathers and clawed feet of the University of North Texas’ beloved mascot, … Read more