Grayson County

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2014

    FoodFumble App Now Allows You to Search Dallas Restaurants' Health Inspections

    Back in November we told you about FoodFumble, a bare-bones mobile application that lets users search for the health department's food safety scores awarded to area restaurants. Frisco resident Noel Geren created the app to help users make more informed dining decisions. The only problem was the ap ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2013

    Dash-Cam Video of Randy Travis' Naked DWI Arrest Can't Be Destroyed, Appeals Court Rules

    When word came out of Grayson County last August that a drunk and nude Randy Travis had been arrested after crashing his car and lying naked in the middle of a farm-to-market road near Tioga, pretty much every reporter's first instinct was to ask for the dash-cam footage. No dice. Since it was part ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2013

    A Frisco Man Built an App That Gathers and Shares Restaurant Health-Inspection Scores

    Do health scores matter to you when you're making a dining decision? Maybe if they were easier to find they would. While restaurants in other cities, including New York and L.A., are required to display their scores prominently outside the building, the restaurants in and around Dallas have much mor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2013

    Randy Travis Really Doesn't Want Anyone to See That Video of His Drunken, Naked Arrest

    Randy Travis, the wiry, multi-platinum-selling country crooner with a golden voice that carries enough bass to rattle your silverware, had a tough 2012. In February, he was cited and arrested for public intoxication in front of a Sanger church during the wee morning hours. Later that year, he strode ... More >>

  • News

    December 27, 2012

    Burn It All Down

    Buzz looks back on 2012 before the memories go where they belong: up in smoke.

  • Blogs

    August 24, 2012

    Randy Travis Hospitalized After Cited For Fight In Church Parking Lot [UPDATED]

    Update: 12:10 p.m.: Plano PD's David Tilley relates that just two citations for simple assault were issued, Class C misdemeanors, and no one appeared to be intoxicated. The altercation actually happened around 10 p.m. last night, and people were gathered at Prestonwood Baptist because a "field trip" ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2012

    Naked Randy Travis Arrested in Grayson County

    It wasn't long ago that we found country singer Randy Travis drinking wine in front of the First Baptist Church in Sanger. But the man has topped himself. Pretty much everyone is now reporting that Travis walked naked into a Grayson County convenience store to buy cigarettes last night, crashed his ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2011

    Dallas Police In Search of Relatives of Mrs. J. J. Farley, The Country's Original Police Woman

    Courtesy the University of North Texas Libraries/Dallas Public LibraryDPD Captain Eva Farley and the rest of the so-called "Jail Crew" from the department's 1910 history-of​She had a first name: Eva. But you'd never know it. The myriad mentions of "the first regularly commissioned woman police off ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2010

    Ten Historic Texas Town Names Good Enough to Eat

    ​The still-current trend in menu-writing is to append a place name to every dish, proclaiming its local origins. But back when Texas was largely unsettled, folks did it the other way around: They named their towns after food. Dozens of Texan towns have shared their names with fruits and nuts. ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 8, 2007

    Ten Paces

    See guns a-blazin' in Fort Worth

  • Culture

    March 30, 2006

    Wall of Blight

    Sean Scully's paintings at the Fort Worth Modern are retrograde

  • News

    November 4, 2004

    Fast Times at MotorSport Ranch

    Jack Farr's performance-car playground redefines the country club

  • News

    June 10, 2004


    No one knows who murdered Brent Gutheinz. Thanks to a sloppy investigation, it's likely no one ever will.

  • News

    May 16, 2002

    Inhale With Hale

    Itinerant pro-pot candidate Steven Hale is down again, but not out

  • News

    September 14, 2000

    The Untouchable

    Complaints of racism, dirty politics, and other fishy business simply roll off Denton County's Teflon sheriff, Weldon Lucas

  • News

    November 20, 1997

    Bye, bye Bethel

    The newest town in Texas is a town no more

  • News

    July 17, 1997

    O little town of Bethel-sham

    On the plains north of Dallas, budding revolutionaries are trying to form the newest town in Texas. But tiny Bethel isn't being founded on civic pride. It's a ploy to stop farmers like Jack England from selling their land.

  • News

    May 9, 1996

    The Halo Club

    Kathryn Benton, a 12-year-old afflicted with Angelman syndrome, cannot talk. But the special friendship she has with Emily Faber, a gifted fourth-grader from McKinney, speaks volumes.

  • News

    December 21, 1995

    Bad news town

    Whitewright keeps making headlines--for all the wrong reasons