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Texas chef has her eyes on ‘Star’ prize

Sarah Wilson Penrod looks like she was made for a Malibu kind of life: blue eyes, blond hair and big dreams. But the 30-year-old chef who is holding her ground in the sound-stage kitchen of Food Network Star was born and bred in Denton.

Pam Rainey: Don’t let food age past its prime

When November winds blow and leaves begin to fall, we might as well get our party duds cleaned and ready to wear. Holiday festivities and get-togethers are just ahead.

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Have you walked the downtown area on the evenings of First Friday Denton, when many of the stores, especially art galleries and arts and crafts shops, are open to welcome you?

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The weather is still hot, but all over town school bells are ringing and football players are scrimmaging. And if you follow the sports pages, you’ve read that University of North Texas product Lance Dunbar, a second-year player with the Dallas Cowboys, is making a name for himself as a running back with the team.

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Denton Community Theatre managing director Mike Barrow secured the rights to the Southwestern regional premiere of The Color Purple, the Broadway musical opening tonight at the Campus Theatre.

Holiday Traditions 2012

The yearly edition by the Denton Record-Chronicle and our readers featuring a collection of songs and recipes to celebrate the season.