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Posted by LewisvilleTexan on 2016/5/11 3:57:48 (2336 reads)

Open in new windowThe Lewisville Texan Journal has a new website. This one will stay in place so that you can read our old stories, but we hope that you'll read the new one, which is located at LewisvilleTexan.com/news

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Help wanted: Journalist

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Posted by LewisvilleTexan on 2016/5/8 6:50:00 (2648 reads)

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The Lewisville Texan Journal, a weekly newspaper and online news website serving Lewisville and Southern Denton County, seeks a journalist to join our team part-time or full-time. We are looking for an intrepid self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit, who can help us tell the stories of our community. From hard news to features, beat coverage to enterprise stories, you will have the opportunity to write for an appreciative and intelligent audience.

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Avanti Senior Living at Flower Mound to host welcome events with sneak peeks of design

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Posted by LewisvilleTexan on 2016/4/27 20:45:20 (1688 reads)

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FLOWER MOUND— Avanti Senior Living is hosting two chic welcome events for the public to get a sneak peek and learn more about Flower Mound’s newest senior living community, Avanti Senior Living at Flower Mound. Avanti team members are excited to reveal plans, answer questions and gather insight from the public on what they would like to see from the community. At these special introductory events, attendees will be able to learn more about Avanti’s vision and what the senior living community will do for area seniors and their families. Attendees will also get a preview of interior design selections, and will have the opportunity to join Avanti’s A List. The events are free and open to the public, and will be held on April 27 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and April 28 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Twelve Stones – The Pines of Flower Mound (1221 Flower Mound Road). To RSVP and reserve a spot, please email helloflowermound@avanti-sl.com or call 469-294-1080. Light bites and wine will be served.

“Avanti Senior Living at Flower Mound will open this fall, and we cannot wait to begin welcoming new residents,” said Lori Alford, COO of Avanti Senior Living. “We have elevated industry standards by focusing on personalization and choice, as opposed to making residents conform to a one-size-fits-all model. We continuously seek to empower residents so they can live the life they want to live in a community that is evocative of a posh, resort-style hotel. We’ll have pictures to help showcase the community’s layout, and we will also provide visitors with a distinct impression of the community’s overall feel and design.”

The community will provide 50 assisted living and 40 memory care suites, a state-of-the-art wellness center with ballet barre and fitness equipment, a theatre area and a full-service salon and spa offering relaxation therapy, aromatherapy, hair styling, manicures and pedicures. The 77,000-square-foot community will also offer a fully-functional art studio with an abundance of natural light and a stone wall on which the residents can display their artwork. The community and resident suites will boast plush carpets, wood flooring, plentiful windows, walk-in closets, oversized showers, stone countertops, upgraded finishes, expansive countertops and storage space as well as other signature features.

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New car wash makes grand opening splash with free wash and charity benefit

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Posted by LewisvilleTexan on 2016/4/16 14:57:03 (1383 reads)

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LEWISVILLE— Legends Express Car Wash has opened its location in Lewisville at 222 East Round Grove Road. Operating hours are from 8 am to 9 pm seven days a week.

“We are thrilled to be in the Lewisville Area; it is a great growing city that has so much to offer,” says Ronnie Corbin, Managing Partner. The Grand Opening is Saturday, April 23rd. Join Legends Express Car Wash on that day and receive their $18 Top Ultimate Shield Car Wash FREE all day. Legends will also have FREE Food, Drinks, and Prizes every hour and live music by Hillbilly Vegas.

Legends Express Car Wash makes it their goal to always give back to the local community. Legends has partnered with Communities in Schools of North Texas during their Grand Opening on April 23rd. “We want to be a part of this community, and there’s not a better way than giving back to our youth”, says Corbin.

Communities in Schools of North Texas offers the youth of Denton County support for each student with Guidance and Counseling, Health and Human Services, Parental and Family Engagement, College and Career Readiness, Enrichment Activities and Academic Support. Communities in Schools of North Texas operates through donations. “This is a great organization that needs our help”, says Corbin. Communities in Schools of North Texas will be accepting voluntary donations during the Grand Opening. “We hope the community of Denton County will come and get a Free car wash, Free food and listen to some great music by Hillbilly Vegas”, added Corbin.

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Victims of April 1, 2015 tragedy remembered

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Posted by LewisvilleTexan on 2016/4/1 8:00:00 (1232 reads)

Note: For the humor-challenged, this post is a piece of April Fools satire.

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Non-offensive photo of a cute little cardinal sitting on a tree. (Photo by Jim Shorts)
By Ben Kidden

SCHMEWISVILLE - People across North Texas will pause Friday at noon for a moment of silence in remembrance of the 1,369 Texans who literally died on April Fools Day, 2015.

That was the day when a local website The Schmewisville Schmexan Yournal posted an “unfortunate article” that upheld a tradition of annually fooling readers with an obviously false article that had been intended to entertain while “speaking to a larger truth.”

The content of that article remains off-limits for publication here. Authorities have warned that any mention of the subject matter could lead to more deaths. While the subject matter cannot be discussed, we can say that Schmewisville ISD was the target of the false article.

Bells will toll at noon for the victims, who died mostly from two different and yet opposite medical conditions. Approximately half of the victims died from sudden acute rectitis. The other half died from asphyxia risum, a pulmonary condition brought on by the uncontrolled reaction to a shocking and ironic situation. Three of the victims were school secretaries, who died of exhaustion, answering several phone calls from gullible parents.

The infamous article was written by April Fultz, and was clearly marked as satire by 8 a.m. that fateful day, but it would be too late. Righteous indignation overwhelmed many of the article’s thousands of readers, causing them to develop the fatal rectitis. The others laughed themselves to death. Sadly, local clergy believe their souls went straight to hell.

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