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November 7, 2018

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Denton Fire Department Responds
to Halloween Night Fire
The Denton Fire Department responded to 122 Garner Street in town on Halloween Night for a reported house fire. First arriving units found a single story residence with flames appearing from the left and back of the residence, and heavy smoke showing from the entire house.

Crews made an aggressive interior attack and confined the fire to the room of origin. While crews were making the fire attack additional crews were also conducting a search of the residence and an all clear was given on both the primary (initial) and secondary searches. The fire was brought under control within ten minutes of the first arriving engine.

The home sustained quite a bit of smoke and water damage with the majority of the damage inside the fire room. The home next door also sustained some radiant heat damage to the vinyl siding. EMS was requested to the scene by DPD for an officer to receive some oxygen. No other injuries were reported and the officer was checked out and cleared.

The cause of the fire was investigated by Davidson County Fire Marshalls Office and Denton Fire Department and is still under investigation.

The Denton Fire Department received mutual aid response from South Davidson and Silver Valley Fire Departments, Davidson Co. EMS, Davidson Co. Fire Marshal and Denton Police Department.
 

 
Annual Car & Motorcycle Cruise-In
Join us for the second annual ‘Revving’ for the Resource Center car and motorcycle cruise-in on Saturday, November 10 from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Shine them up and show them off – Classics, muscle cars, rods, trucks, motorcycles, customs and more.

The event, hosted by Lineberry United Methodist Church and Town of Denton Parks & Recreation, is in Honor of Our Vets. A veteran’s tribute with live music by Red, White and Blue (Bluegrass Band 1-3pm). The cruise-in will be located at 71 North Main Street, Denton (old Suntrust Bank).

Bring a bag of non-perishable food for donation to the South Davidson Family Resource Center.  Food available! Donations also accepted (make checks to SDFRC).

For more information email bigbadbowtie4x4@yahoo.com.
 
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Veterans Day Dinner Nov. 10
This year the annual Veterans Day celebration will take place at Larry Furr presents Southern Theater and Event Center. Festivities will include a free lunch for all veterans with music and door prizes including an 11x14 painting of Denton in the 1950’s. The lunch is set for Saturday, November 10 from 11-2.

All area Veterans are invited to attend with their families. Veterans will dine free of charge; spouses will have a $10 charge for their meals.

Please call Barbara Hogan at 336-859-4269 or 336-596-4323 for more information and let her know if you plan to attend.

 

Project Santa Begins 61st Year of Service to Denton Community
With Good Lord’s blessing, Project Santa has begun its 61st year, as volunteers begin visiting families and individuals in the Denton and surrounding communities. Last year Project Santa delivered toys to 609 children covering 218 families. Food was delivered or picked up by 209 families and individuals in Denton and surrounding communities.

All activities will take place at the Project Santa Building and the First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall beginning December 13th thru December 24th Christmas Eve when Santa will make his toy deliveries.

Anyone wishing to donate their time and talents to the Project are always welcome, it is your participation that has made Project Santa a success for 61 years.

Anyone needing assistance or if you know of any child or family needing assistance you can contact Bobby Garner at #336-817-1119 or Keith Garner at #704-798-4242.