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2008-07-08 03:00:12

By Roy Appleton and Daniel Monteverde, The Dallas Morning News Jul. 8--Lewisville Lake was its normally crowded draw last weekend. And with four of the area's seven drownings, it was the deadliest scene during one of the deadliest times at North Texas lakes in recent years.

2008-07-07 12:00:25

By Scott Goldstein and Rudolph Bush, The Dallas Morning News Jul. 7--The Fourth of July weekend proved to be among the deadliest in recent memory for swimmers at area lakes, with seven people confirmed drowned from Friday to Sunday.

2007-07-03 06:17:33

By Bill Teeter, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Texas Jul. 3--GRAPEVINE -- There's been so much rain that even boaters are being inconvenienced. At Lake Grapevine, every boat ramp is closed because of high water. And campsites have been shut down.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.