A lot has changed since mobster Herbert “The Cat” Noble owned the land now home to a luxurious estate – including the fact that there is now a Lake Grapevine.

All that’s really left to remind anyone of the time Herbert “The Cat” Noble lived in North Texas is the stretch of land he bought up around 1941, before there was a Lake Grapevine, in southern Denton County. 

Suffice to say, Noble wouldn’t recognize the extravagant estate that sits there now, either. When he lived there, there were two cabins and a 280-acre farm, and no lake.  (more…)