Motor sports: High-flying Stadium Super Trucks make Denton County debut
Robby Gordon's high-flying Speed Energy Stadium Super Trucks are the opening and closing act for Saturday night's Indy car race at Texas Motor Speedway, and Race 1 featured big air, trucks stuck on walls and a little payback.
Ben Baby: Florence following in father’s footsteps
Lynn Sheffield Simmons: African children’s choir scheduled to perform
Indy 500 champ surprises Ryan High educator
Indy 500 champion Takuma Sato surprised Karen Guenther — Ryan High School's campus testing coordinator and an avid racing fan — by dropping in and speaking at a faculty meeting.
Women's rowing: Argyle’s Walker realizes Division I dream with Longhorns
Walker said the thing she enjoys most about the sport is the teammates she’s acquired — a group of people with whom to go to football games, have dinner and chase conference championships. “It’s a really close group of people that become your family because you’re going all the time, and no one else really understands how painful rowing is unless they’ve done it,” Walker said. “[Other people] kind of understand, but no one really understands exactly what you’re going through...
Lynn Sheffield Simmons: New school employees take part in 3-day training session
The new staff members for the Argyle High School are Asa Burk, assistant band director; David Peddy, science teacher and coach; Aaron Fowler, second athletic trainer; Matt Jordan, strength and conditioning coach; and Kami Burch, business instructor.
Les Cockrell: Fundraiser to support Take a Soldier Fishing
The following are scheduled to be represented at the event: Aubrey Area Library, Denton County Friends of the Family, Keep Aubrey Beautiful, Upward Sports, Power Pack 380, Ragan’s Hope, Friends of the Aubrey Area Library, Aubrey Crime Watch, the Girl Scouts, the Aubrey Peanut Festival and H. O. P. E. Food Bank.
Les Cockrell: Library’s June events fuse science, literature
Applicants should have a passion for the protection and preservation of water and land resources within watersheds and a willingness to help raise funds in support of the Upper Trinity Conservation Trust, according to the press release.
Scott Burns: It takes a lot to be a man of leisure
The rest has to come from capital — “rents. ” How much is that? Answer: $1,116,735. (To see how all of this has changed over the last 30 years, examine the attached table. ) However you slice it, you need a lot of money if you want to be a rentier and actually pay all your bills with your “rents. ” It also adds a pretty dowdy perspective to what it means to be a millionaire or small-number multimillionaire.