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Lynn Sheffield Simmons: Argyle’s first City Hall was in city secretary’s home
Nellie Carty was hired as Argyle’s secretary in 1972, and after the town’s name change to the City of Argyle, an addition was done on her home on Old Justin Road to become Argyle City Hall. “Before then, city council meetings were held in people’s homes or Meadows Store,” she said in an interview I had with her before her retirement for a story published in the Denton Record-Chronicle on Feb. 7, 1980.
Lynn Sheffield Simmons: Little free library gets children’s books
Matt Gohlke / Pools
Matt Gohlke/ Pools
These organizations represent businesses and other individuals and agencies involved in bringing safe, enjoyable aquatic activities to the American public, from home pools and spas, to waterparks and resorts, to public swimming and water recreation facilities.
Knowing your turf essential to proper lawn car
All provide different solutions for the landscape. “For cool-season grasses, while it may seem opportune to plant grass seed along with other plants in the spring, be cautious,” Schmidt said. “If you do not plant early enough, the grass may not be hearty enough to withstand the summer heat and lower rainfall. “The best time to seed your lawn is actually in the fall, so hold off until then if possible,” he said. Don’t cut too short.
Lynn Sheffield Simmons: Argyle candidates file for local May election
The Argyle Lions Club meets at noon on the first Tuesday of every month at Coffee Tree Café, 144 Old Town Blvd. , and at 6:30 p. m. on the third Tuesday of the month following a board meeting at 5:30 p. m. in the Community Room at Argyle Town Hall, 308 Denton St.
Janet Laminack: Timing key to planting vegetable garden
If you decide to garden in the soil you have in your backyard, adding compost or organic matter (such as leaves or chipped wood mulch) will help it drain better and improve the quality of the soil.
Lynn Sheffield Simmons: Argyle band director Johnson elected to prestigious group
Both high school concert bands, for which Johnson is responsible, consistently earn Superior and "Best in Class" awards at the various festivals. “I am honored to be a member of this extraordinary organization and will work alongside these individuals in this international effort to promote and nurture music education at all levels,” Johnson said of her election to the American Bandmasters Association.
Janet Laminack / Horticulture
These plants can grow for much longer than the holidays and don’t seem to wear out their welcome quite as fast as the poor old poinsettia does.