Lynn Sheffield Simmons: Argyle chamber’s new office opens today

The Argyle Chamber of Commerce’s new office inside Point Bank, 302 US Hwy. 377, opens today at 9 a.m. The chamber events scheduled for this month are:

Mike Weaver: Budgets help reveal spending habits

At the end of the month, are you running short on money? Do you have any savings in case of an emergency? Do you have a plan for getting out of debt? Maybe budgeting can help.

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Lynn Sheffield Simmons: Making a phone call wasn't always so convenient

Argyle’s early telephones were privately owned and the date the telephone was introduced to Argyle is not known, but in a 2008 interview I had with 100-year-old Mary George Billingsley Sullivan, who was born and raised in Argyle, she remembered having a telephone from the time she was a little girl.

Janet Laminack: Hands, mulch can help cure what ails your yard

Who would have imagined we would be talking about too much water in our landscapes in July in Texas? The record-breaking amount of rainfall we have received has actually ended our drought and filled up our lakes. This is wonderful, but it does bring with it a few horticultural issues.

Lynn Sheffield Simmons: Summer reading activity program geared for families

After receiving another large children’s book donation recently, the Argyle Little Free Library has created a summer reading activity program for children that is meant to be fun for both the parent and the child.

Lynn Sheffield Simmons: Youngster is a sure shot

Riley Milam began participating in archery in the third grade at Argyle Hilltop Elementary. This year, as a fifth-grader at Argyle Intermediate School, she competed in two different archery associations.

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