Lynn Sheffield Simmons / The Place Is Argyle

Argyle Police Chief Tom Tackett suggests ways to help keep your home, your car, your possessions and your family safe during the holidays.

Janet Laminack / Horticulture

Every year, the Denton County Soil and Water Conservation District has a tree seedling sale. This is a great opportunity to get affordable trees for a good cause. All proceeds benefit the Cool Shade for Third Grade program in Denton County schools.

Janet Laminack / Horticulture

What should you do in your garden and yard this time of year? There are several things that should be done as we go into winter and other things that can be done if you get the urge to be outside on one of our sunny, warm days.

Lynn Sheffield Simmons / The Place Is Argyle

The Argyle Community Civic League Angel Tree program began Sunday at the Argyle United Methodist Church. Cross Timbers Community Church and Journey Church will have their Angel Trees with the angel tags available this Sunday.

Courtesy photo

Lynn Sheffield Simmons / The Place Is Argyle

Otha Mullens was born in Powderly, and in 1926, “Moon” — as he was affectionately known, with a nickname originating from the popular 1930s and ’40s comic strip Moon Mullins — moved to Denton, where he worked as a baker at the College of Industrial Arts, now Texas Woman’s University.

Aaron R. Gray / 4-H

The Denton County 4-H will have its monthly council meeting at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 1, followed by a meeting of the Parent Leaders’ Association at 7 p.m. at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension office, 401 W. Hickory St., Suite 125, in Denton. The council will have its ornament exchange, while the PLA will try to finalize the budget.

Featured Columnist