The Place is Argyle: Incumbent Haynes and Mankin vie for Argyle Town Council Place 4

Jay Haynes is being challenged by Todd Mankin for Place 4 on the Argyle Town Council in the May 6 elections.

Native Roots: Gulf Coast penstemon, a spring flowering perennial with lavender blossoms

Many people grow Gulf Coast penstemon for its showy lavender flowers in the spring. Some choose it as an alternative ground cover in part-sun location because of its evergreen foliage and prolific self-seeding.

'You Will See This Material Again'

Weed control in the lawn, pasture and even fields is the same way. You will see these weeds again. Now all you have to do is figure out what they are. How do we get a positive identification on weeds? We could purchase a book and go out and try to match up the pictures. We could go online and see if we can find a match. But have you ever thought about taking a picture of the weed with your cellphone or a digital camera?

Early bloomers

Get the camera and kids ready. The age-old Texan tradition of spring bluebonnet photos may begin sooner than you think.

Lynn Sheffield Simmons: Krueger faces one challenger in Argyle mayor race

Argyle Mayor Peggy Krueger is seeking re-election in the May 6 election. She has been an Argyle resident since 1990 and now is serving her second term as mayor after being on the Argyle Town Council for five years.

Jessica Kimbro: Youth fair, rodeo give children
a chance to show off hard work

As March rapidly progresses, students across Denton County actively are preparing to compete at the Denton County Livestock Association Youth Fair and Rodeo. Students will get to show off their skills and talents in the form of jams, cookies, plants, quilts, wood crafting, agriculture mechanics, livestock and public speaking.