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The Argyle Senior Center will have a gathering at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, at the home of Dr. Larry and Lynn Sheffield Simmons. Activities will include a wiener roast, horseshoe pitching contest and other games.

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When my sons were both young, something happened that made me realize that I am a dog lover. Our yellow Labrador retriever, Ellie, died suddenly after 10 years of providing our family with constant joy and me with a running partner.

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Lynn Sheffield Simmons: Argyle schools begin smoothly

“The first week of school has passed without any major incidents,” said Officer Steven Wallace of the Argyle Police Department.

Lynn Sheffield Simmons: UNT student group mulls plans at Argyle retreat

The University of North Texas Student Athlete Advisory Council recently went on a retreat at the Argyle home of Jerry Thomas, dean of the College of Education, and his wife, Katherine Thomas, UNT kinesiology professor.

Janet Laminack: Earth-Kind landscaping good choice for region

Trying to have an attractive landscape in North Texas can often feel like a losing battle. There are droughts, heat waves, cold snaps, insects, disease and weeds, just to name a few challenges we face.

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This has been a relatively mild summer thus far — especially compared to the last few summers we’ve experienced. But one concern we’ve had to deal with for the last few years is limited rainfall. The current drought, combined with the continued influx of new residents to North Texas

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