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.

David Annis: Abundance of rain affects agriculture

Rain. Many years we don’t have enough. This year we’ve been more than blessed.


Author: Tactics help bullied parents reclaim lost power

NEW YORK — There’s a difference in parenting between a little backtalk and kids actually bullying their grown-ups.

Lynn Sheffield Simmons: Argyle police field traffic law questions

Through the years, I have heard Argyle residents ask these questions, “Why is there a 30 mph speed limit on this road?” Or “Who sets these speed limits, anyway?”

Red yucca excellent choice for landscape

I’ll bet that most of you already know red yucca, Hesperaloe parviflora, which is widely used in North Texas. That’s because it is such an outstanding choice for the xeric, low-maintenance landscape, needing no supplemental water and almost no attention in North Texas.

Agency plans for future

We are barely into summer, but the Denton County AgriLife Extension Office is already planning for the new 4-H 2015-16 year that starts Aug. 15.

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