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:
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.
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.
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.
Rain. Many years we don’t have enough. This year we’ve been more than blessed.
NEW YORK — There’s a difference in parenting between a little backtalk and kids actually bullying their grown-ups.
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?”
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.
Each spring and summer, people get more serious about losing weight. This is a great time of the year to do it — you have better weather, longer days, more outdoor activities and more fresh produce in season.
The first homes in Argyle were located in the center of town that is now called “Old Town Argyle.”
Argyle Little Free Library recently received a donation of approximately 50 children’s books from Lantana resident Jennette Mears.
You’re not supposed to pick favorites, but herbs are my favorites when it comes to plants.
Hilltop Elementary School counselor and Chess Club instructor Michael Ball said this year’s Chess Club season and recent tournament could not have happened without the support of so many helpers.
The owner of a Houston area ambulance company receives a 97-month prison sentence for submitting $2.4 million in claims to Medicare for services that weren’t necessary and, in some cases, never even provided.
All of the rain we have experienced recently has displaced many wild animals, and although water snakes like it, the land-kind do not.
Denton County 4-H is gearing up for our summer events, and we could not be more excited.
“Grow up.” That’s what I tell some of my plants.
The Argyle Little Free Libraries recently received a large donation of children’s books, according to coordinator Patti Smith.
The recent heavy rains caused Old Justin Road in Argyle to close this week while the town construction crew made repairs on the bridge crossing the Graveyard Branch Creek.
We have had quite the exciting weather lately. The rain, high winds and tornadoes have taken a toll on our plant life.
The annual Shoot for the Stars basketball tournament and community event in memory of Alex Betzhold, who died in January 2012, will be Saturday at Argyle High School, 191 U.S. Highway 377.
Working community events throughout Denton County, I try to raise awareness about metabolic syndrome. Ask people around you if they have ever heard of it, and by far the most common answer is, “No, what is metabolic syndrome?”
As our summer forages begin to appear, we need to start doing more than think about our forage fertility program.
We face many challenges in North Texas for gardening and growing plants, with one of the biggest being water.
“Exercising caution when driving in the rain begins with vehicle maintenance,” said Officer Steve Wallace, traffic enforcement/accident investigator for the Argyle Police Department. He advised motorists to be sure to have good tires and that the tires are rotated as recommended by the manufacturer.
Engelmann daisy (Engelmannia peristenia) is a great choice for xeric landscaping. Its deep taproot is what gives it outstanding drought resistance and also makes it valuable for erosion control. It can be found blooming from February through November, with the peak of bloom in March through June in North Texas with cheerful bright yellow flowers.
The town of Argyle will sponsor a free drop-off for Argyle residents (proof of residency required) for broken, unused or unwanted items from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday, April 18, at the Argyle Town Hall, 308 Denton St.
The town of Argyle will have its second annual Community Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 4, at Argyle High School.
When shopping for asparagus, people often focus on the wrong thing — how thick the stalks are. They think thinner is better.
Many people consider Friday the 13th an unlucky day. The number 13 has been so disliked that some buildings don’t have a 13th floor, some airports don’t have gate number 13, some hospitals don’t have rooms labeled 13, some cities don’t have a 13th street and it is thought to be unlucky to make major life changes on Friday the 13th, such as a marriage, birth or surgery.
Now is a busy time for most building contractors — whether they are a home builder, home remodeler or swimming pool builder.
In North Texas, mulch added to your landscape beds and vegetable gardens can be your best gardening friend.
The presence of Denton County 4-H in the community needs a boost and officials are pushing a trio of initiatives to help that happen.
The Argyle Lady Eagles basketball team will play Waco La Vega in the UIL state semifinals in San Antonio today. This is the second straight year for the Lady Eagles to go to state. Last year, they came in second, falling to Waco La Vega in the championship game.