Argyle residents care about their community. Argyle civic and nonprofit organizations show that they care with activities and events that benefit everyone.
Many of us take every precaution we can to protect our pets.
Ilike reading historical markers and learning about the history of a particular area. Argyle has five — the Argyle historical marker is at Argyle Town Hall, 308 Denton St.; Johns’ Well and Campground historical marker is on Old Justin Road and C. Taylor Road; Graham-Argyle Cemetery historical marker is on Country Club Road; Prairie Mound Cemetery historical marker is a half of a mile north of FM407 on Prairie Mound Cemetery Road; and the Argyle United Methodist Church historical marker is at 9033 U.S. Highway 377.
Are you a bird watcher, a trail hiker or a rock hound? Do you think bats are cute? Do you love learning about the natural world and all the subjects it has to offer: entomology, geology, botany, meteorology, ornithology, and the list goes on? The Master Naturalists program might be the perfect fit.
Brian Hall, who is contracted with the town of Argyle to handle animal control duties and is known as “Brian, the animal guy,” advises during these hot summer months dog owners be sure to provide their dogs with plenty of water.
One of the exciting things about being a county extension agent is that we are constantly getting new and interesting questions.
In Argyle last week, a rash of vehicle burglaries were reported.
For many centuries, dogs have been referred to as “man’s best friend.” Many of us consider our dogs a part of the family and would do anything to protect them. Whether your dog stays primarily outside...
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.