The Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center (TFFC) is pleased to announce the Texas division of Wildlife Forever’s Fish Art Contest winners for 2022.
As the weather warms up and everything in the garden begins to grow, some gardeners may notice their tomato plants have twisting or curling leaves.
Warm weather is here, and you are ready to get outside and make your yard both beautiful and functional. Maybe you’re aiming to have the best yard on the block, want to install an outdoor family room or outdoor office, or want to expand your space for entertaining. Perhaps your kids or pets could use a better space for play. Regardless of need, now is the time to get “backyard ready” for spring. What tools do you need?
The Trinity Valley Workforce Education program is looking for students interested in becoming part of the electrical line worker field.
Keep Texas Beautiful (KTB), a statewide grassroots environmental and community improvement non-profit organization, recently named Kaufman County a Silver Star Affiliate, a designation granted to only 28 of KTB’s nearly 300 affiliates. Silver Star recognition is the second-highest status any community affiliate can achieve.
The way full moons are named depends on what the usual events that occur in that particular month are. For example, the full moon in the month of May is called a”Flower Moon” due to the number of flowers that are blooming in the month. This full moon however is also given the name “Blood Moon” because of its red color in the sky when the full lunar eclipse occurs.
The Layden Senior Citizens Center of Forney welcomes you at 101 Main Street in City Hall, open weekdays from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
At 7 p.m. on May 20, the Mesquite Parks and Recreation Department is kicking off the summer fun with Touch-A-Truck and Movies in the Park at Paschall Park, 1001 New Market Road. Touch-A-Truck, an interactive event for children and the young-at-heart, allows kids the opportunity to climb on, learn and discover their favorite big trucks and vehicles, including police cars, dump trucks, tractors, and fire trucks. The featured movie, Paw Patrol, starts at dusk. Admission and parking is free for this familyfriendly event. Visit www.cityofmesquite. com/MoviesinthePark for more information or call Mesquite Parks and Recreation at 972-216-6260.
Amy McAfee, Principal at Crandall Middle School, is among the 85 school leaders from across Texas selected as the 2022 cohort of educators to attend summer institutes at the Principals’ Center at the Harvard Graduate School of Education sponsored by the Charles Butt Foundation, a non-profit pursuing a more equitable and prosperous future for all Texans through education and community partnerships
The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden presents children’s summer camps that spark imagination in STEM and nature from June 6 to August 5, 2022. Designed for students entering first through sixth grades in fall 2022, all camps run Monday-Friday from 9 a.m.-3p.m.
At their Regular Meeting held April 28, 2022, the Board of Directors for the North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) approved the adoption of three resolutions regarding recommendations from a third-party financial management analysis of the District’s Regional Water System. A recording of the meeting can be viewed at www.ntmwd. com/board-of-directors/ board-meetings/.
Distracted driving is a leading contributor to crash deaths on our roads. It’s also preventable.
Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientists have tested a technology to make temporary genetic modifications in mosquitoes. The modifications self-delete over time.
The Junior Master Gardener Program introduces children to the joys and benefits of gardening. (Texas A&M AgriLife photo)
Research shows participating in gardening and other horticultural activities gives people a more positive outlook on life. (Texas A&M AgriLife photo)
Master Gardeners are involved in a number of community outreach and education activities related to gardening and horticultural education. (Texas A&M AgriLife photo)
Getting outdoors and gardening can do more than just provide some physical activity and produce food for the table; it can be beneficial to the mind as well.
Eighteen Angelo State University student-athletes, including Cassidy Hill of Forney, received a variety of individual postseason awards at the annual Holland’s Sports Banquet hosted by the ASU Athletic Department and sponsored by Holland’s Jewelry.