Category: June 2017

Robson Ranch July 4th Celebration Line-up

Get your red, white and blue on and join the fun at the annual 4th of July parade! The heart and soul of our parade is the Robson Ranch residents. Clubs, families and individuals are encouraged to participate. You can enter floats, vintage cars, convertibles, motorcycles, decorated golf carts, mopeds, bikes and wagons or just…

Rockin’ Reds celebrate the main event

Southern ladies in their Derby finery

Vicki Baker And they’re off! The Kentucky Derby is America’s oldest thoroughbred horse race. For those of us who couldn’t make it to the track, the Rockin’ Red Ranchers Derby Day Party was the next best thing. On the first Saturday of each May, thoroughbred horses race in the “most exciting two minutes in sport.”…

Robson Ranch mentors impact children’s lives

Borman Mentors at the CISNT appreciation luncheon at the Circle R Ranch in Flower Mound, TX

Susan Parker The Robson Ranch Mentors volunteer weekly from October through the beginning of May. The mentors help kindergarten, first and second graders with reading and other school subjects. The end-of-year party took place at Borman Elementary on May 4, and Evers final day was May 17. The impact you can make on a child…

Featherheads honor Howard Baker at SOT charity golf luncheon

Left to right: Sam Goodrich, Jenny and Cindy Baker, Doyle Hicks

Sam Goodrich The Featherheads honored one of their own at the Support Our Troops charity golf luncheon last month. Ardent Featherhead Howard Baker, beloved husband of Cindi Baker and father of Jenny Baker, passed away this spring. Spokesperson for the Featherheads Doyle Hicks accompanied by Cindi and Jenny presented a cash contribution of $2,698 to…

Benefits of Ping Pong

Don Pooley Ping pong improves reflex, eye-hand coordination, mental alertness and speed of movement. It also improves balance and lowers the chances of falls and injuries, especially among older people. Playing ping pong can slow the process of cognitive decline that occurs with aging. The social skills and bonds you develop are also beneficial in…

Designing With Carol

Welcome home! Carol Collins, Carol’s Custom Draperies Nothing is more beautiful than a home whose décor says “You are welcome in our home.” So just how do you say welcome? First, create a welcoming first impression on the outside. Make sure that your address is prominently displayed so your guests have no doubts that this…

The joys of gardening are bountiful

The Simpson family enjoys their daily visits to their garden boxes.

Judy Ondina Don’t we all enjoy fresh fruits and veggies, especially if you are fortunate enough to be the gardener of these delectable crops? If you have driven near the doggy parks surely you have noticed the box gardens next to the park. These 4 foot by 8 foot plots of dirt are rented by…

Special Collections department tour

Come to Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland Street on June 8 at 7 p.m. for a tour of the Special Collections department. Did you know access to back issues of the Denton Record Chronicle from 1909 to 2017 are available at Emily Fowler Central Library? That the Denton Texas Collection has almost every issue of…