Wednesday, December 1, 2021

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Early voting starts today

Early voting for the November 3 Texas Constitutional Amendment Election begins today and runs through Friday, October 30.

Voters will decide the fate of seven proposed amendments to the Texas Constitution that determine policies that affect your homestead exemption, residence requirements for your state executive officials, road construction and highway funding, and a constitutional right to hunt and fish.

In addition, Flower Mound residents will have the opportunity to reauthorize the street maintenance dedicated sales tax.

Find early voting location information here.


Veterans lunch sponsors needed

They served their country and you can serve them lunch. Sponsors are needed for the Highland Village Salute Our Veterans luncheon on November 9 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Lewisville.

Sponsorships begin at $40, which covers the cost of two veterans’ lunches.

At last year’s luncheon approximately 150 veterans, representing all branches of service, from Highland Village, Lewisville, Flower Mound and surrounding areas had their lunches paid through sponsorship funds.

Purchase your sponsorship by Friday, October 30. Make checks payable to: City of Highland Village and mail to: Highland Village Business Association Salute Our Veterans Sponsorship, 1000 Highland Village Road, Highland Village, TX 75077.

Call Lori Wright at 972-899-5131 or [email protected] for more information.

Take a look at Liberty

Families are invited to Liberty Christian School’s Fall Preview Day on Tuesday, Oct. 20, from 9 a.m. to noon.

The morning begins with “Breakfast with the President” – a time when families will be welcomed to the school. Administrators will be on hand to greet guests, and students will provide personalized tours of the school after the breakfast.

For the 10th time in its school history and third year in a row, Liberty Christian School won the overall state championship last year in academics, fine arts, and athletics in the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools.

Liberty Christian School is located at 1301 S. Hwy 377 in Argyle. RSVP for the event here.

5k helps families dealing with addiction

Winning The Fight (WTF) is holding a 5k Run/Fun Walk this Saturday, Oct. 24th, at 8 a.m. at Forestwood Middle School, 2810 Morriss Road, in Flower Mound.

Registration is $35 for adults, $20 for teachers, $15 for students and $15 for military personnel. Onsite registration will also be available.

WTF is a non-profit organization that provides drug education, resources, and support to families dealing with addiction. Call 972-689-0250 for more information.

Town of Argyle holding photo contest

Show off your photo skills and showcase Argyle’s scenery for the town’s new website.

The winner will receive a $50 gift card. All photos must be taken within the Town of Argyle.

The contest and voting ends on November 14th. Click here to submit photos or cast a vote.

I-35E ramp closures scheduled

The northbound I-35E exit ramps to FM 1171/Main Street and Fox Avenue and the right lane of northbound I-35E approaching both exit ramps will be closed nightly between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m. Monday, Oct. 19, through Sunday, Oct. 25.

The ramps will not be closed at the same time, officials said.

The lane closures are needed for paving operations in the area. Law enforcement will be on-site to assist with traffic control.

Senator Nelson to speak

State Sen. Jane Nelson, a Republican from Flower Mound and chairwoman of the Senate Finance Committee, will be the featured speaker at the Flower Mound Area Republican Club meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 20.

The program will start at approximately 7:15 p.m. and go for one hour, including time for questions and answers.

The meeting will be held at 9 Social, 2300 Highland Village Road, Building 9, in Highland Village.

The buffet price is $15. Children and students are $7.50. RSVP to [email protected]

Fang-tacular Movie Fest this Saturday

Enjoy the family friendly Halloween movie, Ghostbusters, in Flower Mound’s Heritage Park, 600 Spinks Rd., this Saturday night.

Wear your Halloween costume, bring a blanket or lawn chair, and stretch out under the nighttime sky. There will be games, arts and crafts, and food trucks will be on hand with great food available for purchase.

The movie will begin at 7 p.m. For more information, call 972-874-6276.

Spooky tour offered in Denton

The Denton County Office of History and Culture presents Park After Dark this Saturday, October 24, from 7-9 p.m.

Visitors can tour the dimly lit Bayless-Selby House to learn about Victorian superstitions and folklore surrounding Halloween, and maybe hear a Denton ghost story or two. There will also be Victorian folklore, a photo booth, fortune teller and Halloween postcards.

Tours are free will be scheduled every 20 minutes beginning at 7 p.m. and are recommended for ages 8 and older.

The Denton County Historical Park is located at 317 W. Mulberry Street.

CTG Staff
The Cross Timbers Gazette News Department

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