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WHAT ARE YOUR SLEEPING MISTAKES?

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BOBBIE MITCHELL: GROWTH HITS IN THE HEART OF PRECINCT 3

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SHERIFF’S CORNER WITH SHERIFF TRACY MURPHREE

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5TH ANNUAL DUCK DERBY

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7 THINGS YOU DIDN’T KNOW

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BACK TO SCHOOL TIPS

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BARBECUE RECIPES FOR KIDS

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FIVE THINGS TO TRY: FAMILY ACTIVITIES & PLACES

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FOODIE FRIDAY DFW: TARO KITCHEN + COCKTAILS

26 INSIDE COMMUNITY & EDUCATION

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HOW TO PICK AFTER-SCHOOL CARE

F E AT U R E D

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DENTON COUNTY SPOTLIGHT: NINE SPUR RANCH

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Publisher & Editor Scott & Kelly Murray

Administration

Managing Editor Jana Melton Sub-Editor Bobbi Byrne

Writers

Diane Ciarloni, Leena Duwadi, Jean Eisenmann, Steve Gamel, Caylie Howard, Jade Kensington, Mark Miller

Advertising Inquiries

sales@murray-media.com

Production

Graphic Designers Cayla Davis Hallie Preece Jessica Seitz Nancy Winberg

Photography

Live Beautifully Photography Miranda Longoria Photography Penny Whistle Photography What’s That Guy’s Name? Photography by Guy T Your Candid Memories Photography Lacey Whitmer Photo & Design

Letters

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5th Annual

Rhythms at the River Walk Join Us Saturday, September 17th, 2022 10:00am - 2:00pm | Duck Drop 12:30pm The River Walk | Flower Mound, TX

Adopt A Duck, Change A Life

$5 per duck

Scan the Code to Adopt Your Ducks Directly

Join us on The River Walk for a day full of family fun. Celebrate with us by participating in the 5th Annual Duck Derby Race! Enjoy food trucks, music, vendor booths, farmer’s market, and children's activities supporting over 25 Denton County charitable organizations.

Thank You to Our Premier Sponsors

For duck adoptions and further information, please visit

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