• Put the Phones Down

    Handheld Device Ban is in Effect Denton, TXAs of June 1, the use of handheld communications devices, including voice calls, is prohibited while operating a vehicle in the Denton city limits. Hands-free systems include Bluetooth, mounted or installed units, and…Read More

  • Newly Elected Council Members Sworn In

    Little Elm Mayor David Hillock presented a certificate of election to Stephanie Shoemaker and Curtis Cornelious at a recent Town Council meeting, and they were sworn in by Kathy Phillips with the Oath of Office. Stephanie Shoemaker, Place 6, ran…Read More

  • 2017 Denton County Fruit, Vegetable, Herb and Flower Show

    All Denton County gardeners are invited to enter the 2017 Denton County Fruit, Vegetable, Herb and Flower Show on Saturday, June 10, at 9:00 am at the Denton Community Market. This is an open show sponsored by the Denton County…Read More

  • Special Olympics a Rewarding Day for All

    At the beginning, of the Little Elm Special Olympics, the torch carriers are ready to go along the entrance route and carrying the torch down the streets. They are escorted by the Little Elm Police. As the athletes enter the…Read More

  • Chamber Welcomes Smoothie King to Little Elm

    Smoothie King was welcomed by the Little Elm Chamber of Commerce. The ribbon cutting took place at their store in front of the Kroger Marketplace on the Highway 423 side. Everyone attending received a complimentary healthy smoothie.Read More

Motoring West Echoes through the Canyons, Craters, Hoodoos, and Ruins

By 380news | Travel & Entertainment

Loading the family in the car to explore our vast beautiful country is a must do for most American families.  With busy schedules, it is sometimes difficult to carve out the time to get everyone together to go on these explorations.  Each year that my children get older, it becomes more difficult to make happen. However, the shuffling, rearranging and…Read More

Historical Marker Dedication Ceremony in Denton

By 380news | Metro

DENTON, TX-  The Lipscomb-Doggett House, located at 918 West Oak Street in Denton, recently received its status as a Recorded Texas Historic Landmark.  There will be a historical marker dedication ceremony at the home Saturday, June 24 at 11:00 a.m., followed by a reception and tour. Priestly Lipscomb built the Lipscomb-Doggett House in 1895, making it one of the oldest…Read More

Prosper’s Town Hall to be Topped-off, Cupola Frame Lifted into Place

By 380news | Prosper

What:  Pogue Construction, the contractor erecting the Prosper Town Hall and Multi-Purpose Building, in conjunction with the Town of Prosper, will conduct a topping off ceremony, including the placement of the framing which will form the cupola of the building. Who:  The Mayor and members of the Town Council will add their signatures to the final beam being added to…Read More

Sanger Murder (Double Homicide/Suicide) Update 

By 380news | Metro

SANGER, TX JUNE 17, 2017.  The Sanger Police Department along with the Denton County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the 2500 block of Wichita Trail around 9:44 pm.  Upon arrival, it was determined that an elderly couple was found deceased and a younger white male had taken his own life.   There is no other suspect involved in this investigation.  This…Read More

North Texans Take Action for Clean Air June 23

By 380news | Metro

June 19, 2017 (Arlington, Texas) – For the eighth consecutive year, North Texans will join in taking action for clean air and log commitments at www.airnorthtexas.org. Clean Air Action Day, the first Friday of summer every year, celebrates ways North Texans can help improve air quality. Across the region June 23, North Texans will do something extra to reduce ozone-causing pollution. This year’s theme is “Take Steps Toward Improving Air Quality,” and with 19 potential clean air choices, there are several actions they can take to do their part. Air…Read More

Murder (Double Homicide/Suicide)

By 380news | Metro

SANGER, TX JUNE 17, 2017.  The Sanger Police Department along with the Denton County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the 2500 block of Wichita Trail around 9:44 pm.    Upon arrival, it was determined that an elderly couple was found deceased and a younger white male had taken his own life.    There is no other suspect involved in this investigation.  This is not a random act and the citizens of Sanger, Texas and Denton County are safe.    The victims and suspect have not been identified at this time.    This case still…Read More

McKinney Performing Arts Center Launches a 100-day Fundraising Campaign

By 380news | Metro

McKINNEY, Texas (June 19, 2017) – McKinney Performing Arts Center (MPAC) today announced a fundraising campaign called 100 Days, 100 Donations. MPAC, located at the former Collin County Courthouse in the center of Historic Downtown McKinney, is asking patrons for support to continue to bring music, entertainment and activities to Historic Downtown McKinney. The popular Hues and Blues art exhibit and the upcoming Summer Concert Series featuring Larry Gatlin are recent entertainment options enjoying great success at MPAC. “We want to keep bringing non-stop activity to downtown McKinney, but we…Read More


Sprayground at Carl Gene Young Sr. Park Groundbreaking Ceremony

By 380news | Metro

  DENTON, TX, June 19, 2017 – The City of Denton Parks and Recreation Department and volunteer leaders are excited to announce a public groundbreaking ceremony for the development of the City’s first sprayground. The ceremony will be held on Saturday, June 24 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Carl Gene Young Sr. Park. The ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. with remarks by City Council member Gerard Hudspeth, Denton resident and volunteer Amber Briggle, and Parks and Recreation Director Emerson Vorel. The public is invited to the ceremony…Read More

Friends of the Family Meet and Great

By 380news | Little Elm

  Denton County Friends of the Family will be hosting a meet and greet for the Little Elm and 380 corridor communities on June 27th 8am to 11am at Bella’s Café. This is an opportunity for Friends of the Family Executive Director Toni Johnson-Simpson and other staff to meet members of the community. Friends of the Family is the sole provider of comprehensive services for victims of sexual and domestic violence in Denton County. In order to serve the growing population across the Northeast area of Denton County, Friends of…Read More

Denton ISD Online Enrollment for 2017-18 School Year to Kick off in July

By Denton ISD | Education

The enrollment process for the 2017-18 school year for all new and returning Denton ISD students will open in July, using Infosnap, the district’s online registration system. Families of returning students will be emailed snapcodes – one per returning student – to the email account of the primary parent/guardian listed on their student’s campus beginning Friday, July 14. The email…Read More

TxDOT Opens I-35E TEXPress Lanes

By Hugh Coleman, Denton County Commissioner | Metro

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) opened an 18-mile TEXpress Lane (toll managed lanes) corridor on Interstate 35E (I-35E) from I-635 in Dallas County to Swisher Road in Denton County on May 22. The lanes feature two concurrent lanes from I-635 to Valwood Parkway and two reversible lanes from Valwood Parkway to Swisher Road. A total of 14 entrance ramps…Read More

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