• A Christmas Carol

    “There are many things from which I might have derived good, by which I have not profited, I dare say,’ returned the nephew. ‘Christmas among the rest. But I am sure I have always thought of Christmas time, when it…Read More

  • FM 1385 Pipeline Project Awarded

    Bid price exceeds $1 million AUBREY, TX – The Mustang Special Utility District (SUD) Board of Director’s awarded the construction of the FM 1385 pipeline on Monday to Arlington’s Blue Star Utilities. The line 6,000 feet in length of 24inch…Read More

  • PointBank Presents Gift to the Little Elm Library

    The Little Elm Library received an early Christmas gift from PointBank at a Little Elm Town Council Meeting. The bank presented a $5,000 check to the library as part of their ongoing community support effort. The funds will be used…Read More

  • Demonstration, Restored Gardens Win State Recognition

    Texas Municipal League bestows its highest award PROSPER, TX – Prosper has been awarded the Texas Municipal League’s Award of Excellence in the Public Works category for cities under 25,000 in population. The award was presented at the TML conference…Read More

  • Food Bank in Little Elm Provides Help Those in Need

    Volunteers came by the car load to help Al and his crew at the Little Elm Food Bank fill boxes with food and a Turkey for residents in need. Over 200 were served this Thanksgiving by the Little Elm Food…Read More

Texas Woman’s University announces ‘Pioneer Promise’ partnership with Little Elm High School

By 380news | Metro

Program guarantees TWU admission to high-achieving juniors and provides scholarship for Little Elm student DENTON/LITTLE ELM, TX — Building on its legacy of providing a top-notch education to North Texas high school graduates, Texas Woman’s University announces the expansion of its “Pioneer Promise” program to the Little Elm Independent school District. The program guarantees TWU admission to Little Elm High School…Read More

FM 1385 Pipeline Project Awarded

By 380news | Community

Bid price exceeds $1 million AUBREY, TX – The Mustang Special Utility District (SUD) Board of Director’s awarded the construction of the FM 1385 pipeline on Monday to Arlington’s Blue Star Utilities. The line 6,000 feet in length of 24inch water transmission pipe extends water service to several subdivisions that are both planned, or under construction. Blue Star Utilities was…Read More

Pilot Point Development

By Amanda Davenport | Pilot Point

Pilot Point has been a flurry of activity this year. The community has enjoyed a mix of projects consisting of final plans for the Chamber of Commerce and EDC building, state recognition of the School District, several business expansions and new business openings. This year saw more permits for new homes than were issued in the past three years combined.…Read More

Police Seek Information on Peace Officer Impersonator

By 380news | Little Elm

LITTLE ELM, TX – A Little Elm resident has reported being stopped by a person who was obviously impersonating a peace officer. The resident was not harmed or threatened during the brief encounter. “It is a state felony to impersonate a peace officer, and we take these instances very seriously,” says Little Elm Police Chief Rodney Harrison. “Doing so is not a joke. Anyone playing a prank of this nature is subject to arrest and prosecution.” At 7:40 p.m. last evening, a resident was turning north on Wynfield Road from…Read More

Train Horns Within Prosper May Fade Into the Past

By 380news | Prosper

PROSPER, TX – To some old-time Prosper residents, the sound of a train horn is as natural as the sunrise, but while the trains will continue to play an important part of the transportation system that traverses Prosper, the piercing sounds of the train horns may soon become a thing of the past. “Trains, of course, are woven deeply into the history of Prosper,” says Capital Improvement Projects Manager Michael Bulla. “Prosper can actually trace its founding to the fact that it is roughly midway between Dallas and Sherman, two…Read More

PointBank Presents Gift to the Little Elm Library

By Jim Manning | Little Elm

The Little Elm Library received an early Christmas gift from PointBank at a Little Elm Town Council Meeting. The bank presented a $5,000 check to the library as part of their ongoing community support effort. The funds will be used for enhancing the Little Elm Library’s improvements to the community.Read More

Tulip Bulb Market

By 380news | Pilot Point

Premiers in Pilot Point If you have visited Texas Tulips while the flowers are in full bloom and been amazed at how many varietals of tulips there are, just think you could have these in your very own garden! For the first time in the 380 Corridor you can shop at a tulip bulb market. From December 10 through January 10 the market doors are open for you to come and select from these lovely bulbs. You could purchase from the big box stores but if you know the Koeman…Read More


Playground to Serve as National Demonstration Site

By 380news | Prosper

Construction matching grant awarded to Town PROSPER, TX – Prosper Parks and Recreation has been awarded a matching funds grant from the Texas Recreation and Park Society (TRAPS) in partnership with PlayCore, a vendor of playground equipment and amenities, and the company’s GameTime division, for construction of a new playground. Upon completion, the playground will serve as a National Demonstration Site, one of only eight selected in Texas, for research and data collection on play, community engagement, health, and physical activity. Prosper’s Landscape Architect Paul Naughton says the grant will…Read More

Denton County Cowboy Icon Weldon Burgoon Retiring

By 380news | People and Places

Weldon’s Western Wear Store’s Founder Leaving Retail After 60 Years Weldon Burgoon, who began riding in rodeos in the 1940’s as a teenager and later founded Weldon’s Western Wear and Saddle Shop, is retiring from the store after more than 60 years. Burgoon has also been a dominant figure in promoting and helping the youth in the North Texas area over the decades. He is a prominent player in the annual Denton County Livestock Youth Fair and Rodeo, the Blue Ribbon Club (a youth-oriented organization promoting Denton County youth in…Read More

Doug Cravey’s 20th Thanksgiving Meal Anniversary

By Jim Manning | Community

LITTLE ELM, TX – Marking the 20th anniversary, Doug Cravey and his family provided a festive Thanksgiving lunch honoring the Senior Citizens in the Little Elm area. Several years ago the meal was extended to anyone who wanted to come. Sponsors now volunteer by providing turkeys, plates and other things needed. Many of the servers and volunteers have been helping…Read More

Council Approves Trash, Recycling Collection Contract

By 380news | Community

PROSPER, TX – Following a unanimous vote at this week’s Town Council meeting, residents can count on at least a two-year moratorium on any increases on trash and recycling collection fees and charges. Council authorized Town Manager Harlan Jefferson to enter into an exclusive franchise contract with Progressive Waste Solutions for a two-year period starting on Feb. 1, 2017. The…Read More

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