Endowment Established in Memory of TWU Student

By Deanna W. Titzler | Community

DENTON, TX – Jaqueline Rae Vandagriff’s life was cut short 19 months ago, but her memory will live on through an endowment established by her friends and family at Texas Woman’s University. The 24-year old junior, who was a lifelong vegetarian and animal lover, was studying nutrition at TWU. The fund will commemorate her life by supporting an internship in…Read More

CASA of Denton County Shoots for Another Great Year Ahead

By 380news | Sports

DENTON, TX – The 18th Annual Pulling for Kids Sporting Clay Tournament, has benefited CASA of Denton County since its inception in 2001. Since then, Pulling for Kids has raised over 1 million dollars towards services for children who have been victims of abuse or neglect in Denton County. In 2017, with the combined support of sponsors, donors, in-kind supporters,…Read More

Aubrey ISD Announces 2018 AHS Valedictorian and Salutatorian

By 380news | Education

Aubrey High School has named Will Dow as valedictorian and Jarom Larman as salutatorian for the Class of 2018. The valedictorian is the senior with the highest cumulative grade point average. The salutatorian is the senior with the second-highest cumulative GPA. “We are very proud of these two young men and the entire class of 2018,” Aubrey ISD Superintendent Dr.…Read More

Aubrey High School Student Builds Family Keepsake

By Amy Ruggini | Education

AUBREY ISD, TX – On a visit to his grandparents’ farm in Nebraska over the summer, GW Stander found some pieces of old wood lying around the pasture. The Aubrey High School student and FFA member thought he could reuse the wood and create something for an FFA agricultural mechanics project. GW decided to go on his own and build a tailgate bench and table to compete at upcoming livestock shows. For the last two years, GW had worked on team projects with classmates, building the grey trailer outside the…Read More

Summer Programming Fills Need for Meaningful Activity

By 380news | Prosper

PROSPER, TX – Prosper’s Parks and Recreation has the perfect answer for the yearly question that vexes many parents as summer approaches – “What are the kids going to do once school is out?” There is no need to fret, as the department has put together a full complement of programs that challenge both the minds and bodies of restless youngsters, and they’re all right here in Prosper. Affordable, engaging and challenging activities, both indoor and outdoor, are designed to appeal to kids of all ages and interests, and fall…Read More

Recreational Anglers Will Receive the Longest Red Snapper Season in Recent Years

By 380news | Texas

HOUSTON, TX – Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) and National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) have agreed upon a modified version of the Red Snapper Exempted Fishing Permit (EFP), securing a red snapper season for 2018. Under the EFP, recreational anglers fishing from private vessels will have an 82-day season in federal waters and a 365-day season in state waters off the coast of Texas. Charter for-hire (CFH) vessels are not included in the EFP, therefore recreational anglers fishing on a charter trip will have roughly a 50-day season in…Read More

Habitat for Humanity Announces Merger: North Collin County and South Collin County Now One Stronger Organization

By 380news | Metro

Together Habitat for Humanity of Collin County will serve more families and engage more of the community for housing change. McKINNEY, TX – North Collin County Habitat for Humanity (NCC Habitat) and Habitat for Humanity of South Collin County (HFH of SCC) announced today they have merged to form one united, stronger organization aimed at providing af fordable housing options to low and moderate income families in Collin County. Together, they will serve Collin County providing New Home Construction and Home Repair services to qualifying families earning below median incomes…Read More


Denton County Reports Thirteenth Influenza-Associated Death

By 380news | Metro

DENTON COUNTY, TX – Denton County Public Health (DCPH) is reporting the thirteenth influenza associated death, an adult in Denton County, for the 2017-2018 f lu season. “Positive flu cases have been declining within Denton County since mid-February, but this recent f lu death illustrates the illness can still be a serious health risk,” states Juan Rodriguez, DCPH Assistant Director and Chief Epidemiologist. DCPH influenza surveillance reports indicate a steady decline in influenza activity since Week 7, week ending February 17th. The most recent surveillance report reflects low influenza activity…Read More

May Events at Hagerman National Wildlife Park

By 380news | Community

Early Bird Guided Walk Saturday, May 12, 2018, 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Master Naturalist Jack Chiles will lead the Early Bird walk for May, weather permitting. Meet at the Visitor Center. Bring binoculars or borrow ours. Return in time for the Second Saturday program. Second Saturday – Trees Saturday, May 12, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Our speaker, Dr. George Diggs’s areas of work are with plants and trees of Texas, the relationship between human and plant evolution, and evolution in extreme environments. Dr. Diggs is Research Associate…Read More

Aubrey High School Student Competes at State Gymnastics Competition

By Amy Ruggini | Sports

AUBEY ISD, TX – Aubrey High School freshman Sarah Auer competed at the Texas USA Gymnastics Level 7 State Championships at Metroplex Gymnastics in Allen on April 7 and 8. She placed first in the vault, becoming the USAG Texas Level 7 vault champion and finished second in the all-around competition and the bars event. She advances to the Region…Read More

Music Academy Welcomed to the Area with a Ribbon Cutting

By Jim Manning | Aubrey

Scott Tucker of the Music Academy celebrated the opening of their new location with a ribbon cutting. They were welcomed to the area by the Aubrey 380 Area Chamber of Commerce. During the opening event they provided musical entertainment by several of their talented musicians. They are located at 8800 US Highway 380 in Crossroads, TX. To learn more about…Read More

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