• Legendary Lowbrows -The Third Place

    Legendary Lowbrows   The Third Place     Years ago, Ray Oldenburg, coined a phrase, third place.  He was a sociologist that acknowledged the importance of informal public gathering places.  In this form of thought, the first place might be your home, and second place might be…Read More

  • The Gift of Helping Nature Adopt-A-Nest Box at Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge Center

    The Gift of Helping Nature Adopt-A-Nest Box at Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge Center Nest boxes are available now through January 31, 2020 or while supplies last. Eastern Bluebirds make their homes in Texas during certain times of the year. There…Read More

  • A Savannah Texas Christmas Tradition

    A Savannah Texas Christmas Tradition By Joanna Daskivich What started out as a young girl’s hope for a “Christmas Miracle” has turned into a nearly 30 year Christmas tradition. Lori Farrar-Kakashvili of Savannah, TX started her Christmas obsession when she…Read More

  • From Scratch -Prairie House

      Prairie House has been hosting a loyal clientele in the corridor for 30 years, and for good reason.  This local landmark has amazing food in a unique atmosphere.  There is a variety of items on the menu, so there is something for…Read More

The Gift of Helping Nature Adopt-A-Nest Box at Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge Center

By 380news | People and Places

The Gift of Helping Nature Adopt-A-Nest Box at Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge Center Nest boxes are available now through January 31, 2020 or while supplies last. Eastern Bluebirds make their homes in Texas during certain times of the year. There populations have been steadily declining over the years.  You can help the plight of the Eastern Bluebird while learning all…Read More

A Savannah Texas Christmas Tradition

By Joanna Daskivich | Savannah

A Savannah Texas Christmas Tradition By Joanna Daskivich What started out as a young girl’s hope for a “Christmas Miracle” has turned into a nearly 30 year Christmas tradition. Lori Farrar-Kakashvili of Savannah, TX started her Christmas obsession when she was in eighth grade. Her mother Carol, had been diagnosed with Lupus and was told that she may not have…Read More

Hickory Creek Lift Station Overflow Pump Failure Leads to City of Denton Sewer Overflow

By 380news | Uncategorized

Hickory Creek Lift Station Overflow Pump Failure Leads to City of Denton Sewer Overflow DENTON, TX, Nov. 25, 2019 – The City of Denton Wastewater Utility reported a failure at the Hickory Creek Lift Station near the Old Alton Bridge around 10 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 24, which resulted in a sanitary sewer overflow in the vicinity. While the volume of…Read More

Are You Celebrating Bat Week?

By Janet Hurley | Uncategorized

Are you celebrating Bat Week? Because this annual, international celebration of the role of bats in nature is happening right now October 24-31. There are approximately 1,390 bat species in the world and Texas is home to 33 species, one of the most diverse and largest locations in the U .S. Most (95%) bats are insectivores (eat only insects). However,…Read More

City of McKinney holds ribbon cutting for Nancy Lieberman Charities “Dream Court” and grand re-opening of Fitzhugh Park

By 380news | People and Places

  McKINNEY, Texas (Oct. 8, 2019) – Nancy Lieberman Charities in partnership Sport Court, Covenant Church and the City of McKinney will unveil a new “Dream Court” in the newly renovated Fitzhugh Park, 700 Fitzhugh St., during a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 4:15 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9. The city’s Parks and Recreation Department will also celebrate the grand re-opening of Fitzhugh Park. Originally built in 2000, Fitzhugh Park was recently updated with new playground equipment, a shaded pavilion and new park benches. “Our recent work at Fitzhugh Park is representative of…Read More

Denton ISD and United Way of Denton County Unite for a Better Denton County

By 380news | Metro

Denton ISD and United Way of Denton County Unite for a Better Denton County   Denton ISD kicks off annual United Way Campaign Denton, TX (October 8, 2019) – Denton Independent School District, along with United Way of Denton County, launched their annual district-wide United Way Employee Giving Campaign at its Board of School Trustees meeting Tuesday, Oct. 8. For more than 25 years, Denton ISD and United Way of Denton County have worked together to invest in local children in the Denton County community. Superintendent Dr. Jamie Wilson and long-time United…Read More

New Map: What Your Neighborhood Says About Your Life Expectancy

By 380news | Uncategorized

New map highlights dramatic differences in life expectancy depending on your neighborhood in Texas  Interactive mapping tool shows people live 17 years longer in neighborhoods with highest life expectancy versus areas with the lowest Analysis finds non-medical factors like poverty rate, income, race, and education levels often correspond to large differences in how long Texans live HOUSTON, TX – New numbers show there can be than a more than a 20-year difference in how long Texans live in one neighborhood compared to another, even though they may only be a…Read More


From the Desk of Hugh Coleman- Denton County Precinct One Newsletter

By 380news | Uncategorized

Precinct 1 Monthly News Updates Streetlights to be installed on Hickory Creek Road. I have been working with county staff and other entities including the City of Denton to install streetlights on Hickory Creek Road from Riverpass Drive to Country Club/FM 1830. A total of 16 streetlights will be installed, 10 in the unincorporated portions and six in the City of Denton portions of the road. The streetlights are to be spaced approximately 300 feet apart. The county will work with Oncor to install the streetlights and Oncor will be…Read More

DENTON COUNTY TAX OFFICE LOCATIONS CLOSED OCTOBER14, 2019 FOR EMPLOYEE TRAINING

By 380news | Uncategorized

    DENTON COUNTY, TX–For Immediate Release On October 14, 2019, ALL Denton County Tax Offices will close to conduct Employee Training. All locations will reopen on October 15, 2019 with normal business hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. “Our staff works very hard to serve our citizens. By bringing all of our staff together for a full day of training, we can provide important information to the entire staff that will promote and enhance continued excellent customer service”, stated Michelle French, Denton County Tax Assessor/Collector. The Denton County…Read More

Denton Public Library Goes Fine Free for Overdue Items

By 380news | Uncategorized

Denton Public Library Goes Fine Free for Overdue Items Starting Oct. 1 All Existing Overdue Fines Will Be Forgiven, and Late Fines Will No Longer Be Charged DENTON, TX – Beginning Oct. 1, 2019, Denton Public Library will discontinue charging overdue fines for late returns. The purpose of this policy change is to encourage library use and open checkout access…Read More

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