• Make 380 Safe Town Hall Meeting

    Make 380 Safe Town Hall Meeting DENTON COUNTY, TX- Tina Massey with the Texas Department of Transportation recently discussed plans to widen the existing U.S. 380 to a six-lane divided roadway with grade separations at five locations including FM 423,…Read More

  • The Grape Awakening: Tasks to Complete Before Spring in the Vineyard

      The Grape Awakening: Tasks to Complete Before Spring in the Vineyard By Michael Cook   Although grapes are currently dormant, growers, whether backyard or commercial, should not abandon the vineyard entirely during the winter months. This lull in work…Read More

  • TCAP and DASF Team Up for Free Rabies Vaccines

    TCAP AND DASF TEAM UP TO PROVIDE FREE RABIES VACCINES Free Rabies vaccines for Denton County cats and dogs Jan. 18, 2020 at Lake Dallas Animal Shelter   Lake Dallas, TX The Texas Coalition for Animal Protection (TCAP) and the…Read More

  • Industrial Hemp Seminar

    Industrial Hemp Seminar Jan 6, 2020, Denton, TX – Texas A&M AgriLife extension service is holding its first educational program on industrial hemp in Denton County. The emerging crop has peaked interest since the 2018 Farm bill passed allowing producers…Read More

  • 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

Lone Star Cowboy Poetry Gathering this Week Features Award-Winning Musicians

By Jill Street | Travel & Entertainment

https://lonestarcowboypoetry.com/_images/logos/lscpg-logo-star-9-bw-300dpi-date-place-01.jpg Lone Star Cowboy Poetry Gathering this week features award-winning musicians ALPINE, Texas – The Lone Star Cowboy Poetry Gathering presents two full days filled with cowboy poetry and western music this Friday and Saturday with a focus on “Keeping the Tradition.” Poets, musicians, writers, and instrumentalists from across the West will be showcased at the inaugural Gathering, which will take…Read More

Mountain View College in Partnership with Owens Corning-Irving Roofing and Asphalt LLC and Goodwill Industries Ft. Worth Awarded Grants Totaling $362,382

By 380news | Business

Mountain View College in Partnership with Owens Corning-Irving Roofing and Asphalt LLC and Goodwill Industries Ft. Worth Awarded Grants Totaling $362,382 WHAT: Two Check Presentations – Skills Development Fund Grant and Self Sufficiency Fund Grants (photo opportunity 2-foot by 4-foot check) WHO: TWC Commissioner Representing Employers Aaron Demerson WHEN: Ceremony 1: 11 a.m., Friday, Feb. 21, 2020 Ceremony 2: 2…Read More

Prosper Fire Rescue Adds Aerial Ladder to Vehicle Fleet

By 380news | Prosper

Prosper Fire Rescue adds aerial ladder to vehicle fleet Traditional wet-down and push-in set for Feb. 29 PROSPER (February 19, 2020) Growth in Prosper takes many forms, residential rooftops, retail businesses, street improvements, and, just as importantly, public safety capabilities. On Saturday, Feb. 29, another milestone in that increasing level of critical capability will be inaugurated. Prosper Fire Department personnel…Read More

Collin College Partners with Manufacturing and Business Consortiums for Job-Training Grants Totaling $606,113

By 380news | Education

Collin College Partners with Manufacturing and Business Consortiums for Job-Training Grants Totaling $606,113 WHAT: Two Check Presentations Skills Development Fund Grants (photo opportunity 2-foot by 4-foot check) WHO: TWC Commissioner Representing Employers Aaron Demerson WHEN: 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, February 18 WHERE: Collin Higher Education Center – Collin College Board Conference Room # 135 3452 Spur 399 McKinney, Texas 75069 The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) has awarded two Skills Development Fund grants: a $289,982 grant to Collin College and a manufacturing consortium of Tower Extrusions and Quest Medical and a $316,131…Read More

Aubrey, TX Boxer Wins Working Group at 144th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

By 380news | People and Places

AUBREY, TEXAS BOXER WINS WORKING GROUP AT 144TH ANNUAL WESTMINSTER KENNEL CLUB DOG SHOW IN NEW YORK CITY     NEW YORK – The Boxer “Wilma” of Aubrey, Texas, handled by Michael Shepherd for owners Keith and Cheryl Robbins, Bonnie Wagaman and Debbie Caywood, won the Working Group under Judge Jay Richardson at the 144th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York City on February 11, 2020. Wilma, a 4 ½-year-old female, officially known as GCHP2 Cinnibon’s Bedrock Bombshell, bred by Bonnie Wagaman and Nicole Manna, took top…Read More

Texas Silver-Haired Legislators Sought

By 380news | People and Places

TEXAS SILVER-HAIRED LEGISLATORS SOUGHT   NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS- Older persons with an interest in advocacy and public service are encouraged to participate in the Texas Silver-Haired Legislature (TSHL).  TSHL is a non-partisan statewide body of persons age 60 and over who draft proposed legislation on aging issues.  Legislative issues developed by the TSHL are presented for active consideration as bills to the Texas Legislature.   Silver-Haired Legislators are elected or appointed to two-year terms that begin in odd-numbered years.   The North Central Texas area currently has openings for three…Read More

Burgess: Autonomous Vehicles Will Improve Mobility For All Americans

By 380news | Tech

Burgess: Autonomous Vehicles Will Improve Mobility For All Americans    Washington, D.C. – Congressman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX), member of the House Rules Committee and Republican Leader of the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health released the following statement after the Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee hearing on autonomous vehicles. “In the Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee, this week, we heard compelling testimony on the development of autonomous vehicles,” Burgess said. “Autonomous vehicles will reduce traffic congestion, improve mobility for the elderly and individuals with disabilities, and could…Read More


TWU Graduate Students to be Honored with Virginia Chandler Dykes Scholarships

By 380news | Education

TWU graduate students to be honored with Virginia Chandler Dykes scholarships DENTON, TX—Five graduate students, one from each of the five colleges at Texas Woman’s University, will be awarded scholarships at the TWU Dallas Leadership Luncheon Feb. 20 at The Belo Mansion and Pavilion. The luncheon, which will honor Dallas City Councilmember Jennifer Staubach Gates with the 18th annual Virginia Chandler Dykes Leadership Award, is presented by Bank of Texas, TWU and the Texas Woman’s University Foundation. This year’s scholarship recipients are Lou Ann Hintz of Lubbock, College of Health…Read More

Poetry Gathering Features Western Singer Jean Prescott

By 380news | Texas

Poetry Gathering features western singer Jean Prescott ALPINE, Texas – As the third weekend in February approaches, anticipation is building toward the Lone Star Cowboy Poetry Gathering’s inaugural event on the campus of Sul Ross State University.Picking up the torch of the previous Texas Cowboy Poetry Gathering, the new nonprofit organization has invited cowboy poets and western songwriters from across Texas and other western states to participate in an event known for its attention to tradition. Among those scheduled to perform, Jean Prescott, a native Texan, looks forward to sharing…Read More

The Frisco Fighters Hereby Invite You to Attend Open Tryout on Saturday, Feb. 15.

By Brook Webber | Metro

The Frisco Fighters hereby invite you to attend our open tryout this Saturday, Feb. 15.   What? Open tryouts for the Frisco Fighters Indoor Football Club – all are welcome to try out or observe. When? This Saturday, Feb. 15 at 9 a.m. Registration opens at 7:30 a.m. Where? Memorial Stadium in Frisco. 6927 Memorial Lane, Frisco, TX 75034 Why?…Read More

Notice of Public Meeting for Subsidy and Resource Allocation Study

By 380news | Metro

Notice of Public Meeting for Subsidy and Resource Allocation Study Denton Civic Center, Feb. 6 at 6 p.m. DENTON, TX, Feb. 3, 2020 – The City of Denton Parks and Recreation Department is hosting a public meeting for input on the final draft of the Subsidy and Resource Allocation Study. The public meeting will be held on Thursday, Feb. 6…Read More

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