February 2017

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Buying online helps provide quality local services

LITTLE ELM (February 20, 2017) While it’s perfectly natural to hear officials with the Little Elm Economic Development Corporation encourage Little Elm residents to buy local, it may be a bit surprising to hear them boost online purchasing. “Advising people to buy from local vendors is our first priority,” says Little Elm EDC Executive Director Jennette Killingsworth.  “Shops, stores, restaurants, service providers with Little Elm…Read More

Denton Black Chamber of Commerce 20th Annual Banquet

UNT Gateway Center Denton, TX 5:30 pm – VIP Reception 6:30 pm – General Admission The Denton Black Chamber of Commerce will hold its 20th Annual Banquet on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at the UNT Gateway Center.  Our guest speaker this year will be Noted Economist for the US Black Chamber of Commerce, Mr. William Michael Cunningham, and he will speak on the topic “2017…Read More

Eighth Annual Fishing Derby Set for Saturday, Feb. 25

PROSPER (February 20, 2017) Prosper’s increasingly-popular Fishing Derby enters its eighth year on Saturday, Feb. 25 at the Frontier Park pond from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., with check-in starting at 8 a.m.   The free event will once again provide prizes for anglers, 14 years of age and under, in a variety of categories.  While prizes will be confined to youngsters, the entire family is…Read More

Investigation Reveals Facts on Saturday Night Shooting

LITTLE ELM (February 14, 2017) An investigation of a non-fatal shooting in Little Elm on Saturday, Feb. 11 is providing details on the incident that contradict preliminary statements made by the two individuals involved. Initially reported to the 9-1-1 dispatch center as a drive-by shooting, the wounding of a McKinney resident in a Little Elm home on Saturday instead appears to ha…ve been the result…Read More

Exciting Things Are Happening at the Frank Buck Zoo

Exciting things are happening at the Frank Buck Zoo in Gainesville, Texas. If you haven’t visited the Frank Buck Zoo in a few years, you may have missed several exciting additions to our animal family. Among those additions are African Cheetah, American Alligators, Asian Clouded Leopards, Asian Reeve’s Muntjac (tiny primitive deer), Australian Bennett Wallabies, South American Saki Monkeys and debuting in the Spring of…Read More

Filing Period for Little Elm Town Council

Two at-large places up for election in May  LITTLE ELM, TX – Residents who may have an interest in running for election to a seat on the Town Council must file an application with the Town Secretary before the mid-February deadline. “Individuals who have an interest in running, or who simply want to know more about the process, are welcome to pick up a candidate…Read More

You’re Invited! Aubrey Education Foundation’s 18th Annual Red, White & Blue Gala

The Aubrey Education Foundation cordially invites the community to the 18th Annual Red, White & Blue Gala being held on Thursday evening March 9th at Hidden Springs Events in Aubrey (5430 Wildcat Road, Aubrey, TX, 76227). Come out and enjoy an exciting evening while supporting the school. The AEF was formed as an independent corporation with a desire to assist students, faculty, and staff members…Read More

Aubrey Student Places in Top 15 at Ft. Worth Stock Show

Dayzee Rae Tovar a nine year old fourth grader at Monaco Elementary in Aubrey placed within the top 15 of the Market Weather Stock show in Ft. Worth. She is a part of the Aubrey FFA show team and will be showing in the Denton County Youth Fair in April! AdvertisementAdVert FeedbackaXThis Ad is:RelevantNot RelevantDisplayed too muchThank you for your feedbackYour feedback has been updatedAbout…Read More

Remembering Detective Jerry Walker

On January 17, the reality of the risk our first responders take every day became all too clear in the Town of Little Elm and the surrounding communities, as the news broke that we had lost one of our own. Detective Jerry Walker, an 18year veteran of the Little Elm Police Department, responded to a call as he neared the end of his watch. Detective…Read More

Texas Library Association Executive Director Announces Retirement

Patricia Smith to leave in June after leading the association for 30 years  Austin, TX – On Friday, January 6, Texas Library Association (TLA) Executive Director Patricia H. (Pat) Smith announced her retirement effective June 30. She has led the country’s largest state library association since 1987. Smith’s early career began at the Texas State Library and Archives Commission in the Library Development Division, where…Read More

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