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Second annual search for largest Prosper tree begins Champion Tree Contest seeks largest Live Oak

By 380news | Prosper

Second annual search for largest Prosper tree begins Champion Tree Contest seeks largest Live Oak PROSPER, TX–  Prosper’s annual community-wide search for the largest tree of a certain species enters its second year as the Parks and Recreation Department announces that the venerable Live Oak is this year’s objective. Called the Champion Tree Contest, the search-and-identify campaign is conducted in support of urban forestry within the Town. The contest is a fun initiative that challenges residents to find the largest Live Oak, pinpoint its location and measure the trunk’s girth,…Read More

Federal SAFER Grant Accepted by Prosper Town Council

By 380news | Prosper

Federal SAFER Grant Accepted by Prosper Town Council Fire Department benefits from outside funds PROSPER, TX- A grant was accepted at the Prosper Town Council meeting designed to enhance public safety by covering a significant portion of the initial cost of additional staffing at the Fire Department. The Fire Department grant, awarded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), is part of the SAFER (Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response) program and will partially fund the addition of six firefighter/paramedics for three years. The grant will cover 75% of…Read More

The 10th Annual Bonnie and Clyde Days in Pilot Point, Texas

By City of Pilot Point | Featured

The 10th Annual Bonnie and Clyde Days  Family-Friendly Festival to Feature Bank Robbery Movie-Scene Reenactments, Soap Box Challenge, Live Entertainment, Exhibits, Crafts, Food and Evening Concert (No Admission Cost or Concert Fees) Pilot Point, TX –  Pilot Point’s Main Street Program today announced that its 10th Annual Bonnie and Clyde Days (being held Saturday, October 12, 2019 on the historic downtown square from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.) will feature a free evening concert at 6:30 p.m., headlined by Jarrod Morris, with Tyler Rogers opening. BACKGROUND: The annual festival is…Read More

Denton County Schedules Ground Spraying in Response to Positive WNV Mosquito Trap

By 380news | Paloma Creek

Denton County Schedules Ground Spraying in Response to Positive WNV Mosquito Trap Near the northern portion of Paloma Creek on  U.S. Highway 380 East Denton County, TX – Denton County Public Health (DCPH) is reporting one positive West Nile Virus (WNV) mosquito trap in unincorporated eastern Denton County near the northern portion of Paloma Creek on  U.S. Highway 380 East. DCPH will conduct truck-based ground spraying in the area located near the positive WNV mosquito trap beginning Friday, September 7, 2018.  The ground spraying schedule is as follows, weather permitting: ·         Friday, September 7, 2018 between the hours of 9pm and 5am ·         Saturday, September 8, 2018 between the hours of 9pm and 5am ·         Sunday, September 9, 2018 between…Read More


Denton Dog Days 2018

By 380news | Community

Dog Days of Denton is celebrating 25 years as Denton’s most original festival for pooches and their people.  The event is typically held on the first weekend in October and is FREE to the public. The event features arts, crafts, educational demonstrations, canine talent contests, entertainment and fun for the entire family! If imitation is the finest form of flattery, Dog Days certainly has a strong legacy.  Texas’ original event for an about dogs has frequently been borrowed from both locally and state-wide.  The event is made possible of our…Read More

Meet the SpokesDog for Denton Dog Days

By 380news | Community

MEET THE SPOKESDOG  For Denton Dog Days Meet “Ice”, our 2018 Spokesdog. Ice lives in Little Elm with his owner, Lyndon Villone, and is a Certified Service Dog. Ice has been through years of training and now assists his Dad in training other Service Dogs for the brave men and women who have served in the military, breaking down walls and barriers so that they may learn to love, live and enjoy life again. Ice is a hero in our eyes and has served Dog Days well as Spokesdog!Read More

Dog Days of Denton is Celebrating 25 Years

By 380news | Community

as Denton’s most original festival for pooches and their people.  The event is typically held on the first weekend in October and is FREE to the public. The event features arts, crafts, educational demonstrations, canine talent contests, entertainment and fun for the entire family! If imitation is the finest form of flattery, Dog Days certainly has a strong legacy.  Texas’ original event for an about dogs has frequently been borrowed from both locally and state-wide.  The event is made possible of our event sponsors. A signature for Denton, Dog Days is a fun and entertaining day welcoming friendly dogs and their owners.  For everyone’s safety, all dogs must remain leashed and owners must provide proof of current vaccinations. Owners and…Read More

Community Invited to Celebrate Prosper’s first Chick-fil-A Opening

By 380news | Prosper

Community invited to celebrate Prosper’s first Chick-fil-A opening Aug. 23 100 guests to earn free year of Chick-fil-A meals by participating in Campout PROSPER, TX – Chick-fil-A will open its first Prosper restaurant on Aug. 23, bringing its handcrafted food and award-winning customer service, commitment to community engagement and hands-on mentoring for 85 newly hired Team Members. Local franchise owner and Operator Chris Wright is inviting residents to join in the opening festivities at his new restaurant at 1091 S. Preston Road by participating in a community celebration that has been a 14-year Chick-fil-A tradition. Chick-fil-A’s First 100 celebration has given away more than $34 million through yearend 2017. First 100 Campout event and children’s book drive The family friendly…Read More

Annual Community Picnic Aims to Maintain Traditions

By 380news | Prosper

Annual Community Picnic Aims to Maintain Traditions PROSPER, TX- New commercial activity and residential construction in Prosper are moving at an unprecedented pace, converting large swaths of land that had recently been filled with crops or set aside for grazing into shops, retail stores, restaurants and single-family homes.The Town’s profile is quickly changing from mostly rural and agricultural to a suburban community with the right mix of services, shops and other amenities. Nevertheless, in the face of such rapid growth, Prosper’s commitment to its small-town feel remains strong, and part of that commitment is the annual Community Picnic, this year set for Saturday, Sept. 8 starting at 4 p.m. at Frontier Park, 1551 Frontier Parkway.“Prosper residents have come to cherish…Read More

Aubrey Education Foundation Awards Grants

By Amy Ruggini | Aubrey

The Aubrey Education Foundation awarded 11 innovative and technology grants, totaling $22,178, to Aubrey Independent School District teachers in May. AEF Executive Director Rhonda Brawner, Aubrey ISD administrators, and representatives from CoServ and the city of Aubrey surprised teachers in their classrooms with large paper checks. The teacher grants are partly funded by endowments from CoServ Charitable Foundation and Boeing, and AISD Employee Giving. This year’s grants included a floral cooler for floral design classes, funding for three robotic teams, a Google smart speaker, mobile STEM carts, fine motor light…Read More

Child Involved in Accidental Drowning at Little Elm Park

By 380news | Little Elm

LITTLE ELM, TX – A family gathering at Little Elm Park Beach has resulted in the tragic drowning of a three-year-old female on the afternoon of May 26. 2018. The child’s family reported the missing child to park officials at approximately 3:29 p.m. In anticipation of the expected Memorial Day holiday crowds, the Town of Little Elm had enlisted additional staff from the Parks and Recreation Department, Little Elm Police officers, Fire Department personnel, EMS technicians, and numerous volunteers. An emergency communication regarding the missing child was made to all…Read More

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