Prestonwood Polo Brings the Kentucky Derby to Denton County Residents for a Worthy Cause

By 380news | Oak Point

OAK POINT, TX – Prestonwood Polo and Country Club will give Denton County residents a slice of the real Kentucky Derby experience at the annual Polo on the Lawn on Saturday, May 6 at 3 p.m. Prestonwood Polo and Country Club will host a day full of engaging festivities for derby and polo newbies and fans with proceeds benefiting Children’s Advocacy for Denton County. “Polo on the Lawn is the premiere Kentucky Derby event in North Texas,” Polo on the Lawn Event Chair, Dena Miller said. “Prestonwood Polo Foundation is…Read More

Contractors Seeking to Work in Prosper Must Register

By 380news | Prosper

Door-to-door sales calls require Solicitation Permit from PD PROSPER, TX – Homeowners needing repairs to their residences should make contacting the Town’s Building Inspections department their first step in the process, according to Hulon Webb, Executive Director of Development and Community Services. Volatile weather like the Town recently experienced means that wind, rain and hail can cause significant damage to homes and businesses in the area. “Making use of the Town’s staff as a resource during these times is a smart move, because we can help insure that your chosen…Read More

Little Elm Voters to Decide on Continuation of Street Program

By 380news | Little Elm

LITTLE ELM, TX – Little Elm voters will trek to the polls on May 6 to decide whether or not to extend a program that provides funds for street maintenance. At stake is the continuation of the Street Maintenance Sales Tax Program. The program, first approved by Little Elm voters in 2005 and reauthorized by a significant majority of voters in 2009 and 2013, sets aside 0.25% of the Little Elm sales tax receipts and deposits those funds in an account to be used exclusively for the repair and maintenance…Read More

Little Elm Shooting Reported

By 380news | Little Elm

LITTLE ELM, TX – Little Elm Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a shooting between acquaintances on April 24, 2017. A dispatch call was received shortly before noon today for a shooting in the 2800 block of Dawn Springs Drive in Little Elm. Officers who arrived on the scene came across a shooting victim in distress and bleeding in the home’s driveway, being tended to by neighbors. The shooting victim, still unidentified, is described as a 19-year-old Asian male. Verified as a resident of the reporting address, the victim, who suffered from multiple gunshot wounds, was transported by Little Elm Fire Department paramedics to a hospital in Plano where surgery was initiated. Attending paramedics were able to stabilize the victim…Read More

Clean Up the Creek

By 380news | Community

At The Village at Prosper Trail PROSPER, TX – After being tasked with devastating and unforeseen costs last year that wiped out the HOA budget, the Village at Prosper Trail residents had a choice this spring when it came to work that needed to be done to the creek that runs through the neighborhood… they could complain and wait for someone else, like the HOA management company to try and solve it, or they could come together and clean up the creek on their own. The choice was easy and…Read More

Denton Assistant City Manager Resigns to Accept Dallas Position

By 380news | Community

DENTON, TX – Jon Fortune, Assistant City Manager, recently announced his resignation from the City of Denton to accept the position of Assistant City Manager for the City of Dallas. Fortune has more than 25 years of public service experience in managing local government, and for the past 17 years he has served as the Assistant City Manager for Denton. As Assistant City Manager, his leadership and oversight has included Public Safety, Finance and Budget, Development Services, Utility operations, Denton Enterprise Airport, and Economic Development. Prior to filling his role as Assistant City Manager, Fortune served as the Director of Management and Budget, Chief Finance Officer, and Management Services Administrator. “It has been an honor to have served the citizens…Read More

Town Clean and Green Event Lines Up the Vehicles

By Jim Manning | Little Elm

At the annual Town of Little Elm clean-up over 400 vehicles brought their unwanted items to the Public Service Center. Residents cleaned out their garages and storage areas. At this event they were allowed to bring old tires, paint, refrigerators, and do paper shredding. The “Keep Little Elm Beautiful” group was there to hand out complimentary plants to those that wanted them. Public Works Director, Kevin Mattingly and his efficient crew manned the stations and helped make the event a great success.Read More

Citizens View the Proposed Comprehensive Plan

By Jim Manning | Little Elm

Little Elm presented the updated Comprehensive Plan to those that attended the review at Town Hall. This plan which is an ongoing project has been being developed for months by the Town Staff and Citizens in meetings. It shows future development potential, and many other proposed changes for the future growth of Little Elm. Now the plan will go to the Town Council for approval. To view this preliminary plan you can go to the Town website at www.littleelm.org.Read More

Little Elm Town Expo and Truck Event

By Jim Manning | Little Elm

The annual Town Expo and Truck event was a busy place attended by Little Elm residents and surrounding 380 Corridor visitors. The kids were able to get in a police car, visit a fire truck and get into some construction vehicles used for Little Elm Public Works. There were booths manned by the many Little Elm Town branches to show off their departments. There were also local business venders supporting the event. Each year this expo becomes more popular.Read More

Newly Forming Rotary Satellite Club in Little Elm

By Jim Manning | Little Elm

After months of planning and organizing, the Little Elm Satellite Rotary Club is on its way to becoming a valued community support vehicle. They inducted five new members at Bella’s Café, five others were previously inducted. Dwayne Brawner, Brad Sutton, Jake Jacobson, Correne Fierro, and Cheryl Libbert joined Lori Krouskos, Sandi Sabonis, CJ Stooksbury, Alicia Froidl and Paul Dorman who were inducted at an All Club Meeting. Helping with the ceremony were Lori Fickling, President of the Cross Timbers Rotary Club and Carolyn Wright, President of the Lewisville Morning Club.…Read More

Lions Hold a Fundraiser at Bella’s Café

By Jim Manning | Little Elm

Large fluffy pancakes, sausage or bacon, and a drink was the menu for the Lions Club and friends. The club held a raffle and gave away a huge Easter Basket donated by Dandy’s Doo’s. It was an all-day event at Bella’s Café in Little Elm.Read More

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