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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:…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

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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 tables for writing, a portable wireless projector and Chromebook set for a One Wall Classroom, an Xperia Sony touch projector, KidsErgo Active Seats and class sets of iPads.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 Town personnel at the park, and at 3:33 p.m., emergency respondents were notified that a child matching the description of the missing child had been found in the shallow portion…Read More

Prosper Produces Own Emergency Management Plan

By 380news | Prosper

PROSPER, TX – By the end of this month, the Town of Prosper will no longer be part of the Collin County Emergency Management Program, opting instead to be governed by its own customized program. “The push for developing our own emergency management plan started almost a year ago,” Says Kent Bauer, Emergency Management Coordinator. “We recognized the need for our own emergency management plan because we have specific needs that require a customized approach.” The emergency management function is nested in the Fire Department, which traditionally deals with weather events, catastrophes, major accidents, and other emergencies, allowing for a coordinated approach to these contingencies. Having an emergency management program specific to Prosper also allows the Town to be better…Read More

Little Elm Clean-up Efforts Win Second Place Statewide

By 380news | Little Elm

Similar-size cities compete for state grants LITTLE ELM, TX – Efforts to keep Little Elm as a clean, attractive and welcoming community characterize the work of the many volunteers who participate in clean-ups under the auspices of the year-round Keep Little Elm Beautiful campaign, this year the winner of second place in the Governor’s Community Achievement Awards program for its category. For the second year in a row, Little Elm’s nomination for the award in category six, cities and towns between 25,000 and 40,000 population, placed second, behind Lake Jackson.…Read More

Where is Jim?

By 380news | Community

Join 380News in our summer adventure with Jim Manning. Yes, you can win! It is easy. Just tell us the location of the photo, and send the information to jim@380news.com along with your email or phone number. There will be a drawing from all of the correct answers to determine the winner. Jim Manning will contact the winner from the drawing and the prize can be picked up Hula Hut. This month’s prize is a gift certificate from Hula Hut, located at 210 East Eldorado Parkway in Little Elm, their…Read More

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