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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

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…Read More

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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. The Governor’s Community Achievement Award, part of the Keep Texas Beautiful Program, recognizes the results of cleanup and beautification efforts in ten population categories, and the ten first place winners…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 number is 214-675-7613. The winner will receive a dinner for two from Hula Hut.Read More

Sarah Auer at the USA Gymnastics Region Three Championships

By Amy Ruggini | Aubrey

Aubrey High School freshman Sarah Auer placed in the top 10 at the USA Gymnastics Region 3 Level 7 Championship in Kansas City, Missouri over the April 2729 weekend. Sarah placed fifth on balance beam, ninth on vault, ninth on the uneven bars and ninth all-around. Sarah was one of 480 gymnasts competing from Texas, Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Wyoming. She placed first in the vault, second in the all-around competition and the bars event at the level 7 state competition earlier in the month.Read More

Aubrey High School Student Qualifies for State Bass Fishing Tournament

By Amy Ruggini | Aubrey

Aubrey High School Sophomore Adam Eggleston qualified for the State Bass Fishing Tournament through THSBA (Texas High School Bass Association) in his first year on a fishing team. Adam will participate in the tournament on May 19th and 20th.Read More

May is Designated Motorcycle Safety and Awareness Month

By Jim Manning | Little Elm

Little Elm’s Mayor Hillock issued a proclamation declaring May 2018 as Motorcycle Safety and Awareness month to members of the local motorcycle club who will pass this on to other community riders.Read More

Aubrey High School Students Showcase Art at State Visual Arts Scholastic Event

By Amy Ruggini | Aubrey

Aubrey High School students Kimmie Wesson, Emily Perez, and Sarah Wainwright competed among the top six percent of Texas high school artists at this year’s State Visual Arts Scholastic Event on Saturday, April 28 at San Marcos High School. Kimmie Wesson and Sarah Wainwright earned the Gold Seal for their artwork. Kimmie earned the prestigious honor for two artworks. The Gold Seal was awarded to only 150 artworks. Sarah and Kimmie both earned $100 scholarships in a sketchbook drawing competition, and Kimmie took home a $200 award in a 2D artwork competition.Read More

Little Elm Chamber Welcomes Flix Brewhouse

By Jim Manning | Little Elm

Flix Brewhouse was welcomed to the Little Elm community with a Grand Opening ceremony by the Town of Little Elm and the Chamber of Commerce. Attendees were welcomed by the CEO and other officers of the Corporate office and local business. This business houses eight movie theaters with facilities to order food and beverages right from your seat while watching your favorite first run movies. They brew craft beer right on the premises. Located at 4-corners as the residents call it (Highway 423 and King Road), they have a great…Read More

Little Elm Mosquito Pool Found to Have West Nile Virus

By 380news | Little Elm

LITTLE ELM, TX – A trapping and surveillance check has revealed a positive result for the presence of the West Nile Virus in a mosquito pool in Little Elm, says Public Works Director Kevin Mattingly. The positive detection occurred last week. Mosquito pool is the term used for a group of mosquitoes caught and tested out of a single trap. The positive test occurred at trap located within the Shell Beach Lift Station, in the area of Cottonwood Creek Park. “Several mosquito traps have been set up around a number…Read More

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