Little Elm

Public Works Department Gains National Accreditation

By 380news | Little Elm

LITTLE ELM, TX – The completion of an arduous assessment process that included a meticulous review of compliance with over 350 best practices in the field of public works has resulted in the conferring of full accreditation for the Little Elm Public Works Department. Official presentation of the accreditation occurred at last evening’s Council meeting. Using the rigorous standards contained in the Public Works Management Practices Manual, developed and maintained by the American Public Works Association (APWA), a team of APWAtrained evaluators visited Little Elm’s Public Works Department in December…Read More

Public Invited to Participate in Honor Park Construction

By 380news | Little Elm

Little Elm’s Public Safety Honor Park LITTLE ELM, TX – A community park honoring first responders is coming to the municipal complex in Little Elm, and residents, organizations, businesses and corporations can assist in financing its construction. The living memorial, called the Public Safety Honor Park, is to be located on a patch of open space facing the Little Elm Town Hall and Public Library. It will contain structures that pay homage to police and fire personnel as well as to the late Detective Jerry Walker who was killed while…Read More

Town of Little Elm Honors Quick Actions by Parks Employees

By Jim Manning | Little Elm

LITTLE ELM, TX – The Town of Little Elm honored some Town employees for truly going above and beyond and representing Little Elm’s spirit. In February Syboua Phiavong collapsed at Little Elm Beach after suffering a cardiac arrest. Parks Maintenance employees saw him, administered chest compressions, and called 911. The Fire Department initiated advanced care and transported him to a local hospital. Without the efforts of this team, it’s likely Mr. Phiavong would not be here with us today. In Photo from left to right: Ben Watson, Dustin Johnson, Viell…Read More

Little Elm Honor Park Receives a $5,000.00 Donation

By Jim Manning | Little Elm

The Jerry Walker Awareness Group donated a check for $5000.00 to the new Honor Park being built in front of Little Elm’s Town Hall. The Memorial Park will include benches, a water feature, landscaping, greenery, walkways and other amenities, as well as an open area for gatherings and remembrance celebrations. Donations are welcome by purchasing message bricks with a personal message.Read More

Big Easy Annual Event in Little Elm

By Jim Manning | Little Elm

Little Elm Park was filled with visitors again this year as the Big Easy event began. There were over 900 runners in the 10K, 5K, and other racing events. Dr. Zog kicked off the music from the amphitheater, with dancers and the audience participating. There was an ample amount of crawfish, BBQ, and bread pudding for people to enjoy. All of the food venders were fantastic. It was an evening for all to enjoy.Read More

Citizens Police Academy Begins Sixth Session

By Jim Manning | Little Elm

Chief Rodney Harrison and Sergeant Marcus Maxie present an overview of what the next 14 weeks will cover There are 38 citizens who begin a journey to be involved in the knowledge and activities of the Little Elm Police Department. They are volunteers who want to know more about law enforcement and what they do to help protect the Town of Little Elm. Some of the topics will include: recruiting, field training, jail, street crimes, radar use, dispatching, narcotics, weapons, and felony stops. Chief Rodney Harrison and Sergeant Marcus Maxie will present the classes over a 14 week period.Read More

Rescue Row Holds a Monthly Event in Little Elm

By Jim Manning | Little Elm

Panther Creek Animal Hospital invites Rescuers, Rescue Row, to hold an adoption for dogs to their Little Elm location. An adoption event is where qualified animal rescuers bring special animals that have met certain criteria to find a “forever” home with a family or individual. They all have been seen by a veterinarian, have their current shots, are spayed or neutered, and most of the time are microchipped. Rescue Row is one of the local areas most active groups. They are run by a Board of Directors who all are knowledgeable in getting the dogs to a safe, happy home. If you need any information, please contact Dr. Kim at Panther Creek. His number is 972-987-4522. The animal hospital is…Read More

Little Elm Chamber Welcomes 3 Flights Up

By Jim Manning | Little Elm

LITTLE ELM, TX – The Little Elm Chamber of Commerce welcomed 3 Flights UpTaps and Taco, with a ribbon cutting. They were also presented a plaque at the ceremony. The establishment’s owner Sana talked about her business to the group of attendees. She named her Beer Cafe after similar types of establishments around Bombay. Their menu items are flavored with special sauces and the distinctive beers are plentiful. They are located at 2832 Eldorado Parkway, Suite 212, in the area behind CVS. Their number is 469-734-2682.Read More

Little Elm Chamber of Commerce Welcomes Bracify 3D Orthodontics

By Jim Manning | Little Elm

A ribbon cutting ceremony for Bracify Orthodontics was held in Little Elm. They are located at 2705 Little Elm Parkway, suite 165. If you have any questions they can be reached at 972-525-5500. Dr. Gupta welcomes all visitors and is now accepting new patients.Read More

Hundreds Come Out to the Eggtastic Easter Egg Hunt in Little Elm

By Jim Manning | Little Elm

It was a colorful sight with 20,000 Easter eggs covering the soccer fields in Little Elm and hundreds of children and parents ready to pounce on them. There were three fields of eggs and each field had an age group assigned. When Mayor Hillock gave the all go to start the hunt it looked like a giant vacuum cleaner going across the fields and picking up the eggs. It took only three minutes for one of the fields to have all of the eggs gathered. The filed was bare but…Read More

Father-Daughter Dance on a Saturday Night in Little Elm

By Jim Manning | Little Elm

LITTLE ELM, TX – The smiles on the faces of the daughters and dads told it all. The daughters were wearing their best dresses and obviously proud to be out with dad. There were snacks and cookies everyone who attended. Professional photos were taken of the happy girls with their dads. In the Dance Room, the DJ was playing the popular songs as the dancers were filling the room. The local Chamber of Commerce had done it again. There were over 600 attendees this year. This is an annual event…Read More

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