Little Elm

Town sets fall Clean and Green event for October 14 First 300 participants get free tree to celebrate Arbor Day

By 380news | Little Elm

LITTLE ELM (October 5, 2017) Little Elm’s Public Works Department hosts another Clean and Green event on Saturday, Oct. 14, the second of the year’s biannual recycle day for collection of household hazardous waste, electronics, tires, textiles, refrigerators, freezers, and document shredding drive. Event co-sponsors include CoServ and Keep Little Elm Beautiful (KLEB), and is presented in cooperation with CWD. “Normally, the fall Clean and Green event happens on the third Saturday of October, the day Little Elm traditionally celebrates Arbor Day,” says Kevin Mattingly, Public Works Director. “But this…Read More

Little Elm Chamber Welcomes Texas Health to the Neighborhood

By Jim Manning | Little Elm

Texas Health was welcomed with a ribbon cutting ceremony by the Little Elm Chamber of Commerce. They urge visitors to come and see their new facility with a “Get to know us before you need us” invitation. They are located at 1970 W University Drive in Prosper. The state of the art medical facility is located on Highway 380 just before the North Texas Tollway on the North side.Read More

Little Elm one of 12 stops on fallen police officer run Coast-to-coast automobile run raises funds for families

By 380news | Little Elm

LITTLE ELM (September 26, 2017) Little Elm and Dallas are two stops on the inaugural Cannonball Memorial Run, a fundraising trip from California to Washington D.C. designed to bring attention to and honor peace officers killed in the line of duty. The automobile run starts on Thursday, Sept. 28 at the Santa Monica Pier, and before ending at the National Fallen Officer Memorial in Washington, D.C., participants will make 12 stops in cities, towns, counties and other jurisdictions where peace officers have lost their lives on duty over the last…Read More

Senior Craft Fair in Little Elm set for Saturday, Oct. 7 One-of-a-kind gifts offered at great prices

By 380news | Community

LITTLE ELM (September 18, 2017) Shoppers who have become skeptical of expressions like “one-of-a-kind” and “unique” and who’ve perhaps given up on finding that truly “can’t-be-found-anywhere-else” item should put the Little Elm Senior Craft Fair on their must-go calendars. The annual fair is set for Oct. 7 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Little Elm Senior Citizen Center, 301 Main St. “Our home-grown vendors are gearing up for the craft fair by putting the finishing touches on their creations,” says Senior Center Supervisor Annette Carrico.   “Many have been working on these truly unique creations for several months, looking forward to seeing their work in the hands of people who appreciate their meticulous attention to detail.” The 2017 version…Read More

Fire Department sets annual open house for October 7 Event has become a ‘must-do’ in Little Elm

By 380news | Community

LITTLE ELM (September 18, 2017) Little Elm residents have made the annual Fire Department Open House one of the Town’s most appreciated events, quickly becoming a favorite among the Town’s kids and adults.  This year’s event is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 7 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. “We certainly appreciate the enthusiasm of our visitors on Open House day,” says Fire Chief Brian Roach.  “But, the enthusiasm of the firefighters, paramedics, drivers, and administrative personnel easily match it.  We simply love having Town residents come by and spend the day with us.” While the Little Elm Fire Department currently has two stations and is close to opening a third, the Open House takes place at the Central Fire Station,…Read More

North Texas Triathlon Festival set for Little Elm Park

By 380news | Little Elm

LITTLE ELM (September 18, 2017) As the sport of triathlon gains popularity locally and a greater number of athletes seek places for the kind of training that provides realistic, race-level exercise, Little Elm is emerging as a prime destination for this purpose.  Triathlons challenge even the fittest athletes, as the sport includes swimming 2.4-miles in open water, biking for 112 miles, and running a full 26.2-mile marathon.  These all-day events often require months of training in all three disciplines, as runners and bikers must add swimming to their training regimen.  In addition to these grueling Ironman distances, triathletes also compete in shorter sprint, Olympic, x-50, and half Ironman or 70.3 distance races.    Fortunately, Little Elm is particularly suited for training…Read More

Volunteers sought to serve on Little Elm’s CDC Board Four board positions accommodate expiring terms

By 380news | Little Elm

LITTLE ELM (September 6, 2017) Four volunteers are being sought to fill the expiring terms on the Town’s Community Development Corporation’s board of directors.   The CDC is a non-profit, tax-exempt corporation that provides leadership and funding for projects that enhance and preserve Little Elm’s quality of life. The four community volunteers will occupy the positions of individuals whose terms are expiring on Oct. 21.   The eight-member board, which includes seven citizens and one member of the Town Council, oversees and administers the use of funds for a wide variety of projects that benefit the residents of Little Elm. Often called the 4B because of the legislation that created it, the CDC’s eight-member board is made up of volunteers who are…Read More

Little Elm EDC Seeks to Fill Board Vacancies

By 380news | Little Elm

Two positions on board to come open in September LITTLE ELM, TX – A thirty-day period of accepting applications from eligible individuals to fill two openings on the Little Elm Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors starts today. “We have two positions coming up for appointment at the end of September,” says EDC Director Jennette Killingsworth. “Both are for regular three-year terms. These open positions are filled by individuals who are appointed by the Town Council.” The Little Elm Economic Development Corporation is chartered by the State of Texas as a 4A Corporation, so named for the section of the enabling legislation that created the EDC structure at the municipal level. Its mission is to support the commercial growth in…Read More

Little Elm’s Back to School Fair is a Success

By Jim Manning | Little Elm

The Little Elm Independent School District held its annual back to school fair in the Middle School gym. The “Midway”, offered giveaways and spinning wheel prizes from the multitude of venders in attendance. Happy kids were everywhere. One room had displays from the different schools with information and prizes for all in attendance. In another room, a nurse was giving free shots for required back to school vaccinations. Backpacks were given to those in need. D3 Salon was set up in the back, giving free haircuts to the kids as the happy parents waited. Debbie, from D3 Salon had three chairs going and they stayed busy. Entertainment was provided, resulting in a fun time for all.Read More

Ribbon Cutting by the Little Elm Chamber of Commerce

By Jim Manning | Little Elm

The Little Elm Chamber held a ribbon cutting ceremony at Millennium Smiles Dentistry, welcoming Dr. Korous and her staff to the area. The office is located just south of four corners, on Highway 423, on the west side.Read More

Little Elm Police Now Accepting NNO Block Parties’ Registrations

By 380news | Little Elm

National Night Out to occur on Tuesday, Oct. 3  LITTLE ELM, TX – Little Elm Police are now accepting registrations for neighborhoods to add their annual gettoknow-your-first-responders block parties to the annual National Night Out schedule. “On Tuesday, October 3, police and fire personnel will take advantage of the National Night Out block parties to meet as many people as possible,” says Little Elm Police Sergeant Marcus Maxie, head of the department’s Community Services section. “The block parties and cookouts also provide great opportunities for neighbors to get out, meet…Read More

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