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Online List Declares Little Elm Among State’s Safest

By 380news | Little Elm

Annual list uses FBI Crime Report stats and specialized criteria LITTLE ELM, TX Based on a combination of statistics reflecting the criminal activity in various categories during 2015 and their own evaluating criteria, Safewise, the online website devoted to providing advice on safety and security, has named Little Elm the fourth safest city in Texas. The website’s previous safest city in Texas list, published last year, had positioned Little Elm in 11th place. Safewise researchers used information from the annual FBI Crime Report covering violent and property crimes self-reported to…Read More

Denton County Reports First West Nile Virus Case

By 380news | Little Elm

Little Elm Resident  DENTON, TX – Denton County Public Health (DCPH) is reporting its first human case of West Nile Virus (WNV) for 2017 in Denton County. The resident lives in Little Elm and was diagnosed with West Nile Fever. Chief Epidemiologist Juan Rodriguez stresses that residents can play a large role in reducing their risk. “It is important for residents to proactively take steps to minimize exposure. We encourage residents to drain standing water surrounding their homes and utilize EPA-approved repellant when outdoors,” he states. Residents should take the…Read More

Mixer Hosted by PointBank in Little Elm

By Jim Manning | Little Elm

PointBank in Little Elm held their annual evening mixer where area businesses, customers and guests come together to discuss everyday events and commerce. Delicious barbeque and drinks were provided for the attendees. PointBank’s involvement in every community they serve is apparent, as they encourage their employees to look at what their branches areas are all about. Not only do they provide excellent banking, they also have business seminars, provide counseling for your business needs and have great customer service. At the mixer, announcements about upcoming events, business and individual introductions…Read More

Little Elm Library Sets Three Book Signings for July

By 380news | Little Elm

LITTLE ELM, TX – The Little Elm Public Library is hosting three meet-the-author and book signing events in July, all geared to the adult readers seeking advice on financial planning, caring for elderly parents and artistic expression. The library occupies the first f loor of the Little Elm Town Hall, 100 West Eldorado Parkway. Events are free and open to the public. On Monday, July 3 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., financial duo Tanesha and Kenneth Hollingshed will share their story of triumphing over personal and financial loss through their book “40 Day Financial Renewal.” In it, they also share the financial management plan that put them on the road to success, and will provide financial planning resources to…Read More


Reconstruction of Road in Western Little Elm Begins

By 380news | Little Elm

LITTLE ELM, TX – A seven-month reconstruction project is scheduled to start on July 5 for the westernmost road in Little Elm. Dickson Lane from Eldorado Parkway to Hill Lane, essentially Little Elm’s southwestern Town limits, will result in a complete conversion of the two-lane blacktop into a wider concrete roadbed. Construction is scheduled to last until February 2018. “While the work was originally planned to take a full year, we’ve been able to shave off five months from the timetable by closing it and allowing the contractor full access,” says Town Engineer Kimberly Brawner, P.E. “Even though there will be no access on that stretch of road for seven months, the upside is that the construction will be accelerated.”…Read More

Newly- Redesigned Little Elm Website is Mobile Friendly

By 380news | Little Elm

Residents, visitors now have full website in pocket or purse LITTLE ELM, TX – The always-connected nature of today’s information-based society is becoming more prevalent as more interaction is conducted over mobile devices. That’s the principle behind the newly redesigned Town of Little Elm website, according to Marketing, Communications and Sales Coordinator Kali Flewellen. The web address is unchanged at www.littleelm.org. “Little Elm is perfectly suited for the kind of technology that allows people instant information anywhere they are,” she said. “On the one hand, our residents can be instantly and conveniently connected to all of our departments, and on the other hand our visitors can be immediately updated on events, activities and the condition of amenities.” The ability to…Read More

Little Elm’s Rhythms in the Park

By Jim Manning | Little Elm

The crowds were back again this June for the annual free concerts in Little Elm Park. Each Friday in June entertaining music fills the air, evoking dancing, foot tapping singing and fun. Each year in the amphitheater area residents gather to listen to music. Sponsoring venders share their information to the crowd. Families bring their lawn chairs and picnics to make the most of the evening. If you missed this year’s performances, save the dates for next year.Read More

Craft Brew and Que Festival in Little Elm

By Jim Manning | Little Elm

Rain was predicted, but it held off for the annual Craft Brew and Que in Little Elm. The beautiful day brought out hundreds to the event. Breweries came from local areas as well as, Colorado, Oregon, and as far away as Alaska. There were plenty of tasters sampling their brews. Attendees purchased a ticket for samples from 10 venders. BBQ and other food could be found on the Midway area, and patrons were flocking to the stands. The entire family had things to do, children relished the bounce houses and face painting. Everyone enjoyed the great music was coming from the amphitheater where there were live performing bands. If you missed this year’s festivities make sure you plan to attend…Read More

Little Elm Summer Road Construction Projects

By 380news | Little Elm

LITTLE ELM, TX – Five road constructions projects, scheduled to be completed during the summer break from school, have begun. Two of the projects are related to the reconstruction of FM 423, two are relatively minor repairs to the median along Witt Road, and one is a water valve replacement. The project that has the highest visibility is the widening of the unofficial entrance to Little Elm at the intersection of FM 423 and Eldorado Parkway. The short segment between FM 423 and Walker Lane will be expanded to accommodate six lanes, three in each direction. Town Engineer Kimberly Brawner says the Eldorado widening project is designed to accommodate the traffic patterns that have long been established in that stretch…Read More

Friends of the Family Meet and Great

By 380news | Little Elm

  Denton County Friends of the Family will be hosting a meet and greet for the Little Elm and 380 corridor communities on June 27th 8am to 11am at Bella’s Café. This is an opportunity for Friends of the Family Executive Director Toni Johnson-Simpson and other staff to meet members of the community. Friends of the Family is the sole provider of comprehensive services for victims of sexual and domestic violence in Denton County. In order to serve the growing population across the Northeast area of Denton County, Friends of…Read More

Arrest Made in Shooting Case in Little Elm

By 380news | Little Elm

LITTLE ELM, TX – An arrest has been made in the case involving a shooting at a fight on May 27, 2017 in Little Elm. Less than 24 hours after the case was opened, Little Elm Detectives arrested a 15-year-old resident of Dallas in connection with the shooting. The individual is a student at a school in the Carrollton ISD. Detectives contacted the individual’s mother and requested her assistance in locating the suspect. The mother was instrumental in locating the juvenile and offered her cooperation in facilitating the apprehension and…Read More

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