Little Elm

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

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

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

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 location to serve Little Elm, Frisco, The Colony and surrounding areas of the 380 Corridor.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 of locations in Town,” said Mattingly. “In the one at the water lift station within the Shell Beach area, a mosquito pool tested positive for West Nile Virus.” Results from…Read More

Texas First CAT Rentals Welcomed to the Little Elm 380 Corridor

By Jim Manning | Little Elm

Peter J Holt, CEO of Holt Cat, cut the Grande Opening ribbon at the huge ceremony for Texas First CAT Rentals on Highway 380. Little Elm’s Mayor Hillock welcomed them to the area and spoke on the process for partnering with them and wished them great success. The Little Elm Chamber of Commerce presided over the ribbon cutting. Venders from all over Texas were present to talk to the many visitors.Read More

RTI in Little Elm Holds Brisket Cook-off

By Jim Manning | Little Elm

Employees of the Retractable Industries in Little Elm held their annual Brisket cook-off. The winners were: Judy Zhu, Pablo Benitez, and Miles Sheeder.Read More

Little Elm Council Members Sworn In

By Jim Manning | Little Elm

Town Secretary Kathy Phillips swears in the recently elected Council Members, Mayor Hillock, Councilman Nick Musteen, and Councilman Neil Blais. During this time they also received the Oath of Office.Read More

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 and pored over records, processes, procedures and other documents, eventually deeming the department worthy of the prestigious designation. “The on-site evaluation was actually the end of a fairly long process,”…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

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