Little Elm

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

Newly Elected Council Members Sworn In

By Jim Manning | Little Elm

Little Elm Mayor David Hillock presented a certificate of election to Stephanie Shoemaker and Curtis Cornelious at a recent Town Council meeting, and they were sworn in by Kathy Phillips with the Oath of Office. Stephanie Shoemaker, Place 6, ran unopposed for reelection. Curtis Cornelious, who was elected after a short time off from being on the Council, previously ran against Michael McLelland in Place 1.Read More

Police Respond to Double Shooting at Friday Night Fight

By 380news | Little Elm

Two Victims Treated for Non-life Threatening Wounds  LITTLE ELM, TX – At around midnight on Friday, May 26, Little Elm Police were dispatched to an area near Cesar Chavez Elementary School on Hart Road for what had begun as a fight between unknown persons of high school age. The fight was interrupted by gunfire, prompting a call to the dispatch office for police response. Upon arriving at the scene, a large crowd of high school-aged persons was still on the scene. Little Elm Police and Paramedics discovered two individuals with wounds resulting from the gunfire. Both victims were immediately stabilized and transported to Denton County Regional Medical Center. One was treated for a graze wound and the second was treated…Read More

RTI Brisket Cook-Off

By Jim Manning | Little Elm

The annual employee brisket cook-off for Retractable Industries in Little Elm got underway with 18 entries. There was a great variety of styles represented. After the judging was completed, employees were invited to have lunch. The winners were: First Place went to Steve Barker; Second Place, Wayne Green; and Third was John Maday.Read More

Little Elm ISD Art Show at PointBank

By Jim Manning | Little Elm

Elementary students brought their art for display to the Little Elm branch of PointBank. Several parents, residents and visitors came to view the work of the talented children from Little Elm ISD. Dr. Strike, District Superintendent and teachers were there for the event, sponsored by PointBank.Read More

Little Elm Voters to Decide on Continuation of Street Program

By 380news | Little Elm

LITTLE ELM, TX – Little Elm voters will trek to the polls on May 6 to decide whether or not to extend a program that provides funds for street maintenance. At stake is the continuation of the Street Maintenance Sales Tax Program. The program, first approved by Little Elm voters in 2005 and reauthorized by a significant majority of voters in 2009 and 2013, sets aside 0.25% of the Little Elm sales tax receipts and deposits those funds in an account to be used exclusively for the repair and maintenance of existing residential and collector streets throughout the Town. The legislation that created this program allows cities and towns the ability to divert that portion of the municipality’s sales tax…Read More

Little Elm Shooting Reported

By 380news | Little Elm

LITTLE ELM, TX – Little Elm Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a shooting between acquaintances on April 24, 2017. A dispatch call was received shortly before noon today for a shooting in the 2800 block of Dawn Springs Drive in Little Elm. Officers who arrived on the scene came across a shooting victim in distress and bleeding in the home’s driveway, being tended to by neighbors. The shooting victim, still unidentified, is described as a 19-year-old Asian male. Verified as a resident of the reporting address, the victim, who suffered from multiple gunshot wounds, was transported by Little Elm Fire Department paramedics to a hospital in Plano where surgery was initiated. Attending paramedics were able to stabilize the victim…Read More

Town Clean and Green Event Lines Up the Vehicles

By Jim Manning | Little Elm

At the annual Town of Little Elm clean-up over 400 vehicles brought their unwanted items to the Public Service Center. Residents cleaned out their garages and storage areas. At this event they were allowed to bring old tires, paint, refrigerators, and do paper shredding. The “Keep Little Elm Beautiful” group was there to hand out complimentary plants to those that wanted them. Public Works Director, Kevin Mattingly and his efficient crew manned the stations and helped make the event a great success.Read More

Citizens View the Proposed Comprehensive Plan

By Jim Manning | Little Elm

Little Elm presented the updated Comprehensive Plan to those that attended the review at Town Hall. This plan which is an ongoing project has been being developed for months by the Town Staff and Citizens in meetings. It shows future development potential, and many other proposed changes for the future growth of Little Elm. Now the plan will go to the Town Council for approval. To view this preliminary plan you can go to the Town website at www.littleelm.org.Read More

Little Elm Town Expo and Truck Event

By Jim Manning | Little Elm

The annual Town Expo and Truck event was a busy place attended by Little Elm residents and surrounding 380 Corridor visitors. The kids were able to get in a police car, visit a fire truck and get into some construction vehicles used for Little Elm Public Works. There were booths manned by the many Little Elm Town branches to show off their departments. There were also local business venders supporting the event. Each year this expo becomes more popular.Read More

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