Denton County Schedules Ground Spraying in Response to Positive WNV Mosquito Trap

By 380news | Paloma Creek

Denton County Schedules Ground Spraying in Response to Positive WNV Mosquito Trap Near the northern portion of Paloma Creek on  U.S. Highway 380 East Denton County, TX – Denton County Public Health (DCPH) is reporting one positive West Nile Virus (WNV) mosquito trap in unincorporated eastern Denton County near the northern portion of Paloma Creek on  U.S. Highway 380 East. DCPH will conduct truck-based ground spraying in the area located near the positive WNV mosquito trap beginning Friday, September 7, 2018.  The ground spraying schedule is as follows, weather permitting:…Read More

Community Invited to Celebrate Prosper’s first Chick-fil-A Opening

By 380news | Prosper

Community invited to celebrate Prosper’s first Chick-fil-A opening Aug. 23 100 guests to earn free year of Chick-fil-A meals by participating in Campout PROSPER, TX – Chick-fil-A will open its first Prosper restaurant on Aug. 23, bringing its handcrafted food and award-winning customer service, commitment to community engagement and hands-on mentoring for 85 newly hired Team Members. Local franchise owner and Operator Chris Wright is inviting residents to join in the opening festivities at his new restaurant at 1091 S. Preston Road by participating in a community celebration that has…Read More

Texas Workforce Commission Updates

By 380news | Uncategorized

Texas Workforce Commission Newsroom Top Stories – July 2018 After Near Decade of Leadership, 20 Years of Public Service, TWC Chairman Andres Alcantar Retires from State Service Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) Chairman and Commissioner Representing the Public Andres Alcantar has retired from state service effective July 31. Under Chairman Alcantar’s guidance, the Texas Legislature increasingly entrusted TWC with programs and responsibilities that expanded the agency’s reach. TWC successfully transitioned the Adult Education and Literacy program in 2013, and the Vocational Rehabilitation programs serving individuals with disabilities in 2015 almost doubling the agency’s size. “The last 10 years…Read More


Denton Cooling Stations During Extreme Heat

By 380news | Metro

  Denton Cooling Stations During Extreme Heat DENTON, TX, July 16, 2018 – Assistance is available as summer heat quickly rises to the triple digits. Water, cooling stations, and shelter are available for those who need a place to escape the extreme heat. Hours and services are subject to change, please check with the location/agency to confirm. Cooling Stations: ·       City of Denton Public Facilities – Various City facilities are air conditioned with public access to restrooms, water fountains, and sitting areas during normal operating hours. o   Parks & Recreation Centers: §  American Legion Building, 629 Lakey St. ·       Monday – Friday              10 a.m. – 3 p.m. ·       Thursday                           6 – 9 p.m. §  Denton Civic Center, 321 E. McKinney…Read More

Town Splashpad, a Grand Opening with a Splash

By Jim Manning | Uncategorized

What is a splash-pad? It’s a huge area with numerous devices that project, squirt, or drop water. Powered by pumps that resend water from the ground to devices installed above ground and get people wet and provides tons of fun! The Town invested in this area for the kids and residents of Little Elm. The water does not accumulate at the base offering a more conservative use of water and the surface is made for plenty of fun use. There are shaded pavilions and rest rooms for the guests to use. The grand opening included a moment with the Mayor, an introduction from the Parks Director, Chad Hyde, and a wet welcoming for the Town Council members who kicked off…Read More

MasterCraft Invites You to Their Grand Opening

By 380news | Uncategorized

MasterCraft located at 8600 Highway 377 in Pilot Point invites you to their Grand Opening on June 9th between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.  Come out and look at the boats, meet the staff and enjoy food and drinks. For more information please contact them at 940.324.6015.Read More

Carpets Plus of Denton Announces the Launch of new Brand, The Design House

By Kathryn Flores, Beyond the Walls Marketing, LLC | Home & Garden

  Carpets Plus of Denton Announces the Launch of new Brand, The Design House   DENTON, TX–Carpets Plus was purchased in 2008 and has been a well-known local brand in greater DFW for decades. Capitalizing on both its diverse portfolio of brands and market leadership in the home renovation category, Carpets Plus announced the launch of new name and new product lines to their already successful business. The Design House, a home renovation and design services initiative, will continue their superior service and products, just under a new name. This is who we’ve always been but now our name, The Design House, reflects our all-inclusive packages. The Design House was born from owner, Jennifer Homeyer’s inspiration to design and create…Read More

Endowment Established in Memory of TWU Student

By 380news | Metro

Endowment established in memory of TWU student Apr. 17, 2018 — DENTON — Jaqueline Rae Vandagriff’s life was cut short 19 months ago, but her memory will live on through an endowment established by her friends and family at Texas Woman’s University. The 24-year old junior, who was a lifelong vegetarian and animal lover, was studying nutrition at TWU. The fund will commemorate her life by supporting an internship in the area of health and wellbeing, with a preference for students majoring in Nutrition and Food Sciences. Her killer was convicted and sentenced this past week, and now that the trial is over, the focus for her family and the university community will be to honor Jackie’s memory. Several representatives…Read More

Scarborough Renaissance Festival® Goes Celtic

By 380news | Uncategorized

Scarborough Renaissance Festival® Goes Celtic April 21 & 22! Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (April 17, 2018) Scarborough Renaissance Festival® goes Celtic this weekend, April 21 & 22, with Celtic contests, activities, special entertainment and of course a lot of kilts! The Grammy nominated Celtic Band The Rogues will be making a return appearance to the Festival performing four times a day on the Idlewyld Stage. Additionally, Shandon O’Regan School of Irish Dancers will perform each day at 1:30 pm on the Whimsey Stage. Each day will also include the Bonnie Knees Contest at 10:30 am, Scottish Egg Eating contest at 2:00 pm and Tug O War at 3:00 pm.  There will also be a Keg Tapping event with Franconia Brewing at…Read More

Arrest of Denton County Sheriff’s Office (DSCO) Sergeant West Jordan

By Sheriff Tracy Murphree | Uncategorized

Arrest of DCSO Sergeant West Jordan TARRANT COUNTY, TEXAS March 13, 2018. Denton County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Sergeant West Jordan was arrested by the Tarrant County Sheriff’s Office Internet Crimes Against Children Unit (ICAC) in a joint Investigation with the Texas Department of Public Safety Criminal Investigations Division. Jordan has been charged with Online Solicitation of a Minor, a Second Degree Felony. Jordan has been terminated by the Denton County Sheriff’s Office. At the time of this press release, Jordan was being held in the Tarrant County Jail. “I am…Read More

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