February 2020 Around Town

Flower Mound named Fiber-Friendly City Flower Mound recently was recognized as a “Fiber-Friendly City” by BroadbandNow, an online tool dedicated to comparing Internet service providers throughout the United States. Fiber-friendly cities include those in which at least 90% of residents have access to at least one fiber broadband provider. Flower Mound, with 93.37% fiber availability, … Continued

January 2020 Around Town

Celebrate Marcus! Event is a Success Marcus High School recently held its second annual Celebrate Marcus! event. At the event, students had the opportunity to showcase the many different cultures that make up the diverse student body. LISD Recognized for Energy Management The Association of Energy Engineers recently awarded Lewisville ISD with the 2019 Institutional … Continued

December 2019 Around Town

Highland Village Holds Holiday Lighting Contest The City of Highland Village is holding its 2019 Parade of Lights Holiday Lighting Contest. Entry deadline is Dec. 6, and there is no cost for entering. Judging will take place from 6–9 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11, and winners will be announced on Friday, Dec. 13. Entry applications can … Continued

November 2019 Around Town

WOFM Announces New Board Members The Women of Flower Mound recently announced its 2019-20 Board Members: DeVonn Smeyne, Member-at-Large; Stephanie Anderson, Programs; Nitu Vohra, Vice President of Fundraising; Karen Kenner, Secretary; Katie Kerpon, Parliamentarian; Megan Cross, Publicity; Debbie Pace, Treasurer; Jane Fouty, Community Liaison; Tiffany Waisanen, Ex-Officio; and Angie Cox, Vice President of Membership. The group looks forward to serving the Women of … Continued

October 2019 Around Town

ABC Home and Commercial Services Celebrates 30 years ABC Home and Commercial Services celebrated 30 years in DFW on Aug. 1 with a team luncheon followed by an afternoon celebration that included games, music and more. Thirty years ago, Highland Village resident Dennis Jenkins had a dream. He started with zero customers, and today, ABC serves more than 24,000 customers and the … Continued

September 2019 Around Town

Third Annual Park Place Luxury & Supercar Showcase Sept. 19 The third annual Park Place Luxury & Supercar Showcase will be from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, at the Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas. The luxury lifestyle event benefits the Baylor Scott & White Irving Foundation. Park Place Dealerships has donated a … Continued

August 2019 Around Town

Beware of Water Testing Company Ploys Town of Flower Mound officials are warning residents to be aware of the latest “Test My Water” social media posts that encourage individuals to visit a website and purchase testing products. Flower Mound maintains that the town’s drinking water meets or exceeds all federal drinking water requirements and is … Continued

July 2019 Around Town

FM9 Teacher Amanda Killough to Travel on Global Expedition Amanda Killough, a teacher at Flower Mound Ninth Grade Campus, has been selected as a Lindblad Expeditions and National Geographic Grosvenor Teacher Fellow in recognition of her commitment to geographic education. She is one of 45 highly respected educators from the United States and Canada chosen … Continued

June 2019 Around Town

MSU – Texas Flower Mound Celebrates One Year MSU – Texas Flower Mound is coming up on its first year of being open. Currently, there are 250 students enrolled, and projections look to a fall enrollment of approximately 300 students. Bachelor’s and master’s degrees are offered in areas such as nursing, education, human resources, sports administration, … Continued

May 2019 Around Town

Flower Mound Public Library Receives Excellence Award The Flower Mound Public Library has received the 2018 Texas Achievement of Library Excellence Award. This is the 15th consecutive year the library has received the honor. Only 51 libraries out of 548 public libraries in Texas achieved this recognition this year. Flower Mound Public Library received the … Continued