Book Trail is a new feature for Prosper Parks

For anyone who hasn’t been on a book trail, a treat awaits at the park behind Judy Rucker Elementary School, 402 South Craig Street — Eagles Landing Park. It’s a collaboration between the Prosper Community Library, Prosper Public Works, Prosper Parks and Recreation and Texas A&M AgriLife to bring literature outdoors to those utilizing the ...

Do you scan ahead?

I’m a people watcher — plain and simple — I enjoy watching people. I don’t do it to critique, make assumptions, nor to criticize. I simply enjoy watching people. Recently I noticed an insignificant situation that happens to most of us, which I knew I was reacting to, and I decided to change my behavior. ...

No texting while driving soon to be the law in Texas

The law is loosely referred to as the no texting law but, actually, HB 62 is about distracted driving and trying to change behavior of individuals behind the wheel. Distracted drivers caused more than 100,000 crashes statewide in 2015 resulting in 422 fatalities, the Texas Department of Transportation reported. Sponsored by Representative Tom Craddock, the ...

Pride in the Sky sails through fourth year

Close to 10,000 people came to Frontier Park in Prosper on Saturday to get a head start of the birthday of America with a great selection of activities for all ages. From bounce houses and large rolling balls in the Kids’ Zone to live music, a large selection of trucks and a car show capped ...

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Mighty Eagle Band students receive Outstanding Performer Award

It’s always a big deal at Prosper High School when someone competes at the University Interscholastic League and brings home a state medal and it’s no different in the case of Kade Smith, who graduated this year, and Brandon Richardson, a junior, who learned last week of their state award. Smith and Richardson have both ...

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Cory Ausenbaugh Scholarship continues for seventh year

Joyce Godwin | Joyce@CedarbrookMedia.com   For the seventh year in a row, Prosper High School seniors have benefited from the Cory Ausenbaugh Memorial Scholarship. Two scholarships are awarded each year. One for a vocational student and the second for a student in the Ready-Set-Teach program at Prosper Independent School District. The Ready-Set-Teach program allows students of ...

TSA vs. Your Carry-On Book

The TSA has begun testing a new rule that passengers remove books from their carry-on bags for inspection. The reasoning I could find after researching for this, vary from books being dense and therefore hard to distinguish if they include or hide explosives, carry-on baggage has become too densely packed and heavy and airlines would ...

Big changes in store for Frontier Parkway

Joyce Godwin | Joyce@CedarbrookMedia.com   The border separating Celina and Prosper is destined for a new look now that Celina, Prosper and Collin County have all agreed on the funding. It’s been years in the making. The need is more and more prevalent as populations increase in numbers, and the amount of traffic on Frontier Parkway ...

‘Top-off’ brings Town Hall and Multi-Purpose Facility closer to completion

By Joyce Godwin | Joyce@CedarbrookMedia.com It was February 3 when ground was turned to show that construction had begun on the new Town Hall and Multi-Purpose Facility. And today, a crane with a 250-foot boom slowly raised a steel cupola weighing 28,000 pounds from the ground to its final place in the center of the third ...

Prosper cops get adopted at reception

Joyce Godwin | Joyce@CedarbrookMedia.com More than 75 people gathered for the first Adopt-A-Cop reception Saturday at Honeylu's Coffee Shop in Prosper. Organized by the leadership team at Heart Fellowship of Prosper, Senior Pastor Cedric White says it is an opportunity to minister outside the church walls and bring the community together. The registration drive was deemed ...

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