Community-Minded Restauranteurs Face a Grassy Foe

When Matt Elgiar and Jake Guevara offered the City of Celina their help, they probably did not anticipate a grueling, exhausting, draining, sweat-inducing, five-hour battle with weeds. But that’s exactly what happened. Both are managers at the under-construction Bongo Beaux’s Bourre Palace & Cajun Kitchen which is slated for a mid-September opening at 218 W.Continue reading “Community-Minded Restauranteurs Face a Grassy Foe”


From July 8, 2019 through July 12, 2019, the Collin County Sheriff’s Office conducted “Operation Athena”. This operation directly targeted those who utilize the internet to prey upon our children and traffic in child pornography. Investigators from 12 different federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies participated in Operation Athena and their dedicated efforts producedContinue reading “CHILD EXPLOITATION UNIT – OPERATION ATHENA”

Town Hall Meeting Enhances Two-Way Communication

Residents’ questions to be addressed at July 30 session Excitement is building throughout the City as the second Celina Town Hall meeting nears, providing citizens with the opportunity to get their questions answered either by their elected officials or City staff. Set for Tuesday, July 30 at 6:30pm, the meeting takes place at Two 29Continue reading “Town Hall Meeting Enhances Two-Way Communication”

Tradition Homes to Debut at Light Farms Neighborhood in North Texas

Bill Darling and Zach Schneider choose Light Farms community to introduce homebuilder brand The fast-growing 1,070-acre community of Light Farms, located in North Texas along the Celina and Prosper border, will soon feature the first homes in the U.S. built by Tradition Homes. North Texas-based Tradition Homes is a new brand launched in 2019 byContinue reading “Tradition Homes to Debut at Light Farms Neighborhood in North Texas”

Final Public Meeting on Parks Plan Development on Tap

Residents have one more opportunity to publicly share their preferences, ideas, suggestions, and recommendations on the development of the Celina Parks Master Plan, the document that will serve as the blueprint for development of recreational parks in the City. On Thursday, July 18, the City is hosting the last of six community-type meetings on theContinue reading “Final Public Meeting on Parks Plan Development on Tap”

Downtown Celina…The Place to Be!

By Rebecca Barton, Downtown Development Manager Celina’s Downtown Square will be buzzing on Friday, July 12th with a free escape room, planning stations for the city’s future, live music, downtown shopping and a Friday Night Market! Celina Main Street brings you the monthly Friday Night Market from 6:00pm – 9:00pm. It’s a great event thatContinue reading “Downtown Celina…The Place to Be!”