Monthly Archives: June 2013

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June 18th Public Hearing Addresses Dotson Homestead Eminent Domain

DUNCANVILLE, TX – Duncanville City Council held a Public Hearing on whether or not to allow Dallas County the authority to eminent domain the Dotson homestead at the June 18…

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Father’s Day Tie Design Winners

Congratulations to the 2013 Father’s Day Tie Design contest winners, Ceasar Torres and Moriah Thomas.


Citizens Rally Behind Local Doctor

Duncanville citizens showed their support for Dr. Dotson by wearing t-shirts with Dr. Dotson slogans at last Monday, June 24th’s townhall / workshop / special meeting concerning the Wintergreen Road…


Council Votes 4-3 for Eminent Domain

DUNCANVILLE, TX – During a Special Meeting on Monday, June 24th, and after years of political wrangling, the Duncanville City Council voted 4-3 to allow Dallas County to commence eminent…

Helicopters Were Used to Remove A/C Units

CHISD Starts First Phase of Bond Work

CEDAR HILL, TX – On June 11, 2013, CHISD started work on the $45 million bond program that voters approved last year.  The first phase of renovation and construction work…


City View Tacos Comes to Duncanville

DUNCANVILLE, TX – For the past decade, when the craving for great tacos hit we Best Southwesterners, we had little choice but to jump in our cars and head across…


Pleasant Run Elementary Vocal and Chime Choirs Receive Division 1 Superior Ratings at Sandy Lake FunFest

LANCASTER, TX – On Friday, May 17, the Pleasant Run Elementary Vocal Choir and Chime Choir attended the 42nd Annual Sandy Lake FunFest. Each group performed two selections and both…


Best Southwest Chamber Partnership BSW Scholars Awarded

  Cedar Hill – Kairon Stewart, Cedar Hill High School, resides in Cedar Hill, TX DeSoto – Cortevios Allen, DeSoto High School, resides in DeSoto, TX Duncanville – Ana Estrada,…


Farewell to Fire Chief Giordano

DUNCANVILLE, TX – David Giordano, Fire Chief at the City of Duncanville, retired on May 31, 2013. Giordano served as Fire Chief for the city since June 2, 2008. Early…


Controversy Clouds Mayor Pro Tem Election

DUNCANVILLE, TX – Mark Cooks of District 4 was elected Mayor Pro Tem amidst accusations of being unqualified. Councilwoman Jameson pointed out that the qualifications for Mayor Pro Tem in…