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.

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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…