Monthly Archives: December 2013

First grader, Laila Cruz visits with Mrs. Claus last Saturday at the DeSoto Library craft time and book sale .

Merry Christmas and happy new year!

Season’s Greetings from the Staff of the Suburban Newspaper


Neighbor’s Pantry Store Opens at Hastings

DUNCANVILLE, TX – After seeing a need from families, Hastings Elementary School took action to give back to the community. Students and staff members donated nonperishable items, and school counselor…


DeSoto Junior Chosen for Congress of Future Medical Leaders

DESOTO, TX – DeSoto High School junior Michael Thornburg, Jr. was recently chosen to attend the Congress for Future Medical Leaders in Washington, DC on February 14-16, 2014. The Congress…


NJHS Supports Operation Christmas Child

DALLAS, TX – Members of the National Junior Honor Society at Kennemer Middle School recently challenged students and faculty to donate new items to Samaritan’s Purse Operation Christmas Child. They…


Charlton Wins Award for Heart Attack Care

DALLAS, TX – Methodist Charlton and Methodist Dallas were presented Platinum Performance Achievement awards for excellence in heart attack care at the recent American Heart Association (AHA) Scientific Sessions national…

Ebby Halliday Christmas Toy Drive (3)

Duncanville Santa Cop

DUNCANVILLE, TX – The Duncanville Police Department and the Duncanville Police Association has kicked off its 2013 Santa Cop toy drive. The Santa Cop program delivers toys to children in…


Cedar Hill Recreation Center presented Community Outreach Award

CEDAR HILL, TX – The Cedar Hill Recreation Center received the Community Outreach Award from the Celebrating Life Foundation for their continued partnership in support of the Sister to Sister Fitness…

Photo courtesy of CrossOver Arts Theatre

CrossOver Arts Theatre Presents “Ebony Scrooge”

by Kiara Rabb DESOTO, TX – The CrossOver Arts Theatre presented its holiday musical “Ebony Scrooge” Saturday night at the Desoto Corner Theater. “Ebony Scrooge” is a modern day twist…

Duncanville Sign

Fire in Duncanville City Hall

by Leslie Thomas DUNCANVILLE, TX – In the wee hours of Monday morning, December 9th, an electrical fire in city hall set off fire alarms. The uninterruptible power supply (UPS)…