Monthly Archives: January 2014


Interim City Manager Runs Rampant

DUNCANVILLE, TX – In December 2013, the Duncanville City Council entered into a contract with Ms. Lynda Humble to be the Interim City Manager for the term of no more…


DeSoto ISD Extends School Days

DESOTO, TX — After the two early missed instruction days in December due to weather and icy road conditions (Dec. 6 and 9), DeSoto ISD has been working to balance…

Grace Randles Brandenburg

Iconic Duncanville Educator Passes

DUNCANVILLE, TX – An iconic educator and pillar of support for Duncanville, Grace Randles Brandenburg peacefully passed away at 98 years of age on Friday, January 17, 2014 surrounded by…

Councilman Stephen Jones and Councilwoman Johnette Jameson rise to leave after Mayor Deborah Hodge adjurns the city council meeting she called ‘in violation of the city charter’.  (Photo by Scott Hansen)

Mayhem at City Council Meeting

DUNCANVILLE, TX – Tuesday evening at the City Council Meeting Mayor Pro Tem Cooks subverted the City Charter and usurped the Mayor’s authority by presiding over the City Council meetings….