Monthly Archives: December 2014


Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

Now moving on for the year 2015! I was thinking about my new year’s resolutions. A new year often begins with good intentions, as thousands resolve to make positive changes…


AMICA Christmas Meeting

DUNCANVILLE, TX – The Automatic Musical Instrument Collectors’ Association (AMICA) held their December Meeting at the Olden Year Musical Museum located at 1050 North Duncanville Road, Duncanville, Texas, and were…


NARFE Food Drive for Waxahachie Care

WAXAHACHIE, TX – The National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Chapter 1191 held its monthly meeting at the Ennis Grand Buffet on Tues, 9 Dec 2014. Local NARFE officers…

2014 Garcia Charitable Contribution Ceremony

Dallas Co. Commissioner Elba Garcia Announces Donations to Charities

DALLAS, TX — Standing with representatives from local non-profit organizations, Dallas County Commissioner Elba Garcia announced today that she is donating over $12,000 of her salary as county commissioner to…

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New December and January CASA Sessions Announced

DALLAS, TX – New volunteer information sessions for Dallas CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) will be held at Dallas CASA, 2757 Swiss Avenue, 75204. Friday, December 12, noon-1:00 p.m. Thursday,…

DeSoto ISD Spelling Bee winner Courtney Smith (center right), East Middle School, and alternate Maya Hill (center left), Woodridge Elementary, celebrate with their parents after the DeSoto ISD Spelling Bee held on December 10.                                     (Photo courtesy of DeSoto ISD)

Championship Word ‘idiopathic’ to Win DeSoto ISD Spelling Bee

DESOTO, TX – Congratulations to East Middle School eighth-grader Courtney Smith for winning the DeSoto ISD Spelling Bee! After nine rounds of competition, Courtney correctly spelled ‘idiopathic’ to finalize the…


When Will It Ever End?

DUNCANVILLE, TX – During the December 2, 2014 City Council Meeting the city council voted 6-0 to extend Interim City Manager Lynda Humble LLC’s contract. The city of Duncanville will…

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The Christmas Spirit

Every Christmas Eve, children go to bed eagerly anticipating a visit from Santa Claus. This merry gentleman is purported to visit the home of every good girl and boy, delivering…


DeSoto Library’s New Strategic Direction Paying Off

DESOTO, TX – The DeSoto Public library has set a new strategic direction and it seems to be paying off. New Library Director McGeath has devised a number of strategic…


A Real Fish Story!

Duncanville’s Leroy Griffin proudly displays the huge 18 pound, 34 inch long Blue Catfish he caught in Lakeside Park. This is one fish story everyone will believe!