Monthly Archives: March 2015

Road accident. Car and bicycle

Costly Bike Trail Feared a Potential Hazard

DUNCANVILLE, TX – Recently at a city council meeting residents that live along Hill City Drive and the connecting streets, were advised that a bike trail has been proposed. The…

Duncanville Sign

The New City Manager

Duncanville’s New City Manager Kevin Hugman started on March 2nd. Mr. Hugman had been the Wichita Falls assistant city manager since 2010 and before that was the assistant city manager…

Duncanville Sign

Letters to the Editor

DISCLAIMER: The opinions expressed in Letters to the Editor or by guest columnists are theirs alone, and do not necessarily reflect the opinions or policies of The Suburban Newspaper. The…


Dumping an Issue in Duncanville’s River Oaks Addition

by Scott Hansen DUNCANVILLE, TX – The 1800 block of Meadow Crest has become a dumping ground for discarded trash, old tires and other debris, much to the chagrin of…

Representative Giddings and Cynthia Mickens-Ross

Representative Giddings honors Cynthia Mickens-Ross with TLBC Community Award

DESOTO, TX – Representative Helen Giddings (D-Dallas)- On March 3, 2015 the African American State Legislative Conference recognized Dr. Cynthia Mickens-Ross for the TLBC Community Award. This award is given…


Representative Yvonne Davis Announces $500,000 2015-2016 Urban Scholarship Fund

DALLAS, TX – State Representative Yvonne Davis (D-Dallas) announced that over $500,000 in scholarships are available for high school graduates from Dallas and twenty eight other urban areas throughout Texas….


Dallas’ First WALKER STALKER CON was Literally ‘To Die For’

by Scott Hansen DALLAS, TX – If you’re a Walking Dead fan, and you missed this past weekend’s WalkerStakerCon at the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center, you missed out on…


Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson’s District 30 to Host Early Childhood Education Summit in Best Southwest Area

BEST SOUTHWEST – While College and Career Readiness and STEM programs are a heavily promoted feature of most school districts, many are now shifting more attention and resources toward Early Childhood…


Local Students to Commemorate Historic Selma March

DALLAS, TX – State Senator Royce West (D-Dallas) has called together students from more than 20 student government and youth organizations across Dallas County to reenact the historic march that…

Pictured here (left to right) are DHS Principal Andre Smith, Lauren jameson, her parents Johnette and Wesley Jameson and School Board President Marlies Peregory

Lauren Jameson Honored at DISD Board Meeting

DUNCANVILLE, TX – The Duncanville Independent School District Board of Trustees honored High School senior Lauren Jameson during their monthly board meeting on March 16. She is this month’s “Made…