Monthly Archives: May 2015

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Election Results

by Scott Hansen DUNCANVILLE, TX – Joint elections, held May 9th in Dallas and surrounding cities, saw a dismal 6.74% turnout overall, with some of the Best Southwest districts showing…

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“Sometimes you just have to let go”

On April 22, 2015, I received an unexpected phone call from my sister. She told me that I needed to get to Nashville, TN as soon as possible, that my…

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Giddings’ Bill to Stop Criminal Complaints Against Debtors

AUSTIN, TX – Representative Helen Giddings (D-Dallas) brought House Bill 3058 before the House Committee on Investments and Financial Services on April 29, 2015. This bill addresses the practice of…

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Central Volunteer Helps Keep Students Safe

DUNCANVILLE, TX – At the beginning of this school year, Central Elementary principal Sherri Smith noticed a safety concern for her students as they walked home from school each day….

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Duncanville Students Lug Jugs of Water to Build Well in Uganda

DUNCANVILLE, TX – Students at Duncanville ISD’s Brandenburg Intermediate School are working to raise money to provide clean water for residents of two villages in Uganda. They began the effort…

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DeSoto Public Library and Computer Lab Closed on Memorial Day

DESOTO, TX – The DeSoto Public Library and Computer Lab will be closed on Monday, May 25th for Memorial Day. The Library and Computer Lab will resume their regular schedules…

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2015 Summer Meal Program

DUNCANVILLE, TX – Free summer meals will once again be provided to children aged 18 and younger at Duncanville High School only, 900 W. Camp Wisdom Road. The program will…

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Northwood University Welcomes CEO of the Dallas Regional Chamber as Commencement Speaker, Honorary Doctorate Recipient

CEDAR HILL, TX – May 6, 2015 Northwood University Texas Adult Degree Program and Master of Business Administration degree graduates recently celebrated their commencement ceremony at an afternoon ceremony on May…

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New $2.2 Million Texas Instruments Foundation Grant to Educate Texas

DALLAS, TX – The Texas Instruments (TI) Foundation announced today a grant of up to $2.2 million to Educate Texas to support the continued development of a Science, Technology, Engineering,…

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Duncanville HS Class of 2015 Senior Events

DUNCANVILLE, TX – The school year is more than half over for Duncanville High School seniors. As we look forward to this year’s graduation, here are a few things you…