Monthly Archives: May 2015


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…


“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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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,…


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…