Monthly Archives: July 2015

One of the DTS Mobile Asset Collection (MAC) Vehicles that will be scanning the streets of Duncanville.                               (photo courtesy DTSGIS)

Duncanville Streets to be Scanned

by Scott Hansen DUNCANVILLE, TX –  The City of Duncanville has enlisted the services of Data Transfer Systems (DTS) to conduct a data collection survey of the city’s streets and…

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“On the Agenda…”

By Becky Hall On Tuesday, July 21, 2015 the city council of Duncanville will meet to discuss some interesting subjects. The City Council will have meet after we go to…

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DCHHS Reports First Human Case of West Nile Virus

DALLAS, TX – Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) has confirmed the first human case of West Nile infection in Dallas County for the 2015 season. The resident lives…

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Texas Mourns Slain Officer Timothy Davison

DESOTO, TX – On Wednesday, July 15, 2015, rookie Texas Department of Criminal Justice Correctional Officer Timothy Davison was brutally slain while escorting a prisoner inside the Barry B. Telford…

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The City of Lancaster Releases New Website Design

LANCASTER, TX – Whether you are paying your utility bill, looking for activities at the Library or reporting a code violation; navigating through the City of Lancaster’s website has never…

Hallways are receiving fresh paint and classrooms with new carpet and tiles.Most books from Amber Terrace were taken to other schools; the library will be stocked with Pre-K and early readers for Amber students plus size appropriate furniture.                        (photo courtesy DeSoto ISD)

Transformation Taking Place at New Amber Terrace Discovery & Design Early Childhood Academy

DESOTO, TX — This past year, DeSoto ISD decided to re-configure several schools to better streamline services for students, ensure best practices and align curriculum both vertically and equitably. Three…

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Duncanville Library Hosts Jenny Martin

DUNCANVILLE, TX – Friends of the Duncanville Public Library will host Jenny Martin, author of Tracked, July 28, 7:00pm, Program Room, Duncanville Public Library. A former Duncanville ISD school librarian…

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Happy 95th Jean!

by Scott Hansen DUNCANVILLE, TX – Champion’s Cove resident Jean Mires celebrated her 95th birthday with song, food and plenty of laughter. Jean’s family came from all over the United…

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Duncanville LDS Church to Hold Family History Activity on Saturday, July 25th

DUNCANVILLE, TX – On Saturday, July 4th, 2015, members of the Mountain Creek Ward of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, participated in the Lion’s Club 4th annual…

Superintendent David Harris and Executive Director of Communications Beth Trimble present Texas Trust Credit Union representative Alex Godina with a certificate and award as one of the 2014-15 DeSoto ISD Partners of Excellence.                                                         (photo courtesy DeSoto ISD)

DeSoto ISD Presents Texas Trust with Partner of Excellence Award

DESOTO, TX — DeSoto ISD values the business and organizational partnerships that provide numerous resources to our students and the district. This past spring, Texas Trust Credit Union was named…