Monthly Archives: September 2015

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Sparklers Recognized by Congresswoman Johnson

DUNCANVILLE, TX – Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson recognized The Duncanville Sparklers at her community involvement event Saturday, September 12. The Dallas congresswoman congratulated the inclusive cheerleaders on their accomplishments including…


“Citizens Should Support Local Small Businesses”

Owning a business is the goal of many would-be entrepreneurs. Being your own boss has certain perks, including making your own hours and not having to report to anyone but…


Duncanville Middle School Bands Win National Awards

DUNCANVILLE, TX – Congratulations to the Byrd Symphonic I Band for being named a National Winner in the 2015 Mark of Excellence/National Wind Band Honors project. The ensemble, directed by…

(holding plaque) Mark Noel, Administrator, The Laurenwood and Bob Kalin, AVP, Long Term Care Operations, Molina Healthcare of Texas. Also Pictured: LaWanda Lee, Tanya Williams, Joe Martinez, Allison Brantley-Pruitt, Laura Garza, Raven Evans, Annette Sanders, Karina Lucio, Tammy Hunt, Kristi Stalcup and Laura Mott

Duncanville’s Laurenwood Recognized by Molina Healthcare

DUNCANVILLE, TX – Molina Healthcare of Texas, Inc., a subsidiary of Molina Healthcare, Inc., recently launched a new value-based payment program rewarding nursing facilities for meeting or exceeding specific performance…

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Cockrell Hill Elementary Hosts Annual 9/11 Memorial Program

DESOTO, TX — Cockrell Hill Elementary students hosted a 9/11 Memorial Program on September 11, including student performances and guest speakers. The program started with the DHS JROTC presenting the…


Cockrell Hill Elementary Receives Library Grant from Reading Club

DESOTO, TX — Cockrell Hill Elementary received a $1,000 grant from bestselling author James Patterson to support its school library. In addition, Scholastic Reading Club will match each dollar of…


Robert Earl Bundy: April 16, 1930- July 29, 2015

Robert Earl Bundy – self-declared yellow-dog Democrat, first-rate seeker, and voracious reader – died in the early hours of Tuesday, July 29, peacefully and in his sleep, with his beloved…


Real Estate Legend Ebby Halliday Acers Passes Away

DALLAS, TX – Ebby Halliday Acers, who turned a one-woman residential real estate office into one of the country’s largest residential real estate companies, died September 8, of natural causes….

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Duncanville Police Make Arrest in Homicide

DUNCANVILLE, TX – On September 3, 2015, at approximately 6:41am Duncanville Police Officers were dispatched about an unconscious person. When officers arrived they located an individual lying on the side…


Duncanville Coach Named to Texas Basketball Hall of Fame

DUNCANVILLE, TX – Duncanville ISD Athletic Director and Girls Varsity Basketball Coach Cathy Self-Morgan is one of eight legendary coaches and standout players named to The Texas High School Basketball…