Monthly Archives: March 2016

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People to Know & Places to Go

This month’s Place to Go is the DeSoto based Studio by Elements run by Club Director Cynthia Collins. Tell us a little about your business. We are an “upscale” fitness…

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Bored? Games!

Board Game Night at Duncanville Public Library Provides Opportunity for Quality Time By Scott Hansen DUNCANVILLE, TX – Some of my fondest childhood memories are of my family and me…

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Duncanville ISD Names New Superintendent

DUNCANVILLE, TX – Duncanville Independent School District’s Board of Trustees named Dr. Marc Smith the lone finalist in their search for a new superintendent. Dr. Smith is currently the superintendent…

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“On the Issue of Truancy…”

Three weeks ago my daughter received a truancy letter for my granddaughter who attends a local Duncanville school. After reading the letter from the Department of Student Services, she noticed…

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The Fight for Universal Pre-K Remains a Moral and Economic Imperative

Over the course of last year’s Legislative Session, I was proud to see quality pre-K improvements be thrust into the spotlight as a bipartisan priority. Through emotional and sometimes heated…

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People to Know: Curtistene McCowan

This month’s Person to Know is DeSoto’s Mayor Pro Tem, the Honorable Curtistene McCowan. We asked a few questions to learn more about her and her life. Tell us a…

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Pantherettes Advance to State

DUNCANVILLE, TX – After a hard-fought victory against Plano West on Saturday, the Duncanville Pantherettes advance to the state Final Four competition. The Pantherettes overcame an impressive shooting streak by…

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Life School Dedicates Plaque at New High School in Waxahachie

WAXAHACHIE, TX – February 26, 2016. Life School District and Campus leadership along with the Board of Directors dedicated a permanent plaque at the new Life High School Waxahachie campus…

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HR Chief Tawana Grover Tapped to Lead Nebraska District

DESOTO, TX — Dr. Tawana Grover, the DeSoto ISD Chief of Human Resources, has been selected as the new superintendent of Grand Island Public Schools in Nebraska. The GIPS Board…

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Snuffer’s in Red Oak Hosts Benefit Night to Support Local School

RED OAK, TX – Snuffer’s Restaurant & Bar in Red Oak recently hosted a Benefit Night to help rebuild Donald T. Shields Elementary School, which was badly damaged by the…