Monthly Archives: August 2016

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Crime Spree Ended: Duncanville Police Arrest Machete Wielding Robber

DUNCANVILLE, TX – A 19-year-old Dallas man suspected in aggravated robberies in Duncanville and several other Dallas area cities was arrested by Duncanville Police Detectives on Wednesday, August 24th. Duncanville…

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“Taxes and Pay Raises…”

I am sure that some of the citizens of Duncanville are not going to agree with what I am about to say, so I am going to remind you of…

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From the Mayor’s Desk

Fiscal Year 2016-17 Proposed Budget Overview Citizens’ input needed at the September 13th Public Hearing The City of Duncanville is in the process of adopting a new budget for the…

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Grand Prize Winners Receive Kindles

DUNCANVILLE, TX - Duncanville Public Library Summer Reading Club participants, Olivia Cunningham and Isabella Tyler, are the grand prize winners of Kindle e-readers, courtesy of The Friends of the Duncanville Public…

Mike Jensen (left), Vice President of Operations at Golden Chick, and Mark Parmerlee, CEO of Golden Chick (center), presented a jumbo check to Michael Mata (right), a representative from Assist the Officer Foundation, as well as several DPD and DART officers/chiefs.
DeSoto ISD's new superintendent, David C. Harris, took over in April 2012, and parents, teachers, and board members all hope he can bring stability to the district. On Thursday, May 10, 2012, Mr. Harris posed for a portrait outside the district's administration building in DeSoto, Texas. (Mona Reeder/The Dallas Morning News)

Harris Named Named Finalist for 2016 Superintendent of the Year Award

AUSTIN, TX — Five public school administrators from across Texas were selected as state finalists for the annual Superintendent of the Year (SOTY) award. Sponsored by the Texas Association of…

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Wal-Mart DeSoto Distribution Center Encourages Safe Driving as Schools Start

DESOTO, TX — Wal-Mart Distribution Center in DeSoto has a keen eye on safety! Earlier this year, they collaborated with the DeSoto Police Department to raise awareness of the perils…

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Panther Football Family Bonds Under New Leadership

DUNCANVILLE, TX – A quarterback as talented as Duncanville’s Jaylin Nelson could have played varsity football at any number of schools. But as a junior, Nelson opted to play on…

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Grand Prairie Police Seek Robbery Suspect

GRAND PRAIRIE, TX – The Grand Prairie Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a robbery suspect. On August 18th, 2016 around 2:15 a.m., a male suspect entered…

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Duncanville Police Looking for Robbery Suspect

DUNCANVILLE, TX – The Duncanville Police Department is requesting the public’s help in identifying and locating a robbery suspect that entered a Duncanville Pizza Hut, located at 210 South Cedar…