Monthly Archives: September 2016

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Duncanville Police Looking for Aggravated Assault Suspect

DUNCANVILLE, TX – The Duncanville Police Department is requesting the public’s help in identifying and locating an aggravated assault suspect. The incident occurred at approximately 1:54 a.m. on September 25th…

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Police Capture Shooting Spree Suspect

UPDATE: Shortly after 7:30 this evening, we were notified by the US Marshal’s office that Silvestre Franco-Luviano was taken into custody in Georgetown, Texas. We breathed a deep sigh of…

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Prepare Now for Election Day!

Elections decide the leadership that guides legislation and enforcement of regulations. The right to vote is something many people take for granted, but elsewhere in the world many people have…

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Texas Legislature Black Caucus Chair Reacts to Monument’s Arrival

AUSTIN, TX – On Tuesday, September 27, the main elements of the Texas African American History Monument arrived for installation on the grounds of the Texas Capitol. “After many years…

L to R  Marilyn Smith, Legislative Chair, Sharon Smith and VaLois Hounsel President

Sharon Smith Receives Heart Award

DUNCANVILLE, TX – How fortunate we are to have Sharon Smith as one of our members!  On September 13th at our first meeting of the year, she was recognized for…

Former NBA player Michael Williams, owner of 3I Construction, with officers from the Dallas Police Department. Williams is a member of BLEWS.

Blacks, Jews and the Police

by Divine Design News Service Recently, members of the Dallas Police Department and members of the BLEWS organization met to discuss ways in which the community-minded forum, consisting of members…

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Tasty’s Barbecue & Turkey Leg Connection Comes to Duncanville

DUNCANVILLE, TX – On September 17, 2016, Tasty’s Barbecue & Turkey Leg Connection was met with a steady crowd of people curious about the new barbecue restaurant in town. “It…

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Select Driver License Offices Open Saturdays To Issue Election Identification Certificates

AUSTIN, TX – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding Texans in advance of the upcoming General Election that Election Identification Certificates (EIC), which can be used for…

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Dr. Marc Smith Program Speaker for DARSE

DUNCANVILLE, TX – On September 11th, DARSE held the first meeting of the 2016-2017 year with over forty in attendance. We were fortunate to have Dr. Marc Smith, the new DISD…

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Registration for the “Heart of Duncanville 5K” is Now Open

DUNCANVILLE, TX – The Duncanville ISD Education Foundation & Ben Franklin Apothecary are hosting the 3rd Annual Heart of Duncanville 5K, a premier run/walk on Saturday, October 8, 2016. All…