Monthly Archives: January 2017

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Johnson Denounces Ban

DALLAS, TX – On Sunday, January 29, 2017, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson released a statement following the detentions at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport and across the nation due to the…

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“Cast your Vote for the Right Candidate this Election Season… ”

In the next few weeks, citizens in our area will be putting in their applications for city council and school board positions that will be filled in May. With that…

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Duncanville Artist’s Creations Hit App Store with Texas-Made TexMessages

HOUSTON, TX – TexMessages, a new Texas-centric sticker app for iMessage with graphics designed by Duncanville artist, Lauren Dickens, along with five other Texan artists, times its release to take…

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Knightvest Manangement’s ‘Spirit of Giving’ Brings Hope to Bridges Safehouse

CEDAR HILL, TX – What is something we can do differently this year? How can our gifts make a real difference? These are just a couple questions two employees at…

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DARSE December Volunteer of the Month

Congratulations to Sylvia Norflis as the December Volunteer of the Month. Her activities include mentoring young people at church, working at the African American Museum, visiting the sick and shut…

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OCS Names Dean of Academics

OVILLA, TX – Ovilla Christian School, celebrating its 25th year, has announced Penny Hayes as dean of academics for the 2017-18 school year. For the last three years, Hayes has…

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Duncanville High School Student Scores Historic Win at Youth and Government State Conference

DUNCANVILLE, TX – It has never happened in the 70 years of Youth and Government (YAG) competition in the state of Texas. Never before has a YAG governor been elected…

DHS senior Jordan Malone was named the 7-6A Swimmer of the Year, and Coach Christie Palmer was named the 7-6A Coach of the Year.

DHS Swimmers Advance to Regionals

DESOTO, TX – Congratulations to the DeSoto High School Swim Team for a successful district meet January 20. Jordan Malone was named the 7-6A Swimmer of the Year, and Coach…

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TASA Opposes A-F Ratings

DUNCANVILLE, TX – TASA, the Texas Association of School Administrators, has come out in opposition to the upcoming A-F school and district rating system. Beginning with the 2017-18 school year,…

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Concerns for the New A-F Rating System

The year 2017 has begun and with that brings many new things. But I want to talk about what will be happening in 2018 when Texas moves to a new…