Monthly Archives: April 2017

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DeSoto ISD Hosts Catering Showcase for Summer Events, Activities

DESOTO, TX – DeSoto ISD’s child nutrition provider Chartwells K12 is hosting a Catering Showcase this Friday, April 28 from 3-5 p.m. to offer catering services, especially in the summer,…

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Early Voting Begins

DUNCANVILLE, TX – Early Voting in the Best Southwest has begun. The dates and times are as follows: * Monday, April 24, 2017 through Friday, April 28, 2017 8:00 AM…

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Why Vote in City Elections?

There is a question that I have asked myself for a long time? Do people not vote because they think nothing will change, or does nothing change because people don’t…

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Representative Helen Giddings Statement on Voter ID Ruling

AUSTIN, TX – Rep. Helen Giddings (Dallas) applauded the federal court ruling that declared Texas’ voter ID law intentionally discriminatory and unconstitutional. “Yesterday, another federal court ruled that our state’s…

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SPCA of Texas Receives Custody of 32 Cruelly Confined Animals Seized from Dallas County Property

LANCASTER, TX –  At a custody hearing today at the Dallas County Government Center Precinct 1, Place 2 court in Lancaster, TX, Judge Valencia Nash found that 32 animals seized from a…

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Jeanee Smiles Speaks to NARFE

WAXAHACHIE, TX – The National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Chapter 1191 held its monthly meeting on Tuesday, 11 Apr 2017, at Ryan’s Buffet in Waxahachie. The guest speaker…

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Grand Prairie Library System Recognized Statewide

GRAND PRAIRIE, TX – On April 20, 2017, the Grand Prairie Public Library System was awarded the coveted “Libraries Change Communities” award, presented by the Texas State Library. Deputy Library…

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Theresa Marie Callahan Tyner

January 22, 1932 – April 19, 2017 Theresa  Marie “Nanny” Callahan Tyner moved with her husband and children to Cedar Hill from Oak Cliff, Dallas, Texas in 1957.  She lived…

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DARSE Visits Austin

AUSTIN, TX – Wearing red tee shirts, Bob Harrison, VaLois Hounsel, Mimi Luna, Wanda Overacker, Ramona Simons, and Marilyn Smith stormed the Capitol as representatives for the Duncanville Area Retired…

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TRTA awards Classroom Assistance Grant to Smith Elementary School

DUNCANVILLE, TX – Congratulations to Oluremi Fadahunsi-Ojo (math tutor, grant writer) and Tara Flatt-Ferguson (Special Education) as recipients of a grant from the Texas Retired Teachers Association to fund their…