Monthly Archives: June 2017


Abbott’s Pen Cut Transparency Like a Sword

Reprinted with permission from the Corpus Christi Caller-Times With the simple act of signing his name, Gov. Greg Abbott completed a trifecta of failure by all branches of state government…


4th of July Celebrations

DUNCANVILLE, TX – The City of Duncanville invites the public to its annual Independence Day Celebration on Tuesday, July 4. The day will begin with a parade sponsored by the…


Happy July 2nd?

by Scott Hansen John Adams, the Massachusetts delegate to the second Continental Congress, penned a letter to his wife, Abigail, informing her that on July 2, 1776, Congress had voted…


Duncanville PD Seeking Public’s Help in Identifying Shooters in Aggravated Robbery

DUNCANVILLE, TX – On Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at 11:01 p.m. suspects robbed the Holiday Inn Express located at 1035 East Highway 67 SR and shot a nonresistant employee two…


Congresswoman Johnson Responds to Trump Cuba Policy Change

DALLAS, TX – Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson, a senior House Democrat, released the following statement on the U.S.-Cuba policy changes by President Trump. “I am disappointed in the President’s attempt…


Duncanville Launches Interactive GIS Maps

DUNCANVILLE, TX – The City of Duncanville Public Works Department has developed an Interactive Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Map Portal which is available to the public through the city’s website….


Japanese Cultural Celebration on June 24 at Museum of International Cultures

DUNCANVILLE, TX – On the fourth Saturday of every other month there is a celebration of a particular culture, with a short program following a potluck dinner, at the Museum…


Veteran Services Office Program at NARFE

ENNIS, TX – The National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Chapter 1191 held its monthly meeting at the Grand Ennis Buffet in Ennis on Tues., 13 June 2017. The…


New STAAR Report Card Provides Texas Parents Stronger Student-Specific Information, Helpful Resources

AUSTIN, TX – Commissioner of Education Mike Morath has announced that Texas parents will now have access to greater individualized student information with the launch of the new State of…


Lancaster ISD and the City of Lancaster Unite to Provide Free Internet Access to Students

LANCASTER, TX – In an effort to bridge the ‘digital divide,’ Lancaster ISD has partnered with the City of Lancaster and the Lancaster Veterans Memorial Library to offer free mobile…