Category Archives: Editorial


“Why has Halloween Become Scary?”

In the 1960’s, in a small town in West Virginia where I grew up, Halloween was eagerly anticipated by children of all ages. In those days Halloween always took place…


Support Our Police on National Night Out

by Becky Hall On Tuesday, October 6, 2015, the City of Duncanville is planning a single city-wide event for National Night Out. It will be held at the Duncanville Field…


“Citizens Should Support Local Small Businesses”

Owning a business is the goal of many would-be entrepreneurs. Being your own boss has certain perks, including making your own hours and not having to report to anyone but…


“Summer’s Last Hurrah…”

by Becky Hall August is now behind us, the kids are back in school and this Monday is summer’s last hurrah; Labor Day. You know that once Labor Day hits,…


“Helping your Community…”

by Becky Hall The other day I was reading an article about 10 ways you can help your community in 30 minutes or less by Hilary Hamblin. I am only…


DeSoto ISD Tax Ratification Election – VOTE YES for a Better DeSoto!

By Warren Seay, Jr., Esq., former DeSoto ISD Board President DeSoto ISD has a very important Tax Ratification Election (“TRE”) going on right now and I urge all citizens in…


“Back to School Challenges…”

by Becky Hall When I was a child, I dreaded the holiday “Labor Day.” Why? Because that was the end of the summer for me and school would be starting…


“On the Agenda…”

By Becky Hall On Tuesday, July 21, 2015 the city council of Duncanville will meet to discuss some interesting subjects. The City Council will have meet after we go to…


Writing to the Suburban

by Becky Hall Over the last few weeks we have been asked about our policy for letters to the editor. I would like to share it with you one more…


The Meaning of the Health Care Decision

by Eddie Bernice Johnson DALLAS, TX – On June 24th, the Supreme Court of the United States upheld a critical provision of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA)….