NY Times OpEd

NYT Op Ed: How Major Newspapers Once Handled Anonymous Sources

Our Publisher Marlon Hanson provides some insight on how newsrooms and publishers once handled anonymous sources It has been many years since I was with...
Roof, Whitman and Johnson: Terrorists Or Just Simply Deranged Young Men?

Roof, Whitman and Johnson: Terrorists Or Just Simply Deranged Young Men?

COMMENTARY—Remember Dylann Roof? Well you should. Roof, who is white, could face the death penalty if convicted of his heinous June 2015, crime, causing...
Senator West: What all motorists need to know

Senator West: What All Motorists Need To Know

By Senator Royce West DALLAS—Some months ago, in the aftermath of the events that would result in the untimely and needless death of Sandra Bland,...

Devil, You Can’t Steal My Joy

By Donald Lee - Special to Focus Daily News I believe there’s a big misperception generally that the devil is out to rob people of...

DeSoto East Middle School Students Thrive Through Daily Mentoring

DESOTO—Today I’d like to take this moment to send a shout out to a few very special young men. These young gentlemen, of their...
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No State Title For Coach Reginald Samples Is No Disgrace

COMMENTARY—Saturday night was heartbreaking, not only for the Duncanville Panthers fans but for the supporters of Head Coach Reginald Samples. After battling back to regain...
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In the Blink of an Eye

In June I celebrated my 70th birthday. A life that encompasses more than 25,550 days. Yet for people of faith this is no more...
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Celebrating Special Education Professionals

DESOTO—During the month of December, many are focused on the joy and cheer of the holidays and the hope and excitement of the new...
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Catching Danny Boy-Leprechaun In Captivity

The Irish have always been known for their storytelling. The following story is true. Well, at least it's as true as any other typical...
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The Trouble With Towing Companies

DALLAS — Ok - honesty check. I was a bit late to the office Wednesday morning. Not because I overslept, traffic or even let...