MADD Honors

MADD Honors Area Law Enforcement Officers

Several Best Southwest area police officers were among those honored June 19 at the 2018 Dallas County “Take the Wheel: Law Enforcement Awards Luncheon...
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Cedar Hill Teen Narrowly Escapes Kidnapping

CEDAR HILL—Police are looking for a kidnapping suspect who forced a local teen into his car Wednesday morning. At 8:55 a.m. Wednesday near the...
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Big Tex Is Now Hiring

DALLAS—The 2018 State Fair of Texas is just a few months away, and Big Tex is officially looking for job applicants. Seasonal job applications...
Get Fit Grand Prairie

Get Fit Grand Prairie Recognizes Students, Community Partners

GRAND PRAIRIE — Mayor Ron Jensen, along with Get Fit Grand Prairie representatives, gave local schools $1,000 last week. As part of the Get...
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Water Conservation Knowledge Is Power

DESOTO — A person can’t live without water.  A city can’t function properly without water.  Residents in the Best Southwest can learn more about water...
Cedar Hill Police

Social Media Post By Cedar Hill Police Sparks Dialogue On Speeding

CEDAR HILL—Local police hope the possible threat of social media shaming will get Cedar Hill motorists to slow down. A Facebook post by the...
East Bear Creek Road

Roadwork Ahead For Glenn Heights

Regional Transportation Council Approves $25.6M East Bear Creek Road Expansion GLENN HEIGHTS—The Regional Transportation Council on Thursday approved $15.46 million in federal funding in renovations for...
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Municipal Park Summer Activities Offer Diverse Choices

BEST SOUTHWEST—Summer is in full swing. Indeed, it seems the weather is reminding children and adults alike, it’s time to have a good time....
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Brown Water Concerns Southwest Waxahachie Residents

WAXAHACHIE—It's been described as cloudy, milky, murky to downright muddy. However, Carroll Water Supply says the water affecting the Spanish Oak subdivision is okay. "Once...
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Wherley Makes Transition To Lancaster ISD Chief Of Police

New Lancaster ISD Police Chief Knows the City Well LANCASTER—There is a new Lancaster Independent School Police Chief in town and he knows the city...