TEA ratings

DeSoto ISD TEA Ratings Have Improved

Campuses Show TEA Ratings Improvement Despite Increase In State Standards DESOTO—The Texas Education Agency rated the DeSoto Independent School District as ‘Met Standard’. All 13...
Cathy Self-Morgan Way

Duncanville Street Named In Honor Of Pantherettes Coach

DUNCANVILLE—Coach Cathy Self-Morgan. It’s a name that most residents in Duncanville know well, especially if you are a girls basketball fan. This week, legendary Duncanville...
Coach Samples 250th win

Duncanville Panthers Roll Over Irving MacArthur 49-7

Duncanville Gets A Win, Coach Samples Breaks A Record Frankly it was not much of a contest. Duncanville appeared to score at will. Yet the victory...
Dallas County Promise

Dallas County Promise Hosts Leadership Summit

Famed Civil Rights Activist Promotes Continuing Education LANCASTER—Dallas County Promise will host its first student leadership summit on Monday, Feb. 5, at Cedar Valley College....
Profile: Deidre Hannible, Woodridge Elementary Principal

Profile: Deidre Hannible, Woodridge Elementary Principal

Meet Deidre Hannible Woodridge Elementary Principal DESOTO—Deidre Hannible returned to DeSoto ISD to take over Woodridge Elementary when Mr. Robert Torres moved to Director of...
IKEA Grand Prairie Grand Opening

Grand Opening Festivities At IKEA Grand Prairie Dec. 13

IKEA Grand Prairie Grand Opening Packed With Giveaways Christmas will arrive early for Grand Prairie shoppers, with the highly anticipated grand opening of the new...
SH 360

SH 360 South Project Nearing Completion

GRAND PRAIRIE—It is a roadwork project that has been going on for almost two years.  It’s safe to say commuters on the US 287/SH...
Lancaster citizen public safety

Lancaster Police Department Gets Statewide Recognition

LANCASTER—On January 4, 2017, the Lancaster Police Department received the award of “Recognized Law Enforcement Agency” from the Texas Police Chiefs Association Law Enforcement...

Kramp Scholars Overcome Pain, Poverty, Disease

DALLAS—Poverty, domestic violence, child abuse, breast cancer: these obstacles and more have not stopped three Dallas County Community College District students from building new...
Cedar Hill Property Values On The Rise

Cedar Hill Property Values On The Rise

Resident Input Sought During September Public Hearings CEDAR HILL—There's a lot of number crunching going on as budget season is underway. From putting together the...