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Allen F. Disharoon, Jr. March 17, 1921 – May 11, 2017

Allen F. Disharoon, Jr., 96, of Duncanville passed away Wednesday, May 11, 2017. He was born in Stephenville, Tx. He is survived by his devoted wife of 67 years, Rosa; his children: Linda Calvin, Jerry Disharoon and his wife Karan, Nancy Gray and her husband Dennis; 8 adoring grandchildren, and 10 great grandchildren. He worked […]

Duncanville ISD Seeking Full Day Pre-K Applicants

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If you’ve always wanted to have an impact on students as they begin their academic careers, Duncanville ISD has an exciting opportunity for you! The district is now accepting applications for our Full Day Pre-K program for the 2017 – 2018 school year. To apply, please complete the ‘Pre-K Pooled’ teacher application.

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Nancy Kay Maxie June 18, 1946 – February 12, 2017

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Nancy Kay Thompson Maxie of Duncanville, beloved wife, mother, Nana, sister and friend passed away February 12, 2017. She was born June 18, 1946 in Fort Worth, Texas, the daughter of Charles Lincoln Thompson & Ann Marie Dobbs Thompson. A longtime member of TOPS, she had numerous friends and relatives from all over. Her lifetime […]

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Margaret Weil February 9, 1919 – February 6, 2017

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Margaret was born in Fabens, Texas, near El Paso, on February 9, 1919. She grew up in Ennis, Texas, the Middle child of seven children. She graduated from Ennis High School. She then moved to Dallas, where she worked as a sales clerk and cashier. When World War II began, she became a “Rosie the […]

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Preserving Duncanville’s History

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City of Duncanville – The Duncanville Public Library is looking for current and former Duncanville residents and City employees that would like to share their personal story with the community via a collection of mini-interviews to be published throughout the City’s communication channels. Inspired by Humans of New York, the Library hopes to capture and preserve […]

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No. 11/13 Texas Women’s Hoops Upsets No. 2/2 Baylor in Waco, 85-79

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WACO, Texas – Junior Brooke McCarty totaled a season-high 22 points and freshman Joyner Holmes posted her sixth double-dip of the season as No. 11/13 Texas Women’s Basketball (19-4, 13-0 Big 12 Conference) broke No. 2/2 Baylor’s (23-2, 12-1 Big 12 Conference) 21-game winning streak and handed the Lady Bears their first inside the Ferrell […]

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Student-Athletes Sign to Continue Careers in College

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Duncanville ISD proudly celebrated 16 student-athletes who announced commitments to continue their education and athletic careers at the collegiate level on National Signing Day. The number of football scholarships offered to Duncanville players surpassed the class of 2015-2016 thanks in large part to the Panthers’ highly-successful 11-3 season under Head Coach Reginald Samples. The following […]

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Jan R. Brooks September 1, 1939 – January 28, 2017

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Jan passed away on January 28, 2017 at the age of 77 due to complications from ALS-FTD. She was born in Henderson, TX to her parents, Wallace and Rebecca Denby and later moved with her family to Dallas when she was 3 years old. She graduated from Sunset High School in 1957 and attended East […]

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Helen L. Leonard March 23, 1933 – January 26, 2017

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Helen L. Leonard of Duncanville, Texas, beloved Mother and MeMaw passed away January 26, 2017. She was born March 23, 1933 in Overton, Texas, the daughter of R. L. Tucker & Geneva (Johns) Tucker. During the 1970’s Helen worked for the City of Duncanville as City Secretary, then went on to work for The Dallas […]

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Louisiana Tech Uses Late Run To Defeat Women’s Basketball

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DENTON — Louisiana Tech used a 12-2 run in the final five minutes of the game to take a 72-65 victory against the North Texas women’s basketball team on Saturday afternoon in the Super Pit. In a closely-contested match that featured 17 lead changes and 11 ties, neither team led by more than four points […]

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