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DCHHS Reports First Zika Virus Case in Dallas County Acquired Through Sexual Transmission

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DALLAS (Feb. 2, 2016) – Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) has received confirmation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of the first Zika virus case acquired through sexual transmission in Dallas County in 2016. The patient was infected with the virus after having sexual contact with an ill individual who returned […]

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“CALL IF YOU CAN…TEXT IF YOU CAN’T”

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Duncanville Champion – February 2016 Text-to-911 is now available in the cities that the Southwest Regional Communications Center serves including Desoto, Cedar Hill, and Duncanville. Text-to-911 is the ability to send a text message to 911 in the event that you are unable to call. Currently, McKinney, Allen, Frisco, and several cities in Kaufman and […]

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City Adopts Smoke-Free Air Ordinance of 2016

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Duncanville Champion – February 2016 On Tuesday, January 19, 2016, the Duncanville City Council amended Chapter 16B of the Code of Ordinances and passed the “Smoke-Free Air Ordinance of 2016,” in an effort to greatly reduce the exposure of employees and citizens to the harmful effects of second-hand tobacco smoke. The new ordinance seeks to […]

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Panthers Football Announce Non-District Schedule

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With the new district alignment, football teams scramble to fill in their non-district schedule. Duncanville Panthers head coach Reginald Samples released the schedule for the Panthers and it includes Coach Sample’s former school, Dallas Skyline. The non-district schedule will start with a game at Plano East, the Panthers will host Arlington Sam Houston, and then […]

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Pantherettes Continue to Dominate at 30-0

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As the Pantherettes roll into the last week of district 8-6A play, they continue their domination with a perfect season record, 30-0. The Pantherettes followed their 54-point victory over Grand Prairie High with a 68-point victory by dismantling Mansfield 87-19. On Friday night against South Grand Prairie was able to keep it a little closer, […]

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Panther Roundballers Split Against Mansfield and South Grand Prairie

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With Panther basketball needing to get back on track this season, facing a 13-12 season record and 2-4 district record, they were able to split two games last week. First was a 85-49 defeat of Mansfield, before falling 69-59 against South Grand Prairie. The Texas Association of Basketball Coaches currently ranks South Grand Prairie at […]

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Texas UIL Announces District Realignment for Duncanville

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This morning the Texas University Interscholastic League (UIL) announced the new reclassification and realignment for 2016 through 2018. Duncanville will be moving to District 7-6A, along with Cedar Hill, DeSoto, Grand Prairie, and South Grand Prairie. Joining them will be the Irving schools; Irving High, Irving MacArthur, Irving Nimitz. The last time these teams were […]

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Preparations Begin for 2016 City Elections

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The 2016 City Officers election will be held on Saturday, May 7th. This year’s slate of offices includes Mayor as well as District 2 and 4 Councilmembers. All registered voters residing within the City of Duncanville may vote for the Mayor position. Only residents of Districts 2 and 4 may vote for their respective candidates. […]

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Got Construction Material?

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Are you remodeling your home or having repairs made? Do you do know what to do with the waste material? The waste material from home and/or building remodeling or repairs is considered construction or building material. This material will not be picked up by Republic Services, the garbage company contracted with the City of Duncanville. Homeowners […]

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DCHHS Advises Travelers to Protect Against, Avoid Spreading Chikungunya, Dengue and Zika Viruses

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Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) is advising travelers to be aware of Chikungunya, Dengue and Zika viruses. While there have been no reports of locally-acquired cases, imported cases make local spread possible because the mosquitoes that can transmit those viruses are found in Dallas County. Mosquito season in Dallas County is officially from […]

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