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Duncaville Suburban (Newspaper) - August 2, 1979, Duncanville, Texas
Duncanville Duncan Vule Public Library 103 e Wheatland Duncanville Texas copyright 1970 suburban publishers Duncanville. Texas a the Only newspaper in the world published just for Duncanville official publication of the Superb suburb volume 20, number 34 8 sections 60 pages Duncanville Texas single copy 20 cents thursday August 2, 1979 set for sept. 18 election 12 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 the girl of the al month Tami Curtis a 17-year-old senior at Duncanville High is the suburban s girl of the month for August. She is the daughter of or. And mrs. Jerry Curtis 641 far Wood Circle. Tami has been a member of the National Honor society 3 years student Council 2 years debate squad 2 years journalism staff 1 year. Quill amp scroll 1 year German club 1 year. Foreign travel club 1 year. Who s who among american High school students american legion auxiliary girls state National forensic league and thespians 2 years serving As vice president last year and president for the 1979-80 school year. She is a member of the first Christian Church of Duncanville. Dos registration set juniors and seniors at Duncanville High will Register for classes aug. 15-16, according to the following schedule seniors wednesday. Aug. 15, according to beginning of last name 8 30 . 10 30 . Dem fit Here a Pori f of al Bri Cate was a quote so 3o Herd Maru me 0-pi no so be col spa a by Ben Bre la Man we a Corn Del juniors thursday. Aug. 16. According to beginning of last name 8 30 . 10 30 . Kili cuff Raro Baro Bra sin st Lomec Wilm a to we a Chap or Han i car Ham us to we will Mcd Moore al Gal Bre Chan re Sim Hoke Moorman opa a students will report to building 6 for registration orientation then to registry Quot Tutor Tot class it staid Felt a be to bring a Pencil if a student is out of town and cannot be present to Register he May new student r registration dates slated registration dates for students new to the Duncanville Independent school District were announced this week by school officials. Elementary students Are to Register aug. 14-15 at their respective schools. Junior High schools will begin registering new students monday aug. 13, and will continue until school begins. High school registration will be aug. 6-13. The District encourages parents to Register students on these dates if possible. Have a relative Register for him. Students who plan to drive their car to school must Register their car. The parking fee will be $6 per Quarter or $15 per year. Students will need to show their Driver s License and know the car License number. Registration for parking also will be aug. 15-16. Students should come prepared to pay the parking fee. Final schedule pick up and orientation printed schedules will be issued to All grades 9 through 12 and should be picked up As follows freshmen 8 30 to 10 30 . Thursday aug. 23. Freshman and new student orientation will be held at this time. It is very important for All freshmen to attend. Sophomores 1-3 30 ., Friday aug. 24. Juniors-8 30-11 .10 . Friday aug. 24. Seniors 1-3 30 Thursday. Aug. 23. Duncanville voters will be asked to approve a $5,052,-000 Bond proposal in a sept 18 election. The City Council approved the figures and called for the Bond election at a special meeting monday night. A breakdown of the $5,052,000 includes City Hall-$1,060,000. A new City Hail has been pro Council to hear requests four Public hearings on zoning requests will be conducted by the City Council monday. The Council will meet at 7 30 At the Council amp court building. The first hearing will be on the request of South Meadows inc. For a change of zoning from commercial to duplex la and from commercial and residential 1 to residential 2a on property on the Southeast Side of Highway 67,. South of Wheatland East of Cockrell Hill North of Daniel Dale and adjacent to the City limit line. A second hearing concerns a request by the City Council for recommend ticks on a special use permit for a Day care Center at 502 Golden Meadows. The third hearing will be on a request of Doug Watson for a change of zoning from residential 2 to planned development District at the Northeast quadrant of Dan i Fieldale and Cedar Hill roads. The final hearing is on the request of children s world inc. For a special use permit for a Day care Center in local retail District zoning at 202 s. Venice. Burglaries on Rise police make some arrests burglars have been having a Field Day in Duncanville s residential the past two weeks but police have Cut heavily into bicycle thefts and some Home burglaries with the arrest of seven juveniles. Arrest of three youths broke up a Quot bicycle theft ring Quot according to it. Bob Moore he said the youths were stealing bicycles stripping them of some parts and in some cases other bicycles. They also were doing some repainting. Quot a was t a Large operation Quot it. Moore said Quot hut we did recover some parts. These youngsters had been filed on Quot before for the same two other juveniles were arrested and charged with burglaries at two churches on Cedar Ridge Road evangelical methodist Church and st. Mark lutheran Church. Officers foiled a burglary in Progress when they received a Call to a repair shop on Hastings last thursday evening. A witness said he had Seeri a Man kick in a door and Start taking things out of the building. Officers arrived and caught a 26-year-old male carrying out an adding machine. He told officers the Man who owned the place owed him Money and he was told to take whatever would balance what he owed. The owner of the business refused to press charges in the Case. Officers Are seeking a Black male who used a stolen credit card to get four new tires put on his car at the Morris Gulf service Center 711 n. Cockrell Hill Road. The Man already had driven off when it was discovered the credit card was stolen. However the police were Given a License number and Are checking that out. The suspect in the robbery of Art Shirley Mobil 400 n. Main two weeks ago is still being sought. Quot he s hiding out Quot said it. Moore. Quot he knows we re after him and Dallas police also Are seeking him on violation of probation on to it Jenny several burglaries have been reported at new Home Sites. A compressor unit was stolen and another damaged at one site while a Large saw was stolen from another construction Job. The fair Meadows area was hit by a number of burglaries of automobiles. The thieves took cd radios stereos tapes and whatever else they could steal from the vehicles. A number of House burglaries also were reported. Chief targets have been plants cigarettes and Beer. However there was an unusual combination in one House burglary where potted plants a gun and ammunition were taken. Many of the plants have been taken off porches. Vandals damaged two Homes in Shenandoah estates one a Model Home and another was a new Home. The damage was to doors and windows. The Concession stand at Lakeside Park was burglarized Friday night. There was a burglary late last week at the High school. Police still Are trying to find out what was taken because the Man in charge is on vacation. Posed on the Armstrong Park property possibly somewhere along Wheatland Road. The Council and City staff have not determined the exact site for the City Hall if voters approve its construction said City manager Marcus Harrington. Fireman s Drill Tower -$175,000. This is a facility required in the training of the City s fire recruits and continuing education of its firemen. Service Center $400,-000. This would he a garage maintenance storage and office facility for several City departments. One site discussed for the Center is on Daniel Dale drive East of the new station. Park it improvements --$1,172,000. This will include s. Kkt for the general Park fund $47&Quot.m for a Community Canter and s198.000 for gymnasiums the Community Canter originally was planned with a gymnasium but that was removed from the proposal it would serve As a Large meeting area but would be designed to Divide into smaller meeting areas for arts amp crafts , senior citizen meetings Etc. The Money for gymnasiums would be paid to the school District for the City s use of the facilities. Drainage $2,245,000. A number of problem areas around the City have been pinpointed by City engineers where flooding from heavy Rains can be alleviated by construction of new culverts and widening of others. Gov. Bill Clements visited with a Duncanville delegation and rep. Ray Keller last from Duncanville visits with gov. Clements state rep. Ray Keller led a delegation of 23 representatives of Duncan ill to Austin last week for a private meeting with gov. Bill Clements in what Keller termed Quot a get acquainted Effort which should prove most fruitful to the City of Keller said. Quot prompted by the Duncanville chamber we requested an interview with gov. Clements for the purpose of letting him know about Duncanville and the dynamic things we Are trying to accomplish As Well As use the occasion to voice oot Intee to and ton Cetnik promoting business in Texas to the need for continued funding of Highway 67. The governor used the time to express his desire for initiative and referendum the use of wiretapping to combat Critne and returning the a hearing scheduled on school tax hike Over issues facing our state and Keller continued Quot we had a very informal meeting where several issues were discussed ranging from Energy and Gas allocation to the Board off education has scheduled a Public hearing on a proposed 8 percent property tax increase. The hearing for the Duncan ill Independent school District will begin at 6 30 Monday the school administration building trustees called for the hearing during a special session Friday evening. The tax increase is required because the school District cannot generate the necessary Revenue under present legislation. Due to the new Homestead exemptions most residential property owners will pay less taxes than last year if the one to rate is retained it appears Only part of the tax Money lost to exemptions will be reimbursed by the state of Texas so All property owners will make up the loss through the tax increase. A sic Quot ills to our educational system. Quot also a great Deal of time was spent on projects in Duncanville. We hid an Opportunity to talk about the new chamber of Commerce building and the annual civic auction plus other projects that Are the Pride of our City. I feel confident As a result of our trip we can expect a visit to Duncanville by gov. Clements in the near concluding Keller said Quot i can Only Echo the governor s comments that the efforts of these citizens Are a Fine example of civic Pride involve mint being Active in the government process such As this will no doubt pay off in dividends for All of Duncanville. 1 Only Hope it will serve to encourage even pore civic activity in the Gramm planning Stop Here a Stop in Duncanville will be on the itinerary when . Rep. Phil Gramm visits in Dallas county wednesday aug. 8, and thursday aug. 9, for a series of Public meetings with county residents. The question and answer sessions in Dallas county Are part of an extensive schedule of Public meetings Gramm will hold in the sixth District during the August congressional recess. Gramm will hold a town meeting at the Lancaster City Council building at 5 15 On , aug. 8. He will then travel to grand Prairie for a town meeting in the Council Chambers of City Hall Plaza beginning at 7 On thursday aug. 9, Gramm will hold a Public meeting with de Soto residents at the Dairy Queen 625 n. Hampton beginning at 9 . Followed by a town meeting at the Cedar Hill Community Center on West Mansfield Highway at 10 15 . Gramm will hold a town meet Rig in Duncanville in the Holiday inn banquet room beginning at 1 30 He is also scheduled to address a noon meeting of the Duncanville chamber of Commerce on the 9th. At 3 ., Gramm will meet with Oak Cliff residents in a town meeting at the Oak Cliff country club 2200 w. Redbird Lane Dallas. He then travels to Wilmer for a town meeting a with Wilmer Hutchins residents at the Wilmer Community Center beginning at 4 30 In addition to the town meetings in Dallas cd minty Gramm will tour the North rup corporation s facility in Hutchins. Gramm s schedule during the August congressional re. Cess includes 51 meet Tigs with District residents local leaders and civic groups in 31 communities
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