Matt Madness: DeSoto Grad Drives Duke to the Final Four
DESOTO, TX ? It?s been a rough March Madness for the State of Texas, but one local kid just had his shining moment at the Tourney. DeSoto?s own Matt Jones had his game of the year, powering Duke with 16 points! He?s only averaged about six points a game, so Gonzaga never saw him coming, [?]
Class Act: DeSoto Sophomore Speaks With Authority
DESOTO, TX ? Felicia Johnson is our Class Act of the Week, brought to you by Baylor, Scott & White Health. Felicia is a sophomore at DeSoto High School. She left peers and teachers alike speechless when she won the school?s first-ever MLK Oratory Competition. Know of a Class Act at your school? Let us [?]
Region 5 ESC Awards Portable Classroom Contract To Palomar Modular Buildings
Region 5, the east Texas Education Service Center, awarded Palomar Modular Buildings with their Portable/Modular Building contract allowing Region 5 members to purchase modular buildings at favorable negotiated rates (PRWeb March 11, 2015) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2015/03/prweb12577490.htm
Victims identified in crash involving train, truck in DeSoto Parish
Louisiana State Police have released the names of the victims who died in a crash involving a truck and a train in DeSoto Parish.
2 killed in crash involving train, car in DeSoto Parish
Two people have died in a crash involving a truck and a train in DeSoto Parish.
A Deadly Industry
By Jim Malewitz, Jolie McCullough, Ben Hasson and Lise Olsen Assembled data shows how and where U.S. refinery workers continue to die. Despite special emphasis programs on refinery safety, refinery workers in the United States continue to die. read more
Shelby County historical bridge project underway
Shelby County residents not only have to watch the bridges for weather conditions, but also for construction.Work is progressing on a $20 million dollar bridge that connects Joaquin and Logansport, Louisiana.
Duke punches final ticket to Final Four
Freshman forward Justise Winslow and sophomore guard Matt Jones scored 16 points apiece to lead the top-seeded Duke Blue Devils past the second-seeded Gonzaga Bulldogs 66-52 in the South Regional final on Sunday in Houston.
Crime Bureau: Monster Truck Gang?
PLANO, TX ? Times are tough, so it?s not surprising folks are looking for new ways to earn a few bucks. But what about posing as a Good Samaritan? Cops say David Campbell stole a monster truck parked in front of a Plano restaurant to advertise its grand opening. A couple of days after the [?]
Bucs sign free agents Melton, Conte
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced today that they have signed free agent safety Chris Conte and defensive tackle Henry Melton.