November 6, 2018 - Special Election to Fill Vacancy

DeSoto, TX - On August 20, 2018, the City Council for the City of DeSoto held a Special Meeting to consider the resignation of Councilmember Place 2, Virgil Helm, who resigned on August 13, 2018.  

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FY2019 City of DeSoto Budget Includes Property Tax Rate Reduction

DeSoto, TX - “Since my appointment to the position of City Manager in 2011, my Administration has been working tirelessly and with due diligence to improve the monetary situation of our community,”

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DeSoto Boards and Commissions Appointments

DeSoto, TX - Serving on a Board or Commission is a great way to become involved in DeSoto. All Board and Commission appointments are made by members of the City Council through an interview process.

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DeSoto Civic Academy Looks Behind the Scenes

DeSoto, TX - Adults and interested students in DeSoto can get an insider’s look at what it takes to make a city run at the upcoming DeSoto Civic Academy. Beginning on August 16, attendees will have the chance to learn about DeSoto’s history,

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Wi-Fi Available at DeSoto Parks

DeSoto, TX - Wi-Fi access is now available at all DeSoto Park locations. Having internet access will enable residents to stay better connected to family and friends, share park experiences and read e-books while enjoying open green spaces.

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Unknown amount of raw sewage pours into DeSoto creek after mechanical issue

DeSoto, TX - The discharge of raw sewage into a southern Dallas County creek had stopped Saturday evening, but officials were unsure how much had made its way into the creek.

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Donations flood in to help DeSoto High School student stripped of valedictorian spot

DeSoto, TX - DeSoto High School’s on-again, off-again valedictorian won’t have to worry about affording her first year of college after all.  Destiny Brannon — the graduating senior who lost her valedictorian spot after DeSoto discovered errors in how it calculated its final rankings

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DeSoto man arrested, accused of stomping puppy to death

DeSoto, TX - A DeSoto man was arrested Friday after he allegedly stomped a puppy to death inside a dumpster.  Paige Armani Franklin, 24, is charged with one count of Cruelty to Animals – a third-degree felony.

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Trial Begins In Fatal Domestic Violence Case

DeSoto, TX - More than a year later, the trial of a DeSoto woman who shot and killed her husband is underway.  At approximately 6:11 p.m. on April 30, 2017 9-1-1 dispatchers at the Southwest Regional Communications Center (SWRCC) received a chilling call from Sharon Hennington-Taylor.

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Groundbreaking for New Fire Station 2 and Fire Administration Building

DeSoto, TX - Construction will begin soon on a new fire station in DeSoto.  This new station will replace DeSoto’s current station 2 located on Belt Line Road. Funding for the new station was approved by voters in the 2014 Bond Referendum. 

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