DeSoto Mourns The Sudden Passing of Mayor Curtistene S. McCowan

DeSoto, TX - It is with profound sadness and deep regret that the City of DeSoto announces the passing of our Mayor and dear friend, Curtistene S. McCowan. She was 72.

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Video link/Photos from Friday AM Dallas County/DeSoto Occupational Driver's License Press Conference

DeSoto, TX - Most Dallas County and DeSoto residents depend on their vehicles to get to and from work, and quite a few actually drive for a living, but except for the usual traffic headaches the majority do not encounter any real problems.

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Fraud Alert in Desoto

DeSoto, TX - The DeSoto Police Department wants to alert our residents to a scam that is circulating in our area.

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DeSoto EDC wins Economic Development Excellence Award from International Economic Development Council

Washington, DC: The DeSoto Economic Development Corporation won the top Gold Award for its DeSoto Economic Development Corporation New Website & Re-branding, a project in the category of General Purpose Website of the International Economic Development Council (IEDC). 

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DeSoto mayor has lung cancer, she announces during city council meeting

DeSoto, TX - DeSoto Mayor Curtistene McCowan has been diagnosed with lung cancer, she said during a council meeting that was held via Zoom on Tuesday.  “Those who know me are aware that I am a fighter.

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Manager of Court Services for DeSoto receives Extraordinary Achievement Award

DeSoto, TX - Jeremey Leonard, Manager of Court Services, for the City of DeSoto Municipal Court, has been recognized with the Extraordinary Achievement Award by the Texas Court Clerk’s Association.

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Two Arrested in Connection to Police Chase From DeSoto to Dallas

DeSoto, TX - Two individuals have been apprehended and a stolen truck has been returned to its owner after a police chase from DeSoto to Dallas on Thursday, police say.

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DeSoto ISD Receives Donations to Recover PPE Supply Destroyed in Recent Fire

DeSoto, TX - An outpouring of generosity is helping a North Texas school district keep students and staff safe as classrooms reopen for the new school year. The DeSoto Independent School District says Dallas-based health care company Medcillary donated 50,000 KN95 masks to the district.

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Mayor Curtistene S. McCowan's Statement on Court Ruling Concerning Census Deadline

DeSoto, TX - The City of DeSoto has been committed to having every one of our residents counted for the 2020 US Census, so we were very concerned when the Census Bureau cut short the Census deadline by a month.

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DeSoto City Council examines local marijuana enforcement policy

DeSoto, TX - The use of marijuana and related products such as CBD has received a lot of attention in recent years. In some states, the local government has legalized cannabis altogether, though it remains a violation under existing federal law.

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