Veteran dead in his DeSoto apartment for 3 years finally laid to rest as questions still linger

Shreveport, LA - A Navy veteran was laid to rest Thursday in his hometown of Shreveport, Louisana. A month after he was found dead in his apartment in DeSoto, Texas and nearly three years after he died on his apartment kitchen floor.

Read more ...

DeSoto High student investigated for ‘kill list’

DeSoto, TX - DeSoto police and school officials are investigating a student connected to a threatening message left in a high school bathroom that included a “kill list.”

Read more ...

2 men killed, 3 wounded in shooting at DeSoto apartment

DeSoto, TX - Two men died and three were wounded in a shooting Sunday night at a DeSoto apartment.  Police responded just before 8 p.m. to a report of a home invasion in the 200 block of West Wintergreen Road, near North Hampton Road.

Read more ...

MAYOR & HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATIONS MEET FOR A 360° DEGREE DISCUSSION

DeSoto, TX - On Thursday evening, December 5th, Mayor Curtistene S. McCowan met with representatives from DeSoto’s homeowners associations (HOA’s) and other participating residents to discuss issues of importance that were raised by attendees.

Read more ...

DeSoto ISD Student Recognized by City of Glenn Heights

DeSoto, TX - Curtistene S. McCowan Middle School student, Jordynn West, was honored by the City of Glenn Heights Mayor, Harry A. Garrett, and members of the City Council at their regular board meeting on Tuesday, December 3, 2019.

Read more ...

Suspect Matthew Gonzalez Arrested In Murder Of DeSoto Woman

DeSoto, TX -  According to DeSoto Police, last night 21 year old DeSoto resident Mason Varela was stabbed at her home. The sole suspect, her ex-boyfriend Matthew Shane Gonzalez, has been arrested.

Read more ...

Here Are DeSoto's Safest/Cleanest Food Handling Establishments in 2019!

DeSoto, TX - On Tuesday, November 19th, during the DeSoto City Council Meeting, Mayor Curtistene S. McCowan and Environmental Health Department Health Inspector Mamata Bhandari recognized the finest food-handling establishments in DeSoto with “Awards of Excellence.”

Read more ...

Navy veteran found in his apartment had been dead for three years, medical examiner says

DeSoto, TX - The family of a man found dead in his DeSoto apartment last week is stricken with grief and plagued with a multitude of questions. A medical examiner determined that Ronald Wayne White had been dead in that apartment for approximately three years.

Read more ...

DESOTO GETS “IT” ONCE AGAIN: WINS 4TH CONSECUTIVE DIGITAL CITIES AWARD

DeSoto, TX - The City of DeSoto has won its fourth consecutive Digital Cities Award from the Center for Digital Government (CDG) by placing in the top ten of all participating US Cities with a population of fewer than 75,000.

Read more ...

DeSoto Officials & Hotel Operators Meet to Boost Tourism Efforts

Desoto, TX - City of DeSoto Officials held a Thursday morning meeting (10/31/19) with the city’s hotel operators and Chamber of Commerce representatives to strengthen dialogue and coordinate efforts to attract more and more visitors to DeSoto.

Read more ...