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DeSoto, TX - The DeSoto Teen Council is comprised of DeSoto residents in grades 9th thru 12th. The council provides a formal process that fosters a heightened awareness of municipal operations, educational opportunities, health and mental wellness experiences, life skills, and career readiness.

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DeSoto now COVID-19 testing every city employee

DeSOTO, Texas - DeSoto is the first municipality in North Texas to test every city employee for COVID-19.  The city of DeSoto is testing 350 employees weekly, first responders daily and others twice a week. Officials say the only way to beat COVID-19 is to know who has COVID-19.

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DESOTO REMEMBERS 9/11 AT FRIDAY MORNING CEREMONY @ FIREHOUSE #1

DeSoto, TX - The City of DeSoto will remember 9/11 and the 20 years since with a Friday Morning ceremony. Great story opportunity with tons of B-Roll

for your 9/11 coverage.

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City of Desoto to honor local hero with “Corey Borner Day” proclamation during Tuesday pm’s City Council meeting

DeSoto, TX - During Tuesday Evening’s DeSoto City Council Meeting, Mayor Rachel L. Proctor will honor local hero Corey Borner with an Official Proclamation declaring Tuesday, September 7, 2021, “Corey Borner Day” in the City of DeSoto.

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THE ARTS ADVANCE IN NORTH TEXAS: DESOTO CITY COUNCIL ACCEPTS FRAMEWORK FOR CULTURAL ARTS MASTER PLAN

DeSoto, TX - DeSoto, Texas, has always been welcoming to the arts, and on Tuesday, August 17th, its City Council took a critical step towards making DeSoto a bastion for the arts in North Texas by formally accepting the Arts Policy and Guiding Principles to accompany a Cultural Arts Master Plan which was approved by the Council on January 5th.

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DESOTO HEALTH DEPARTMENT PROVIDES COURSE FOR FOOD HANDLER CERTIFICATION

DeSoto, TX - Did you know that the City of DeSoto Health Department offers a state-approved Food Handler Course? The City's Health Department requires anyone who handles and serves food in a commercial kitchen to have a valid Food Handler Certification.

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DeSoto Welcomes New Assistant Director of Budget, Peter James

DeSoto, TX - Peter James has 25 plus years of Finance and Accounting experience with 20 plus years of experience in local government budgeting.  Mr. James has worked for the City of Houston, the Territory of American Samoa, and most recently, the City of Fort Worth.

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CITY MANAGER'S OFFICE KICKS OFF 2021 CIVIC ACADEMY - RESUMES AFTER A YEAR OFF

DeSoto, TX - After skipping 2020 due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, DeSoto’s Civic Academy resumed in 2021 with an August 12 kickoff session hosted by the City Manager's Office Team featuring an informative civics lesson focusing on community initiatives, the role of the Action Center, and efforts to improve health, communications, and community relations.

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DeSoto's Corey Borner continues his inspirational story by walking across stage at his graduation

DESOTO, Texas - A DeSoto native shared the moments he walked across the stage to receive a communication degree from the University of North Texas at Dallas.

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Nearly 300 Firearms Voluntarily Surrendered to DeSoto Police Through New Initiative

DeSoto, TX - Hundreds of firearms were surrendered to DeSoto police through an initiative the department began in response to increased gun violence.  Drivers lined up along Parks Drive on Saturday to voluntarily surrender unwanted firearms in exchange for $100 gift cards.

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