November 6, 2018 - Special Election to Fill Vacancy
- Written by Kathy Jones Kathy Jones
- Published: 20 August 2018 20 August 2018
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.
FY2019 City of DeSoto Budget Includes Property Tax Rate Reduction
- Written by Frank Bentley Frank Bentley
- Published: 17 August 2018 17 August 2018
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,”
DeSoto Boards and Commissions Appointments
- Written by City Of DeSoto City Of DeSoto
- Published: 13 August 2018 13 August 2018
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.
DeSoto Civic Academy Looks Behind the Scenes
- Written by Rita Cook Rita Cook
- Published: 28 July 2018 28 July 2018
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,
Wi-Fi Available at DeSoto Parks
- Written by City of DeSoto City of DeSoto
- Published: 26 July 2018 26 July 2018
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.
Unknown amount of raw sewage pours into DeSoto creek after mechanical issue
- Written by Tom Steele Tom Steele
- Published: 21 July 2018 21 July 2018
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.
Donations flood in to help DeSoto High School student stripped of valedictorian spot
- Written by Corbett Smith Corbett Smith
- Published: 09 July 2018 09 July 2018
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
DeSoto man arrested, accused of stomping puppy to death
- Written by Jacob Prothro Jacob Prothro
- Published: 06 July 2018 06 July 2018
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.
Trial Begins In Fatal Domestic Violence Case
- Written by Joshua C. Johnson Joshua C. Johnson
- Published: 27 June 2018 27 June 2018
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.
Groundbreaking for New Fire Station 2 and Fire Administration Building
- Written by City-wide Announcements City-wide Announcements
- Published: 18 June 2018 18 June 2018
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.