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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Supporters Rally Behind Resigned DeSoto ISD Superintendent

DeSoto, TX - Dozens of community members lined the streets outside the DeSoto Administration Building on Saturday and shouted their support for recently resigned district Superintendent D’Andre Weaver.

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Acting superintendent at DeSoto ISD under fire for racist and transphobic Facebook posts; board members call for emergency removal

DeSoto, TX - The newly appointed acting-superintendent for DeSoto Independent School District is under fire for past social media posts, and now two board members want him replaced immediately. 

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Warehouse Fire Destroys DeSoto ISD’s Personal Protective Equipment, Donations Needed

DeSoto, TX - DeSoto ISD is asking for donations from the community after most of their Personal Protective Equipment went up in flames.  The fire at the district’s Plant Services building at 200 W. Parkerville Road, which houses the supplies happened at 4:30 a.m. Tuesday.

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Statement on resignation of DeSoto ISD Superintendent D'Andre Weaver from Mayor Curtistene S. McCowan

DeSoto, TX - I was both shocked and saddened to learn of the resignation of DeSoto ISD Superintendent Dr. D’Andre Weaver.  I respect the Superintendent’s decision to resign and would like to thank him for giving so much of himself over the past two years while trying to make DeSoto’s schools a better place for our children to learn and to be all that they can be. 

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Crews control flames after fire breaks out at DeSoto ISD Service Center

DeSoto, TX - A fire broke out early Thursday morning at DeSoto Independent School District's Service Center, officials said.  DeSoto firefighters responded to the scene around 4:30 a.m. at the 200 block of West Parkerville Road.

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$2.25 Million Available in Grants to DeSoto Residents and Business Owners Affected by COVID-19.

DeSoto, TX - On behalf of the City of DeSoto, we are excited to announce two new grant programs to support residents and businesses affected by COVID-19. The pre-application period is open August 24, 2020 through September 14, 2020.

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DeSoto rolls out $2.25 Mil grant/assistance programs for residents and businesses hit hardest by COVID-19

DeSoto, TX - As part of an ongoing effort to provide support to residents and businesses hardest hit during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic, the City of DeSoto has rolled out two new programs on Monday, August 24, 2020, designed to provide both sectors with a combined $2.25 million in Coronavirus relief funds via the CARES Act.

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DeSoto's Youth Master Plan Survey

DeSoto, TX - Mayors and City Council members across America know their communities’ success depends on the health and well-being of children, youth, and families. Working with colleagues in local government, leaders can strengthen municipal policies, support effective programs, and bring diverse partners to the table in order to make things happen. 

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