53 desoto businesses secure Covid-19 paycheck protection program loans from the US SBA: application period extended to August 8th

DeSoto, TX - The City of DeSoto has received some very good news from the US Small Business Administration. 53 eligible DeSoto Small Businesses and/or Non-Profits impacted by COVID-19 Pandemic have secured SBA Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans.

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Man arrested after fatally shooting son in front of grandson in DeSoto, police say

DeSoto, TX - A man has been arrested after he shot and killed his adult son in front of his 16-year-old grandson as they fought in Desoto on Friday night, police said.  The teen walked to a neighbor’s home to report the grandfather had shot his father, according to the department. The neighbor called police.

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DeSoto City Council Approves a Plan to Offer Credits to Residential and Commercial Utility Customers

DeSoto, TX - At their May 19, 2020 meeting, the DeSoto City Council approved a plan to provide payment relief to City of DeSoto utility customers impacted by the COVID‐19 shutdown. The plan has three components:

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DESOTO GOES BACK TO THE FUTURE: COUNCIL, BOARDS & COMMISSION MEETINGS GOING VIRTUAL IN JULY: Encourages Public Involvement In Government Without COVID-19 Risks

DeSoto, TX - The City of DeSoto is returning to virtual meetings for its City Council and Boards & Commissions meetings during the month of July and is prepared to extend this format further into the summer months if conditions warrant.

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DESOTO RESIDENTS BUILD BRIDGES WITH POLICE, COMMUNITY LEADERS

DeSoto, TX - DeSoto Resident Ray Richardson had an idea that came to fruition in a big way on Saturday. Richardson received initial satisfaction from his follow-ups with Cedar Hill Police to address a baseless traffic stop that he recently experienced with a rookie officer while he was driving home to DeSoto from a late-night shift in Grand Prairie.

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DeSoto businesses given boxes of face masks

DeSoto, TX - One city in Dallas County is ready for the ordinance requiring people to wear masks in businesses.  The DeSoto Chamber of Commerce has been giving away free masks.

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DeSoto woman wanted for murdering husband in 2013 arrested at the border

DeSoto, TX - A North Texas woman who allegedly killed her husband nearly a decade ago was captured recently while trying to cross the border into the United States.

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DeSoto Mayor's Message on the Shortage of Blood in Our Region

DeSoto, TX - Mayor's Message on the Shortage of Blood in Our Region Normally it's a challenge to maintain a sufficient blood supply in a major metropolitan area like DFW, but the COVID-19 Pandemic has dramatically reduced blood drives and donation opportunities.

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DeSoto's "Bringing Bulky Back!"(yeah)

DeSoto, TX - City of DeSoto waste hauler Republic Services will resume limited bulky waste collection service of up to 4-cubic yards per residence per week beginning on June 15, 2020.  Regular collection of Bulky Waste was suspended on April 6th due to potential exposure to COVID-19 tainted bulky waste.

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DeSoto Mayor Goes Online To Meet With HOA's

DeSoto, TX - DeSoto Parks & Recreation has taken its next steps in a phased reopening of the park system designed to allow for increased activity by residents while exercising caution due to ongoing COVID-19 concerns.

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