Phased COVID Reopening for Parks & BMX in DeSoto

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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DeSoto Recreation Center Reopening | Now Accepting RSVP

DeSoto, TX - The DeSoto Recreation Center is re-opening with restrictions. Patrons will have access to the Fitness Center, Basketball Courts, and the Walking/Jogging Track.

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DeSoto High Football Player Killed in T-Bone Collision With Hummer in Houston

Houston, TX - A 16-year-old from North Texas was killed and two other teens seriously hurt when a Hummer collided with their BMW in suburban Houston, authorities say.

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Statement on George Floyd killing and aftermath from DeSoto Mayor Curtistene S. McCowan

DeSoto, TX - There have been many times in history that our nation has faced tragedy and imminent threats, yet each time we came together as one to get through it. However, the divisions that we are experiencing today are potentially more dangerous than the deadly Pandemic that has claimed more than 100,000 American lives.

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A Message from Desoto's Police Chief to his Officers

DeSoto, TX - I had a chance to review the video of the Minneapolis Incident. I could not believe what I was seeing!! It disturbed me very much, and, as I continued to watch, I became angry and more upset with not only the main officer, but with all of the officers at the scene.

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STATEMENT FROM MAYOR CURTISTENE S. MCCOWAN ON MONDAY’S NATIONAL DAY OF MOURNING & LAMENT:

DeSoto, TX - Last Monday I took part in a Memorial Day Remembrance Service at DeSoto’s Military Memorial at Nance Farm that was organized by our Veterans Affairs Committee.

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EASING COVID-19 BURDEN ON DESOTO RESIDENTS & BUSINESSES

DeSoto, TX - The DeSoto City Council is taking action to assist businesses and residents hit especially hard by COVID-19. Two new programs being offered to DeSoto businesses and residents include a small business grant of up to $5,000 and relief for certain water and sewer customers.

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DeSoto Police Department seeking public's assistance locating wanted person in connection with shooting

DeSoto, TX - The DeSoto Police Department is seeking the public's assistance locating a wanted person in connection with a shooting on Tuesday.  DeSoto police are searching for 21-year-old Brandon David Moore of Hutchins, Texas.

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DESOTO HONORS AMERICA’S WAR DEAD WITH MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONY

DeSoto, TX - The City of DeSoto’s Veterans Affairs Committee braved the rain and gathered at the DeSoto’s Military Memorial at historic Nance Farm on Memorial Day (Monday) morning at 10am for a Remembrance Ceremony to honor of the brave members of the US Armed Forces who gave their lives to protect us and maintain our freedoms.

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DeSoto grandmother, 62, recovers from COVID-19 after two months in hospital

DeSoto, TX - After nearly two months at Methodist Charlton Medical Center in Dallas and more than a month of a ventilator, a 62-year-old grandmother from DeSoto was released and moved to a rehabilitation center.

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