PASSING OF THE TORCH AT THE DESOTO FIRE DEPARTMENT

DeSoto, TX - The DeSoto City Council has unanimously confirmed the appointment of 21-year DeSoto’s Fire veteran Bryan Southard as DeSoto’s new Fire Chief. Southard has served as the department’s second in command in the title of Assistant Chief since May of 2018.

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North Texas Man Battling Cancer Gets Final Wish to Get Married

Waxahachie, TX - Denzel Green, 54, was diagnosed with cancer about a year ago.  He’s currently a patient at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Waxahachie. There, he has been receiving weeks of radiation and chemotherapy to treat cancer in his spine, liver and colon.

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Dallas police arrest 6; seize pot, cocaine, guns and nearly $8,000

Dallas, DeSoto, TX - Authorities arrested five men and a teen, seizing guns, drugs and nearly $8,000 on Friday as part of a monthslong effort to break up a crime ring in southern Dallas and DeSoto, Dallas police said.

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Shooting in DeSoto sends two 17-year-olds to the hospital

DESOTO, Texas - DeSoto police are investigating a shooting Saturday night that sent two 17-year-olds to the hospital. The shooting was reported to police just after 9 p.m., in the 1400 block of Deborah Avenue.

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DESOTO HIRES NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC WORKS VETERAN CHARLES BREWER TO RUN ITS DEVELOPMENT SERVICES DEPARTMENT

DeSoto, TX - The City of DeSoto, Texas, has hired veteran Public Works Director Charles Brewer to serve as the Managing Director of DeSoto’s Development Services Department, which oversees all major City infrastructure projects, enforces all building codes and regulations, and manages all municipal facilities.

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DeSoto Police Probe Afternoon Shooting at Hampton Road 7-Eleven

DeSoto, TX - DeSoto Police Detectives are investigating the Thursday afternoon shooting of a DeSoto man in the parking lot of a 7-Eleven convenience store at 1500 N. Hampton Road at Wintergreen Road.

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DeSoto Mayor delivers State of the City address Thursday afternoon

DeSoto, TX - DeSoto Mayor Rachel L. Proctor delivered DeSoto’s Annual State of the City Address, her first in office, on Thursday, February 10th in the DeSoto Civic Center.

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Concerned DeSoto Citizens' Monthly Meeting - February 12th

DeSoto, TX - It is time for us to meet together to get up to date on happenings in DeSoto. This Saturday we have another informative and engaging presentation by one of DeSoto’s city leaders!  Mark your calendar! 

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Breaking News: Body of missing DeSoto Woman Confirmed by Medical Examiner Late Tuesday PM

DeSoto, TX - DeSoto Police have announced a somber conclusion to a joint search with Dallas and Grand Prairie Police for Yi Chan, a 25-year-old DeSoto resident who left her family’s home in a depressed state early Sunday and her car was found with the engine running a few hours later

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DESOTO, DALLAS, & GRAND PRAIRIE POLICE CONDUCT SEARCH FOR MISSING DESOTO RESIDENT NEAR MOUNTAIN CREEK LAKE

DeSoto, TX - DeSoto Police have teamed up with police from Dallas and Grand Prairie to conduct a large-scale search and rescue operation at Mountain Creek Lake for 25-year-old DeSoto resident Yi Chan who was last seen by her family in their DeSoto home

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