Breaking: Storm Closes DeSoto's City Hall Monday Many workers go remote, Garbage service halted

DeSoto, TX - The impact of the Winter Storm system that has hit the DFW area and the broader region is already being felt in DeSoto. There will be several closures or service interruptions of note on Monday, February 15, 2021. 

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Texas Municipal League awards advanced certification to DeSoto Councilmembers Brown-Patrick & Quarles

DeSoto, TX - The Texas Municipal League (TML) has awarded DeSoto City Councilmembers Kay Brown-Patrick and Candice Quarles the designations of “Certified Municipal Official” for completing advanced professional development training with TML.

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Gov. Abbott praises DeSoto beauty supply store owner for opening and helping other small businesses during pandemic

DESOTO, Texas — A new beauty supply shop in North Texas is getting recognized for its owner's determination and decision to open during the pandemic.   Lynn’s Beauty Depot opened at 1488 N. Hampton Road in Desoto in June 2020. It’s the first Black-owned, veteran-owned and woman-owned beauty supply store in the city. 

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DeSoto Recreation Center RSVP

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

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JANUARY 25th COVID INFO UPDATE FROM DALLAS COUNTY, STATE OF TEXAS, & MULTIPLE NEWS OUTLETS

DeSoto, TX - As of Noon on January 25, 2021, Dallas County Health and Human Services reported 1,698 new “real-time” COVID-19 positive cases. This included confirmed cases from 1,476 PCR tests and 222 probable cases from lab-confirmed antigen tests.

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DeSoto to use new software for managing city construction projects

DeSoto, TX - DeSoto will use software from the Richardson-based company Projectmates to track and manage construction projects in the city, the company said in a news release.

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RESIDENTIAL & BUSINESS ASSISTANCE PROGRESS

DeSoto, TX - On December 30, 2020, NDC mailed out the final checks for residents and businesses approved under the DeSoto Grant Program. A total of 145 residents received assistance in the Residential Assistance Program and 50 businesses received funding in the Business Assistance Program.

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$20 Scratch Ticket Nets DeSoto Resident A $1 Million Prize

DESOTO (CBSDFW.COM) – The New Year has gotten off to a good start for one resident in DeSoto who recently claimed a $1 million Texas Lottery prize.

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DeSoto Fire+Police Get "Shot In The Arm" In The Fight vs Coronavirus

DeSoto, TX - On Tuesday, January 5, 2021, DeSoto Fire Chief Jerry Duffield and Police Chief Joseph Costa joined the area’s many first responders who drove through the Ellis Davis Field House operated by Dallas County/Parkland Medical to receive their COVID-19 vaccinations providing an additional layer of protection in the midst of the deadly Corona Pandemic.

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Candidates for DeSoto mayor, city council will meet in online forum this week

DeSoto, TX - Two candidates vying to be the next mayor of DeSoto and three candidates for the Place 7 seat on city council will take part Thursday in an online forum hosted by the community organization Dynamic DeSoto.

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