Duncanville vs. DeSoto is latest example of why coaches want UIL to change its playoff format

Duncanville vs. DeSoto might be the biggest girls basketball game in state history — at least among those played in the third round of the playoffs.  That’s why both coaches would like to see the UIL change its playoff format.

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A family called for help, police responded with violence. Now they’re suing for reforms

Desoto, TX - A mother whose family was roughed up by DeSoto police after she called 911 filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the Dallas suburb on Monday, seeking reforms to protect other African American residents.

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Man Charged in Slaying of Woman Whose Body Was Found in Irving Dumpster Enclosure

Irving, TX - A man has been arrested in the death of a 22-year-old woman whose body was found in a dumpster enclosure, Irving police say.  Kephren Thomas, 40, was charged with murder in Jessica Hernandez's death, police said.

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The City of Davenport's CFO is leaving to become city manager of a Dallas suburb

Davenport - A top staffer in Davenport is leaving the Quad-Cities for Texas.  Brandon Wright, Davenport’s chief financial officer and assistant city administrator, will become the city manager of DeSoto, Tex., a growing suburb of Dallas.

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Breaking News: Davenport IA CFO Brandon Wright named DeSoto's New City Manager

DeSoto, TX - The DeSoto (Tx) City Council has selected the City of Davenport’s (IA) CFO Brandon Wright to be DeSoto’s next City Manager.  

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DeSoto Residents Unhappy With Audit, Want More Answers About Stolen Money

DeSoto, TX - Residents in DeSoto got a closer look at how their money was mishandled by the former CEO of the city's economic development corporation.

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DeSoto officials mired in fraud scandal also took AT&T freebies to attend dinners, audit shows

DeSoto, TX - Two weeks after DeSoto officials Candice and Jeremiah Quarles took a controversial Disney World vacation funded largely by taxpayers, AT&T gave the couple free tickets to two exclusive Cotton Bowl dinners, a forensic audit shows.

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Domestic Violence Investigation Leads To Arrest, Drug Bust In DeSoto Home

DeSoto, TX - What started as the follow-up to a domestic violence complaint ended as a major drug bust and weapons seizure along with one arrest by DeSoto Police.

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After long silence amid calls for her ouster, DeSoto councilwoman says she will not step down

DeSoto, TX - For more than five months, DeSoto councilwoman Candice Quarles kept silent during raucous public meetings as residents demanded answers, apologies - and most of all, her resignation - after disclosures that she benefited from her husband’s theft of thousands of taxpayer dollars and kept it secret.

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DeSoto City Manager Search in Home Stretch. City seeks public's questions

DeSoto, TX - The DeSoto City Council’s search for a permanent replacement for longtime City Manager Tarron Richardson, who departed in May of 2019 to become the City Manager of Charlottesville, Virginia, will soon come to a successful close.

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