DeSoto teams up on the future of the Hampton Road Corridor

DeSoto, TX - On Thursday evening, December 9th, the DeSoto City Council, the DeSoto Planning & Zoning Board of Directors, and DeSoto Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors held a joint meeting at the City of DeSoto’s Civic Center

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Veteran dead in his DeSoto apartment for 3 years finally laid to rest as questions still linger

Shreveport, LA - A Navy veteran was laid to rest Thursday in his hometown of Shreveport, Louisana. A month after he was found dead in his apartment in DeSoto, Texas and nearly three years after he died on his apartment kitchen floor.

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DeSoto High student investigated for ‘kill list’

DeSoto, TX - DeSoto police and school officials are investigating a student connected to a threatening message left in a high school bathroom that included a “kill list.”

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2 men killed, 3 wounded in shooting at DeSoto apartment

DeSoto, TX - Two men died and three were wounded in a shooting Sunday night at a DeSoto apartment.  Police responded just before 8 p.m. to a report of a home invasion in the 200 block of West Wintergreen Road, near North Hampton Road.

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MAYOR & HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATIONS MEET FOR A 360° DEGREE DISCUSSION

DeSoto, TX - On Thursday evening, December 5th, Mayor Curtistene S. McCowan met with representatives from DeSoto’s homeowners associations (HOA’s) and other participating residents to discuss issues of importance that were raised by attendees.

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Here Are DeSoto's Safest/Cleanest Food Handling Establishments in 2019!

DeSoto, TX - On Tuesday, November 19th, during the DeSoto City Council Meeting, Mayor Curtistene S. McCowan and Environmental Health Department Health Inspector Mamata Bhandari recognized the finest food-handling establishments in DeSoto with “Awards of Excellence.”

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Navy veteran found in his apartment had been dead for three years, medical examiner says

DeSoto, TX - The family of a man found dead in his DeSoto apartment last week is stricken with grief and plagued with a multitude of questions. A medical examiner determined that Ronald Wayne White had been dead in that apartment for approximately three years.

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DESOTO GETS “IT” ONCE AGAIN: WINS 4TH CONSECUTIVE DIGITAL CITIES AWARD

DeSoto, TX - The City of DeSoto has won its fourth consecutive Digital Cities Award from the Center for Digital Government (CDG) by placing in the top ten of all participating US Cities with a population of fewer than 75,000.

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DeSoto Officials & Hotel Operators Meet to Boost Tourism Efforts

Desoto, TX - City of DeSoto Officials held a Thursday morning meeting (10/31/19) with the city’s hotel operators and Chamber of Commerce representatives to strengthen dialogue and coordinate efforts to attract more and more visitors to DeSoto.

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DeSoto woman shot husband in the chest, killing him, police say

DeSoto, TX - A DeSoto woman shot her husband in the chest Sunday night, killing him, police say.  Tamara Lafrance, 40, was arrested on one count of murder in the slaying of 39-year-old Paul Orneliues Wright.

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