Posted on: June 22, 2019
The cities of DeSoto and Lancaster invite you to join us at DeSoto's Grimes Park for a great fireworks show and concert featuring local favorite, Don Diego and national recording artist, Chrisette Michele on Thursday July 4th at 6pm.
Posted on: June 19, 2019
June 19, 1865, marked the end of slavery in the State of Texas and the beginning of a joyous annual celebration of freedom in our state known as “Juneteenth.” 154 years have passed since that historic day, but the DeSoto Public Library...Read on...
Posted on: June 18, 2019
The following legal notice appeared in the Sunday, June 16, 2019, issue of the Focus Daily News newspaper (Page 5A) to provide notification to DeSoto residents about an upcoming Public Hearing and Commentary Period regarding the housing and community deve...Read on...
Posted on: June 14, 2019
The North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG), an association of North Texas governments that assists with regional planning efforts, provided the City of DeSoto with some wonderful news on Friday, June 14, 2019.
NCTCOG awarded their “C...Read on...
Posted on: June 13, 2019
On Thursday, June 13, 2019, Mayor Curtistene McCowan met with representatives of DeSoto’s homeowners associations (HOAs) and other area officials at her 360 Quarterly Meeting in the DeSoto Civic Center. These quarterly discussions allow for 360&...Read on...
Posted on: May 22, 2019
DeSoto Fire Rescue was able to perform a rare Swift Water Response Wednesday afternoon, May 22, 2019, to rescue a teenager who was injured in a swimming accident in Ten Mile Creek in Duncanville’s Harrington Park. The teen was injured after he a...Read on...
Posted on: May 17, 2019
On Thursday Evening, May 16, 2019, a small but enthusiastic group of residents trickled into the DeSoto City Council Chambers to attend a free water conservation class taught by Patrick Dickinson, a Horticulturist and Project Coordinator with Texas A&...Read on...
Posted on: May 7, 2019
Civic Academy! The DeSoto JCA is an 11-week program designed to expose high school juniors and seniors to the inner workings of our local government. Completion of this program offers benefits such as community service hour credit, internships in the muni...Read on...
Posted on: May 3, 2019
Longtime DeSoto Parks Chief Will Fill-In Following Tarron Richardson’s Departure
Mayor Curtistene S. McCowan and the DeSoto City Council have selected M. Reneé Johnson to serve as the City of DeSoto’s Interim City Manager. Jo...Read on...
Posted on: April 25, 2019
STAR TRANSIT AND CITY OF DESOTO CELEBRATE MILESTONE;SERVICES SUPPORT THE GREATER COMMUNITY
TERRELL, TX (April 25, 2019) – STAR Transit is celebrating its one-year anniversary of providing public transportation in the City of DeSoto. In ...Read on...
Posted on: March 6, 2019
This upgrade requires you to "opt in" and resubmit your information if you would like to receive these Doppler radar special alerts in addition to other emergency notifications sent out by the City’s CodeRed system. If you ha...Read on...
Code Red Registration
Posted on: November 2, 2018
The influential Center for Digital Government (CDG) announced Friday that the City of DeSoto (Texas) has been awarded a coveted Digital Cities Survey Award from the third consecutive year and moved up on their national top ten list from 6th place to 4th p...Read on...
Read about DeSoto’s 2018 recognition
Posted on: July 12, 2017
If you are a resident of DeSoto, the Fire Department has initiated a Life Safety Awareness Program to proactively prevent fatalities by providing battery operated smoke detectors for residents who are elderly, handicapped or those having a demonstrated ne...Read on...