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Posted on: September 30, 2022


Cry Wolf Expanded

The City of DeSoto is switching to a new management and payment system for our residents and businesses that use alarm systems. The new system will provide for convenient online payments to customer accounts. 

The CryWolf management system from Ce...

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Posted on: September 22, 2022

Dallas County Grant Opportunities for Non-Profits Impacted By COVID

Dallas County COVID Grants 2022

Dallas County reached out to us to make sure that DeSoto residents are aware of their 2022 Emergency Nonprofit Assistance Program. Grant funds and eligibility information is available on Dallas County's ARPA Funding Web Page along with Informatio...

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Posted on: September 16, 2022

SBA Ofrece Asistencia de Desastres a los Negocios y Residentes del DeSoto


SBA Ofrece Asistencia de Desastres a los Negocios y Residentes del Estado de Texas afectados por Tormentas Severas e Inundaciones
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Préstamos federales de desastre a bajos intereses están disponibles para ...
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Posted on: September 16, 2022

Flood Relief Assistance from USA SBA: Here are the details


The United States Small Business Administration has issued a Disaster Declaration related to the flooding experienced by DeSoto and other area cities in late August. The SBA Declaration opens the door for affected residents to apply for low-interest, long...

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Posted on: April 24, 2022

Online Domestic Violence Resources

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Domestic or Family Violence occurs when one partner in a relationship attempts to dominate the other through the systematic use of force, threats, and intimidation; when one family member or household member cau...

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Posted on: September 28, 2022

Hispanic Heritage Month - A Trip to Plaza de DeSoto!

Plaza de DeSoto October 2022 flyer

Experience the DeSoto Public Library as you never have before, as it is transformed into a Latin American Plaza on Saturday, October 15th 2022 (1:00 PM - 4:00 PM) in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month! 

La Plaza de DeSoto will feature performa...

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Posted on: October 3, 2022

October Fun Fest


A family-friendly fun event for kids with lots of candy and interactive fun. Wear your favorite costume, enter our raffle, bounce in the castles, and take home some cool prizes!

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Posted on: October 3, 2022

Youth Basketball Registration Open


This is a local recreational basketball league for ages 4 through 14. Our goal is to teach basketball fundamentals, rules and skills. We emphasize on sportsmanship, team play and clean/fair competition.

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Posted on: September 19, 2022

TEDx DeSoto


In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TED has created a program called TEDx. TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience.

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Posted on: September 8, 2022

Creating a Safe Space for Youth and Teens


This year’s #NRPAConference2022 education session presenter is Sydney Elliott, MBA, CPRP. Sydney is a Certified Park and Recreation Professional and the Youth and Business Coordinator for DeSoto Parks & Recreation Department.

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Posted on: August 12, 2022

Program Guide: Recreation Life Fall 2022


Discover DeSoto Parks & Recreation Department and all we have to offer. Register for a new program, a sports league, or join the fitness center. Enjoy the upcoming season by attending one of our festive events.

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Posted on: August 8, 2022

Community Garden: Volunteer With Us


Volunteer with our Community Garden. Come to enjoy the benefits of natural gardening and community greening. There is always something to do in a garden as large as ours. Get involved now!

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Posted on: August 17, 2020

Recreation Center Virtual Tour


Welcome to the DeSoto Parks and Recreation Department’s virtual tour. Browse and experience the amenities available in the Recreation Center, Corner Theater, Civic Center and Amphitheater. The department’s mission is to enrich the quality of life in DeSot...

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Posted on: April 4, 2022

FREE fingerprinting services to DeSoto citizens

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The DeSoto Police Department is now providing FREE fingerprinting services to its DeSoto citizens ($10 for out of city residents).

Sign up by using the QR code in the image or using the link below!

Only on Thursdays from 10 a.m to 2 p.m. You must have an ap...

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Posted on: July 15, 2020

Have a complaint or compliment?

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COMPLAINT:Click on the link below for instructions on making a complaint.

HOW TO COMPLIMENT AN OFFICER:The DeSoto Police Department welcomes and encourages any compliment that you wish to offer an officer or member of this agency for outstanding service. &...

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