Desoto, TX Government

Killeen Daily Herald

Unaccompanied veteran to be buried on Wednesday

Central Texas residents are invited to attend the burial of Spc. Billy Mark Guinn of DeSoto, a veteran of the U.S. Army, at 11 a.m. Sept. 22, at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery, 11463 State Highway 195, in Killeen. An unaccompanied veteran burial means that no family members are...

Fort Worth may offer incentives for development south of downtown

The City of Fort Worth is considering a package of incentives for a development south of downtown that would include apartments, a grocery store, and other retail. "Evans & Rosedale Urban Village" would include 320 apartments to start, and a second phase would include 20 townhomes. "We need economic development...
Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Tarrant COVID hospitalizations drop to lowest in month; ICU occupancy at pandemic high

Tarrant County reported 12 COVID-19 deaths and 1,321 new cases on Monday. The latest COVID-related deaths include an Arlington woman in her 20s, two Fort Worth men in their 50s, two Fort Worth men in their 60s, an Arlington woman in her 60s, an Arlington woman in her 70s, a Bedford man in his 70s, a North Richland Hills man in his 70s, a Euless man in his 80s, a Fort Worth woman older than 90, and a Grapevine woman older than 90.

Abbott’s Third Special Session Starts Today and Texas’ Biggest Issues Are Still Nowhere On The Agenda

AUSTIN, Texas — Banning constitutionally-protected abortion care, spending two billion in taxpayer dollars on fringe anti-immigrant policies, interfering in local officials’ ability to govern — Gov. Greg Abbott is rewriting the playbook on government overreach. Today, the failed and flailing Texas governor is dragging lawmakers back to the Capitol for yet another extra legislative session to advance his own political priorities — but in the third special session of 2021, the biggest issues facing Texans are still nowhere on the agenda.

Crescent Real Estate officially breaks ground on new development in Fort Worth’s Cultural District

FORT WORTH, TEXAS (September 20, 2021) — Joined by Mayor Mattie Parker and other civic leaders, Fort Worth-based Crescent Real Estate LLC (“Crescent”) today officially broke ground on its new mixed-use development in Fort Worth’s Cultural District. The project will include a premier boutique hotel with a chef-driven restaurant, luxury residential, and a Class A office building, which will be home to Crescent Real Estate, Goff Capital, and Canyon Ranch.

Poll: Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s approval drops below 50 percent

DALLAS - New polling shows a majority of Texans think the state is on the wrong track and Gov. Greg Abbott’s popularity dropping below 50 percent. The University of Texas at Tyler/Dallas Morning News survey comes after a summer filled with controversial COVID-19 policies enacted by Abbott amidst a surge in cases and conservative legislation pushed through the Texas Legislature.