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    DeSoto County to Hire Litter Control Operator

    With a desire to maintain the beauty of DeSoto County and an increase in citizen requests for roadside litter collection, the Board of Supervisors voted on March 20th to hire a Litter Control Operator in the Department of Environmental Services. Read on...
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    Mandatory Stormwater Training for Contractors and Developers

    In compliance with the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality, all contractors seeking a stormwater permit must complete mandatory stormwater training. Please click the link to read full requirements, dates of the training, and how to register. Read on...
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    Earth Day 2017

    Come join us for a free, fun-filled day! Learn how to protect the earth, visit the petting zoo, see upcycled projects, adopt a family pet, have your important papers shredded, and visit the award winning Hernando Farmer's Market!
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    ATTENTION: Door-to-door Smoke Alarm Event Rescheduled for April 29th

    Due to the increased probability of inclement weather, the Door-to-door Smoke Alarm Check and Installation Event has been rescheduled for April 29th. Click the link to learn more about how you can participate: Smoke Alarm Event
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    Spring Clean-Up Registration Form

    DeSoto County's Annual Spring Clean-Up has officially been scheduled for April 29th. Participating in the event is easy: click on this news flash, fill out an application to adopt a street/intersection, and help us clean DeSoto County on April 29th. Additional Info...
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    Supervisors Issue Proclamation Recognizing School Board

    February 20th through the 24th was School Board Member Recognition Week, and the Board of Supervisors issued a proclamation recognizing the tremendous work that the School Board does for DeSoto County Schools. Click the link to read the full proclamation: Additional Info...
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    Department Spotlight: Walls Fire Department

    Walls Fire Department is currently made up of thirty-eight dedicated members, but they are looking to grow this number. Click the link to get to know the Walls Fire Department and to see how you can join: Read on...
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    Earth Day Exhibitor Forms Now Available

    Earth Day 2017 is scheduled for April 22nd from 9am to 1pm. If you are interested in bringing an exhibit to Earth Day, sign-up forms are now available by clicking on the following link. We hope to see everyone at Earth Day 2017! Exhibitor Form
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    Department Spotlight: ACI Volunteer Fire Department

    Dedication, responsibility, and community: This week's featured department is the ACI Volunteer Fire Department, which is responsible for providing fire protection to the most southeastern corner of DeSoto County. Read on...
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    New Fee from DeSoto County EMS Aims To Reduce 911 Abuse

    Starting January 1st, DeSoto County is implementing a fee for those who call 911, receive treatment, then refuse transport. This fee will help reduce the abuse of the 911 system in DeSoto County. Click the link for the full press release: Read on...
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    Department Spotlight: Fairhaven Volunteer Fire Department

    Have you ever wondered what a volunteer fire department does? Ever considered joining a department in your community? Over the next two months, we will be featuring stories on the departments of DeSoto County and showing the tremendous work they do Read on...
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    New Map Apps From DeSoto County GIS

    The DeSoto County GIS Office has just released 6 new apps to help locate items of interest in the County, including churches, parks and trails, trash collection sites, and polling places and elected officials districts. Click the link to go to the apps DeSoto County GIS
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    Used Flag Receptacles

    Beginning in November, receptacles will be installed at two DeSoto County locations (one at the Admin. Building in Hernando and one at a yet to be determined location) for individuals to dispose of tattered US Flags. Read the full press release here: Flag Receptacles
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    DeSoto County and NACo Prescription Discount Program

    DeSoto County's Prescription Discount Program is available for free to all DeSoto County residents and could help save you money on commonly prescribed medications. Click the link to read the press release and to see what the program can do for you: Prescription Discount Program
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    Find Jobs in Mississippi Through "Mississippi Works"

    Mississippi Works is a new initiative from the State of Mississippi that allows citizens to easily search for jobs in the state. Click the following link to explore their website, download the mobile app, and see the opportunities available in Mississippi Mississippi Works
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    DeSoto County Adopt-A-Road Program

    Civic organizations, churches and families are encouraged to participate in the Adopt-A-Road Program for litter control in the unincorporated areas of DeSoto County. For info, please contact the DeSoto County Department of Road Management at 662-469-8025
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