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    Earth Day 2017 Photo Gallery

    Earth Day 2017 was a massive success thanks to our dedicated partners and the citizens who came out to the event. Click here to view our photo gallery of the event and see why we can't wait for Earth Day 2018: Photo Gallery
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    Walls Fire Station Two Insurance Rates

    Walls Fire Station 2 recently opened, leading to a lower fire rating in the area. Those living within five road miles of the station may be eligible for lower home insurance rates. Click here for more information: Read on...
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    Door to Door Smoke Alarm Check and Installation Program

    On April 29th from 9am-3pm, DeSoto County EMA, DeSoto County Fire Departments, the American Red Cross, and other volunteers will be going door-to-door to check and install smoke alarms in the unincorporated county. Click to learn how to participate: Smoke Alarm Event
  4. Burn Permit Applications

    The phone number for burn permits in the unincorporated county has changed. For commercial and residential permits, please call 662-469-8080. Additional Info...
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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...
  6. Date Set To Swear In New County Prosecutor

    At a formal ceremony to be held in the DeSoto County Courthouse at 2:00pm on April 4th, James “Jim” Holland will be sworn-in as the new County Prosecutor. Friends, family, colleagues, and the media are invited to attend the swearing in ceremony. Read on...
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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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    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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