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    Rotary FYI DeSoto County Fundraiser

    Coming up on May 4th at 6:30PM, the Rotary Family Youth Initiative will be hosting their first fundraiser to support their great work in DeSoto County! The event will be held at Whispering Woods Hotel in Olive Branch. Click the link for more information: Additional Info...
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    Students to Learn About Electoral Process

    The Board of Supervisors, Election Commission, and DeSoto County Schools are furthering voting education by hiring 41 high school seniors to help at the polls for the June 5th election. Click for the full story from the DeSoto Times-Tribune: Read On
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    April Is Safe Digging Month in DeSoto County

    The Board of Supervisors has proclaimed April to be Safe Digging Month in DeSoto County and is asking residents to call Mississippi 811 before they dig. This will help protect infrastructure from avoidable damage. To see the proclamation, click this link: Proclamation
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    Livability 2050 Survey

    Memphis Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), which includes DeSoto County, needs your help planning for the future of our community! MPO wants to hear from citizens as they begin to set their priorities for the future. The survey can be found here: Survey
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    Eastern Leg of Interstate 269 Now Open to Traffic

    Beginning today, the first segment of Interstate 269 is open to traffic. The portion of I-269 that is now open begins at Highway 305 in Lewisburg and travels east through Marshall County into Collierville, Tennessee Read on...
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    Corbett Cecil Selected as EMS Employee of the Year

    We're proud to announce that Corbett Cecil has be chosen as DeSoto County EMS Employee of the Year. Read on...
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    Free Curbside Recycling, Sign-Up Now

    Residents in the unincorporated county are eligible for FREE curbside recycling. By signing-up, you will receive a 96-gallon recycling cart and weekly collection of recyclables. Sign-up by calling 901-236-0660 or by clicking on the link below: Recycling Sign-Up
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    Board Approves FY18 Budget with No Tax Increase & Focus on Public Safety

    At the September 5th meeting of the DeSoto County Board of Supervisors, the Board approved the 14th straight budget that did not include a tax increase. The 2018 Budget is highlighted by its focus on public safety. Read on...
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    Board of Supervisors Recognizes Lions Club's 100-Year Anniversary

    Lions Club International is celebrating its 100-year anniversary and the Board of Supervisors has issued a proclamation recognizing the Lions Club through the local branches here in DeSoto County. Read the full proclamation here: Proclamation
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    Hard Work and Innovation Help DeSoto County Shelter Thrive

    The DeSoto County Animal Shelter has seen its adoption numbers grow due to the hard work of shelter staff and the support of the Board of Supervisors. The shelter has adopted out 2,803 animals since 2014. Click the link to continue reading: Read on...
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    Spring Clean-Up 2017 Photo Gallery

    Thank you to everyone who participated in Spring Clean-Up 2017. Click the link to see the photo gallery of the event: Photo Gallery
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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...
  14. 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...
  16. 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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    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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    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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