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County Closure

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COVID-19

5 Alerts
October 20, 2020 8:27 AM

DeSoto County Under New Mask Order Starting Wednesday

Tate Reeves announced new measures in response to increase of COVID cases.
DeSoto County is one of 9 counties subject to new restrictions.
*Indoor social gatherings should be limited to groups of 10.
*Outdoor social gatherings should be limited to...

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September 15, 2020 12:30 PM

Eviction Moratorium Information

On September 4, a CDC order went into effect - halting residential evictions through December 31, 2020. The order applies to residential renters in DeSoto County, and across the nation.

The protection under the order is not automatic. A Tenant must...

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September 15, 2020 11:04 AM

DeSoto County Animal Services Operations During COVID-19

Due to the spread of the Coronavirus, the DeSoto County Animal Services have made the following changes to keep the public and staff safe during this time.

Animal Control Calls for Animal Control Officers to go into the community will be dispatched as...

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September 15, 2020 10:55 AM

State Orders Isolation for Those Diagnosed with COVID-19

Tuesday, August 4, 2020 - State Health Officer Thomas Dobbs MD, MPH, issued a statewide order for the Isolation of Individuals Diagnosed with COVID-19 effective immediately.

The Order – issued to everyone living in Mississippi – stipulates that anyone...

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September 15, 2020 10:52 AM

Exemptions from Governor's Mask Mandates

Governor Tate Reeves mask orders include 10 provisions allowing exemption from mask regulations.
EXEMPTIONS:
Face coverings/masks are not required for the following:
1. Person who cannot wear a face covering due to a medical or behavioral condition, who...

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Election Results

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Emergency Alerts

2 Alerts
October 19, 2020 10:16 AM

Household Hazardous Waste Day Moved To Spring

UPDATE: Household Hazardous Waste Day will be rescheduled to take place in the Spring.

Options to dispose of Hazardous Waste.

Tire Disposal Locations: Limit of 25 tires per month – No Commercial Vendors

DeSoto County Rubbish Facility – 5255 West...

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August 7, 2020 8:24 AM

No Tire Disposal for Commercial Vendors

Commercial Vendors are currently prohibited from disposing of tires at the Rubbish Pit and Central Maintenance. This policy will remain in effect until further notice.

Holiday Closure

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Important Notices

4 Alerts
August 6, 2020 3:55 PM

No Tire Disposal for Commercial Vendors

Commercial Vendors are currently prohibited from disposing of tires at the Rubbish Pit and Central Maintenance. This policy will remain in effect until further notice.

June 9, 2020 2:26 PM

Road and Bridge Construction Complete

Your tax dollars hard at work!
DeSoto County Supervisors are excited to announce two major road projects are now complete.

It’s now smooth sailing on a two-mile section of Horn Lake Road between DeSoto Road and Nail Road. Crews improved drainage and...

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June 2, 2020 3:53 PM

DeSoto County Supervisors Support Plans For New Distribution Hub

DESOTO COUNTY, MS - The DeSoto County Board of Supervisors is pleased Associated Wholesale Grocers, Inc. (AWG) chose Hernando to create its state–of-the-art automated distribution hub. “It's the first of its kind in the United States and it’s going to be...

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April 2, 2020 11:53 PM

Healthy Air = Healthy You

Not only does air pollution affect our ability to enjoy clear blue skies, but also air pollution can affect our economy and even our health.

Road Closures

2 Alerts
September 9, 2020 11:28 AM

Ingrams Mill Road Now Closed For Bridge Replacement

DESOTO COUNTY, MS - Ingrams Mill Road closure is now set for Monday, September 21. The road is closed to through traffic between HWY 305 and Red Banks Road.

The detour route is signed along HWY 305, Byhalia Road, & Red Banks Road.

The closure and...

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Latest Update:

September 14, 2020 9:53 AM

Ingrams Mill Road is currently open. It was slated to close today for Bridge Replacement - but the start date was pushed back a little. Please monitor Facebook or DeSotoCountyMS.gov for updates.

August 17, 2020 4:00 PM

ROAD CLOSURE: Stateline Road Between HWY 301 & Horn Lake Rd.

Stateline Road is shut down to all through traffic between Highway 301 and Horn Lake Road for bridge replacement.

The closure runs from August 17, 2020 - March 1, 2021.

Detours will be in place during construction.

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