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Emergency Alerts

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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.

August 4, 2020 3:22 PM

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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July 30, 2020 4:39 PM

Safe Return Executive Order Extended Two Weeks

Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves announced Thursday he is extending his Safe Return executive order by two weeks and adding eight counties to his mask mandate, which already included DeSoto County.
The mask mandate has been extended until 8 a.m. Aug. 17.
“We...

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July 20, 2020 1:56 PM

10 Mask Exemptions Included in New Executive Order

Governor Tate Reeves extended his mask order for DeSoto County and added more counties to the order. A total of 23 counties are subject to Executive Order 1509. The executive order remains in effect until 8:00 a.m. Monday, August 3, 2020.
Key Points: ...

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July 8, 2020 1:38 PM

Census Postcards To Be Mailed

Those who haven’t yet responded to the 2020 census will receive an additional reminder postcard in the mail later this month.

The postcards are scheduled to arrive at households between July 22 and 28, a few weeks before census takers will begin visiting...

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Holiday Closure

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Important Notices

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August 7, 2020 4:10 PM

Counties Launch Friendly Contest as Census Deadline Moves up

DESOTO COUNTY, MS - DeSoto and Madison Counties are statistically tied at a 70 percent self-response rate for the 2020 Census. One of the counties could rank number one in Mississippi for having the highest percentage counted which has initiated a...

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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.

July 8, 2020 1:32 PM

Census Postcards To Be Mailed

Those who haven’t yet responded to the 2020 census will receive an additional reminder postcard in the mail later this month.

The postcards are scheduled to arrive at households between July 22 and 28, a few weeks before census takers will begin visiting...

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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 4, 2020 4:52 PM

Update to Drivers License Station Operations

New update to the weekly schedule for the Driver Service Bureau:
*Wednesdays will now only be designated for firearm permits, security guard permits, renewals, and duplicate transactions for driver licenses and identification cards.
*Wednesdays will also...

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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 16, 2020 1:49 PM

Update: DeSoto County Animal Services Changes

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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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.