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Posted on: December 6, 2021

Household Hazardous Waste Day May 14

Household Hazardouse Waste Day picture from 2021

DeSoto County's Household Hazardous Waste Day will be Saturday, May 14 from 8:00 am until 1:00 pm at the Landers Center.  It is open for residents of DeSoto County.

Hazardous Household Waste includes unused or left-over portions of products contai...

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Posted on: November 17, 2021

Stormwater Erosion Control Seminar

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DeSoto County Stormwater Advisory Committee is hosting a Stormwater Erosion Control Seminar on Friday, December 10, 2021.

Who Should Attend: 

Land Development Professionals, Contractors, Developers, Municipal Employees, and Interested Members of th...

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Posted on: October 20, 2021

Flowage Easement Information

Flowage Easements information from Vicksburge Corp of engineers cropped

DeSoto County Supervisors asked the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to see whether there is anything that can be done to help property owners affected by flowage easements around Arkabutla Lake.  The flowage easements were purchased around Arkabutla...

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Posted on: September 24, 2021

Supervisors Help Honor Veterans

Honor Our Troops Pledge of Allegiance

DeSoto County Supervisors were honored to be a part of this year's “Honor our Troops Classic” program.   We can never fully repay the sacrifices made by the men and women of the Armed Forces. 

Supervisor Jessie Medlin was one of the guest...

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Posted on: August 25, 2021

Give-a-Hoot for DeSoto County Teachers

Operation Give A Hoot for Teachers and Students

From Mississippi Wildlife Rehabilitation - The new school year has begun and Mississippi Wildlife Rehabilitation is bringing back Operation Give-A-Hoot!  Operation Give-A-Hoot gives our local businesses the opportunity to sponso...

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Posted on: November 15, 2021

Rubbish Pit Winter Hours

Rubbish Pit

Winter hours go into effect at the Sandidge and Starlanding rubbish pits on  Saturday, November 20, 2021.

Winter Hours

  • Monday - Friday 7:00AM to 4:30PM 
  • Saturday 7:00AM to Noon (Old Hwy 78 location closed on Saturdays)

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  • Thanksgiv...
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Posted on: December 6, 2021

Building and Fire Codes Updated

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On December 6, 2021, the DeSoto County Board of Supervisors approved the adoption of updated Building and Fire Codes during public hearings.

Key updates include:

  • Increased energy efficiency measures
  • Size of Cul-de-sacs increased to 90 feet to better enable f...
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