The latest news from DeSoto County

21 Feb / 2023

What's new on the DeSoto County blog?

If you haven’t visited our blog lately, be sure to do so soon to catch up on all things DeSoto County. From small business spotlights and activity roundups to history lessons and event highlights, it serves as a great source of information for locals and tourists alike.

Small Business Spotlight:
Stud's Formal Wear

Prom and wedding season are approaching, which means students and adults alike will be on the hunt for fancy (but affordable!) outfits. Enter Stud’s Formal Wear, a Black-owned business on Goodman Road in Southaven. The shop boasts an extensive selection of tailored suits and tuxedos available for rent or purchase. Owner Beverly Philmore and her staff take great pride in providing top-notch customer service, convenient payment options and competitive rates. Visit the storefront or check out the website for more information.

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DeSoto County in the news


In need of some good news? The articles below spotlight positive happenings around our great county.

  • DeSoto Arts Institute’s one-year film certificate program launched this month, as highlighted by DeSoto Times-Tribune
  • The Daily Memphian shared what BankPlus Amphitheater at Snowden Grove’s $10 million renovation will provide concert goers this spring.
  • Also by The Daily Memphian, is a story introducing plans for a 12-acre mixed-use development near Silo Square in Southaven.
  • DeSoto County News covered the season opener for the Memphis Americans, which resulted in victories for the men’s and women’s teams.

Upcoming events

feb-news-1.pngWhispering Woods Hotel & Conference Center in Olive Branch is hosting the Very Important Bride Show & Food Tasting tonight, Feb. 21 at 7 p.m. Free tickets can be found here.




feb-news-2.pngLanders Center is gearing up to host Memphis Hustle and Memphis Americans games, as well as the Soul II Soul Tour. Click here for more information.




feb-news-3.jpgEnjoy craft brews paired with your favorite Girl Scout Cookies at Mississippi Ale House & Brew Pub’s annual Beer & Cookie Flight Pairing on Feb. 25 at 1 p.m. 




feb-news-4.pngTest your wine knowledge at DeSoto Arts Council’s Three Blind Wines event on March 2. Purchase tickets here.




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