The latest news from DeSoto County

26 Apr / 2023

Catch up on all things DeSoto County

Each month, we highlight a variety of topics on our blog to help locals and visitors alike learn more about DeSoto County. From restaurant roundups and kid-friendly activities to history lessons and local events, we do our best to cover it all.

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Small Business Spotlight: Custom Jewelry

1c7846d3-fd3f-3daa-e292-1ca3fb024e50.pngCustom Jewelry in Southaven’s Silo Square is a must if you are on the hunt for unique and beautiful bling. Since 1986, this family owned and operated small business has been a one-stop-shop for gorgeous gems, engravings, custom-made sets and more. Check out their Instagram page to view the latest and greatest offerings and make plans to stop by soon. Fair warning, you’re likely to find a piece you just can’t live without!

DeSoto County in the news


There’s always something to talk about here in DeSoto County. Check out a few recent news articles below.

  • BankPlus Amphitheater reopened on April 20 after an extensive renovation, as reported by DeSoto Times-Tribune.
  • DeSoto County News reported Silo Square was named the Best Commercial Development in the state as part of the Home Builders Association of Mississippi’s Best in Mississippi Awards.
  • Olive Branch native and Daytona 500 champ Ricky Stenhouse Jr. received a warm welcome home and a key to the city last month, as reported by The Commercial Appeal.
  • Landers Center’s grand expansion is moving forward with additional funding, according to The Daily Memphian.
  • Also by The Daily Memphian is a story highlighting the opening of a new superfood fruit shop – Bare Fruit Açaí Bar in Olive Branch.

Upcoming events

dca1f1cc-91b0-5e09-1d87-22e1b8437858.pngEnjoy wings galore, corn hole, live music, kid-friendly activities and more at Wheels & Wings Fest on April 29 at Olive Branch City Park.


b8c9d893-09f0-71bc-974e-849243301465.pngDig into crawfish for a good cause at Blues for the Blue Crawfish & Blues Festival at Southaven’s Silo Square on April 29.


922c58e4-e6f0-698d-996c-401a91033903.pngWatch the Memphis Americans face the Fayetteville Fury at Landers Center April 30 and May 1. 


6a648d83-69c0-3292-c9fb-65313148e59e.jpegMagnolia Fest, including a carnival, kid-friendly rides, live music and more, is set for May 3-6 at Horn Lake’s Latimer Lakes Park.