The latest news from DeSoto County

23 May / 2023

The latest from our blog

On our blog, we highlight a wide range of topics to help locals and visitors alike get the most out of their time here in DeSoto County, Mississippi.

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Small Business Spotlight:
Trouble Boutique

After spending three decades in the medical field, Kristi Lanham decided to chase her dream of opening her own business and made it even sweeter by tapping her daughter Kassidy to assist. Last year, the mother-daughter team opened Trouble Boutique off Goodman Road in Olive Branch. The shop offers tops, bottoms, dresses, shoes, accessories, gifts and more in store and online. Their mission is to provide trendy clothes, big smiles and a shopping experience that brings guests back time and again. Next time you’re in need of a new outfit or need to snag a gift for a friend, go see Kristi and Kassidy at Trouble Boutique in Olive Branch! 


DeSoto County in the news

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

  • Local officials are working to keep Hernando’s Southern charm while experiencing exponential growth, as reported by The Commercial Appeal.
  • DeSoto Times-Tribune highlighted Mesquite Chop House reopening with a new menu and new general manager after an extensive renovation.
  • The Hernando YMCA’s capital campaign aims to raise $18 million to construct and operate a full-service, state of the art establishment, according to DeSoto County News.
  • The Daily Memphian reported bids can now be submitted for a 200-acre Agri-Education Center that will be located off Star Landing Road in Southaven.
Upcoming events


Enjoy live music from Dave Matthews Band on May 24 at BankPlus Amp or from the powerhouse women of the It’s Time tour at Landers Center on May 26.


Head to Hernando Courthouse Square every Thursday in June at 7 p.m. for Sunset on the Square.

Check out cars galore at the Wesson House Classic Car Show in Olive Branch on June 3.

The Movies in the Park After Dark Outdoor Movie Nights begin June 3 at Latimer Lakes Park in Horn Lake.

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