The latest news from DeSoto County

24 Oct / 2022

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Planning a day trip to the top of the Magnolia state or just want to explore your own backyard? DeSoto County is full of fun for the whole family. Map out your next visit with help from one of our recent posts:

Small Business Spotlight: Bolin Grove Farms

DCT_bolin grove farms pumpkin patch4 (1).jpgThe next time you find yourself in or near Hernando, Mississippi, stop by Bolin Grove Farms. Located on Getwell Road, this third-generation farm is home to a venue perfect for events and a 40-acre U-pick farm ripe with seasonal crops, including a pumpkin patch during the fall. For more information on Bolin Grove Farms’ offerings and their seasonal hours of operation, check out our recent blog post or their website.

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DeSoto County in the news


We are growing, and there’s no stopping us! Here’s what the news is saying about the latest developments and offerings in DeSoto County.

  • The Daily Memphian highlighted Olive Branch’s expanding family friendly entertainment district, which is gearing up for its inaugural walk-through holiday light show.

  • Horn Lake will soon have two new hotels as reported by DeSoto Times-Tribune

  • DeSoto Times-Tribune also shared news of Hernando’s new tourism app that will provide event details and directions to locals and tourists alike.

  • The Landers Center-based Memphis Grizzlies G-League team, Memphis Hustle, announced its 2022-2023 season schedule, DeSoto News reported. 

  • Southaven City Hall recently completed construction of its archive library promoting the city’s history, according to DeSoto News

Upcoming events

Get the costumes ready and visit these Halloween haunts and trunk-or-treats this weekend. 

Hernando Rotary Club’s Brewfest is set for this Friday, Oct. 28 from 6-9 p.m., featuring craft beer samplings, food trucks and live music.

Support local artists at Olive Branch Senior Center’s Craft Fair on Saturday, Nov. 5 from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Enjoy art vendors, food trucks and snow cones.

X *barks* the spot at Paw Patrol Live: The Great Pirate Adventure on Nov. 12 and 13 at Landers Center.

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