Who To Call

AIRPORTS
Memphis International
901-922-8000
Olive Branch 662-895-2978

AMBULANCE
Olive Branch Fire Department
662-895-4111

ANIMAL CONTROL
Olive Branch 662-895-4582
After Hours and Emergencies
662-895-4111

ARTS COUNCIL
Olive Branch 662-404-2787
www.obarts.com

AUTOMOBILE TAGS
Olive Branch 662-469-8032
Automobile licenses must be purchased annually and are due during the month in which the vehicle was purchased. For new residents, Mississippi state law requires that automobiles be registered within 30 days of establishing residence. Vehicles purchased new or used from a dealer or individual must be registered within seven days. In all cases, license plates must reflect the county of residence of the registered owner.

BIRTH & DEATH CERTIFICATES
Mississippi Bureau of Vital Statistics
601-576-7981

BUILDING PERMITS
Olive Branch 662-892-9331

BUSINESS LICENSES
Olive Branch 662-892-9238

CABLE TELEVISION
Comcast Cable 901-259-2225

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
Olive Branch 662-895-2600
www.olivebranchms.com

CITY COURT CLERK
Olive Branch 662-892-9500

CITY ENGINEER
Olive Branch 662-892-9351

City of Olive Branch
662-892-9200
www.obms.us

CONGRESSMAN, U.S.
Allen Nunnelee
662-449-3090
133 East Commerce St
Hernando, MS 38632

CRIMESTOPPERS
DeSoto County 662-429-8477

Customer Service Center
Customer Service Director
Ramona Cannon 662-895-0036

DESOTO EDUCATION
DeSoto County Schools
662-429-5271
www.desotocountyschools.org

DRIVERS LICENSE
New residents of Mississippi must apply for a driver’s license within 60 days. If the applicant has a valid out-of-state license, only a rules, signs and eye test is required. If the applicant’s out-of-state license has expired, a road test may be required. A Social Security card must be shown.
Olive Branch, 662-890-7211
Nesbit 662-429-1353


DESOTO COUNTY TOURISM
Kim Terrell, Executive Director
4716 Pepper Chase Dr.
Southaven, MS
www.sodesoto.com

DESOTO HEALTH & WELLNESS CENTER
662-781-0038

ELECTRICAL SERVICE
Northcentral Miss. Elec. Power Assoc 662-895-2151
Emergencies (night-weekend-holiday) 662-838-2151

FRIENDS OF OLIVE BRANCH
Pamela Martin, Executive Director
662-892-9375

FIRE DEPARTMENT
Olive Branch Dispatcher
(Fire or Ambulance) 662-895-4111
Station 1 662-895-9611
Station 2 662-895-9612
Station 3 662-895-9613
Station 4 662-895-9614

GARBAGE COLLECTION
(Not Trash) 662-892-9305

GOLF COURSES
Cherokee Valley 662-893-4444
O.B. Country Club 662-895-6525
Plantation 662-895-3530
Wedgewood 662-895-7490

HANDICAP DECALS
To obtain a Handicap Decal for your automobile, contact the DeSoto County Tax Collector’s Office at 662-469-8030.

HEALTH DEPARTMENT CLINIC
Olive Branch 662-895-3090
Hernando 662-429-9814

HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION
DeSoto County 662-469-8029
If you are buying or own a home and occupy it as your primary residence, you may be eligible for Homestead Exemption. To apply for Homestead Exemption, you need to go to the Tax Assessor’s office in Hernando and bring the following: a copy of your recorded warranty deed, social security numbers for you and your spouse if you are married, and your closing or settlement statement. Applications for exemption can only be accepted during the months of January, February and March of each year.

HUMANE SOCIETY (not the City of Olive Branch Animal Shelter)
7190 Old Hwy 78
Olive Branch 662-895-5328

JUSTICE COURT JUDGE
Ken Adams
Billy Lantrip
Brad Russell
Karen Sanders
Larry Vaughn
662-393-5810

LANDERS CENTER
Southaven, MS
662-280-9120 or 888-280-9120

LIBRARY
B.J. Chain
Olive Branch 662-895-5900

LITERACY COUNCIL
2061 Elm St.
Hernando 38632 662-429-2354

MARRIAGE LICENSES
Applications for marriage licenses are made at the DeSoto County Circuit Clerk’s office, 662-469-8007.

MAYOR, OLIVE BRANCH
Scott Phillips 662-892-9201

METRO INDUSTRIAL PARK
Olive Branch 662-260-7200

MOTOR VEHICLE INSPECTION
Mississippi state law provides that all vehicles must be inspected annually. Many service stations can perform this simple inspection. Fee is $5.00.

NATURAL GAS SERVICE
City of Olive Branch 662-893-5209
After hours emergencies 662-895-4111
Locate underground lines 1-800-227-6477
Billing 662-892-9300

NEWSPAPERS
DeSoto Appeal 901-333-2021
DeSoto Times Tribune 662-429-6397

NORTHWEST COMMUNITY COLLEGE
662-342-1570

OLD TOWNE ASSOCIATION
Main Street Director, Dee Dee Erfurdt
662-893-0888
901-517-2396

PARKS & RECREATION
Olive Branch 662-893-5219

PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT
662-892-9334

POISON CONTROL
800-222-1222

POLICE DEPARTMENT
Chief Don Gammage 662-892-9400
Dispatcher (Emergency / Report Crime)
662-895-4111 or 911

POST OFFICE
Olive Branch 662-890-5493

PROPERTY TAX, Desoto County Tax Collector
DeSoto County, Olive Branch
662-469-8032

PUBLIC WORKS STREETS & DRAINAGE
662-893-5200

SCHOOLS
Chickasaw Elementary School
Margaret Wixon 662-895-6664

Olive Branch Elementary School
Sunnie Barkley 662-895-2256

DeSoto Central Elementary School
Brenda Wilkinson 662-349-6234

DeSoto Central Middle School
Chad White 662-349-6660

DeSoto Central High School
Charlie Tipton 662-536-3612

Center Hill Elementary School
Rebecca Dearden 662-890-7705

Center Hill Middle/High School
George Loper 662-890-2490

Olive Branch Intermediate
Claudette Smith 662-893-1221

Olive Branch Middle School
662-895-4610

Olive Branch High School
Kyle Brigance 662-893-3344

Pleasant Hill Elementary School
Jamie Loper 662-890-9654

Overpark Elementary School
Lisa Love 662-890-8745

Lewisburg Elementary School
Gloria Hopkins 662-895-8750

Lewisburg Middle/High School
Jimmy Brady 662-890-6708

SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT
DeSoto County
Milton Kuykendall 662-429-5271

SOCIAL SERVICES
DeSoto Sunrise Homes 662-342-0155

Olive Branch Emergency Food Ministry
662-895-2913

Palmer Home For Children
Hernando Campus 662-449-2400
Sacred Heart Southern Mission
662-893-0255

Thrift Shop 662-895-2913

Mid-State Opportunities
662-895-4153

SENATORS, U.S.
Thad Cochran 662-236-1018
Roger Wicker 662-429-1002

SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
DeSoto County 662-469-8500

SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
1-800-268-2678

SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION
Olive Branch 1-866-739-4771
M-F 9-4
www.ssa.gov

STATE REPRESENTATIVE
District 52, currently vacant
Forrest Hamilton 662-895-5765
Wanda Jennings 662-349-3673

STATE SENATOR
Senate District currently vacant

STATE TAX COMMISSION
662-562-4489

STREET LIGHTS
662-895-0036

SUPERVISORS - DESOTO COUNTY
District 1 - 662-469-8002 Jessie Medlin
District 2 - 901-238-1600 Mark Gardner

TAX COLLECTOR
Joey Treadway 662-469-8032
All property and personal property taxes (county, city and school) are collected by the DeSoto County Tax Collector Olive Branch.

TELEPHONE SERVICE
CenturyTel 662-895-1234
Repair, 24 hr 800-824-2877
To locate underground cables
800-227-6477

TRASH PICK-UP
(Not Garbage) 662-893-5209

UNDERGROUND LINES
To locate all underground lines call:
MS One Call 1-800-227-6477

UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION
Senatobia 662 562-4485

WIN Job Center 662-342-4002

UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI DESOTO CENTER
662-342-4765

VOTER REGISTRATION
Residents in the City of Olive Branch may register at City Hall, 662-895-6713. Residents living in the county must register at the Circuit Clerk’s office in Hernando, 662-469-8007.
www.sos.state.ms.us/elections/voterregistration

WATER & SEWER SERVICE
City of Olive Branch 662-893-5249
Billing Questions 662-892-9305
After hours emergencies 662-895-4111

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