Desoto County News

Olive Branch ranked among top cities to raise a family

National magazines and their surveys typically have shined accolades on the DeSoto County city of Olive Branch for livability. Another such plaudit has come from Fortune Magazine.  

The publication has ranked Olive Branch 36th among the top 50 American cities to raise a family.

The magazine noted education, recreational sports and local parks among its advantages.  It also offered this information using U.S. Census Bureau figures and other sources.  

Bob Bakken

Bob Bakken is the most recognized and most trusted name in DeSoto County news and sports reporting, as readers continue to express their appreciation for his accuracy and fairness in the stories he writes. Bob is also heard on 95.3 The Rebel twice a week with sports updates and high school football play-by-play broadcasts in the fall. A former newspaper editor and writer, his award-winning background also includes television news producing, sports media relations, and radio broadcasting.

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