Desoto County News

Olive Branch Touch-A-Truck

A parking lot at the Olive Branch City Park welcomed young and old to come see some heavy equipment with the annual Touch-A-Truck event Saturday. Youngsters were able to get a feel of what it might be like to like to sit inside a fire truck, police squad car, Hospital Wing and DeSoto County Sheriff’s Department helicopter, or heavy equipment.

Here are some scenes and faces of the youngsters enjoying the Touch-A-Truck event Saturday morning.

Bob Bakken

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