In front of the DeSoto County Courthouse in Hernando stands a monument to men who have given their all, literally, to protect and serve their community and county.
Living in the shadow of all of what is found north of the state line in Memphis, DeSoto County Tourism officials know they have to work hard and be creative in how they can get Mid-South visitors to spend some time in the county during their visits to the region.
Career Tech Center-West welding student Danielle Northrip (center) won last month’s Mississippi North Region welding competition, held by Midwest Technical Institute at Delta Technical College in Horn Lake. With it, she has also won a $10,000 Delta Tech scholarship. Northrip is joined by (fr…
Sean Cook recently rallied his Boy Scout Troop Pack 190 to contribute dog food and supplies to Blackwell Animal Rescue Center and is shown with the items goodies loaded in his mother’s car for the rescue. One of the issues BARC has getting enough food to the fosters so they don’t have to be …
With Mississippi State University MSU President Mark E. Keenum at this year’s President’s Commission on the Status of Women Awards Ceremony are, from left, Morgan K. Green, a mechanical engineering graduate student from Olive Branch; Shelby B. Baldwin, a senior marketing major from Ridgeland…
Three Northpoint Christian School students are District 1 Ag Art Contest Winners in Mississippi Farm Bureau’s Agricultural Art Contest. Their work will go on to the State level with winners to be featured in a calendar. As District winners, these three students each win a ribbon and a moneta…
Northpoint Christian School sophomore Jackson Flowers scored a perfect 36 composite score on the ACT. He made a 36 in all categories of the ACT including: math; science; STEM; English; and Reading. He was among the Northpoint sophomores and juniors that took the ACT at the school on April…
DeSoto County officials stated Thursday morning a man taken into custody in Osceola, Arkansas is a person the Sheriff’s Department has been seeking on sexual battery charges.
It’s not often the opening of a new business comes with as much “splash” as is happening today. It’s also not very often where that business opening happens with such an outpouring of community service at the same time.
As expected, Wednesday's court hearing to hear the challenge to the City of Olive Branch annexing about 50 square miles of land in the Center Hill, Lewisburg, Bridgetown, Pleasant Hill and Cedar View communities inside its city limits did not take long.
The ability of a candidate for DeSoto County supervisor to speak on behalf of his candidacy to a governmental body was challenged before Southaven Mayor Darren Musselwhite and the Southaven Board of Aldermen Tuesday night.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Vicksburg District notified local authorities and emergency management personnel on Tuesday, April 16 that the activation of the spillway at Arkabutla Lake Dam, located 35 miles north of Marks, is imminent.
Only certain people get the privilege of having their remains buried in the hallowed ground of Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia. They include honorably discharged members who died on active duty and their immediate family, military retirees and their immediate family, recipients of the …
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Monday is Tax Day and last-minute income tax filers have been reminded by the U.S. Postal Service of where and when they can get their tax forms into the post office to make the Monday deadline.
The City of Horn Lake lost its Public Works Director this week as Spencer “Penny” Shields passed away Wednesday evening. The city announced Shields’ passing on its Facebook page Thursday.
Most youngsters get excited about the chance to swing, slide, climb and twirl around on a playground. There’s something that screams just plain “fun” when mom or dad points in the direction of swings or a slide and says, “Go!”
Youngsters in Hernando are about to enjoy their outdoor play time on some brand new equipment at the city’s Church Park. That’s thanks in large measure to the work of the city’s Young Women’s Club.
Lewisburg High School’s broadcast journalism program Patriot Vision won the overall award for Mississippi’s Best Newscast at the recent Mississippi Scholastic Press Association (MSPA) Awards day.
The Mississippi Roses (MS) Chapter of the Links, Incorporated hosted the 2019 High School Oratorical Contest on Saturday, April 6, 2019 at Doxey Auditorium on the campus of Rust College.
From left, Emma-Kate Johnson, Janiya Moore, music teacher Alayna Weiss, Owen Marlier and George Fernandez are preparing for their production of Disney's Jungle Book this week at Hernando Hills Elementary School.
Joined by Southaven Police School Resource Officer Javier Iniguez, Morgan Tibbens takes the honorary lap of the DeSoto Central High School track to begin the annual Area 16 Special Olympics Track and Field event Wednesday morning. Hundreds of participants took part in the event highlighting …
Having a good time enjoying a hobby interest that also serves an important service when severe weather or disasters strike was a good reason for a “party” Saturday in a school parking lot.
DeSoto County school board members Monday approved the construction of a Ninth Grade Academy building for DeSoto Central High School, similar to one now functioning at Southaven High School.
Trust me, it was not a re-creation of the 1985 teen science fiction movie Weird Science happening, but science was involved on the Northpoint Christian School campus in Southaven Thursday in the form of the school’s Explore Zone.
Two of the three Republicans campaigning for the party’s nomination in the governor’s race Tuesday met on a Mississippi State University stage to debate for the first time.
Vicky Castellanos was the winner of the People’s Choice Award at the DeSoto Arts Council’s Bloomin’ Art Exhibition held Friday, March 31 in Hernando. Her watercolor painting, "Kitty in the Garden", was voted best in show by the guests that attended Bloomin' Art Exhibition. The DeSoto Arts Co…
The DeSoto County Schools Board of Education will hold its first meeting in April on Monday, April 8, It begins at 3 p.m. in the boardroom at the Central Services office, 5 E. South Street in Hernando.
While many basketball enthusiasts are checking their brackets for the madness of March, students at James Madison University are eagerly preparing for a behind-the-scenes experience at the NCAA Men's Final Four basketball tournament.
Gertrude Bridgeforth, age 96, has been honored by the DeSoto-Marshall County Federation of Democratic Women with their 2019 Civil Rights award for her work in voter registration through the years, dating back to the 1960s. Bridgeforth supported the 1966 March Against Fear with James Meredith…
It’s been a battle of minds inside Longview Heights Baptist Church in Olive Branch this week. Successful competitors need not have knowledge of religion and spiritual matters. But those who succeed in this competition should know a lot about math, history, language arts, science and current events.
Two men and a woman are under arrest and awaiting extradition from Memphis to DeSoto County in the wake of a double homicide that happened on an Olive Branch residential street Monday evening.
There were certainly many basketball fans glued to the television sets Friday night, watching to see if their NCAA brackets had survived another round, or if they’ve been completely busted, as many are by now.
On what became a cloudy, and later a rainy Saturday afternoon, barbecue wafted in the air in front of the Sportsman’s Warehouse location in the Southaven Towne Center during the day.