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Diane McNeil is a Christian but as one of the founders of the Unknown Child Exhibit that honors the memory of more than 1.5 million Jewish children and gypsies who perished in the Holocaust, her heart beats for the Jewish people.

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On Oct. 13, running enthusiasts from the Mid-South and beyond are invited to “Mississippi’s Front Porch” to participate in Hernando’s ninth annual “Water Tower 10K” road race which will highlight the city’s historic districts as well as one of its most-beloved local landmarks.

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Nov. 6 is shaping up to be a busy election day in America and the Mid-South, especially in the Magnolia State in which two U.S. Senate seats are on the ballot, including a nonpartisan race involving candidates to fill the open seat of retired U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran.

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The long-awaited official opening of I-269 is at hand and Northern District Transportation Commissioner Mike Tagert said MDOT officials have set 10 a.m. Oct. 26 as the date when the ribbon will be cut on the recently completed nine-mile segment of the 30-mile I-69/269 loop through DeSoto Cou…

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Trails on more than 10 acres of heavily-wooded, secluded land just north of the Turning Point Recovery and Treatment Center campus were officially opened Friday with a ribbon cutting by the Southaven Chamber of Commerce as Turning Point officials and employees looked on.

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A Byhalia man is under arrest and being held in the DeSoto County Adult Detention Center in Hernando after an incident that involved a charge of domestic assault and a high-speed chase that went through Southaven and into the county.

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Several citizens in northeast Mississippi reported receiving suspicious phone calls from individuals inaccurately purporting to represent TurboVote.org, a voter registration service provided by Democracy Works, which advocates for voter participation across the nation.

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A husband and wife team who along with other members of their church have the goal of helping others, especially disadvantaged youth, is showing what true teamwork can do.

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Several DeSoto County school students, including this group in front of Olive Branch High School, gathered Wednesday morning for the annual Christian activity called “See You At The Pole.” Several ministries across the country encourage students on the designated day, which was Sept. 26 this…

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GOP faithful gathered Friday in tribute to the "Gipper," the former Hollywood screen legend and 40th President of the United States, the late Ronald Wilson Reagan, during the Ronald Reagan Republican Roundup at the Gin at Nesbit.

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For the third day this week, a DeSoto County school was threatened through a post on social media. It’s become an unfortunate recurring event that is trying the patience of school and law enforcement officials, parents, and even the students affected.

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Senior citizens have many issues they have to deal with as they travel through the “golden” years of their lives. Questions abound, from financial planning and retirement to medical issues, Medicare and Medicaid, insurance, living choices from self-care in their residence to assisted living …

Southaven aldermen heard more talk about streets at their Tuesday meeting, some of it about more money being made available from the state Legislature for future work, but some of it also involved complaints from residents concerning the seal coat work being completed on Rasco Road.  

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Progress is at a brisk pace on the Silo Square business park and neighborhood development project along Getwell Road in Southaven. Just notice and look at the earthmovers, dirt and open land on the west side of the thoroughfare where trees and sunflowers used to be. 

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