It is being called potentially the landmark astronomical event for a new generation and DeSoto County will have a front-row seat to witness the first total solar eclipse to reach the United States in nearly 40 years.
A Southaven Police Department K-9 dog died this week while on duty and Police Chief Steve Pirtle is in the process of investigating the circumstances around what may have happened.
U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Mississippi, told a Southaven audience Thursday that joint military exercises between Japan, the U.S., South Korea and other Allies are still scheduled despite a veiled threat from North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un.
Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Board of Trustees has officially named the college’s newest building project in honor of Northwest President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears, in recognition of his years of service to the college, his faithful dedication to its students and staff, and his outst…
Olive Branch firefighters were called to this home in the Pleasant Ridge subdivision late Thursday afternoon to battle a fire. Thunderstorms producing lightning are suspected as the cause of the fire. Crews made a quick interior attack on the fire which was mostly located in the attic of the…
The former getaway home of the late music icon Elvis Presley in Horn Lake is under consideration to become part of the National Register of Historic Places.
The road to Graceland was a five-thousand-mile journey for a pair of Elvis fans that included a stop to Presley's famed Memphis mansion and the legendary singer's rustic horse ranch between Horn Lake and Walls.
Mississippi's No. 1 farmers market, the Hernando Farmers Market, will continue unabated and with the blessing of the city's new mayor but not without a brouhaha that ginned up controversy at Tuesday night's meeting.
DeSoto County government officials Wednesday morning defended the DeSoto County Animal Shelter in a release regarding a dog bite incident the shelter is in the middle of.
It has not been decided if former Southaven Mayor Greg Davis will be hired on as an economic adviser/consultant but aldermen did vote to give Davis a two-day trial period to review the city's budget.
More than 200 Delta State alumni were nattily attired in their best green, white, along with shades of khaki and cotton during the annual Delta State alumni gathering in the BankPlus Training Center in Southaven this past Saturday.
Horn Lake police authorities Monday continued to investigate last week’s theft of six vehicles from an auto repair shop, including two Mercedes cars that are still missing.
The Hernando Farmers Market, Mississippi's No. 1 farmers market, is growing by leaps and bounds and experiencing just a few growing pains, according to market officials and county lawmakers.
Though DeSoto County remains one of the better-employed locations in the state of Mississippi, there are still those who seek either to come off the unemployment rolls, join the workforce for the first time or better their current career position.
Northwest Mississippi Community College held its opening faculty meeting on Aug. 7 on the Senatobia campus, during which new full-time faculty members were recognized.
The Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi is inviting the community to hear an address by Mississippi Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann during his visit to northwest Mississippi on Aug. 24 at the Landers Center for a luncheon on "Charitable Giving in Mississippi."
An event set for late August in Hernando looks to uplift women of faith in DeSoto County, “who are passionate about a relationship with Christ and one another.”
The number crunching and juggling of figures continues for the City of Southaven ahead of a public hearing and then final adoption of the Fiscal Year 2018 budget.
Celebrated Christian contemporary music artist Daniel Crews will perform at Longview Point Baptist Church's "Night of Worship, Night of Praise" slated for 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 13 on the grounds of the church, located at McIngvale and Byhalia Road in Hernando.
The 2017 DeSoto County Tax Lien Sale will be online for the first time ever Aug. 28 and from now on into the future — eliminating the outdated practice of prospective bidders holding up paddles, camping out in hallways before the sale begins and congregating in a crowded courtroom.
In an effort to curb large truck traffic on College Road, a narrow, two-lane road that winds westward from Olive Branch to Southaven, DeSoto County Supervisors will visually begin the observation of large tractor-trailer, 18-wheel trucks traveling on that rural stretch of road.
Members of the Southaven Board of Aldermen and Mayor Darren Musselwhite will hold a special meeting Tuesday morning at 9:30 a.m. in the Board Room of City Hall, 8710 Northwest Drive.
The death certificate of a 41-year-old man who died in an officer-involved shooting in Southaven states the death has been listed as a homicide and confirms a gunshot wound to the head as a cause of death.
Southaven Police and DeSoto County Sheriff's deputies were called to the DeSoto Civic Center Apartments in Southaven before 2 p.m. Friday in an effort to locate a man wanted by authorities on an outstanding felony warrant.
It’s the largest grant ever received by the Southaven Fire Department and it comes at the perfect time as Southaven has targeted a new fire station in the southern sector of the city.
Hernando Police Department's first ever National Night Out Tuesday night at Conger Park was termed a huge success. Many members from the community came out to meet and greet some police officers, enjoy the entertainment provided by Carver & Co., as well as getting their face painted, eat…
Longtime DeSoto County School Board Attorney Keith Treadway is out as legal counsel representing Mississippi's largest school district in a 3-2 vote Thursday night.
Thursday afternoon, the City of Southaven announced that the Boil Water Alert for parts of the city had been lifted and the supply in the affected areas is safe to drink.
A convoy of Olive Branch Police Department vehicles and motorcycles, along with a large department trailer, all blowing sirens and flashing red and blue lights “invaded” a number of city neighborhoods Tuesday night.
Mississippi Board of Pharmacy Deputy Director Steve Parker said that among the goals for Tuesday night’s Town Hall meeting on opioids in Southaven was to offer hope.
The cost to taxpayers for police patrol, including overtime and other expenses, during charity races and events was a major topic of discussion at Tuesday's city board meeting.
The autopsy report on a 41-year-old man who died after being shot by Southaven police will not be available until the end of the week, DeSoto County Coroner Jeff Pounders told the DeSoto Times-Tribune on Monday.
Joi Taylor, who has been the driving force behind Kudzu Playhouse for the past several years, openly acknowledged during the show's recent, successful two-weekend run of "Mary Poppins" that the show was perhaps the small theatre company's most ambitious production to date.