Hard work and lots of study time have apparently paid off again for Mississippi’s largest school district.
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.
Through music, art and stories, the blues that compromise the North Mississippi Hill Country sound will come alive this Friday night at One Memphis Street in Hernando.
For more than 10 years, DeSoto County residents have had the opportunity to do some fall cleaning and get some items out of the house they no longer need and desire to have on their property.
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.
Wearing his Green Bay Packers sweatshirt and with his hair pulled back in a ponytail, James Darby, Sr., sauntered up to the registrar's counter inside the DeSoto County Circuit Clerk's Office and produced his birth certificate, driver's license and other information in order to register to v…
A celebration will be held at some point in the near future, but a DeSoto County school has been pegged as a top school by the U.S. Department of Education (DOE).
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.
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…
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.
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.
Southaven Mayor Darren Musselwhite Thursday morning floated the idea of a walking bridge being built over Getwell Road to connect the Silo Square development to Snowden Grove Park.
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.
President Donald Trump touched on familiar themes as he rallied support for Republican candidates before a packed Landers Center crowd estimated at about 12,000 Tuesday evening.
For the second time, a jury has been unable to reach a verdict in the murder case of Jessica Chambers, the 19-year-old Panola County woman found burned alive near Courtland in December 2014.
The nation's veterans who gave so much, including life and limb to preserve freedom and liberty here at home and abroad were honored Friday at the Olive Branch Country Club with the Honoring Our Veterans celebration, now in its third year.
Horn Lake Chamber of Commerce officials celebrated the organization's 25th anniversary in a style and manner that paid tribute to its founding more than a quarter century ago.
An Olive Branch woman is charged with TennCare fraud for falsely reporting her residence in order to obtain benefits from Tennessee’s taxpayer-funded program.
Working to strengthen his support among conservatives in DeSoto County, state Sen. Chris McDaniel Tuesday evening brought his campaign for U.S. Senate to a Town Hall rally at Sweet Pea’s Table and Event Center in Olive Branch.
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…
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.
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials, both of this region's sitting U.S. senators and a host of representatives inked their signatures to a joint cost sharing/feasibility agreement that will address major flooding issues in Mississippi's fastest growing county.
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.
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 …
DeSoto County sheriff's deputies are searching the area of I-55 near Love Road in search of Justin Allen Jones who fled on foot from Hernando officers after a traffic stop.
Kim Terrell's mission is to promote Mississippi's fastest growing county, but also to extol the virtues of an international club that enables even the most reluctant speaker among us to have the courage and talent to engage in public speaking.
Working hard to encourage more voter participation, not just in November but in every election, Mississippi Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann is logging a lot of miles in visits across the state ahead of Election Day.
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.
Law enforcement and the DeSoto County School District (DCS) had to deal with a social media threat to a school and its students for the second straight day on Wednesday.
DeSoto Countians have responded in a big way to hurricane relief efforts in North and South Carolina and along the Atlantic Coast from sending first responders to feeding emergency personnel.
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.