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The developer of planned upscale lofts and residential units at the site of a largely vacant lot located to the rear and across a narrow creek of an architect's office and adjacent to a nondescript office complex is an improvement to the area just off the historic town square in Hernando.

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Cold water temperatures may have contributed to the drowning death of a Southaven teenager who died in a Horn Lake Creek on Friday night, according to DeSoto County authorities.

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Two people died with a third person remaining in very critical condition and in declining health following a wreck on Interstate 55 over the weekend.

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Hunter Rochester has been named as the Stroud Law Firm's $1,500 scholarship winner due to his winning essay. The scholarship was presented by Philip A. Stroud, principal attorney with the firm. He is the son of David and Leslie Rochester of Nesbit. Hunter is a graduate of Snowden School in M…

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The National Day of Prayer will be celebrated Thursday, May 3 on the DeSoto County Courthouse lawn on the historic Hernando Square in Hernando. Tina Tatum, coordinator of the event, said the observation will take place at 6 p.m. on the courthouse lawn. Tatum was recognized by the DeSoto Coun…

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Third-grader Emma Claire Anderson of Hernando Hills Elementary School led the DeSoto County School District Board of Education in the Pledge of Allegiance at its Thursday, April 19 meeting. Students are routinely asked to lead the meeting in the pledge during the school year.

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DeSoto County Museum Director Brian Hicks gave Rotary Club of Hernando members a sneak peek at an upcoming exit that opens the first week in May on women in baseball from the late 1800s through the 1950s and the modern era. Hicks said the exhibit will feature rare memorabilia.

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The alleged robber who held up a Hernando title loans business has been arrested in Illinois and is awaiting extradition back to Mississippi, according to Hernando Police Chief Scott Worsham.

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Olive Branch aldermen Tuesday night voted to approve a rezoning request for a piece of property adjacent to the Asbury Place subdivision, but tabled for two weeks another request connected to the first one to allow developers time to meet with the homeowners’ association that is responsible …

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Hernando police are on the lookout for an unidentified black male suspect who allegedly robbed the Money Matters Store at 38 West Commerce Street in Hernando at gunpoint late Tuesday afternoon.

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Four local students were recognized for exhibits in microbiology during a regional science fair held at the University of Mississippi in Oxford. They were among hundreds of high school and middle school students who excelled in local science fairs and have a chance to enter state competition…

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The Career Technology Center West student population at the CTC West facility in Horn Lake will grow by at least 90 to 100 additional students next year and Principal Allyson Killough said that's an indication that the market is strong for what used to be known as vocational students — an ol…

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For several years, the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) has helped put “wings” on teenagers seeking to learn more about aviation with an emphasis on leadership. At the same time both cadet and command squadrons have assisted authorities in emergency situations, such as search and rescue events.

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Seniors in high school who are 18 years-old and registered to vote have a unique opportunity—they can learn about the electoral process and earn extra cash while in training and working at the polls as student election clerks for the June 5th election.

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Horn Lake city officials will know more about whether or not the City of Memphis will continue to treat Horn Lake's sewage following a meeting of the Horn Lake Creek Interceptor Sewage District Board which was slated to meet Wednesday night.

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Pastor Mike Higgins with Heartland Hands displays a van full of items collected during the Pack the Pantry softball game between DeSoto Central and Southaven high schools on Tuesday, April 10. Fans attending the game were encouraged to bring items to help Heartland Hands replenish its supplies.

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Southaven aldermen this week talked about the condition of the city’s streets along with Mayor Darren Musselwhite, who said he would be using additional money to further catch up, as the mayor termed it, what in some areas of the city is called the horrific condition of the roadways.  

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On the day that slain civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was being remembered by thousands gathered in Memphis, DeSoto County's pre-eminent civil rights pioneer and political science professor, Dr. Leslie-Burl McLemore of Walls, was speaking to a small audience at the University…

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Traffic became snarled for most of Wednesday morning into the afternoon when an 18-wheeler fuel tanker truck rolled over at the bridge above I-55 at Goodman Road where Southaven and Horn Lake joined. Goodman Road was closed in both directions for the morning through mid-afternoon. Some of th…

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