On May 4, DeSoto Civic Garden Club members Jane Borgognoni, assisted by Amye Kelly & Andrea Michael, met with four kindergarten classes at Longview Point to teach the children the life cycle of seeds to plants. After learning that seeds need soil, water and sun, the children headed over …
As we prepare for our 4th of July plans, many of us will be menu planning. And no Independence Day table would be complete without a show-stopping patriotic dessert. Sheet cakes decorated as American flags and big berry trifles in tall glass dishes often adorn red or blue checkered tablecl…
With steady growth each year since it’s opening, the Mississippi Ale House in Olive Branch celebrated its fifth anniversary on Saturday with two new beers and family-friendly festivities that brought the community together.
“The image is one thing, and the human being is another. It’s very hard to live up to an image.” Those words, spoken by Elvis Presley at a press conference at New York City’s Madison Square Garden, may as well have been about the difficulties of portraying celebrities on the big screen. T…
Olive Branch residents will have a chance to vote on four new specialty license plate designs and decide which one best represents the city and its brand.
Olive Branch Police Chief Don Gammage has reached the end of his law enforcement after over 30 years of service to the community.
Tanger Outlets Memphis continues its commitment to investing in the local community with the launch of the 2022 TangerKIDS Grants Program. Applications are now open for this year’s grants, with program updates that further incorporate the company’s Mission, Vision and Values. Tanger Outlets …
Texas based active shooter prevention and education program, ALERRT held their “Train the Trainer” classes at Hernando High School for local law enforcement agencies to learn techniques for active shooter situations.
The National Association of Amateur Radio, DeSoto County Emergency Management Agency and the Chickasaw Amateur Radio Association (CARA) are teaming up to host field days on June 25 and 26.
DeSoto County Board of Supervisors approved new text amendments to its zoning ordinances to allow for medical cannabis and also set forth the guidelines for growing facilities, dispensaries and other related operations in the county during a public hearing on Friday.
Northwest Mississippi Community College DeSoto Center hosted a “Meet the Director” event to introduce their new Director for the Performing Arts Center at the Senatobia campus that is currently under construction.
The Olive Branch Board of Aldermen passed three motions Tuesday night that set medical marijuana dispensary hours from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., barred all facilities from agricultural-residential areas and set fees for interested companies.
K.J. Wright might be known for winning a Super Bowl with the Seattle Seahawks and for flattening opposing team’s quarterbacks. But “the Elevator” as he was known to his highs school basketball teammates also had some winning moves on the hardwood back during his days as a three sport standou…
Baptist Memorial Hospital-Desoto has received the American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines - Stroke GOLD PLUS with Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite.
As part of the American Freedom Tour, several high-profile conservative figures joined former president Donald Trump at the Landers Center on Saturday, where they spoke about inflation, the Afghanistan withdrawal and the possibility of another presidential run for Trump in 2024.
Brandon native and cooking blogger, Lisa Bynum provided a cooking demonstration on June 18 at the Hernando Farmers Market for Senior Day sponsored by Shared Health Mississippi.
Sergeant Tre Price with the Olive Branch Police Department spoke to local senior citizens about the importance of awareness concerning active shooter situations at the Olive Branch Senior Center on June 16.
Perry Mason has been the director of the Southaven animal shelter for 17 years. But he likes to tell people that because his phone rings 24 hours a day seven days a week, those 17 years probably equate to 30 years in an 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. job.
Former President Donald Trump and the American Freedom Tour will be coming to the Landers Center June 18 along with a host of political speakers to help inspire conservatives to make America great again.
The DeSoto Arts Council would like to take over the old Von Theater and cotton gin and create an arts campus that would allow it to expand and grow its art programs.
It has been nearly 40 years since Robert Carradine first put on the horned rim glasses and pocket protector as nerd Lewis Skolnik and outwitted the jocks of Alpha Beta fraternity at Adams College in the 1984 cult classic comedy “Revenge of the Nerds.”
Olive Branch Mayor Ken Adams, along with the board of alderman announced on June 8 that Deputy Chief of Police Bill Cox will be the new Olive Branch Police Chief effective July 1.
Southaven Board of Alderman approved a plan to spend $14 million over the next four years to enhance the city’s parks using money that will be collected from the Pennies for Parks tourism tax.
Olive Branch mayor Ken Adams honored code enforcement officers Hank Draymond and Shanda Ruff in his biweekly awards, and also further discussed the proposed motel tax and a possible rental property ordinance.
Claude Jarman, Jr. will always be remembered best for his role in the 1946 MGM Technicolor family drama “The Yearling,” a story about a backwoods boy who befriends a fawn. But he gets the most fan letters about working with John Wayne in the western “Rio Grande,” the third film in director J…
While the Olive Branch Board of Aldermen have begun discussions about adding a new rental property ordinance, several properties within city limits have been deemed a public nuisance, including one abandoned home said to be causing a neighborhood-wide health risk.
Several DeSoto County mayors met recently to discuss the possible need for a rental property ordinance in their cities to account for the growing number of rentals in the county.
Baptist Memorial Hospital-DeSoto has earned the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR Chest Pain ̶ MI Registry Platinum Performance Achievement Award for the eighth year in a row.
The 11th annual Memorial Day Tribute drew a large crowd at Blocker Cemetery on Monday, where citizens and groups from both Olive Branch and throughout the state gathered to honor and remember fallen veterans.
Robert K. Smith has been putting flags up on the graves of veterans buried at Bakers Chapel Cemetery in Hernando for about the last five or six years.
The Southaven Arts Council in partnership with Mississippi Wildlife Rehabilitation held their closing reception for The Youth Nature Photography Exhibit on May 26 at M.R. Davis Public Library in Southaven.
Speaker of the Mississippi House of Representatives Philip Gunn reviewed recent accomplishments at the Hernando Chamber of Commerce Quarterly Luncheon on Tuesday, including the state’s work to curb human trafficking and raise teacher salaries.
Hernando officials met for a second round of hearings on Monday to discuss potential park improvements to Renasant Park and what they could afford using “Pennies for Parks” money from a one cent sales tax.
As the father of four daughters who are heavily involved in the arts, Southaven Alderman George Payne has been to every choir performance, every dance recital, and lots of community theater productions.