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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Birds of a feather flock together, especially when it comes to the like-minded franchise owners of Chick-fil-A in DeSoto County.

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Hernando Mayor N.C. "Tom" Ferguson Jr. is celebrating his first month on the job after being sworn in as the chief executive of the DeSoto County seat.

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Former DeSoto County Administrator Ken Murphree died after a brief illness at Baptist Memorial Hospital-DeSoto on Monday. He was 71.

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One of the Mid-South's most promising young actors is embarking on a new career that will take him into new waters — make that international waters.

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DeSoto County can now proclaim another distinction along with a long list of other accomplishments.

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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County Tax Lien Sale will be online for the first time ever Aug. 28 and from now on into the future — eliminating the outdated practice of prospective bidders holding up paddles, camping out in hallways before the sale begins and congregating in a crowded courtroom.

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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.

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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…

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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Growing healthy produce is really no different than growing healthy children.

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The former DeSoto County Sunrise Home for Girls was gutted by fire late Friday in a blaze that completely destroyed the three-story structure.

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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.

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They say that all human beings put on masks.

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Quincy Randle has been real good about putting block parties together for the Hill Street neighborhood of Hernando’s historic West End where he grew up.

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Mississippi Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley has announced a public hearing late next week that centers on the Eudora Utilities Association. 

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Town Hall meeting to discuss opioid issue set for Aug. 1.

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Local children were able to "cool off" and learn a few potentially lifesaving tips or two during the annual "Hernando Firefighter Splash" this past Thursday at the Hernando Public Library.

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A not-to-be-missed show, the North Mississippi premiere of Walt Disney's "Mary Poppins" concludes this weekend at the Hernando Performing Arts Center on Dilworth Lane in Hernando.

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A man and woman were captured in Hernando outside a lawyer's office after Walls Police gave chase following report of a stolen vehicle at Star Landing Road and U.S. 61 about 9:15 a.m. Friday.

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DeSoto County Coroner Jeff Pounders says it's one of the strangest cases he has ever seen, but based on evidence and toxicology results he stands by the official explanation of death by asphyxiation in the case involving a 37 year-old Horn Lake woman on June 2.

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DeSoto County Coroner Jeff Pounders says it's one of the strangest cases he has ever seen, but based on evidence and toxicology results he stands by the official explanation of death by asphyxiation in the case involving a 37 year-old Horn Lake woman on June 2.

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DeSoto County residents may be dealing with a long, hot dry spell but recent heavy rains causing drainage issues have plagued homeowners in all parts of the county.

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DeSoto County Sheriff's investigators have charged Mario Stevenson with capital murder in the death of Lashanda Otis, whose body was found next to a burning vehicle along a rural roadside on May 1.

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Rubye Norvell is the only individual in her small retirement community in Olive Branch who was alive the same year that the Titanic sailed and sank to the ocean floor.

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Hernando Director of Planning Jared Darby is leaving his post after more than five years in helping to plan and steer the growth of one of Mississippi's fastest-growing cities.

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The City of Hernando recognized eight competitive soccer teams during Tuesday night's city board meeting and a recreational youth sport that has exploded during the past five years.

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The highly-acclaimed Broadway musical "The Music Man" has proved to be a family favorite since debuting onstage nearly a half-century ago.

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Northpoint Christian School in Southaven has named Lisa Biglane as Director of Marketing and Communications for the school.

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Residents in rural, unincorporated DeSoto County will have the opportunity this fall to receive curbside recycling, effective Oct. 1, following approval Monday of a six-year contract by the DeSoto County Board of Supervisors to garbage/recycling provider Waste Pro.

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Jadarrius Hodges and his teammate Kedarius Harris are headed to the USA World Powerlifting Meet in September with their eyes firmly fixed on the prize of becoming the best powerlifters in their class in the entire world.

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Schools offer more hours for registration

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Packed audiences at two separate charrettes or presentations on the proposed upscale Hernando West development, north and west of historic downtown Hernando, gives Hernando West principal Steven Katz encouragement the real estate deal his company made back in 2005-06 will at last bear fruit.

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Historic cemetery in danger of losing access.

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DeSoto County finds ways to stay out of hot summer temperatures.

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Hernando aldermen Monday reconvened a recessed meeting to make appointments to the Hernando City Planning and Election Commissions.

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Hernando aldermen are set to reconvene a recessed meeting Monday morning which was carried over from last week's contentious city board meeting.

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A youngster from DeSoto County has died as a result of a Thursday traffic accident in Marshall County. 

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A World War II veteran on a new mission to help the tax bills of his war brethren will have to appeal to people in Jackson to get his point across, according to DeSoto County officials. 

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Fireworks — and not the powder kind — erupted at the first meeting conducted by Hernando Mayor Tom Ferguson over his wishes to be able to review city employees before making board appointments or reappointments.

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DeSoto County's total assessed value has increased to nearly $1.8 billion, DeSoto County Tax Assessor Parker Pickle told DeSoto County Supervisors at their meeting Wednesday.

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There is a train of specially-equipped little red wagons that leads down the halls and around the corner of hospital corridors at Methodist Le Bonheur Children's Hospital in Memphis.

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Sizing up the overflow crowd that gathered inside the newly-proclaimed Marjorie L. Williams Board Room at Hernando City Hall Sunday, Hernando's new chief executive, Mayor Tom Ferguson, smiled broadly as friends, family and supporters filled the first several rows of seats.

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For 15 years, some special youngsters in DeSoto County have had at least one week during the summer to especially look forward to.

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Longtime DeSoto County Sheriff's Department deputy and bailiff Andrew Miller has hung up his holster and turned in his badge.

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