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Sean Cook recently rallied his Boy Scout Troop Pack 190 to contribute dog food and supplies to Blackwell Animal Rescue Center and is shown with the items goodies loaded in his mother’s car for the rescue. One of the issues BARC has getting enough food to the fosters so they don’t have to be …

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As expected, Wednesday's court hearing to hear the challenge to the City of Olive Branch annexing about 50 square miles of land in the Center Hill, Lewisburg, Bridgetown, Pleasant Hill and Cedar View communities inside its city limits did not take long.

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Vicksburg District notified local authorities and emergency management personnel on Tuesday, April 16 that the activation of the spillway at Arkabutla Lake Dam, located 35 miles north of Marks, is imminent.

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Only certain people get the privilege of having their remains buried in the hallowed ground of Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia. They include honorably discharged members who died on active duty and their immediate family, military retirees and their immediate family, recipients of the …

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Joined by Southaven Police School Resource Officer Javier Iniguez, Morgan Tibbens takes the honorary lap of the DeSoto Central High School track to begin the annual Area 16 Special Olympics Track and Field event Wednesday morning. Hundreds of participants took part in the event highlighting …

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Vicky Castellanos was the winner of the People’s Choice Award at the DeSoto Arts Council’s Bloomin’ Art Exhibition held Friday, March 31 in Hernando. Her watercolor painting, "Kitty in the Garden", was voted best in show by the guests that attended Bloomin' Art Exhibition. The DeSoto Arts Co…

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It’s been a battle of minds inside Longview Heights Baptist Church in Olive Branch this week. Successful competitors need not have knowledge of religion and spiritual matters. But those who succeed in this competition should know a lot about math, history, language arts, science and current events.

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It’s been a battle of minds inside Longview Heights Baptist Church in Olive Branch this week. Successful competitors need not have knowledge of religion and spiritual matters. But those who succeed in this competition should know a lot about math, history, language arts, science and current events.

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From left, Hernando Lions Club member April Jones gives Larry Sowell his 50-year membership pin during a recent meeting. Congratulating Sowell is North Mississippi Lions Club Council Chair Arland Eilert (second from right) who was on hand to witness the pin ceremony, along with club member S…

While the current issue of annexation in DeSoto County squarely involves Olive Branch and areas south and east of the city, another DeSoto County city official has voiced an opinion on a separate annexation issue in the Legislature that would impact future efforts in the county.

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Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant has said he would sign a bill that has passed the state Legislature, a bill that would set further restrictions on abortions in the state. It would make the state among the toughest in the nation to get the procedure, but may also place the state on a road involv…

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Front Porch Learning Cottage in Hernando was chosen and nominated to lay the wreath at The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier inside Arlington National Cemetery on Wednesday, March 13. The City of Hernando donated funds to help cover the cost of the wreath. The students also fund raised for a year …

A DeSoto County city is among the state’s highest for evictions and the numbers across the state may grow with the Mississippi House passage of a bill that addresses the eviction of tenants. The bill is now headed to Gov. Phil Bryant for signing. 

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The Northwest Mississippi Community College Alumni Board of Directors met recently to discuss plans for its upcoming year. Seated from left are: Bonnie Burkes, secretary-treasurer; Brenda Holmes, Lafayette County; Jackie Myrick, vice president; Marvelene McCullar, at-large representative and…

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