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DeSoto County Adult Detention Center inmate Phillip Herron, who walked away from a work detail in Hernando on Tuesday, May 15, along with Lauren Bland who allegedly aided his escape, have been apprehended and are awaiting extradition from Memphis.

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A new federal mandate from the U.S. Post Office could mean that traditional single mailboxes in newer subdivisions will become a thing of the past, in favor of so-called uniform "cluster mailboxes," the kind most frequently associated with apartment complexes and urban dwellings.

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DeSoto County Adult Detention Center inmate Phillip Herron, who walked away from a work detail in Hernando on Tuesday, May 15, along with Lauren Bland who aided his escape, have been apprehended and are awaiting extradition from Memphis.

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Hernando city officials will invite a Memphis developer to give an accounting before board officials at the next meeting of the Hernando aldermen concerning alleged "clear-cutting" and steep grading that neighboring residents complain have caused erosion and drainage issues in Forest Meadows…

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One person was killed and several others injured in a Monday afternoon crash that involved a total of four vehicles at the intersection of U.S. Highway 61 and Starlanding Road.

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Hernando Mayor Tom Ferguson said Monday he planned to update all of the projects undertaken since passage of the city's last major bond issue, a total of $4.5 million in bond monies appropriated primarily for road, transportation and other infrastructure projects.

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Hernando High School Social Studies teacher Margaret Hicks recently brought her students to the DeSoto County Museum and Hernando Memorial Park Cemetery where they viewed the sights and sounds of history, including the Confederate burial trench, tombstones of yellow fever victims, and just s…

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DeSoto County will soon implement a fee system to better recoup costs for rubbish removal operations but the new policy will still include at least one regular free removal pickup per route run for taxpayers before fees or costs associated with removal kick in.

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Boxes of medications collected at two Hernando locations are set to be disposed of after Saturday’s National DEA “Drug Take Back” program event. The DeSoto County Sheriff’s Department set up drop-off spots at the Hernando Kroger Marketplace and the Hernando Walgreen’s where people could disp…

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DeSoto County Supervisors along with members of the DeSoto County Regional Utility Authority and mayors and aldermen of several cities were in the nation's capital this past week to discuss pressing concerns with U.S. lawmakers.

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Senate Bill 2220, which has now been signed by Gov. Phil Bryant, will now make it easier for Northwest Mississippi Community College to receive 4 mills on the DeSoto County property tax levy without having to wait for reimbursement from the DeSoto County Chancery Clerk's Office.

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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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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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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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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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