In her coffee shops, Tina Tatum wants to create a space for gathering. Her newest space in Hernando is another place where she hopes visitors can do just that.
Between 60-75 people gathered outside the DeSoto County Courthouse on Sunday for a rally organized by a local conservative group called the Patriot Party of Mississippi.
With photos of her late husband on the wall behind her, Barbara Chatham was sworn in as District 2 Election Commissioner by DeSoto County Circuit Clerk Dale Thompson on Monday.
During a special meeting Monday night, the Hernando Board of Aldermen unanimously approved Julie Hopkins’ plan for a “reverse Christmas parade.”
A special election to fill the Ward 1 seat on the Hernando Board of Aldermen will be held on Jan. 19, 2021. The seat was previously held by Elhanan “Sonny” Bryant, who died on Saturday, Nov. 28.
Following the cancellation of the Hernando Christmas parade, some residents have joined to come up with a creative, safe alternative. The solution, a “reverse parade,” addresses the COVID-19 related concerns of holding a parade, but it also comes with its own set of logistical hurdles.