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Thousands of spectators and hundreds of softball and baseball players from around the Southeast have converged on Snowden Grove Park and Greenbrook Park in Southaven this past week as the Dizzy Dean World Series got underway.

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DeSoto County authorities remain on the lookout for a DeSoto County teen who was reported missing on June 20. Chief Inspector Roger Hutchins with the DeSoto County Sheriff's Department said Abigail Foster, 16, was last seen in the Eudora area. Investigators said she has run away from home pr…

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The sea of red, white and blue flags fluttered in the warm summer breeze across the DeSoto County Courthouse lawn over the Independence Day holiday — more than 800 total.

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Hernando aldermen Tuesday adopted a "zero tolerance" drug policy on behalf of employees with the City of Hernando but not without stirring debate on one of the policy's main edicts — termination upon testing positive for drugs or alcohol.

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The Outdoor Recreation Grant Division of the Mississippi Department of Wildlife Fisheries and Parks recently announced that the City of Hernando has received $120,000 for its Trail Project at Renasant Park. Mayor Tom Ferguson (foreground) briefed Parks and Recreation Department employees abo…

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A technology glitch that occurred during Tuesday night's Democratic runoff election might have delayed results for a few hours but it also provided a valuable dress rehearsal for what DeSoto County Election Commission Chairman Danny Klein calls the "Super Bowl of Elections" that occurs next …

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Akil Thomas made his home in DeSoto County as a preschooler while his father Kahlil starred for the Memphis RiverKings hockey team in 2001-2004. Now, Akil has grown up into a hockey star and was drafted Saturday by the NHL Los Angeles Kings as a second round pick.

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A e-book shortage in the First Regional Library system, one of the state's flagship systems, has been caused by budget cuts and First Regional Library System Director Meredith Wickham said the library system is appealing to cities like Hernando, headquarters for the five-county branch, to sh…

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Four DeSoto County students were among 43 selected to attend the Mississippi State University-College of Veterinary Medicine Camp this year at MSU. The camp was held May 31-June 2. The campers were Julia Kate Huffman, 8th grade (homeschooled), Shelby Brooks, 7th grade (Hernando Middle School…

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Howard Sherman, an entrepreneur and venture capitalist and the husband of actress and Meridian native Sela Ward, will square off against David Baria, a trial lawyer from the Mississippi Gulf Coast and state lawmaker, in Tuesday's Democratic runoff primary election for U.S. Senate.

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The City of Hernando has allocated $275,000 for a new animal shelter with tentative plans for it to be located in Renasant Park, but city officials ran into a roadblock Tuesday when it was announced that the namesake bank which donated the park property, Renasant Bank, is hesitant about an a…

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When the DeSoto County School District (DCS) Class of 2022 walks across the Landers Center arena stage and receives their high school diploma, they will be the first class of graduates who have worked under new requirements mandated by the state Department of Education and are being implemen…

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Mississippi 1st District U.S. Rep. Trent Kelly and his congressional counterpart, U.S. Rep. Steve Chabot (R-Ohio), held a field hearing on small business concerns in Southaven Monday, specifically on the subject of over-regulation and taxes.

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"Godspell," currently playing at Landers Center Theater Stage, is an up-tempo high-energy musical which tells of the ministry of Jesus Christ, albeit in a fresh, vibrant presentation that resonates in 21st century America.

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Similar to planes that filled the skies over Normandy Beach on a blustery June day 74 years ago, a squadron of vintage fighter aircraft recently flew over another large body of water — the Mississippi River.

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Truck Patch Revival, a Memphis-based country band, performs before a large crowd in front of the DeSoto County Courthouse Thursday evening. The concert was the first of the Sunset on the Square summer series hosted by the Hernando Main Street Chamber of Commerce. Mississippi Stomp will be fe…

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