Olive Branch Police provided additional information Friday evening about a death investigation after a man was found shot to death and lying in a city residential street early that same morning.
Mississippi's newest U.S. Senator, Cindy Hyde-Smith, has hit the ground running since she was tapped by Republican Gov. Phil Bryant to fill the seat long held by U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran, who is officially stepping down from his duties as of April 1.
Preliminary autopsy results are back from the Mississippi State Crime Lab in Jackson on the body of 32-year-old Trisha Marie Lyons whose body was discovered in an abandoned house on Fogg Road on March 15.
Teaching a young man or woman to fish instead of just handing them a cleaned and fully-cooked fish will pay dividends for a lifetime, longtime caterer and award-winning chef John Woods told business and industry officials at the inaugural Career Technology Breakfast at the Career Tech Center…
With the start of the spring season, DeSoto County residents begin looking at how all of winter’s trash came about and ended up in their yard or along their roadside.
An early morning fire Wednesday claimed the life of a 65-year-old Horn Lake man and sent three individuals, reported to be his relatives, to hospitals in Memphis.
Mississippi legislators have passed the nation’s strictest abortion ban with support from DeSoto County legislators, but legal challenges may be forthcoming in response, if it indeed becomes law.
For the first time Thursday, the DeSoto County School District (DCS) embarked on a unique step for them toward filling its many classrooms with teachers for the 2018-19 school year.
As the DeSoto County Economic Development Council (EDC) actively works to find new industry and business opportunities to the county, it is also embarking on an effort to introduce those career options to youngsters beginning to think about what to do when they leave high school.
DeSoto County Schools Supt. Cory Uselton Tuesday announced that two of the district’s principals will transition to new locations when the new school year begins.
There once was a time Brad Meadows was knocking on doors in the outside sales world, hoping they would open for him to get the next big score in a sale for the firm he represented.
DeSoto County Supervisors Monday were examining whether or not to strip the Board of Adjustment from having the final say on weightier matters involving conditional use and subdivision issues which are sometimes appealed to the Board of Supervisors.
Two tourism tax measures which will benefit Southaven and Horn Lake were overwhelmingly approved by the Mississippi State Senate on Thursday and are on their way to Gov. Phil Bryant for his signature.
Passage by the Mississippi House of Representatives of tourism tax incentives for both Horn Lake and Southaven will continue to pay dividends for years to come, according to the author of the bill, State Rep. Jeff Hale, R-Nesbit and the bill's co-author, State Rep. William Kinkade, R-Byhalia.
House members are slated to consider a controversial Senate bill put forth by Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves which would consolidate power and authority over transportation funds under the governor's control, rather than a three-person Mississippi Department of Transportation Commission.
A deluge of rainfall across the Mid-South these past few days has resulted in the closing of some roads and the potential for even more flooding in low-lying areas, DeSoto County Road Manager Andy Swims said Friday.
Northern District Transportation Commissioner Mike Tagert told Southaven business leaders this week that several highway projects affecting them continue moving forward and at faster than expected speed.
Drivers who have had to endure a nearly two-year-long detour between Hernando and points to the south on U.S. Highway 51 Tuesday were greeted with the news that their extra travel was at an end.
Hernando aldermen approved rezoning for a tightly-compacted upscale community off Memphis Street — with greenspace amenities — Tuesday over and above the objections of one alderman who argued the R-10 zoning classification wasn't allowed under the city's development plan, a guide or blueprin…
Another DeSoto County school student has been placed in the county Juvenile Detention Center after the youngster’s arrest on charges of making social media threats.
DeSoto County Sheriff's Department Detective Greg Horton (second from right), who is also assigned to the U.S. Secret Service Task Force, has earned an award as one of the top 10 Computer Forensic Examiners in the United States for 2016-17. Special Agent Jim Hawkins (second from left) made t…
Two Center Hill High School students were arrested by the DeSoto County Sheriff’s Department over the past weekend for their involvement in alleged threats against the school made on social media.
Their voices are feeble and raspy like scratchy records from an old phonograph, but their memories are razor sharp about the horrors they experienced during the Holocaust of World War II when more than six million people perished — along with 1.5 million children.
Center Hill Middle and High School students, teachers and parents saw more than the usual law enforcement presence on hand to greet them Friday morning, especially in light of this week’s tragic school shootings at a Parkland, Fla. high school.
All three campuses of Northwest Mississippi Community College were placed on lockdown late Friday afternoon due to a potential threat by a student, according to a Northwest Spokesperson.
The newly-unveiled DeSoto County Juvenile Court Justice Center has been named in honor of Mills Barbee who is considered the founder of the county's juvenile court system known as Youth Court.
A civil rights pioneer, university professor and champion of the arts and humanities, in addition to being a newly-elected Walls alderman, Dr. Leslie Burl McLemore has done it all.
Former Southaven mayor Greg Davis late Wednesday afternoon informed city officials in Horn Lake that he did not want to be considered for the Horn Lake city planner’s position.
For as many times as Holly Springs Road has held the top spot on the DeSoto County Board of Supervisors 15-year Road Project List, one might think the project would be well under way by now.
DeSoto County Schools (DCS) board members Thursday afternoon approved a revised school calendar for the rest of the 2017-18 school year, an action parents have been anxious in learning to plan for the rest of the year.
There was a time Elizabeth Richardson was in the mission field, with her husband Ryan and family serving the people of the small West African nation of Togo, a small strip of land located east of Ghana and the Ivory Coast.
Longtime Road Department employee, Dewayne Hall, center, (fifth from left) was honored recently for his 21 years of service to DeSoto County. Making the presentation was DeSoto County Assistant Road Manager Mike Kennedy. Looking on, are, from left, DeSoto County Sheriff Bill Rasco; District …
The economy keeps chugging along and at least in DeSoto County a large factor is the upsurge in new residential home construction with commercial construction also on the upswing.
A Horn Lake alderman is moving forward with a proposal to hire a new planner for the city and will propose former Southaven mayor Greg Davis be the person his community should hire.
Some of the most talented and gifted thespians from across the Mid-South region have been nominated for the 15th Annual Allie Awards set for this Friday night at Landers Center.
Pat Sylvester, principal investigator for NFusion, a federal and state program aimed at improving the lives and educational opportunities of youth, is targeting its message to the public at large and families who might not be aware of the program's existence.