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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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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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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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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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Cold water temperatures may have contributed to the drowning death of a Southaven teenager who died in a Horn Lake Creek on Friday night, according to DeSoto County authorities.

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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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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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Horn Lake city officials will know more about whether or not the City of Memphis will continue to treat Horn Lake's sewage following a meeting of the Horn Lake Creek Interceptor Sewage District Board which was slated to meet Wednesday night.

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On the day that slain civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was being remembered by thousands gathered in Memphis, DeSoto County's pre-eminent civil rights pioneer and political science professor, Dr. Leslie-Burl McLemore of Walls, was speaking to a small audience at the University…

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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…

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