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To show appreciation to the DeSoto County School District in the first week of the new school year, First Tennessee Bank provided lunch for about 250 Central Services employees Friday afternoon in Hernando. The meals were purchased at a 20 percent discount from the Olive Branch Chick-fil-A a…

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For residents of the City of Hernando living primarily in the Jaybird Road area, the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality has issued a Precautionary Boil-Water Alert for customers who receive their drinking water from their water supply located in DeSoto County.

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Chick-fil-A’s annual Topple the Truck fundraiser for DeSoto County Schools delivered school supplies Monday afternoon to the DCS Central Services office in Hernando. The Chick-fil-A locations in Southaven and Olive Branch have collected items for schools to have access to during the year. A …

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Whether or not DeSoto County follows through on long-anticipated plans to build a county-owned and maintained park adjacent to Hawk's Crossing subdivision with access from the subdivision into the park is still undecided as supervisors decided to table the issue until residents can present a…

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The DeSoto County Sheriff’s Department is welcoming four new deputies who excelled during the 12-week Mississippi Law Enforcement Officer’s Training Academy in Pearl. The group brought back awards ranking them in the top tier of their class. The awards were for firearms training and academic…

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Entergy Mississippi President and CEO Haley Fisackerly (second from left) recently presented a $5,000 grant to the DeSoto County Foundation for Excellence In Education for its first annual “Pathways2Possibilities” DeSoto Career Expo. The interactive technical career fair will give some 3,000…

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Chad Kinnision of Olive Branch (back row, fourth from right) received a R. Gene Holmes Endowment from the Mississippi Trucking Association Foundation in its recent scholarship awards program. The trucking association gave a record 38 scholarships during a recent luncheon it hosted on Monday,…

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Melissa Green, Director of Accreditation and MIS for the DeSoto County School District, assists Dexter and Nathan Washington in the online registration process. Green’s office at Central Services in Hernando has extended hours ahead of the start of school to assist in the registration proces…

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Celebrating five years of service in the community, Methodist Olive Branch Hospital will host a free, family-friendly community health fair that includes free health screenings, CPR demonstrations, nutrition and cooking demonstrations, a blood drive, infant and prenatal information, games fo…

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The old adage about getting success in most anything is, “Practice, practice, practice.” Former NBA basketball star Allen Iverson once ranted, “We talkin’ about practice,” referencing the word more than two dozen times during a media availability to stress how little practice meant to him.

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The firearms policy at the Landers Center, the busy venue in Southaven that hosts concerts, sporting events and other events such as high school graduations, came into question at a recent meeting of the DeSoto County Board of Supervisors.

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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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