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A group of students has given up part of their summer vacation to become interns on a project that connects their classroom to a real world experience.

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Katherine Plum, a recent graduate of Northwest Mississippi Community College, a junior at Delta State University and native of Olive Branch, was recently selected to participate in the undergraduate portion of the Mississippi Rural Physicians Scholarship Program (MRPSP). Plum is the daughter…

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As America celebrates its independence today on the Fourth of July, beyond the picnics and fireworks we remember that our freedoms came at a price, thanks to those who were placed in the front lines in defense of our country.

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New officers were installed for the Rotary Club of Olive Branch at the club’s meeting on Tuesday, July 2. New President Tracy Kirkley presents a gavel plaque to outgoing President George Sago, as (from left) new Secretary Dana Nordwall and Sergeant at Arms Grant Roberts look on. Not pictured…

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The DeSoto County Museum will again house a children's Holocaust memorial exhibit to commemorate the 1.5 million children whose lives were lost during the Holocaust. The Unknown Child memorial was dedicated to the museum on Monday night with several special guests in attendance.

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DeSoto County municipal leaders will return to their board rooms in regular session Tuesday evening. Horn Lake, Southaven and Hernando boards convene at 6 p.m., while in Olive Branch, the regular session will be gaveled in at 6:30 p.m.

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DeSoto County School District (DCS) Board of Education members have heard the district’s budget request for Fiscal Year 2020, and district officials were quick to say that Mississippi’s largest public school district will not be asking for additional millage in the coming year.

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DeSoto County Schools Supt. Cory Uselton addresses the monthly luncheon of the Olive Branch Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, June 12. Uselton informed business leaders about the recent accomplishments of the county school district and Olive Branch's impact on those results. 

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This month, incoming fourth through eighth grade students from Olive Branch, Pleasant Hill, Lewisburg, Center Hill and DeSoto Central will gather for the Olive Branch Police Department’s 13th annual Camp B.U.I.L.D., a free summer camp designed to build positive character traits in students.

Mississippi Republican voters will soon get the opportunity to see all three candidates for the state’s highest office debate on the same stage. Whether DeSoto County voters will be able to see it on their television screens or on their computer or smartphone screens remains to be determined. 

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