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Progress is at a brisk pace on the Silo Square business park and neighborhood development project along Getwell Road in Southaven. Just notice and look at the earthmovers, dirt and open land on the west side of the thoroughfare where trees and sunflowers used to be. 

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Mississippi Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann and his staff are hosting a special community meeting at the DeSoto County Courthouse in Hernando today in advance of the No. 6 general election and simultaneous special nonpartisan election for the open U.S. Senate seat.

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Cami Beard, a fourth-grader at Oak Grove Central Elementary School, and Charlie Cross, a third-grader at Lewisburg Elementary School, led the DeSoto County Schools Board of Education meeting in the Pledge of Allegiance at the start of its Thursday, Sept. 6 meeting in Hernando.

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A wrecker truck works to remove the cab of a semi-trailer truck that overturned Friday morning on I-55 northbound near Starlanding Road. The accident caused the northbound interstate to be closed at about 6 a.m. for about six hours. The roadway was initially completely closed and later had t…

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Each year, the Maddox Foundation Volunteer Center (formerly Volunteer Northwest Mississippi) hosts an event to observe the 9/11 National Day of Service and Remembrance and there are big plans in the works to make this year another great occasion.

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Southaven Police Department Detective Sgt. Tyler Price was presented with the FBI CJIS commendation at FBI CJIS Headquarters in Clarksburg, West Virginia earlier this month for recognition as having been selected for the FBI CJIS NDex Success Story of the Year. Price received this award on b…

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Northern District Public Safety Commissioner Brandon Presley has announced the first meeting of the DeSoto County Task Force on improving cellular telephone and high-speed internet service will be held on Thursday, Sept. 6 at 5:30 p.m. 

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Rural DeSoto County residents who get their garbage collection through the county and Waste Pro USA will see a slight rate increase in their bills, beginning in October. 

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Now in its second year, an effort to memorialize Ann Brown Ashcraft, a wife, mother and grandmother, as well as a book lover and patron of the arts and history, is helping to provide books to chronically ill children.

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The race for the District 4 seat on the DeSoto County Schools (DCS) Board of Education became a contested race last week when Jeny Price, a Lake Comorant Middle School and High School parent, filed papers to have her name on the ballot for District 4 board member.

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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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