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Just hours after performing a very moving version of "Hallelujah" at their father and grandfather's funerals, Mikayla House and her sister Carmen House took to the Landers Center Stage to lift their voices in song again to the timeless story by Charles Dickens of loss, love and redemption in…

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In a public school district that constantly strives to exceed expectations, the DeSoto County School District has again been recognized nationally and Canada for its work toward getting its students ready for college.

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State economic officials came to DeSoto County this week to hear from local business leaders about what makes this a great place to live, while touting the things that are going well and succeeding on a statewide level.

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Center Hill Elementary School students proudly display their $1,000 check donation as the school collecting the most Shoeboxes for Soldiers during the recent campaign climaxed during the Veterans Day celebration at Baptist Memorial Hospital-DeSoto in Southaven. Center Hill students gathered …

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Fox 13 television reporter Tom Dees and Make-A-Wish of the Mid-South volunteer and Board Member Kim Terrell were among hundreds who took part recently in the annual Walk For Wishes at Snowden Grove Park to raise funds for Make-A-Wish.

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From a significant tenure as school administrator and eventually to leading the academic program for Mississippi’s largest public school district, Jim Ferguson now will take the main reins as the leader of Northpoint Christian School in Southaven. 

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When most high school marching band organizations are rejoicing that they no longer have to work on choreography, steps and movements in addition to learning a musical piece for halftime football performances, field competitions and such, one DeSoto County band has been rewarded for working …

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The owners of a now defunct restaurant, Fillin Station Grille, which principal parties say was forced to close because its neighbor, Southern Thunder Harley Davidson, began selling food in direct competition with and in direct violation of a reciprocal easement agreement have filed suit in C…

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It has been my pleasure to listen to a great many speakers over my career as a journalist, but I can think of none more riveting than that of 92-year-old Olin Pickens, a former POW who survived more than two years of captivity during World War II.

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When the NBA G League Memphis Hustle take the floor for the first time ever on Saturday night against the Sioux Falls (S.D.) Skyforce at the Landers Center, the first step in Southaven and DeSoto County becoming that league’s version of Hoop City will have been taken.

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Batman and Wonder Woman were among all the little ghouls, goblins and trick-or-treaters who strolled through school and church parking lots in advance of Halloween, which is being observed this afternoon and evening across DeSoto County.

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Area SWAT and tactical teams, both large and small, competed in friendly competition and learned some valuable techniques and maneuvers during an exercise at the Southaven Police Department firing range and training facility off Tulane Drive in Southaven on Tuesday.

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By a vote of 6-1, the City of Southaven convening in a special meeting Monday, approved a lease agreement with DeSoto Legacy Volleyball, LLC of Olive Branch to bring competitive volleyball to Mississippi's third-largest city.

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