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A Southaven Police Department K-9 dog died this week while on duty and Police Chief Steve Pirtle is in the process of investigating the circumstances around what may have happened.

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U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Mississippi, told a Southaven audience Thursday that joint military exercises between Japan, the U.S., South Korea and other Allies are still scheduled despite a veiled threat from North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un.

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It has not been decided if former Southaven Mayor Greg Davis will be hired on as an economic adviser/consultant but aldermen did vote to give Davis a two-day trial period to review the city's budget.

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More than 200 Delta State alumni were nattily attired in their best green, white, along with shades of khaki and cotton during the annual Delta State alumni gathering in the BankPlus Training Center in Southaven this past Saturday.

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Though DeSoto County remains one of the better-employed locations in the state of Mississippi, there are still those who seek either to come off the unemployment rolls, join the workforce for the first time or better their current career position. 

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Birds of a feather flock together, especially when it comes to the like-minded franchise owners of Chick-fil-A in DeSoto County.

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The Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi is inviting the community to hear an address by Mississippi Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann during his visit to northwest Mississippi on Aug. 24 at the Landers Center for a luncheon on "Charitable Giving in Mississippi." 

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The number crunching and juggling of figures continues for the City of Southaven ahead of a public hearing and then final adoption of the Fiscal Year 2018 budget.

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One of the Mid-South's most promising young actors is embarking on a new career that will take him into new waters — make that international waters.

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DeSoto County can now proclaim another distinction along with a long list of other accomplishments.

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The 2017 DeSoto County Tax Lien Sale will be online for the first time ever Aug. 28 and from now on into the future — eliminating the outdated practice of prospective bidders holding up paddles, camping out in hallways before the sale begins and congregating in a crowded courtroom.

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In an effort to curb large truck traffic on College Road, a narrow, two-lane road that winds westward from Olive Branch to Southaven, DeSoto County Supervisors will visually begin the observation of large tractor-trailer, 18-wheel trucks traveling on that rural stretch of road.

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Members of the Southaven Board of Aldermen and Mayor Darren Musselwhite will hold a special meeting Tuesday morning at 9:30 a.m. in the Board Room of City Hall, 8710 Northwest Drive.

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Southaven school offers breakfast to new school parents.

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The death certificate of a 41-year-old man who died in an officer-involved shooting in Southaven states the death has been listed as a homicide and confirms a gunshot wound to the head as a cause of death.

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Southaven Police and DeSoto County Sheriff's deputies were called to the DeSoto Civic Center Apartments in Southaven before 2 p.m. Friday in an effort to locate a man wanted by authorities on an outstanding felony warrant.

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It’s the largest grant ever received by the Southaven Fire Department and it comes at the perfect time as Southaven has targeted a new fire station in the southern sector of the city. 

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Southaven Police Thursday issued a request for the public’s help in finding a 15-year-old girl missing since late June. 

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Longtime DeSoto County School Board Attorney Keith Treadway is out as legal counsel representing Mississippi's largest school district in a 3-2 vote Thursday night.

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Thursday afternoon, the City of Southaven announced that the Boil Water Alert for parts of the city had been lifted and the supply in the affected areas is safe to drink. 

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Mississippi Board of Pharmacy Deputy Director Steve Parker said that among the goals for Tuesday night’s Town Hall meeting on opioids in Southaven was to offer hope. 

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The autopsy report on a 41-year-old man who died after being shot by Southaven police will not be available until the end of the week, DeSoto County Coroner Jeff Pounders told the DeSoto Times-Tribune on Monday.

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An area of Southaven now has more sidewalks for residents and school children heading to and from schools in that neighborhood to walk on.

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Southaven Mayor Darren Musselwhite Friday provided his first response regarding the fatal shooting of a man late Sunday night by police officers in search of a domestic violence suspect from Tate County. 

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Town Hall meeting to discuss opioid issue set for Aug. 1.

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Tuesday’s car crash in Southaven that killed a Tunica man has led to the filing of murder charges.

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Tuesday’s car crash in Southaven that killed a Tunica man has led to the filing of murder charges.

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Attorneys for the family of Ismael Lopez Rodriquez, killed in an officer-involved shooting with Southaven police officers late Sunday night, claim a simple mistake cost an innocent man his life and the family wants answers.

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A man from Tunica was declared dead at the scene of a multi-vehicle crash in the middle of a busy Southaven intersection late Tuesday afternoon, a crash that may have been connected to a hit-and-run crash that took place a short time before that.

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An officer-involved shooting in Southaven late Sunday night has left one person dead in an incident that is being investigated by the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation (MBI) and the District Attorney's Office.

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A man and woman were captured in Hernando outside a lawyer's office after Walls Police gave chase following report of a stolen vehicle at Star Landing Road and U.S. 61 about 9:15 a.m. Friday.

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DeSoto County Coroner Jeff Pounders says it's one of the strangest cases he has ever seen, but based on evidence and toxicology results he stands by the official explanation of death by asphyxiation in the case involving a 37 year-old Horn Lake woman on June 2.

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DeSoto County residents may be dealing with a long, hot dry spell but recent heavy rains causing drainage issues have plagued homeowners in all parts of the county.

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DeSoto County Sheriff's investigators have charged Mario Stevenson with capital murder in the death of Lashanda Otis, whose body was found next to a burning vehicle along a rural roadside on May 1.

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Rubye Norvell is the only individual in her small retirement community in Olive Branch who was alive the same year that the Titanic sailed and sank to the ocean floor.

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Hernando Director of Planning Jared Darby is leaving his post after more than five years in helping to plan and steer the growth of one of Mississippi's fastest-growing cities.

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The City of Hernando recognized eight competitive soccer teams during Tuesday night's city board meeting and a recreational youth sport that has exploded during the past five years.

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The highly-acclaimed Broadway musical "The Music Man" has proved to be a family favorite since debuting onstage nearly a half-century ago.

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Northpoint Christian School in Southaven has named Lisa Biglane as Director of Marketing and Communications for the school.

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Residents in rural, unincorporated DeSoto County will have the opportunity this fall to receive curbside recycling, effective Oct. 1, following approval Monday of a six-year contract by the DeSoto County Board of Supervisors to garbage/recycling provider Waste Pro.

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Jadarrius Hodges and his teammate Kedarius Harris are headed to the USA World Powerlifting Meet in September with their eyes firmly fixed on the prize of becoming the best powerlifters in their class in the entire world.

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Schools offer more hours for registration

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DeSoto County finds ways to stay out of hot summer temperatures.

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Hernando aldermen are set to reconvene a recessed meeting Monday morning which was carried over from last week's contentious city board meeting.

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Vietnam veteran receives Purple Heart after half century

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The effort of eradicating hunger in DeSoto County and the greater Mississippi Delta region has enlisted an army of volunteers, who were recognized Wednesday during a special mini-grant awards luncheon at Fillin' Station Grille.

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Southaven Mayor Darren Musselwhite and city officials have crunched the numbers and believed they have put together a plan to continue to provide a high quality-of-life for Mississippi’s third-largest city, making cuts where possible but also not “crunching a dime while letting a dollar pass…

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Tennessee officials say a Southaven woman is being accused of fraud against that state’s TennCare program by claiming she lived in Tennessee, when in fact she did not. 

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A World War II veteran on a new mission to help the tax bills of his war brethren will have to appeal to people in Jackson to get his point across, according to DeSoto County officials. 

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Fireworks — and not the powder kind — erupted at the first meeting conducted by Hernando Mayor Tom Ferguson over his wishes to be able to review city employees before making board appointments or reappointments.

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