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The DeSoto County Board of Education approved its $310 million-dollar budget at a recessed meeting Thursday as Mississippi's largest district prepares for the new school year ahead.

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Deputies shot in parking lot gun battle honored for heroism. 

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Southaven aldermen Tuesday night thanked outgoing Alderman Scott Ferguson for his service as it also made early preparations to determine how to budget with close to $2 million fewer dollars due to its inability to continue the “Penny for the Parks” funding mechanism. 

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Former mayor acquitted in retrial on fraud, embezzlement charges.  

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Rasco Road now runs east and west through Mississippi's third-largest city and Southaven Mayor Darren Musselwhite said the extension of the road paves the way for improved fire and police protection and continued residential development.

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Drivers along I-55 in DeSoto County, especially those who travel at night, will need to be aware of new roadwork expected to start next week that may impact their traveling.

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It's a treat to see your organization's name illuminated in the marquee lights of New York City.

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The DeSoto County School District (DCS) expects to operate next year within the same tax structure that it functioned under in the current fiscal year that ends June 30.

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U.S. Rep. Trent Kelly, R-Mississippi, who represents DeSoto County and the First Congressional District, was not injured in an early Wednesday morning attack at a suburban Washington D.C. baseball practice field.

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The DeSoto County Board of Supervisors recently honored the Lions Clubs of DeSoto County in celebration of the Lions Club International's 100th anniversary and recognizing the efforts of the clubs to restoring the sight and hearing of individuals in the Mid-South.

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The DeSoto County Board of Supervisors recently awarded Sarah Elizabeth Fiveash a $500 scholarship, through the Mississippi Association of Supervisors and the DeSoto County Board of Supervisors.

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If you're traveling through DeSoto County, you might be surprised to find somebody famous walked your way at one time or another.

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The headlines tell the story.

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On a municipal election night in DeSoto County that offered few dramatics, Horn Lake voters Tuesday provided the most excitement in making a historic move to its city Board of Aldermen.

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DeSoto County Schools Monday announced at its regular school board meeting new administrative assignments as the district moves closer to having all of its principal positions filled for the new school year.

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There was an air of excitement around the Landers Center and Tanger Outlets this past weekend, as the new NBA Development League basketball team showed its new colors and DeSoto County basketball fans showed a welcome response.

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Polls are open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. in all five of DeSoto County's municipalities for today's general election.

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Polls will be open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. Tuesday across DeSoto County for the general election of municipal officials in all five of the county's municipalities.

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A new report from a national transportation research group that lays a case for more highway funding has put figures to Mississippi’s deteriorating road system, including DeSoto County. 

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A motorcycle and a van collided near Landers Center late Wednesday, leaving two dead.

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DeSoto County continued its clean up and recovery from last weekend’s storm on Wednesday, cutting up and piling up trees, picking up loose shingles and sending in roofing estimates to adjusters to begin that part of the repair process. 

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A woman from Southaven serving time on drug convictions who escaped from a work detail last week has been recaptured along with two wanted felons, according to the Mississippi Department of Corrections (MDOC). 

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When a group of elite seniors from DeSoto County Schools walked across the stage to receive their diplomas, they wore sky blue cords to signify they are a part of the Superintendent's Youth Leadership Council (SYLC).

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Atticus and Silas Nelson are the best in the nation — and there's no debate about it.

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Patriots, just like America's veterans, come in all sizes, shapes and colors — just ask Brandon Martinez, who is the Commanding Officer for Horn Lake High School's U.S. Marine Corps JROTC.

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He spent 26 months held captive by the Nazis in Germany during the latter stages of World War II and at times felt that there would be times he was not going to come back to his Mississippi home. 

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He spent 26 months held captive by the Nazis in Germany during the latter stages of World War II and at times felt that there would be times he was not going to come back to his Mississippi home. 

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Several residents in parts of DeSoto County may will be continuing the clean up of moving away tree limbs, branches and leaves, instead of relaxing and having grill outs this Memorial Day.

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Kroger Delta Division Pharmacies and the State of Mississippi jointly announced today plans to make lifesaving medication available to families of individuals who have opioid addictions and face the ever-present dangers and potential of overdose situations.

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Officials with the Mississippi Department of Corrections (MDOC) are on the hunt for a Southaven woman convicted in DeSoto County who escaped from a facility while on a work detail. 

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Fresh off another championship at the Memphis in May World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest, competition pitmaster and local restaurant owner Melissa Cookston has received another honor with her future induction into the Barbecue Hall of Fame. 

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New Southaven Tennis Director Michael Johnson has hit the court running since his April hiring to grow the sport in Mississippi’s third-largest city. 

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Absentee voting continues at your local City Hall in all five municipalities in DeSoto County ahead of the June 6 general election.

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Progress is continuing to further develop a location that meets the needs of injured wild birds and mammals in North Mississippi.

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Taking a means of connecting companies with potential workers who are disabled on the road north for the first time, the Mississippi Department Rehabilitation Services (MDRS) recently held an Employability Job Fair at the Southaven Arena. 

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The recent 2017 DeSoto County Hunger Summit, sponsored by the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi, highlighted the fact that nutritious food is not often as readily available to some individuals as it is others.

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World champion pit master Melissa Cookston, owner of the Memphis Barbecue Co. in Horn Lake and Steak by Melissa in Southaven, took home another trophy from the Memphis in May World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest this past weekend.

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Since 1962, Americans have observed May 15 as National Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week that it falls on as National Police Week.

  • By HENRY BAILEY Contributing Writer
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Plowing into winning essays on soil allowed students across DeSoto County to dig into facts both fun and fearful.

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Mississippi’s Secretary of State talked economic development and touched on recent primary elections as he visited DeSoto County on Wednesday.

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Baptist Memorial Hospital-DeSoto employees in Southaven recently held a silent auction and cake walk to help raise money for the American Cancer Society.

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The Southaven Rotary honored its Student and Teacher of the Month from Horn Lake High School at its recent meeting. From left are instructor Mary Green, student Joe Gee and Rotarian Frank Fairley.

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A "picnic" to pick books for youths to choose from for this summer drew a flurry of First Regional Library system staff to the M.R. Davis Public Library in Southaven for a first-rate selection for the 14 branches.

  • By BOB BAKKEN Staff Writer
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Southaven Mayor Darren Musselwhite took time during Tuesday’s Board of Aldermen meeting to address the salary of recently-hired Michael Johnson as the city’s new Tennis Director. 

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A suspect in a drug interdiction case was critically wounded and taken to a Memphis hospital after Southaven Police SWAT fired into the residence striking the man, who has yet been unidentified by police.

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More than 50 DeSoto County “special” athletes will be mining for gold in Biloxi this weekend and Monday morning they received a special sendoff with help of county law enforcement, including police, Sheriff’s Department and Mississippi Highway Patrol.

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Members of the DeSoto County Board of Education (DCS) Monday night approved the appointments of more new principals and district administrators for the coming 2017-18 school year, including the naming of a new Executive Director of Safety and Risk Management and a new Director of Transportation.

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In our internet-driven society, computer users continue to be hit by hackers who enjoy causing havoc, and in some cases, being able to extract money, from people who don’t take necessary protections for their systems and the important files they generate. 

  • By HENRY BAILEY Contributing Writer
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A "picnic" to pick books for youths to choose from for this summer drew a flurry of First Regional Library system staff to the M.R. Davis Public Library in Southaven for a first-rate selection for the 14 branches.

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Fearing the worst but hoping for the best, residents living near Tunica Cutoff and along Lake Road are bracing for additional rainfall on Thursday which could cause the mighty Mississippi River to crest at 38 feet or higher.

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Rasco Road in Southaven is now open to traffic, giving fire and police as well as the motoring public better access.

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