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DeSoto County Adult Detention Center inmate Phillip Herron, who walked away from a work detail in Hernando on Tuesday, May 15, along with Lauren Bland who allegedly aided his escape, have been apprehended and are awaiting extradition from Memphis.

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A new federal mandate from the U.S. Post Office could mean that traditional single mailboxes in newer subdivisions will become a thing of the past, in favor of so-called uniform "cluster mailboxes," the kind most frequently associated with apartment complexes and urban dwellings.

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DeSoto County Adult Detention Center inmate Phillip Herron, who walked away from a work detail in Hernando on Tuesday, May 15, along with Lauren Bland who aided his escape, have been apprehended and are awaiting extradition from Memphis.

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You would think that for a successful restaurant business like Chick-fil-A there would not be anything left over when the final meal is served. Just check the drive thru each day the restaurant is open; there’s always a long line of customers wanting to get its good food.   

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DeSoto County will soon implement a fee system to better recoup costs for rubbish removal operations but the new policy will still include at least one regular free removal pickup per route run for taxpayers before fees or costs associated with removal kick in.

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Boxes of medications collected at two Hernando locations are set to be disposed of after Saturday’s National DEA “Drug Take Back” program event. The DeSoto County Sheriff’s Department set up drop-off spots at the Hernando Kroger Marketplace and the Hernando Walgreen’s where people could disp…

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DeSoto County Supervisors along with members of the DeSoto County Regional Utility Authority and mayors and aldermen of several cities were in the nation's capital this past week to discuss pressing concerns with U.S. lawmakers.

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In the midst of exploding growth over the past several years, the city of Southaven left out a component that many older cities actively cling to: a town square or central business district and hub you will find in more-established communities like Oxford or Hernando. 

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Senate Bill 2220, which has now been signed by Gov. Phil Bryant, will now make it easier for Northwest Mississippi Community College to receive 4 mills on the DeSoto County property tax levy without having to wait for reimbursement from the DeSoto County Chancery Clerk's Office.

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Cold water temperatures may have contributed to the drowning death of a Southaven teenager who died in a Horn Lake Creek on Friday night, according to DeSoto County authorities.

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Four local students were recognized for exhibits in microbiology during a regional science fair held at the University of Mississippi in Oxford. They were among hundreds of high school and middle school students who excelled in local science fairs and have a chance to enter state competition…

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The Career Technology Center West student population at the CTC West facility in Horn Lake will grow by at least 90 to 100 additional students next year and Principal Allyson Killough said that's an indication that the market is strong for what used to be known as vocational students — an ol…

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Seniors in high school who are 18 years-old and registered to vote have a unique opportunity—they can learn about the electoral process and earn extra cash while in training and working at the polls as student election clerks for the June 5th election.

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Pastor Mike Higgins with Heartland Hands displays a van full of items collected during the Pack the Pantry softball game between DeSoto Central and Southaven high schools on Tuesday, April 10. Fans attending the game were encouraged to bring items to help Heartland Hands replenish its supplies.

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Southaven aldermen this week talked about the condition of the city’s streets along with Mayor Darren Musselwhite, who said he would be using additional money to further catch up, as the mayor termed it, what in some areas of the city is called the horrific condition of the roadways.  

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On the day that slain civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was being remembered by thousands gathered in Memphis, DeSoto County's pre-eminent civil rights pioneer and political science professor, Dr. Leslie-Burl McLemore of Walls, was speaking to a small audience at the University…

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