Hernando Mayor Tom Ferguson delivered his first "State of the City" address at the Hernando Chamber of Commerce annual banquet recently and said the good news is that the DeSoto County seat is definitely on the move.
Household pets, such as your favorite feline or dapper doggie, now can be covered by health insurance and the City of Horn Lake has taken steps to offer such a group coverage program to its employees.
The Jewish holiday of Hanukkah celebrates the miracle of God in providing light in the oil lamps of His chosen people when supplies were limited and food was scarce.
It could a light turnout Tuesday for the special election that will fill a now-vacant seat on the Horn Lake Board of Alderman, a seat that represents Ward One in the DeSoto County community.
For the second straight year, Mississippi Department of Education state Supt. Dr. Carey Wright made the DeSoto County School District one of her stops among public school districts that have achieved excellence in the past year.
A group of 10 Southaven Middle School students next month will spend some classroom time away from the walls of the Rasco Road West campus. In fact, Mickey Mouse ears may be required attire in this educational setting.
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.
The City of Southaven will again ask the Mississippi State Legislature to re-instate a restaurant tourism tax plan similar to the Penny for the Parks program that ended earlier in June when legislators would not approve an extension.
Another part of what will become the I-269 loop from I-55 north of Hernando east toward Lewisburg and on into Marshall County, ending at Tennessee Highway 385 near Collierville, Tenn., is officially open for use.
Approximately 4,200 Mississippi National Guard soldiers of the 155th Armored Brigade Combat Team have received orders to mobilize in early spring of 2018 in support of Operation Spartan Shield.
A program designed to target at-risk youth with counseling and job placement, as well as helping to curb the damaging effects of illegal drugs and juvenile crime on the lives of young people, is paying dividends in more ways than one, according to Pat Sylvester, NFusion principal investigato…
Holiday time means parade time in DeSoto County, a time that started Thursday night in Southaven, will continue today in Olive Branch and Horn Lake, and climax in Hernando on Monday.
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.
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 …
Everyone wishes to have a brightly-colored box underneath the Christmas tree this Yuletide season, and at least one Mid-South nonprofit makes sure that boxes destined to brighten someone's day come throughout the year.
Since the day it opened in 2006, the Snowden Grove Amphitheater, now known as the BankPlus Amphitheater at Snowden Grove, has been represented by Green Machine Concerts in providing concert entertainment at Southaven’s outdoor event venue.
The body of a 52-year-old man was discovered floating in the Mississippi River near the Tunica County-DeSoto County line on Sunday, according to DeSoto County Coroner Jeff Pounders.
Retailers throughout DeSoto County were excited for the start of holiday shopping season, while at the same time hopeful that a surge in shopping will help put some extra “jingle” in their cash registers.
The cast of "A Christmas Carol, The Musical," is inviting the public to purchase their tickets early to see the Yuletide classic which premieres at the Landers Center Theater on Dec. 1.
The Family Resource Center of North Mississippi (FRC) of Hernando worked to make sure that families in the Hernando area were able to celebrate Thanksgiving with their families.
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.
Hernando's new Director of Planning Keith Briley isn't averse to a good scrap now and then — at 6-foot-2, he was the star center at Hardin County High School in Savannah, Tenn., his hometown.
A Southaven alderman was taken into custody early Wednesday and was being processed at the DeSoto County Jail on a charge of procuring prostitution.
Hernando residents wishing to have a second road to accommodate what is expected will be an increase in traffic with approval of the final plat of the next phase of St. Ives subdivision suffered a setback Tuesday — but developers insist road stubs exist to neighboring Jefferson to the north …
While most DeSoto County residents will be gathering around Thanksgiving Day tables on Thursday giving thanks for the bountiful blessings they have received in the past year, there will be those who will be lying in hospital beds, but also giving thanks for the “Gift of Life.”
DeSoto County residents will not be served by garbage collection on Thanksgiving, as county and city officials report those services will be moved back one day for that week.
The Mighty Mustang Meals Program at Center Hill High School is a community-based program that helps provide meals for underprivileged children at Overpark Elementary and Center Hill Elementary.
It's a fitting legacy to name a fitness park in the name of a former Superintendent of Education who set the pace for growth in Mississippi's fast-growing county and largest public school district.
Mississippi Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves paid a visit to Mississippi's fastest-growing county Wednesday and touted economic growth as well as workforce development and a rising national image as the state celebrates its 200th anniversary next month.
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.
DeSoto County Schools (DCS) board members had a chance to congratulate themselves and be congratulated before passing policies Thursday after coming back with awards from the Mississippi State Board Member Association meeting in Jackson.
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 …
She's travelled the globe, cradled a sitting hen in her arms at a nationally recognized school garden and laid plenty of golden nest eggs in the coffers of community nonprofits during her 11 years as the Community Development Director for the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi.
DeSoto County is one of Mississippi's fastest-growing counties and to keep up with the demand for fire protection of that growing population base active recruitment of volunteers for the county's volunteer fire departments is under way.