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Don Daniels has a wide and varied amount of involvement and experience around several areas of interest. Daniels is a retired Nazarene pastor who still works with churches. He has served as a missionary to the Navajo nation, has had financial experience and studied law at one time. Daniels h…

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Five of the seven candidates running for the vacant Ward 2 seat on the Southaven Board of Aldermen took part in a forum on Monday, Feb. 5 at Trinity Baptist Church. Topics from crime, infrastructure, the restaurant tax plan known previously known as Penny for the Parks, and others were discu…

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For as many times as Holly Springs Road has held the top spot on the DeSoto County Board of Supervisors 15-year Road Project List, one might think the project would be well under way by now.

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Longtime Road Department employee, Dewayne Hall, center, (fifth from left) was honored recently for his 21 years of service to DeSoto County. Making the presentation was DeSoto County Assistant Road Manager Mike Kennedy. Looking on, are, from left, DeSoto County Sheriff Bill Rasco; District …

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Pat Sylvester, principal investigator for NFusion, a federal and state program aimed at improving the lives and educational opportunities of youth, is targeting its message to the public at large and families who might not be aware of the program's existence.

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The 2+2 Program at Northwest Mississippi Community College DeSoto Center and the University of Mississippi - DeSoto sponsored an Education Night at the Jan. 27 Memphis Hustle game. Students from the partner institutions were recognized throughout the game, as well as students from DeSoto Cou…

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The Family Life Center at Horn Lake’s First Baptist Church has been busy on Saturday mornings the past couple of weeks, not for expressions of faith, but rather allowing those with special needs to express themselves to the world.

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There are big plans in store for the Hernando Animal Shelter, which hopes to eventually relocate from the small, brick training facility behind Hernando Fire Station No. 2 on U.S. Hwy. 51 to an area at Renasant Park near the newly unveiled Hernando Dog Park.

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Actress and Mississippi native Sela Ward championed the plight of abused and neglected children in her home state with an impassioned plea for ordinary Mississippians to become involved in transforming lives of the most vulnerable citizens from a state of despair to one of success.

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