Olive Branch Police provided additional information Friday evening about a death investigation after a man was found shot to death and lying in a city residential street early that same morning.
Mississippi's newest U.S. Senator, Cindy Hyde-Smith, has hit the ground running since she was tapped by Republican Gov. Phil Bryant to fill the seat long held by U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran, who is officially stepping down from his duties as of April 1.
More room in the trophy case at DeSoto Central High School was needed to be made after the school’s cheerleading and dance teams came away with championships earlier this year.
Preliminary autopsy results are back from the Mississippi State Crime Lab in Jackson on the body of 32-year-old Trisha Marie Lyons whose body was discovered in an abandoned house on Fogg Road on March 15.
Teaching a young man or woman to fish instead of just handing them a cleaned and fully-cooked fish will pay dividends for a lifetime, longtime caterer and award-winning chef John Woods told business and industry officials at the inaugural Career Technology Breakfast at the Career Tech Center…
Southaven eateries will start collecting the extra one-cent tax on gross sales May 1, the city’s Board of Aldermen determined at its meeting Tuesday night.
Young people like Merrill Stewart, 18, a senior at Hernando High School, say they want to take action to prevent any more carnage and bloodshed from occurring at schools across the nation.
With the start of the spring season, DeSoto County residents begin looking at how all of winter’s trash came about and ended up in their yard or along their roadside.
Jake Boyero, a senior at Olive Branch High School, knows what he wants and is ready to take on the world to get there. Or at least tackle the task of his time attending the U.S. Naval Academy to reach his goals.
With the resurgent growth of residential home construction in Mississippi's fastest-growing county, DeSoto County Supervisors are grappling with how to manage that growth effectively.
A young boy who thought nobody cared about him has touched a nerve worldwide, according to Matthew Leach, father of the late Andy Leach, the 12-year-old Southaven Middle School student who took his own life after being harassed and bullied at school.
The DeSoto County Sheriff's Department has charged a 36-year-old Southaven woman in connection with the death of her sister whose body was discovered Thursday in an abandoned house.
An early morning fire Wednesday claimed the life of a 65-year-old Horn Lake man and sent three individuals, reported to be his relatives, to hospitals in Memphis.
Mississippi legislators have passed the nation’s strictest abortion ban with support from DeSoto County legislators, but legal challenges may be forthcoming in response, if it indeed becomes law.
For the first time Thursday, the DeSoto County School District (DCS) embarked on a unique step for them toward filling its many classrooms with teachers for the 2018-19 school year.
If one ever questioned the level of youthful artistic talent that resides in DeSoto County, they needed to be at Northcentral Electric Power Association Thursday evening to see that the creative skill of local artistry is in good hands.
As the DeSoto County Economic Development Council (EDC) actively works to find new industry and business opportunities to the county, it is also embarking on an effort to introduce those career options to youngsters beginning to think about what to do when they leave high school.
Hernando city officials are reviewing a draft version of an update of the city's proposed new firearms ordinance, which differs slightly in the language of firearms ordinances in other neighboring cities.
DeSoto County Schools Supt. Cory Uselton Tuesday announced that two of the district’s principals will transition to new locations when the new school year begins.
There once was a time Brad Meadows was knocking on doors in the outside sales world, hoping they would open for him to get the next big score in a sale for the firm he represented.
DeSoto County Supervisors Monday were examining whether or not to strip the Board of Adjustment from having the final say on weightier matters involving conditional use and subdivision issues which are sometimes appealed to the Board of Supervisors.
Two tourism tax measures which will benefit Southaven and Horn Lake were overwhelmingly approved by the Mississippi State Senate on Thursday and are on their way to Gov. Phil Bryant for his signature.
A hometown hero who represented his community on the college gridiron and on the turf of the NFL will be honored with a day of his own and a special proclamation on Friday.
The City of Southaven recently moved in a new direction with the signing of a three-year contract agreement for a new concert provider at the BankPlus Amphitheater at Snowden Grove.
Hernando residents and visitors to the city should soon be able to take a walk or bike ride on a completed 1.73-mile trail that will encompass the Renasant Park area of the DeSoto County seat.
Passage by the Mississippi House of Representatives of tourism tax incentives for both Horn Lake and Southaven will continue to pay dividends for years to come, according to the author of the bill, State Rep. Jeff Hale, R-Nesbit and the bill's co-author, State Rep. William Kinkade, R-Byhalia.
House members are slated to consider a controversial Senate bill put forth by Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves which would consolidate power and authority over transportation funds under the governor's control, rather than a three-person Mississippi Department of Transportation Commission.
A deluge of rainfall across the Mid-South these past few days has resulted in the closing of some roads and the potential for even more flooding in low-lying areas, DeSoto County Road Manager Andy Swims said Friday.
Aldermen in Southaven Tuesday night tabled a move about a new ordinance detailing the city’s obligations to streets in gated neighborhoods and the erection of gates for those areas.
Northern District Transportation Commissioner Mike Tagert told Southaven business leaders this week that several highway projects affecting them continue moving forward and at faster than expected speed.