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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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Hernando city officials will invite a Memphis developer to give an accounting before board officials at the next meeting of the Hernando aldermen concerning alleged "clear-cutting" and steep grading that neighboring residents complain have caused erosion and drainage issues in Forest Meadows…

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One person was killed and several others injured in a Monday afternoon crash that involved a total of four vehicles at the intersection of U.S. Highway 61 and Starlanding Road.

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Hernando Mayor Tom Ferguson said Monday he planned to update all of the projects undertaken since passage of the city's last major bond issue, a total of $4.5 million in bond monies appropriated primarily for road, transportation and other infrastructure projects.

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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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The ghosts of Mississippi's segregated past have long since faded into memory but the memories of historic East Side High School in Olive Branch live on vividly in the memories of classmates who attended the once all-black high school.

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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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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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