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The old adage about getting success in most anything is, “Practice, practice, practice.” Former NBA basketball star Allen Iverson once ranted, “We talkin’ about practice,” referencing the word more than two dozen times during a media availability to stress how little practice meant to him.

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The firearms policy at the Landers Center, the busy venue in Southaven that hosts concerts, sporting events and other events such as high school graduations, came into question at a recent meeting of the DeSoto County Board of Supervisors.

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Thousands of spectators and hundreds of softball and baseball players from around the Southeast have converged on Snowden Grove Park and Greenbrook Park in Southaven this past week as the Dizzy Dean World Series got underway.

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"Continue to be visionaries," were the words of wisdom that outgoing Horn Lake Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Varina Hopper shared with an overflow crowd gathered at the Horn Lake Chamber of Commerce luncheon. 

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Southaven Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Carmen Kyle said Wednesday her organization continues to do its work for businesses of the state’s third largest city, despite a truck colliding with the Chamber’s office Tuesday morning.

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DeSoto County authorities remain on the lookout for a DeSoto County teen who was reported missing on June 20. Chief Inspector Roger Hutchins with the DeSoto County Sheriff's Department said Abigail Foster, 16, was last seen in the Eudora area. Investigators said she has run away from home pr…

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The sea of red, white and blue flags fluttered in the warm summer breeze across the DeSoto County Courthouse lawn over the Independence Day holiday — more than 800 total.

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Youngsters in Southaven this summer are again given the chance to jump up into a fire engine, spray water at each other, learn how to climb through a window and other such activities.

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Youngsters in Southaven this summer are again given the chance to jump up into a fire engine, spray water at each other, learn how to climb through a window and other such activities.

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Hernando aldermen Tuesday adopted a "zero tolerance" drug policy on behalf of employees with the City of Hernando but not without stirring debate on one of the policy's main edicts — termination upon testing positive for drugs or alcohol.

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A technology glitch that occurred during Tuesday night's Democratic runoff election might have delayed results for a few hours but it also provided a valuable dress rehearsal for what DeSoto County Election Commission Chairman Danny Klein calls the "Super Bowl of Elections" that occurs next …

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Akil Thomas made his home in DeSoto County as a preschooler while his father Kahlil starred for the Memphis RiverKings hockey team in 2001-2004. Now, Akil has grown up into a hockey star and was drafted Saturday by the NHL Los Angeles Kings as a second round pick.

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A e-book shortage in the First Regional Library system, one of the state's flagship systems, has been caused by budget cuts and First Regional Library System Director Meredith Wickham said the library system is appealing to cities like Hernando, headquarters for the five-county branch, to sh…

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Howard Sherman, an entrepreneur and venture capitalist and the husband of actress and Meridian native Sela Ward, will square off against David Baria, a trial lawyer from the Mississippi Gulf Coast and state lawmaker, in Tuesday's Democratic runoff primary election for U.S. Senate.

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A Memphis man has been arrested on aggravated assault charges after police said he attacked a woman in the Horn Lake Target store, then stripped down to a shirt only and walked out of the store before being captured by officers. 

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