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A group of students has given up part of their summer vacation to become interns on a project that connects their classroom to a real world experience.

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As America celebrates its independence today on the Fourth of July, beyond the picnics and fireworks we remember that our freedoms came at a price, thanks to those who were placed in the front lines in defense of our country.

DeSoto County officials said Monday the DeSoto River Park has been closed indefinitely. A tree blocking the entrance was toppled by weekend storms, but when the tree was removed it was discovered that water had overflowed over the road below. The park is now closed until water from the Missi…

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The DeSoto County Museum will again house a children's Holocaust memorial exhibit to commemorate the 1.5 million children whose lives were lost during the Holocaust. The Unknown Child memorial was dedicated to the museum on Monday night with several special guests in attendance.

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The DeSoto County Museum will again house a children's Holocaust memorial exhibit to commemorate the 1.5 million children whose lives were lost during the Holocaust. The Unknown Child memorial was dedicated to the museum on Monday night with several special guests in attendance.

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DeSoto County School District (DCS) Board of Education members have heard the district’s budget request for Fiscal Year 2020, and district officials were quick to say that Mississippi’s largest public school district will not be asking for additional millage in the coming year.

Mississippi Republican voters will soon get the opportunity to see all three candidates for the state’s highest office debate on the same stage. Whether DeSoto County voters will be able to see it on their television screens or on their computer or smartphone screens remains to be determined. 

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Led by a drummer dressed in Revolutionary War attire, an honor guard presents the colors for the eighth annual Memorial Day service at Blocker Cemetery in Olive Branch. The tribute program is presented by the Knights of Columbus and this year made special notice of the women who served in th…

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From left, Northwest Mississippi Association of Realtors (NWMAR) Leadership Class members Joyce Moore, Krista Golightly, Amy Clark, Susan Lee,  Beth Gardner with Hunger 2 Hope, along with Class members Patsherette Gordon, Shelly Capps, and Eden Tagle present a donation in the amount of $1,38…

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Results of the initial testing of third graders in Mississippi for reading assessment have been released. While most youngsters were able to score past a higher bar set for them this year to be promoted to fourth grade, there are some who hoped they were able to achieve the needed scores on …

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The DeSoto County Republican Women (DCRW) gave the House of Grace a $500 donation at its meeting on Thursday, May 16 at the M.R. Davis Public Library in Southaven. From left are DCRW president Ashleigh Parker, Lorine Cady with the House of Grace, along with Melissa Dabar and Bettye Van Vulpe…

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American, state and local flags across DeSoto County and the country, such as this flag at the Landers Center in Southaven, flew at half-staff Wednesday, May 15 in honor of Peace Officers Memorial Day. President Donald Trump issued a proclamation to that effect in honor of law enforcement of…

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Some may question the need for job fairs to seek new employees when the unemployment rate in Mississippi and DeSoto County has remained fairly stable at 4.9 percent, what some people have said are near-record levels for employment in the state. 

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Northwest Mississippi Community College will hold its 103rd commencement exercises on Friday, May 17. A ceremony will be held at 8 a.m. for the Associate of Arts degree candidates and at 1 p.m. for Career Certificates, Technical Certificates, and Associate of Applied Science candidates.

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