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On practically any weekend in northwest Mississippi you'll find a group or buddies with names like Psycho, Robbie, David, Dayne, Coolio, and Chance at one of the disc golf courses, like Latimer Lake Park in Horn Lake, Central Park in Southaven, Arkabutla State Park near Hernando or any of se…

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With November elections looming on the horizon, Mississippi lawmakers will be tempted to dodge the spotlight and avoid controversial legislation during the 90-day legislative session that started on Jan. 8th and is scheduled to go through April 7.

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Healing Hearts Child Advocacy Center (HHCAC) has announced that Sally Williams has been selected as the organization’s new Executive Director. Williams will lead the HHCAC’s continued efforts to respond to child abuse with a supportive team approach that reduces trauma through advocacy, trea…

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The January meeting of Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Reading Roundtable, made possible with funds from Sycamore Bank, will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 29 at 2 p.m., in the R.C. Pugh Library on the Senatobia campus. Leading this month’s discussion of The Broken Girls by award-winning…

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Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Michael Heindl (left) congratulates newly re-elected board officers Dr. Adam Pugh (center), chairman, Lafayette County, and Cory Uselton (right), vice chairman, DeSoto County at the Jan. 10 meeting of the Board of Trustees. Not pictured …

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There will be a new person next year representing the Northern District, including DeSoto County, on the Mississippi Transportation Commission, after current Commissioner Mike Tagert Tuesday announced he would not be seeking re-election.  

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With the 2018 election season barely in the rear view mirror, the 2019 election year in Mississippi started Wednesday morning with it being the first day candidates could file qualifying papers at county Circuit Clerk’s office. 

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Judge Celeste Embrey Wilson of Southaven, a 17th Circuit Court Judge elected in the November general election, was officially returned to the bench during a ceremony Thursday afternoon at the DeSoto County Courthouse.

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Members of the DeSoto County Board of Supervisors were presented a gift of handmade leis as a holiday present from longtime Road Department employee Joseph Fanayam during the Monday morning meeting in Hernando. Fanayam is a 25-year employee of the Road Department but is a native of the Pacif…

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We’ll learn Monday morning more about how DeSoto County plans to move forward on the surface and bridge improvements to Holly Springs Road, beset by flooding problems over the past several years.

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On Friday, Dec. 14, 95.3 the Rebel radio station, the Northwest Mississippi Association of Realtors and Country Ford hosted the radio station’s eighth annual Toys For Tots Bike Drive. By mid-afternoon Friday, the drive had collected more than 100 bikes and several hundred toys. The Marine Co…

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Overpark Elementary School fourth-grader Mikayla Lancaster led the DeSoto County Schools Board of Education meeting in the Pledge of Allegiance on Thursday, Dec. 6 in Hernando. Schoolchildren are routinely asked to lead the board meeting in the pledge during the school year.

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The DeSoto County Board of Education has been recognized with three awards from the Mississippi School Boards Association. They are: Diploma Circle, for work in school governance skills; the Board of Merit, for continuing education training; and the Red Apple Attendance Award, for attending …

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