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DeSoto County Tuesday morning closed Brantley Road between U.S Highway 61 and Wilson Mill Road due to high water flooding the roadway. Recent rainfall and high water has flooded fields in western DeSoto County. County officials Wednesday morning announced the road had been reopened. The Nati…

The two newest members of the DeSoto County Regional Utilities Authority, or DCRUA, Board of Commissioners are (from left) Tim Tucker of Walls, who was sworn into office at the board’s Wednesday, Feb. 19 meeting, and Steven Boxx of Horn Lake, who filled the vacancy after last April’s passing…

At 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 17, the DeSoto River Park was closed due to high water. The Mississippi River is expected to be at flood stage at 34 feet until at least Feb. 27. Water comes over the entrance road to the Park about a foot below flood stage at 33 feet. It is anticipated the park will b…

The public is encouraged to hear about a new effort to provide quality healthcare to those considered the “working uninsured and underinsured” in DeSoto County. A Feb. 6 event will feature Founder/CEO Dr. Scott Morris of Church Health in Memphis, whose programs have served that particular se…

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