Booths were in the process of being set up Wednesday for a Mid-South Fair Food Roundup event, set for today through Sunday, from 12 noon-5:30 p.m. at the Landers Center. The free admission event, open to the public, will offer a preview of the fair’s food favorites before the annual attracti…

Universities and colleges around the country are now dealing with how education and instruction will be done in the fall when students return to classes, given the current precautions and restrictions in place due to the coronavirus pandemic that continues to have its grip in place.

Long-time DeSoto County Museum volunteer Charlotte Davis spruces up the museum’s entrance as fellow volunteer Rodney Vaughn is ready to welcome visitors back to the Hernando museum at 111 East Commerce Street. The museum had been closed due to COVID-19 concerns. Hours are Tuesday-Saturday fr…

The DeSoto County Board of Education has passed a Return-to-School Plan that DeSoto County Schools will be using as it works toward getting youngsters back in their classrooms the first week of August. The plan was agreed upon during Tuesday’s meeting of the school board in Hernando that inc…

Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Michael Heindl (left) and Executive Director of Institutional Advancement Patti Gordon (right) welcomed Jackie Myrick of Southaven to campus May 12 as she presided at her first meeting after being elected president of the college’s Alumn…

The charred remains of a DeSoto County Schools bus that was one of five that caught on fire Wednesday in a parking lot near Lake Cormorant Middle School.  Officials are investigating the exact cause of the blaze but believe it was mechanical in nature. The buses were apparently being charged…

People in the Walls area in need of food are invited to be part of a drive-through mobile food pantry on Saturday, May 23. The North Mississippi Baptist Education Convention and the Mid-South Food Bank will partner to provide food at the one-day event, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at Walls Elementary…

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