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Taking a cue from lessons learned during a recent unit on the World War II Holocaust, some students at Lewisburg Middle School next week will put in action their sensitivity toward homeless refugees living in the Mid-South from the Middle East.

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She's the wife of an immigrant, a longtime Republican voter, female and Muslim and Christy En Nasery loves America.

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A program that offered people facing a bench warrant for failing to appear or a violation of probation help through the Southaven Municipal Court will again be done with the Southaven Police Department.

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As Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church Pastor Rev. Adam Gordon was struggling with what to do with the next stage of life while completing a degree in religion from Drury University in Springfield, Mo., he was advised by a professor that, “With a religion degree you have two options. You c…

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The housing market year got off to a somewhat sluggish start in January with residential building permits at 73 countywide, down about 25 percent from the 107 of January 2016. However, county Planning Department officials weren't disheartened.

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Alleging free speech issues, a Southaven mayoral candidate has filed a federal lawsuit against the City of Southaven that claims, among other things, that the city's sign regulations that govern political candidates are unconstitutional.

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The nonprofit Hernando Parks and Recreation Foundation hit a home run with city approval of Civic Center ball fields lease amendments allowing them to handle concessions to raise funds for capital improvements.

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A dilapidated home at 1619 Stateline Road could be facing the wrecking ball, now that the condemnation process for the structure has begun yet again after a five-month reprieve.

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It's time again for Wayne Bartley's "Give A Kid A Chance To Be A Kid" 2017 Autism Golf Tournament" benefitting Autism Intervention Programs Throughout North Mississippi which is set for April 27 at the Club at North Creek.

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This past weekend, runners in Ridgeland took part in an event that was the inspiration of an insurance executive from DeSoto County who passed away last month and in whose memory this year’s run was held.

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A Slayden area man is behind bars in Memphis in connection with the death of a Holly Springs man at Griffin Inc., an armored car supplier in Byhalia.

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At the Hernando Public Library, holding on to four Soul Food Cooking Contest trophies for her winning ways in the kitchen, Patricia A. Hurt of the Hernando area was asked to reveal her secret of success, that special ingredient.

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Fair skies and smooth landings marked the official, permanent arrival Friday morning of the two DeSoto Sheriff's Department Aviation Unit helicopters from leased space to their new, county-owned facility complete with helipad, fuel station, and hangar with storage and crew work area.

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Seekers of Christ who don’t feel comfortable in a traditional church location can now find that comfort in a new church home that has started in Southaven.

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Officials were investigating the cause of this car-truck accident near the I-55/I-69 interchange Thursday afternoon. A tanker truck apparently collided with a vehicle seen in the far left part of this photograph. The accident caused the exit ramp to be closed and a traffic backup to result i…

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For Murray, the tail-less Manx cat bound for Washington State — the paper heart affixed to his cozy travel carrier for his Valentine's Day flight on a Wings of Rescue twin-engine turboprop — showed he'd be missed by his caregivers at the DeSoto County Animal Services shelter.

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For Murray, the tail-less Manx cat bound for Washington State — the paper heart affixed to his cozy travel carrier for his Valentine's Day flight on a Wings of Rescue twin-engine turboprop — showed he'd be missed by his caregivers at the DeSoto County Animal Services shelter.

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It was a blue crush of another kind when a bus load of Northpoint Christian School eighth-graders bounded through the glass doors of the Southaven Police Department Tuesday to show appreciation to police officers for their lifesaving work.

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The Mississippi Senate Wednesday overwhelmingly approved passage of the compromise bill authored by state Sen. David Parker, R-Olive Branch, which extends the repealer on the one-percent tourism tax on restaurant meals for parks, but also allows for the authorization of a public referendum o…

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At a busy session that focused on infrastructure, the DeSoto Board of Supervisors approved safety-related and anti-erosion road projects, and endorsed a parks and greenways master plan for the remainder of Fiscal 2017.

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DeSoto County Administrator Vanessa Lynchard had news that business leaders in Olive Branch were happy to hear Tuesday afternoon: the center of residential building growth in the county has found a home in Olive Branch and its immediate area.

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Members of the DeSoto County School District (DCS) Board of Education discussed a wide range of topics during a public work session Tuesday morning at the district offices in Hernando.

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Students for the month of February at Center Hill High School have been recognized by the Rotary Club of Olive Branch. From left are President Ashley Herbert, students Parker Tomlinson and Carter Wardlow, along with Principal Doug Payne.  

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Students for the month of February at Olive Branch High School have been recognized by the Rotary Club of Olive Branch. From left are President Ashley Herbert, students Braden Rawson and SeighViance Givens, along with Principal Allyson Killough. 

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Hernando Police are searching for two armed robbery suspects who robbed the Shell Gas Station at 586 East Commerce Street at approximately 4:26 a.m. Saturday.

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It seems like Rev. Sam Burton of Southaven First United Methodist Church was just made to be a pastor.

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Two large North Mississippi churches, including one in Southaven, have voted to take the rare step of moving toward a departure from its church affiliation and go in a another direction.

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With a big bag containing her fledgling "forest" riding shotgun, Sheree Malone of Hernando was driving away a happy planter from the annual Public Tree Giveaway at Snowden Grove in Southaven.

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In the age of social media, digital computation and electronic tablet writing, the Mississippi Legislature has taken steps to reinstitute and reinforce a grammar school standby — cursive writing.

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The City of Southaven is looking to hire more than a dozen new firefighters, partly through the United States Department of Homeland Security's SAFER Grant, Southaven Fire Chief Roger Thornton said.

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Antique lovers and just the plain curious will have a chance this weekend to marvel at some of the finest antiques ever offered to the public during an estate sale worthy of Public Television's "Antiques Road Show."

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The Nesbit community's old downtown "is just sitting there," a cluster of forlorn, empty or under-used buildings, says DeSoto Supervisor Lee Caldwell. Yet she envisions a future where the area can be an up-and-coming, humming hub of commerce.

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The Southaven Mayor and Board of Aldermen Tuesday signed off in support of a compromise "Penny For the Parks" bill authored by state Sen. David Parker, R-Olive Branch, Sen. Kevin Blackwell, R-Olive Branch and Sen. Chris Massey, R-Nesbit, which would extend the repealer on the one-percent tou…

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Olive Branch aldermen approved the hiring of three new police officers and honored the fundraising work of its firefighters during its meeting on Tuesday evening. 

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A capital murder and aggravated robbery suspect wanted out of Mariana, Ark. was taken into custody Monday by Hernando Police, according to Hernando Police Chief Scott Worsham.

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