• By ROBERT LEE LONG Community Editor
  • Updated
  • 0

A 25-year-old man was killed in a head-on collision on Miss. Hwy. 305 in rural eastern DeSoto County Thursday night.

  • By BOB BAKKEN Staff Writer
  • Updated
  • 0

Mississippi’s Secretary of State talked economic development and touched on recent primary elections as he visited DeSoto County on Wednesday.

  • By BOB BAKKEN Staff Writer
  • Updated
  • 0

An Olive Branch woman is facing federal charges of defrauding the Memphis law firm that she worked for with hundreds of thousands of dollars.

  • By BOB BAKKEN Staff Writer
  • Updated
  • 0

Overpark Elementary School kindergarten teacher Amy Gardner has been named the Rotary Club of Olive Branch Teacher of the Year.

  • Courtesy photo
  • Updated
  • 0

Hernando High School senior Malorie Arton has signed a cheerleading scholarship to the University of Memphis. Seated from left are Brandi Arton, Malorie Arton and Ryan Arton. Standing from left are athletic director David Lara, Memphis cheerleading coach Joe Arkansas, Hernando sponsor Erin M…

  • By BOB BAKKEN Staff Writer
  • Updated
  • 0

Baptist Memorial Hospital-DeSoto employees in Southaven recently held a silent auction and cake walk to help raise money for the American Cancer Society.

  • By BOB BAKKEN Staff Writer
  • Updated
  • 0

When you hear First Baptist Church of Horn Lake Lead Pastor Tim Trillet tell the story of how he came to the ministry, the song, “I Fought The Law”… and the Law won, comes to mind.

  • Bob Bakken|DTT
  • Updated
  • 0

The Southaven Rotary honored its Student and Teacher of the Month from Horn Lake High School at its recent meeting. From left are instructor Mary Green, student Joe Gee and Rotarian Frank Fairley.

  • Bob Bakken|DTT
  • 0

The Rotary Club of Olive Branch awarded four scholarships to Olive Branch area high school seniors during its Salute to Education Tuesday. With President Ashley Herbert (far left) are, from left, Lauren Snodgrass (Center Hill), Bethany Thomas (Olive Branch), Emily Miller (Center Hill) and Ab…

  • By ROBERT LEE LONG Community Editor
  • Updated
  • 0

Eddie Burks of Hernando is busy making battle plans but no actual blood will be spilled from this weekend's Civil War re-enactment of the Battle of Hernando and the display of an exact replica of the C.S.S. Hunley, one of the first operating submarines in American military history.

  • By ROBERT LEE LONG Community Editor
  • Updated
  • 0

The way zoning laws are designed in Hernando and most cities in Mississippi, applicants applying for a zoning change are given a broad set of permissible uses for property they have purchased and plan to develop.

  • Robert Long|DTT
  • Updated
  • 0

Horn Lake Mayor Allen Latimer introduces Mississippi Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann, who spoke Wednesday at the "Get Out The Vote" event for Republican municipal candidates at Latimer Lakes Park in Horn Lake. Hosemann delivered the keynote address at the Southaven Chamber of Commerce ea…

  • By HENRY BAILEY Contributing Writer
  • Updated
  • 0

With facilities help from the DeSoto Board of Supervisors, Department of Human Services Director for the county, Kristie Greer, and staff will be able to assemble agencies to help Economic Assistance clients with multiple needs, in a "One Stop Shop" setting with scheduled times.

  • By HENRY BAILEY Contributing Writer
  • Updated
  • 0

With an eye on fostering a climate for job creation, the DeSoto County Board of Supervisors approved business investment incentives for five firms planning growth.

  • By HENRY BAILEY Contributing Writer
  • Updated
  • 0

A "picnic" to pick books for youths to choose from for this summer drew a flurry of First Regional Library system staff to the M.R. Davis Public Library in Southaven for a first-rate selection for the 14 branches.

  • By BOB BAKKEN Staff Writer
  • Updated
  • 0

Southaven Mayor Darren Musselwhite took time during Tuesday’s Board of Aldermen meeting to address the salary of recently-hired Michael Johnson as the city’s new Tennis Director. 

  • Bob Bakken|DTT
  • 0

Tuesday’s Olive Branch Rotary Club meeting honored educators and awarded a Teacher of the Year and student scholarship awards. Olive Branch area Teachers of the Year recognized with Rotary President Ashley Herbert (far left) are: Matthew Yardley (CTC-East), Barbara Weaver (Chickasaw Elementa…

  • By ROBERT LEE LONG Community Editor
  • Updated
  • 0

A suspect in a drug interdiction case was critically wounded and taken to a Memphis hospital after Southaven Police SWAT fired into the residence striking the man, who has yet been unidentified by police.

  • By BOB BAKKEN Sports Editor
  • Updated
  • 0

To be honest, I didn’t know the man all that well and as I write this I am feeling that I wish I had.

  • By BOB BAKKEN Staff Writer
  • Updated
  • 0

More than 50 DeSoto County “special” athletes will be mining for gold in Biloxi this weekend and Monday morning they received a special sendoff with help of county law enforcement, including police, Sheriff’s Department and Mississippi Highway Patrol.

  • By BOB BAKKEN Staff Writer
  • Updated
  • 0

Members of the DeSoto County Board of Education (DCS) Monday night approved the appointments of more new principals and district administrators for the coming 2017-18 school year, including the naming of a new Executive Director of Safety and Risk Management and a new Director of Transportation.

  • By BOB BAKKEN Staff Writer
  • 0

Children who are subjected to being placed in foster care face many challenges for their future, starting with the trauma and struggle of the moment when they are being ripped out of their familiar, albeit threatening home situation, and then placed in the strange environment of a foster family.

  • By BOB BAKKEN Staff Writer
  • 0

The DeSoto County Sheriff’s Department Friday announced the arrest of a suspect in the death of a pregnant woman found shot in the head near a burning car.

  • By ROBERT LEE LONG Community Editor
  • Updated
  • 0

Character and integrity are among the traits and characteristics that graduating Horn Lake High School senior and baseball standout Joe Gee inherited from his parents.

  • By BOB BAKKEN Staff Writer
  • 3

In our internet-driven society, computer users continue to be hit by hackers who enjoy causing havoc, and in some cases, being able to extract money, from people who don’t take necessary protections for their systems and the important files they generate. 

  • By HENRY BAILEY Contributing Writer
  • 0

A "picnic" to pick books for youths to choose from for this summer drew a flurry of First Regional Library system staff to the M.R. Davis Public Library in Southaven for a first-rate selection for the 14 branches.

  • By HENRY BAILEY Contributing Writer
  • 0

A "picnic" to pick books for youths to choose from for this summer drew a flurry of First Regional Library system staff to the M.R. Davis Public Library in Southaven for a first-rate selection for the 14 branches.

  • By HENRY BAILEY Contributing Writer
  • 0

The DeSoto Board of Supervisors accepted state grant funds for firefighting vehicles, and adopted a resolution supporting continued road/bridge funding in the state Legislature for the Office of State Aid and the Mississippi Department of Transportation -- but not with a proposed fuel tax hike.

  • By BOB BAKKEN Staff Writer
  • Updated
  • 0

To say Rev. Annette Ragsdale of Providence Presbyterian Church in Southaven is retired may be correct in official designation, but far off in that she may be as active now in leading the congregation than before retirement.

  • By ROBERT LEE LONG & MIKE LEE DeSoto Times-Tribune
  • 0

Fearing the worst but hoping for the best, residents living near Tunica Cutoff and along Lake Road are bracing for additional rainfall on Thursday which could cause the mighty Mississippi River to crest at 38 feet or higher.

  • By ROBERT LEE LONG Community Editor
  • 0

Rasco Road in Southaven is now open to traffic, giving fire and police as well as the motoring public better access.

  • By BOB BAKKEN Staff Writer
  • 0

Considered the “best and brightest” among DeSoto County’s graduating high school seniors, 36 students have been honored and recognized in the annual Reach for the Stars program sponsored by BancorpSouth and the DeSoto Times-Tribune. 

  • By BOB BAKKEN Staff Writer
  • 0

Chad Wicker, Detention Services Director for the DeSoto County Sheriff’s Department, has become the first and only person in Mississippi to earn the National Jail Manager Certification.

  • By HENRY BAILEY Contributing Writer
  • 0

DeSoto Supervisors lauded a veteran Fairhaven firefighter recognized as Mississippi's Paramedic of the Year, welcomed the county's new Litter Control Operator and noted the achievements of the soon-to-retire Director of Corinth-based Region IV Mental Health.

  • By HENRY BAILEY Contributing Writer
  • 0

While the city of Hernando will be saying goodbye to longtime Mayor Chip Johnson at City Hall as a result of Tuesday's primary, there's a new, yet familiar face coming aboard in July as At-large Alderman, replacing the retiring Sam Lauderdale.

  • By BOB BAKKEN Staff Writer
  • 0

Hearts are huge and filled with love inside parents who welcome into their home a child who has had a difficult life already in their short time on earth; a youngster seeking love but who finds they are “in the system” of foster care for any number of reasons.

  • By ROBERT LEE LONG Community Editor
  • 1

More than 67 guns at last count were stolen from a delivery trailer at an Academy Sports parking lot on Goodman Road in Olive Branch in the overnight hours late Sunday and early Monday, according to Olive Branch Police Chief Don Gammage.

  • By HENRY BAILEY Contributing Writer
  • 0

Downed trees and limbs due to high winds kept county road crews busy sawing and hauling on DeSoto County's west side. "We had a number of crews out, multiple times, in the Love and Eudora communities," DeSoto Road Manager Andy Swims said Monday of the impact of gusts that swept through the c…

  • By BOB BAKKEN Staff Writer
  • 0

Horn Lake Police are investigating an attempted armed robbery that occurred Thursday night at a local convenience store. 

  • By MIKE LEE Staff Writer
  • 0

On the lawn of DeSoto County's historic courthouse square stands the Fallen Heroes Monument dedicated to those of the law enforcement community that serves the citizens.

  • By ROBERT LEE LONG Community Editor
  • 0

This coming Sunday, Rising Sun Baptist pastor Dr. Charlie Reese will step into the pulpit and celebrate the congregation's 137th anniversary.

  • By HENRY BAILEY Contributing Writer
  • 0

With about $406,000 available in the city budget, Hernando aldermen OK'd street overlays for 2017 for as many as 21 sections. Advertising for bids was authorized, with work expected to be done this summer.

  • By BOB BAKKEN Staff Writer
  • 0

Tuesday’s night Republican primary election in Olive Branch had only two contested races on the ballot and the results had few surprises with them. 

  • By ROBERT LEE LONG Community Editor
  • 0

DeSoto County authorities have identified the woman whose badly-burned body was discovered alongside her vehicle on a rural DeSoto County road late Monday.

  • By BOB BAKKEN Staff Writer
  • 0

Southaven Mayor Darren Musselwhite Wednesday said he was humbled by the overwhelming support he received Tuesday, winning the Republican primary vote to lead Mississippi’s third-largest city and essentially winning re-election.

  • By BOB BAKKEN Staff Writer
  • 0

Young dancers at an Olive Branch dance studio recently got a visit from a traveling trio of top performers on a national tour to promote dance and the creative arts.

  • By BOB BAKKEN Staff Writer
  • 0

Hearts are huge and filled with love inside parents who welcome into their home a child who has had a difficult life already in their short time on earth; a youngster seeking love but who finds they are “in the system” of foster care for any number of reasons.

  • By BOB BAKKEN Staff Writer
  • 0

For the fifth year, a DeSoto County hospital plans to open its doors to expectant parents seeking answers to questions about the process of pregnancy and delivery of a healthy baby. 

  • By HENRY BAILEY Contributing Writer
  • 3

Hernando civic activist and airline pilot N.C. "Tom" Ferguson, in his first bid for public office, pulled off an upset with the defeat of Mayor Chip Johnson, a fellow Republican seeking a fourth four-year term in Tuesday's Republican municipal primary election.

  • By BOB BAKKEN Staff Writer
  • 3

Listed below are the contested races in tonight's municipal Republican primary elections around DeSoto County. Polls closed at 7 p.m. This page will be updated as results come in. Races where there was no opposition or just one candidate on the ballot will not be included in this list. 

  • By BOB BAKKEN Staff Writer
  • 0

Few details were immediately available, but DeSoto County Sheriff’s Department officials are investigating the death of a woman found with a gunshot wound to her head inside a burning vehicle.

We're always interested in hearing about news in our community. Let us know what's going on!

Multimedia