Interstate 269, the nation's newest transportation corridor, is expected to open this fall — specifically during the time frame of September through November with a targeted date of Sept. 20 eyed by MDOT officials.
Among the famous lines from the baseball movie “Field of Dreams,” along with “If you build it, he will come,” is the line that Ray Kinsella said, “We’re keeping this field.”
Hernando police are on the lookout for an unidentified black male suspect who allegedly robbed the Money Matters Store at 38 West Commerce Street in Hernando at gunpoint late Tuesday afternoon.
Four local students were recognized for exhibits in microbiology during a regional science fair held at the University of Mississippi in Oxford. They were among hundreds of high school and middle school students who excelled in local science fairs and have a chance to enter state competition…
Marcus Dupree was the subject of an award-winning book by the late Mississippi author Willie Morris, "The Courting of Marcus Dupree" which chronicled recruiting one of the top high school football players in the nation.
The Career Technology Center West student population at the CTC West facility in Horn Lake will grow by at least 90 to 100 additional students next year and Principal Allyson Killough said that's an indication that the market is strong for what used to be known as vocational students — an ol…
For several years, the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) has helped put “wings” on teenagers seeking to learn more about aviation with an emphasis on leadership. At the same time both cadet and command squadrons have assisted authorities in emergency situations, such as search and rescue events.
Track and special athletes from across DeSoto County turned out to participate in the annual Special Olympics Mississippi Area 16 Track and Field Competition at DeSoto Central High School.
Seniors in high school who are 18 years-old and registered to vote have a unique opportunity—they can learn about the electoral process and earn extra cash while in training and working at the polls as student election clerks for the June 5th election.
Horn Lake city officials will know more about whether or not the City of Memphis will continue to treat Horn Lake's sewage following a meeting of the Horn Lake Creek Interceptor Sewage District Board which was slated to meet Wednesday night.
Pastor Mike Higgins with Heartland Hands displays a van full of items collected during the Pack the Pantry softball game between DeSoto Central and Southaven high schools on Tuesday, April 10. Fans attending the game were encouraged to bring items to help Heartland Hands replenish its supplies.
For patients at a DeSoto County hospital who need intensive care, a new program is providing an extra set of eyes to monitor them, even if a bedside manner is not immediately available.
Vickey McLendon presented the Mayor and Board of Aldermen in Hernando with a certificate of appreciation for their efforts in relocating and supporting the DeSoto Arts Council in the Arts Council's new headquarters inside the old city hall. Receiving the honor on behalf of the board are Ward…
Rising floodwaters and damaging erosion have caused DeSoto County officials to issue an emergency road and bridge closure to a one-mile section of the still uncompleted new Fogg Road Bridge.
Southaven aldermen this week talked about the condition of the city’s streets along with Mayor Darren Musselwhite, who said he would be using additional money to further catch up, as the mayor termed it, what in some areas of the city is called the horrific condition of the roadways.
It’s hard not to get swept up in the enthusiasm Stacy Dodd has for other people and for helping other people. His excitement for caring and coming to aid others is infectious.
On the day that slain civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was being remembered by thousands gathered in Memphis, DeSoto County's pre-eminent civil rights pioneer and political science professor, Dr. Leslie-Burl McLemore of Walls, was speaking to a small audience at the University…
DeSoto County has consistently ranked high in most rankings as far as quality of life, health and education are concerned and now the state's fastest-growing county can add another feather in its cap.
During the past few years Southaven, Mississippi’s third-largest city, has designated specific business areas of the community by name, such as the West End District and the Snowden District.
Traffic became snarled for most of Wednesday morning into the afternoon when an 18-wheeler fuel tanker truck rolled over at the bridge above I-55 at Goodman Road where Southaven and Horn Lake joined. Goodman Road was closed in both directions for the morning through mid-afternoon. Some of th…
A bubbly personality, but with a humble heart and a passion to help kids and support teachers, is the makeup of this year’s DeSoto County Schools (DCS) Parent of the Year.
A bed and breakfast in a tranquil, wooded area known as Delta Crest near Eudora received a three-year conditional use permit along with a list of variances and conditions following action by the DeSoto County Board of Supervisors on Monday.
Charles Barkley, retired Hall of Fame basketball player, Emmy Award-winning studio analyst and author, recently donated $250,000 to the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi to empower a new African-American history initiative for high school students throughout Mississippi and Alabama.
A cemetery tour by candlelight among historic gravesites may seem like the setting for a Hollywood horror movie, but one such tour takes place far from California and involves history rather than horror.
An employee of Overpark Elementary School in Olive Branch has been fired from her post after being arrested late last week on public intoxication charges.
Northern District Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley will facilitate a public hearing April 5 regarding a request by Wilco Properties to increase water rates for customers in DeSoto County.
James and Patricia Oliver of Hernando were presented a medal and a certificate for being chosen as "Conservationists of the Year for Mississippi" by the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution. The Chief Mussacunna Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution in S…
More room in the trophy case at DeSoto Central High School was needed to be made after the school’s cheerleading and dance teams came away with championships earlier this year.
Asa Fleming, a second-grader at Lewisburg Primary School, led the March 22 DeSoto County School District board meeting in the Pledge of Allegiance. Students are routinely asked to lead the school board meetings in the Pledge during the school year.
Olive Branch Police provided additional information Friday evening about a death investigation after a man was found shot to death and lying in a city residential street early that same morning.