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The Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi is honored to host Archie Manning as the keynote speaker for the 2nd Delta Conversation which will take place on Sept. 11 at 12 noon at the GRAMMY Museum-Mississippi in Cleveland. Tickets are $60 and are almost sold out. 

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Thousands of DeSoto County residents were among those left in the dark for a time Tuesday evening when a storm system brought winds and rain through the area. Some of those who lost electricity because of the storm did not get their service restored until the next morning. 

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Southpoint Church Director of Operations Charley Short says he and lead pastor Craig Wendel see it on a nearly weekly basis when they arrive at the church for Sunday services. They can glance at a nearby lodging facility and see it happening. Young women are being left with instructions to o…

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A need was seen and addressed in a big way at the Horn Lake Animal Shelter when about 40 employees representing 10 Home Depot stores in the greater Memphis area converged to spend part of the day fixing up, repairing and painting the facility.

An anonymous donor has given a generous grant to Junior Auxiliary of DeSoto County through his Donor Advised Fund at the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi (CFNM) to benefit a program called DeSoto County’s Kids.“A Donor Advised Fund is like a charitable checking account," said CF…

DeSoto County Circuit Court Clerk Dale Kelly Thompson has provided the total number of absentee ballots cast for today's primary election. A total of 808 Republicans and 95 Democrats cast ballots as an absentee during the period when those votes were accepted.

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Hundreds gathered in front of the entrance to the Southaven Walmart Supercenter Friday evening for a candlelight vigil in honor of two managers who were shot and died inside earlier this week.  Anthony Clay Brown, age 40 of Olive Branch, and Brandon W. Gales, age 38 of Hernando were shot whe…

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Unique in its wholesome message, pure harmonies and positive, faith-filled music, the Southern Gospel style of music is among the most popular musical genres across Christian America. But it is especially popular in the southeastern part of the country, where many flock to churches and other…

Two people are dead and two others were wounded in a shooting at the Southaven Walmart Supercenter off I-55 and Goodman Road early Tuesday morning. Officials report a disgruntled employee on suspension came in and fired, killing two employees and wounding a police officer who came upon him. …

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There has been a changing of the guard at the top of the Turning Point Addiction Treatment Center on Stateline Road in Southaven. Lori Minor is the new Chief Executive Officer for the center that addresses substance abuse, addiction and mental health disorders.

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Caroline Couch of Hernando, a young woman of character and principle, has been elected as vice president at the 73rd session of American Legion Auxiliary (ALA) Girls Nation in Washington, D.C. ALA Girls Nation is a seven-day leadership conference for high school seniors held in Washington, D…

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DeSoto Arts Council of Hernando has been awarded a $13,400 operating grant from the Mississippi Arts Commission (MAC). The grant is a portion of the nearly $1.4 million in grants the Commission will award in 2019-2020 and will be used to promote the arts in DeSoto County. The grants are made…

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Caroline Couch of Hernando, a young woman of character and principle, has been elected as vice president at the 73rd session of American Legion Auxiliary (ALA) Girls Nation in Washington, D.C. ALA Girls Nation is a seven-day leadership conference for high school seniors held in Washington, D…

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