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As America celebrates its independence today on the Fourth of July, beyond the picnics and fireworks we remember that our freedoms came at a price, thanks to those who were placed in the front lines in defense of our country.

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The DeSoto County Museum will again house a children's Holocaust memorial exhibit to commemorate the 1.5 million children whose lives were lost during the Holocaust. The Unknown Child memorial was dedicated to the museum on Monday night with several special guests in attendance.

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DeSoto County municipal leaders will return to their board rooms in regular session Tuesday evening. Horn Lake, Southaven and Hernando boards convene at 6 p.m., while in Olive Branch, the regular session will be gaveled in at 6:30 p.m.

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DeSoto County School District (DCS) Board of Education members have heard the district’s budget request for Fiscal Year 2020, and district officials were quick to say that Mississippi’s largest public school district will not be asking for additional millage in the coming year.

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This month, incoming fourth through eighth grade students from Olive Branch, Pleasant Hill, Lewisburg, Center Hill and DeSoto Central will gather for the Olive Branch Police Department’s 13th annual Camp B.U.I.L.D., a free summer camp designed to build positive character traits in students.

Mississippi Republican voters will soon get the opportunity to see all three candidates for the state’s highest office debate on the same stage. Whether DeSoto County voters will be able to see it on their television screens or on their computer or smartphone screens remains to be determined. 

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Led by a drummer dressed in Revolutionary War attire, an honor guard presents the colors for the eighth annual Memorial Day service at Blocker Cemetery in Olive Branch. The tribute program is presented by the Knights of Columbus and this year made special notice of the women who served in th…

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From left, Northwest Mississippi Association of Realtors (NWMAR) Leadership Class members Joyce Moore, Krista Golightly, Amy Clark, Susan Lee,  Beth Gardner with Hunger 2 Hope, along with Class members Patsherette Gordon, Shelly Capps, and Eden Tagle present a donation in the amount of $1,38…

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Results of the initial testing of third graders in Mississippi for reading assessment have been released. While most youngsters were able to score past a higher bar set for them this year to be promoted to fourth grade, there are some who hoped they were able to achieve the needed scores on …

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The DeSoto County Republican Women (DCRW) gave the House of Grace a $500 donation at its meeting on Thursday, May 16 at the M.R. Davis Public Library in Southaven. From left are DCRW president Ashleigh Parker, Lorine Cady with the House of Grace, along with Melissa Dabar and Bettye Van Vulpe…

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