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Sean Cook recently rallied his Boy Scout Troop Pack 190 to contribute dog food and supplies to Blackwell Animal Rescue Center and is shown with the items goodies loaded in his mother’s car for the rescue. One of the issues BARC has getting enough food to the fosters so they don’t have to be …

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As expected, Wednesday's court hearing to hear the challenge to the City of Olive Branch annexing about 50 square miles of land in the Center Hill, Lewisburg, Bridgetown, Pleasant Hill and Cedar View communities inside its city limits did not take long.

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Joined by Southaven Police School Resource Officer Javier Iniguez, Morgan Tibbens takes the honorary lap of the DeSoto Central High School track to begin the annual Area 16 Special Olympics Track and Field event Wednesday morning. Hundreds of participants took part in the event highlighting …

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It’s been a battle of minds inside Longview Heights Baptist Church in Olive Branch this week. Successful competitors need not have knowledge of religion and spiritual matters. But those who succeed in this competition should know a lot about math, history, language arts, science and current events.

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Victoria Newton (center), a Northwest Mississippi Community College sophomore from Nesbit, was named the Senatobia Rotary Club’s March Student of the Month for the school. Newton is joined by (from left) Julie Correro, director of education Instruction and Rotary member; Emily Harris, her mo…

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Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant has said he would sign a bill that has passed the state Legislature, a bill that would set further restrictions on abortions in the state. It would make the state among the toughest in the nation to get the procedure, but may also place the state on a road involv…

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This week’s rainfall has continued to cause flooded fields and roads to close in DeSoto County. This view, late Thursday morning, is from a bluff facing the town of Walls. The flooded farmland is near Nail Road and U.S. Highway 61, which was closed for a time into Thursday morning due to a f…

A DeSoto County city is among the state’s highest for evictions and the numbers across the state may grow with the Mississippi House passage of a bill that addresses the eviction of tenants. The bill is now headed to Gov. Phil Bryant for signing. 

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The Northwest Mississippi Community College Alumni Board of Directors met recently to discuss plans for its upcoming year. Seated from left are: Bonnie Burkes, secretary-treasurer; Brenda Holmes, Lafayette County; Jackie Myrick, vice president; Marvelene McCullar, at-large representative and…

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The DeSoto County Museum is recognizing Black History Month with a special exhibit portraying the work of Gemenie Bowdre. The Historic DeSoto Foundation board of directors dedicated the exhibit, titled “African-American Literacy in DeSoto County During Segregation and Integration,” in honor …

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