A man and woman were captured in Hernando outside a lawyer's office after Walls Police gave chase following report of a stolen vehicle at Star Landing Road and U.S. 61 about 9:15 a.m. Friday.
DeSoto County Coroner Jeff Pounders says it's one of the strangest cases he has ever seen, but based on evidence and toxicology results he stands by the official explanation of death by asphyxiation in the case involving a 37 year-old Horn Lake woman on June 2.
DeSoto County residents may be dealing with a long, hot dry spell but recent heavy rains causing drainage issues have plagued homeowners in all parts of the county.
DeSoto County Sheriff's investigators have charged Mario Stevenson with capital murder in the death of Lashanda Otis, whose body was found next to a burning vehicle along a rural roadside on May 1.
The City of Hernando recognized eight competitive soccer teams during Tuesday night's city board meeting and a recreational youth sport that has exploded during the past five years.
Residents in rural, unincorporated DeSoto County will have the opportunity this fall to receive curbside recycling, effective Oct. 1, following approval Monday of a six-year contract by the DeSoto County Board of Supervisors to garbage/recycling provider Waste Pro.
Jadarrius Hodges and his teammate Kedarius Harris are headed to the USA World Powerlifting Meet in September with their eyes firmly fixed on the prize of becoming the best powerlifters in their class in the entire world.
Packed audiences at two separate charrettes or presentations on the proposed upscale Hernando West development, north and west of historic downtown Hernando, gives Hernando West principal Steven Katz encouragement the real estate deal his company made back in 2005-06 will at last bear fruit.
A World War II veteran on a new mission to help the tax bills of his war brethren will have to appeal to people in Jackson to get his point across, according to DeSoto County officials.
Fireworks — and not the powder kind — erupted at the first meeting conducted by Hernando Mayor Tom Ferguson over his wishes to be able to review city employees before making board appointments or reappointments.
DeSoto County's total assessed value has increased to nearly $1.8 billion, DeSoto County Tax Assessor Parker Pickle told DeSoto County Supervisors at their meeting Wednesday.
Sizing up the overflow crowd that gathered inside the newly-proclaimed Marjorie L. Williams Board Room at Hernando City Hall Sunday, Hernando's new chief executive, Mayor Tom Ferguson, smiled broadly as friends, family and supporters filled the first several rows of seats.
Outgoing Hernando Mayor Chip Johnson received a long line of visitors stopping by to bid the three-term mayor goodbye on Friday. Johnson was first elected as alderman in 2001 and was first elected mayor in 2005. He served in that capacity until 2017. With Johnson are Valerie and Cory Donnell…
As Diane and R.G. Moore glance south from the new Veterans Park under construction, the giant American flag atop Landers Center waves briskly in the light summer breeze.
The swearing-in of the newly-elected Board of Aldermen and new Hernando Mayor Tom Ferguson is set for 2 p.m. Sunday, July 2 at Hernando City Hall, 475 West Commerce St. in Hernando.
The DeSoto County Board of Education approved its $310 million-dollar budget at a recessed meeting Thursday as Mississippi's largest district prepares for the new school year ahead.
The Baddour Center has received a $3,500 grant from the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi to help some special people "sail" towards success in life.
Drivers along I-55 in DeSoto County, especially those who travel at night, will need to be aware of new roadwork expected to start next week that may impact their traveling.
The Mississippi Association of Secondary School Principals (MASSP) this week selected principal Lewisburg High School Principal Chris Fleming as its 2017 Mississippi High School Principal of the Year.
The DeSoto County School District (DCS) expects to operate next year within the same tax structure that it functioned under in the current fiscal year that ends June 30.
U.S. Rep. Trent Kelly, R-Mississippi, who represents DeSoto County and the First Congressional District, was not injured in an early Wednesday morning attack at a suburban Washington D.C. baseball practice field.
Glynn Cyprien, Head Coach of the Memphis Hustle, the Grizzlies' NBA D-League team, to be christened a G-League team with sponsorship by drinkmaker Gatorade, said basetball fans are in for a treat when the team hits the hardwood in November.
The DeSoto County Board of Supervisors recently honored the Lions Clubs of DeSoto County in celebration of the Lions Club International's 100th anniversary and recognizing the efforts of the clubs to restoring the sight and hearing of individuals in the Mid-South.
The DeSoto County Board of Supervisors recently awarded Sarah Elizabeth Fiveash a $500 scholarship, through the Mississippi Association of Supervisors and the DeSoto County Board of Supervisors.
Gospel singer Phillis McKinney with the McKinney Family & friends gospel group were among the musical guests on the historic DeSoto County Courthouse lawn during a recent lineup of artists.
On a municipal election night in DeSoto County that offered few dramatics, Horn Lake voters Tuesday provided the most excitement in making a historic move to its city Board of Aldermen.
Hernando aldermen Tuesday debated a possible change in local liquor laws that would allow restaurants to begin serving alcohol and mixed drinks as early as 11 a.m. on Sundays, rather than 1 p.m., which is currently the law on the books in the DeSoto County seat.
DeSoto County Schools Monday announced at its regular school board meeting new administrative assignments as the district moves closer to having all of its principal positions filled for the new school year.