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A program started about four years ago has provided youngsters in trouble another avenue for growth and a return to a good life. The program now seeks interested people to be involved and make it an even more successful program.
We’ll learn Monday morning more about how DeSoto County plans to move forward on the surface and bridge improvements to Holly Springs Road, beset by flooding problems over the past several years.
On Friday, Dec. 14, 95.3 the Rebel radio station, the Northwest Mississippi Association of Realtors and Country Ford hosted the radio station’s eighth annual Toys For Tots Bike Drive. By mid-afternoon Friday, the drive had collected more than 100 bikes and several hundred toys. The Marine Co…
The race for the Republican Mississippi gubernatorial nomination in 2019 became a little more populated Tuesday evening and will now have a DeSoto County businessman and state representative among its candidates.
DeSoto County Sheriff’s Department deputies spent a busy Tuesday between a number of accidents due to slippery road conditions and a deputy-involved shooting incident near Lewisburg in the evening.
The Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi’s 19th annual Crystal Ball will present its Star of Hope honor to award-winning journalist and novelist Jesse J. Holland.
Overpark Elementary School fourth-grader Mikayla Lancaster led the DeSoto County Schools Board of Education meeting in the Pledge of Allegiance on Thursday, Dec. 6 in Hernando. Schoolchildren are routinely asked to lead the board meeting in the pledge during the school year.
The DeSoto County Board of Education has been recognized with three awards from the Mississippi School Boards Association. They are: Diploma Circle, for work in school governance skills; the Board of Merit, for continuing education training; and the Red Apple Attendance Award, for attending …
The internet gives us the ability to purchase items from the comfort of our living room or bedroom and sometimes those purchases are between you and another person, with those sales consummated after an arranged meeting at a agreed-upon location.
Hernando city officials will study the costs of extending utilities down Commerce Street Extended in order to illuminate a very dark and dangerous stretch of roadway to the north of the Hernando Super Walmart.
Native DeSoto Countian Robert Foster, who currently serves as state representative from Hernando, is more than just a fresh face at the State Capitol in Jackson.
Burglaries are on the rise in DeSoto County, with a spate of burglaries and smash-and-grabs occurring over the weekend, according to DeSoto County Sheriff's Department officials.
You might assume from looking at him that this man is an athlete – a ball player, wrestler or a boxer perhaps – and, in a way, you'd be right. He is definitely a fighter, but his adversary is not in the ring.
Students in an information technology class at the Career Tech-West campus in Horn Lake work on wiring a computer desktop unit Wednesday morning. Business leaders from DeSoto County were introduced to the programs and encouraged to partner with both the West and East campuses of the DeSoto C…
U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith was poised to make history as the first woman duly elected to the U.S. Senate from Mississippi following election returns statewide in Tuesday night's runoff against Democratic challenger Mike Espy.
The Board of Trustees, Administration, and Chairman's Roundtable of Northpoint Christian School have announced the creation of the David H. Manley Scholarship at the school.
Traffic along Interstate 269, the nation's newest super highway, is brisk since its opening on Oct. 26 with the exact count still being tabulated, according to Northern District Transportation Commissioner Mike Tagert in an interview with the DeSoto Times-Tribune on Monday.
Hernando resident Mackenzie Taylor (second from left) was recently selected as second alternate to Junior Miss Magnolia State on Nov. 18 in Vicksburg. Rachel Russell, Junior Miss Southern Mississippi, was named as Junior Miss Magnolia State.
Mississippi First District Congressman Trent Kelly (R) led a bipartisan delegation to the Middle East where members served Thanksgiving Day lunch to servicemen and women stationed at Camp Buehring, Kuwait. More than 4,000 members of the 155th Armored Brigade Combat Team, Mississippi Nationa…
Shoppers were seen walking up and down the Tanger Outlets Friday morning, looking to take advantage of Black Friday specials. The first day of the Christmas shopping season after Thanksgiving saw many out looking for bargains that actually had started to be offered Thanksgiving evening.
Students in the Local Culture Class at Hernando High School toured one of the oldest homes in DeSoto County this past week, gaining insight into life from the late 1800s.
The state of Mississippi is going to be the last state to fill a seat in the U.S. Senate this midterm election cycle when voters go to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 27.
Two people died when a tour bus with 46 passengers on board overturned on an icy stretch at Interstate 269 and U.S. Hwy. 78 around midday on Wednesday, according to DeSoto County authorities.
With a population that would rival any small city, the DeSoto County Adult Detention Center has worked diligently during the past year to achieve one of the top accreditations of its kind in the nation.
More than 500 students and a number of volunteers took part in DeSoto County Schools Chess Championship held at Longview Heights Baptist Church in Olive Branch. The chess tournament is the largest annual chess tournament in the state of Mississippi.
The veterans who turned out to commemorate Veterans Day on the 100th anniversary of the "Great War," or the ending of the First World War, "kept their powder dry" so to speak as they gathered inside the National Guard Armory in Hernando for a luncheon in their honor.
U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith touched off a firestorm with comments made at a campaign stop in Tupelo two weeks ago which have just now surfaced that referenced a quote regarding that she would attend "a public hanging" if invited by a particular cattle rancher friend.
The Mississippi Tourism Association (MTA) presented their annual awards for tourism achievement for the year 2017 during activities at the Governor’s Conference on Tourism held at the Oxford Conference Center in Oxford on Sept. 23-25, 2018.
School teachers among DeSoto County’s public, private and parochial schools have received a record amount of grant money from the local business community toward better educating young students.
Hernando High School is the 2018 MHSAA/Mississippi Bandmasters Association 6A Marching Band State Champion. This is the third time this band has earned this title, also winning in 2014 and in 2015.
A packed crowd looked on as Hernando aldermen Tuesday unanimously approved a site for Hernando's new animal shelter on property not far from the existing dog park in Renasant Park.
Circuit Court Judge Celeste Embrey Wilson will return to her position on the bench after defeating attorney Stan Little in one of the more contested races of Election Day 2018.
The message of the featured speaker for a mini-conference on autism in Southaven recently was that, even in the seemingly darkest times with a child that has autism, it’s important to find a smile through it all.