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"Godspell," currently playing at Landers Center Theater Stage, is an up-tempo high-energy musical which tells of the ministry of Jesus Christ, albeit in a fresh, vibrant presentation that resonates in 21st century America.

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Similar to planes that filled the skies over Normandy Beach on a blustery June day 74 years ago, a squadron of vintage fighter aircraft recently flew over another large body of water — the Mississippi River.

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Truck Patch Revival, a Memphis-based country band, performs before a large crowd in front of the DeSoto County Courthouse Thursday evening. The concert was the first of the Sunset on the Square summer series hosted by the Hernando Main Street Chamber of Commerce. Mississippi Stomp will be fe…

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It was a battle of north versus south as U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Tupelo, defeated business owner Richard Warren Boyanton of Diamondhead, a costal community in south Mississippi.

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The Gospel according to Jesus Christ which involves the life, death and resurrection of Jesus has never been put into words and pageantry quite like the DeSoto Family Theatre production of "GODSPELL" which premiered this Friday night on the Landers Center Stage and runs again next weekend. 

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Authorities during the noon hour Wednesday were working an accident on the southbound I-55 on-ramp at Pleasant Hill Road. The accident involved a logging truck that dropped its load of logs onto the road as it was making a turn. The on-ramp was blocked by the incident. There was no immediate…

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The University of Mississippi-DeSoto honored BancorpSouth with the T.P. Vinson Award at its annual Graduation Celebration in May. The award, which honors individuals or organizations that support the campus, was presented to BancorpSouth for its 14 years of sponsoring the 2+2 Scholarship Gol…

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Perception might be 99 percent of reality and in the case of the Clarksdale Virtual Reality Academy, a high-tech, cutting-edge training facility, a father-son team from Colorado is changing the reality of many Delta teens and changing lives in the process.

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For more than two and a half years, regular meetings of the I-269 Corridor Study Committee were held — with most meetings lasting three hours or more as planning commissioners and the the public held sway on planning for the nation's newest super highway.

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Overall winners in the annual Laurie Wylie Memorial 5K held during A'Fair, an event sponsored by the Hernando Optimist Club, are (from left) Max Weiss, First Place Male; Riley Jackson, First Place Female; Russ Kicker, Second Place Male; Delaney Hopkins, Second Place Female; Logan Clark, Thir…

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Mississippi Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith speaks with Jeffrey Fowler during a recent campaign stop in Southaven. Hyde-Smith, the former State Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce, was appointed by Gov. Phil Bryant to fill the remaining term of retiring Sen. Thad Cochran. She is running to be ele…

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While the last hat trick on the ice by the Mississippi RiverKings may be in the record books for now, the legacy of community involvement and charitable giving by the Hernando-based Maddox Foundation will continue unabated in a new endeavor.

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The Hernando Farmers Market, ranked consistently as one of Mississippi's top farmers markets and one of the top in the nation, opened to great fanfare on Saturday, April 21 in conjunction with the DeSoto County Earth Day Celebration. 

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DeSoto County Adult Detention Center inmate Phillip Herron, who walked away from a work detail in Hernando on Tuesday, May 15, along with Lauren Bland who allegedly aided his escape, have been apprehended and are awaiting extradition from Memphis.

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A new federal mandate from the U.S. Post Office could mean that traditional single mailboxes in newer subdivisions will become a thing of the past, in favor of so-called uniform "cluster mailboxes," the kind most frequently associated with apartment complexes and urban dwellings.

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DeSoto County Adult Detention Center inmate Phillip Herron, who walked away from a work detail in Hernando on Tuesday, May 15, along with Lauren Bland who aided his escape, have been apprehended and are awaiting extradition from Memphis.

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Hernando city officials will invite a Memphis developer to give an accounting before board officials at the next meeting of the Hernando aldermen concerning alleged "clear-cutting" and steep grading that neighboring residents complain have caused erosion and drainage issues in Forest Meadows…

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One person was killed and several others injured in a Monday afternoon crash that involved a total of four vehicles at the intersection of U.S. Highway 61 and Starlanding Road.

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Hernando Mayor Tom Ferguson said Monday he planned to update all of the projects undertaken since passage of the city's last major bond issue, a total of $4.5 million in bond monies appropriated primarily for road, transportation and other infrastructure projects.

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Hernando High School Social Studies teacher Margaret Hicks recently brought her students to the DeSoto County Museum and Hernando Memorial Park Cemetery where they viewed the sights and sounds of history, including the Confederate burial trench, tombstones of yellow fever victims, and just s…

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