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The race for the District 4 seat on the DeSoto County Schools (DCS) Board of Education became a contested race last week when Jeny Price, a Lake Comorant Middle School and High School parent, filed papers to have her name on the ballot for District 4 board member.

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To show appreciation to the DeSoto County School District in the first week of the new school year, First Tennessee Bank provided lunch for about 250 Central Services employees Friday afternoon in Hernando. The meals were purchased at a 20 percent discount from the Olive Branch Chick-fil-A a…

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For residents of the City of Hernando living primarily in the Jaybird Road area, the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality has issued a Precautionary Boil-Water Alert for customers who receive their drinking water from their water supply located in DeSoto County.

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Hernando aldermen Tuesday heard a proposal by developers of the Hernando West project that in a nutshell would finance a major sewer trunk line to serve approximately 1,000 Hernando residents residents and allow for expansion of the city's sewer service.

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Chick-fil-A’s annual Topple the Truck fundraiser for DeSoto County Schools delivered school supplies Monday afternoon to the DCS Central Services office in Hernando. The Chick-fil-A locations in Southaven and Olive Branch have collected items for schools to have access to during the year. A …

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The DeSoto County Sheriff’s Department is welcoming four new deputies who excelled during the 12-week Mississippi Law Enforcement Officer’s Training Academy in Pearl. The group brought back awards ranking them in the top tier of their class. The awards were for firearms training and academic…

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The Unknown Child Foundation recently received a donation in the amount of $1,800 from SouthGroup Insurance in the honor and memory of Rex Haynes who passed away in January of 2017. Family, friends and members of the Unknown Child Foundation gathered for the recent check presentation.

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Entergy Mississippi President and CEO Haley Fisackerly (second from left) recently presented a $5,000 grant to the DeSoto County Foundation for Excellence In Education for its first annual “Pathways2Possibilities” DeSoto Career Expo. The interactive technical career fair will give some 3,000…

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Melissa Green, Director of Accreditation and MIS for the DeSoto County School District, assists Dexter and Nathan Washington in the online registration process. Green’s office at Central Services in Hernando has extended hours ahead of the start of school to assist in the registration proces…

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The firearms policy at the Landers Center, the busy venue in Southaven that hosts concerts, sporting events and other events such as high school graduations, came into question at a recent meeting of the DeSoto County Board of Supervisors.

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Thousands of spectators and hundreds of softball and baseball players from around the Southeast have converged on Snowden Grove Park and Greenbrook Park in Southaven this past week as the Dizzy Dean World Series got underway.

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