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Tuesday’s Horn Lake Board of Aldermen meeting included the recognition of Fire Department awards. Officer of the Year went to Lt. Frazier Toole, Captain Brad Woods, Lt. Toole, Battalion Chief Mark Brown and Battalion Chief Ron White received the Administration of the Year Award, Driver of th…

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Band students from up and down the I-55 corridor and beyond were on the Senatobia campus of Northwest Mississippi Community College for the annual I-55 Band Clinic on Feb. 1 and 2. Northwest’s Fine Arts Department has hosted the annual event for over 30 years, according to John Ungurait, dir…

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The Executive Director of the Institute of Community Services, Inc. (ICS), Mrs. Eloise McClinton and a DeSoto County resident, recently traveled to Washington, DC to attend a National Head Start conference along with Mrs. Lillie Smith, Field Services Director and Mrs. Angela Mayfield, Admini…

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DeSoto County Government recognized work anniversaries of county Emergency Services Agency Director Chris Olson (10 years) and Division Chief Scott Sanko (17 years) during Monday’s Board of Supervisors meeting. From left are Sheriff Bill Rasco, Supervisors Bill Russell and Jesse Medlin, Sank…

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Legislatures in New York and Virginia have this year considered taking radical steps in recent weeks on the issue of abortion. A measure now in a Mississippi House committee and introduced by a DeSoto County legislator would take a 180-degree turn away from those measures.  

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Working out of the Mississippi State University Mobile Veterinary Clinic and under the guidance of experienced high-volume spay/neuter surgeons of Horn Lake Animal Hospital, veterinary students performed spay/neuter surgeries on pets at the Horn Lake Animal Shelter. 

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DeSoto County Sheriff Bill Rasco (right) and Adult Detention Center Director Chad Wicker have received an accreditation certificate from the American Correctional Association (ACA). Auditors graded the Adult Detention Center facility on 46 mandatory compliance checks, scoring 100 percent; an…

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Friday’s announcement by President Donald Trump that a deal had been reached and a partial shutdown of the federal government was ending was welcome news for thousands of workers either furloughed or required to work without getting paychecks while the impasse had gone on for 35 days. 

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Friday’s announcement by President Donald Trump that a deal had been reached and a partial shutdown of the federal government was ending was welcome news for thousands of workers either furloughed or required to work without getting paychecks while the impasse had gone on for 35 days. 

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More than 75 winners attended the recent DeSoto County Reading Fair. The students were winners from their respective public or private DeSoto County school and were competing in the District Reading Fair, held at the Board of Education room in Hernando. All participants received a medal.

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First Baptist Church in Horn Lake has been abuzz on Saturday mornings this month with activity, as the annual Art to Achieve has continued there, an activity done through the Arc Northwest Mississippi, based in Southaven.

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On practically any weekend in northwest Mississippi you'll find a group or buddies with names like Psycho, Robbie, David, Dayne, Coolio, and Chance at one of the disc golf courses, like Latimer Lake Park in Horn Lake, Central Park in Southaven, Arkabutla State Park near Hernando or any of se…

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With November elections looming on the horizon, Mississippi lawmakers will be tempted to dodge the spotlight and avoid controversial legislation during the 90-day legislative session that started on Jan. 8th and is scheduled to go through April 7.

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Healing Hearts Child Advocacy Center (HHCAC) has announced that Sally Williams has been selected as the organization’s new Executive Director. Williams will lead the HHCAC’s continued efforts to respond to child abuse with a supportive team approach that reduces trauma through advocacy, trea…

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The January meeting of Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Reading Roundtable, made possible with funds from Sycamore Bank, will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 29 at 2 p.m., in the R.C. Pugh Library on the Senatobia campus. Leading this month’s discussion of The Broken Girls by award-winning…

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Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Michael Heindl (left) congratulates newly re-elected board officers Dr. Adam Pugh (center), chairman, Lafayette County, and Cory Uselton (right), vice chairman, DeSoto County at the Jan. 10 meeting of the Board of Trustees. Not pictured …

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There will be a new person next year representing the Northern District, including DeSoto County, on the Mississippi Transportation Commission, after current Commissioner Mike Tagert Tuesday announced he would not be seeking re-election.  

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