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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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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 people behind the renovation of Circle G Ranch will give the public their first chance to see what has been happening at the site of music legend Elvis Presley's ranch and honeymoon cottage at the corner of Highway 301 and Goodman Road in Horn Lake. 

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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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"Continue to be visionaries," were the words of wisdom that outgoing Horn Lake Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Varina Hopper shared with an overflow crowd gathered at the Horn Lake Chamber of Commerce luncheon. 

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DeSoto County authorities remain on the lookout for a DeSoto County teen who was reported missing on June 20. Chief Inspector Roger Hutchins with the DeSoto County Sheriff's Department said Abigail Foster, 16, was last seen in the Eudora area. Investigators said she has run away from home pr…

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The sea of red, white and blue flags fluttered in the warm summer breeze across the DeSoto County Courthouse lawn over the Independence Day holiday — more than 800 total.

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Hernando aldermen Tuesday adopted a "zero tolerance" drug policy on behalf of employees with the City of Hernando but not without stirring debate on one of the policy's main edicts — termination upon testing positive for drugs or alcohol.

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