It was not like the 1951 science fiction movie, “The Day That Time Stood Still,” but it was certainly the talk of DeSoto County and much of the country as a rare total solar eclipse Monday traveled across the country from the Oregon Coast to the South Carolina coast.
U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Mississippi, told a Southaven audience Thursday that joint military exercises between Japan, the U.S., South Korea and other Allies are still scheduled despite a veiled threat from North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un.
The former getaway home of the late music icon Elvis Presley in Horn Lake is under consideration to become part of the National Register of Historic Places.
It has not been decided if former Southaven Mayor Greg Davis will be hired on as an economic adviser/consultant but aldermen did vote to give Davis a two-day trial period to review the city's budget.
Horn Lake police authorities Monday continued to investigate last week’s theft of six vehicles from an auto repair shop, including two Mercedes cars that are still missing.
The 2017 DeSoto County Tax Lien Sale will be online for the first time ever Aug. 28 and from now on into the future — eliminating the outdated practice of prospective bidders holding up paddles, camping out in hallways before the sale begins and congregating in a crowded courtroom.
Southaven Police and DeSoto County Sheriff's deputies were called to the DeSoto Civic Center Apartments in Southaven before 2 p.m. Friday in an effort to locate a man wanted by authorities on an outstanding felony warrant.
Longtime DeSoto County School Board Attorney Keith Treadway is out as legal counsel representing Mississippi's largest school district in a 3-2 vote Thursday night.
Mississippi Board of Pharmacy Deputy Director Steve Parker said that among the goals for Tuesday night’s Town Hall meeting on opioids in Southaven was to offer hope.
A man and woman were captured in Hernando outside a lawyer's office after Walls Police gave chase following report of a stolen vehicle at Star Landing Road and U.S. 61 about 9:15 a.m. Friday.
DeSoto County Coroner Jeff Pounders says it's one of the strangest cases he has ever seen, but based on evidence and toxicology results he stands by the official explanation of death by asphyxiation in the case involving a 37 year-old Horn Lake woman on June 2.
DeSoto County residents may be dealing with a long, hot dry spell but recent heavy rains causing drainage issues have plagued homeowners in all parts of the county.
DeSoto County Sheriff's investigators have charged Mario Stevenson with capital murder in the death of Lashanda Otis, whose body was found next to a burning vehicle along a rural roadside on May 1.
The City of Hernando recognized eight competitive soccer teams during Tuesday night's city board meeting and a recreational youth sport that has exploded during the past five years.
Residents in rural, unincorporated DeSoto County will have the opportunity this fall to receive curbside recycling, effective Oct. 1, following approval Monday of a six-year contract by the DeSoto County Board of Supervisors to garbage/recycling provider Waste Pro.
Jadarrius Hodges and his teammate Kedarius Harris are headed to the USA World Powerlifting Meet in September with their eyes firmly fixed on the prize of becoming the best powerlifters in their class in the entire world.
Mississippi’s State Auditor wants an electric car company that initially started operations in Horn Lake and later moved to Tunica County to pay back millions in state funds given it because the firm didn’t deliver on its promises to create jobs.
A World War II veteran on a new mission to help the tax bills of his war brethren will have to appeal to people in Jackson to get his point across, according to DeSoto County officials.
Fireworks — and not the powder kind — erupted at the first meeting conducted by Hernando Mayor Tom Ferguson over his wishes to be able to review city employees before making board appointments or reappointments.
DeSoto County's total assessed value has increased to nearly $1.8 billion, DeSoto County Tax Assessor Parker Pickle told DeSoto County Supervisors at their meeting Wednesday.
A teenager and two young adults could be facing some hard time in jail if convicted after their capture near downtown Memphis as a result an armed holdup of a Horn Lake business and subsequent chase into Tennessee.
As Diane and R.G. Moore glance south from the new Veterans Park under construction, the giant American flag atop Landers Center waves briskly in the light summer breeze.
The DeSoto County Board of Education approved its $310 million-dollar budget at a recessed meeting Thursday as Mississippi's largest district prepares for the new school year ahead.
Drivers along I-55 in DeSoto County, especially those who travel at night, will need to be aware of new roadwork expected to start next week that may impact their traveling.
The DeSoto County School District (DCS) expects to operate next year within the same tax structure that it functioned under in the current fiscal year that ends June 30.
U.S. Rep. Trent Kelly, R-Mississippi, who represents DeSoto County and the First Congressional District, was not injured in an early Wednesday morning attack at a suburban Washington D.C. baseball practice field.
The DeSoto County Board of Supervisors recently honored the Lions Clubs of DeSoto County in celebration of the Lions Club International's 100th anniversary and recognizing the efforts of the clubs to restoring the sight and hearing of individuals in the Mid-South.
The DeSoto County Board of Supervisors recently awarded Sarah Elizabeth Fiveash a $500 scholarship, through the Mississippi Association of Supervisors and the DeSoto County Board of Supervisors.