The Horn Lake Board of Aldermen decided in a 4-3 vote on Tuesday not to dismiss Pat Hissong, director of animal control services, over a Facebook post encouraging violence against Black Lives Matter protesters.
A piece of Horn Lake history was uncovered on Saturday, when a group of county residents reunited at City Hall to open a time capsule they had buried 20 years earlier.
The Mississippi Department of Health reported five new coronavirus deaths and 226 new cases Sunday, bringing the state to a total of 30,900 cases and 1,111 deaths.
Two separate accidents, one in Horn Lake and the other in Southaven, stopped traffic on a busy Goodman Road for more than two hours Thursday evening. A person alleged to have been involved is now facing several charges related to the accidents.
Mississippi Wednesday saw another day of skyrocketing positive case numbers and new death reports that have jumped the total number of COVID-19-related fatalities in the state to over the 1,000 mark.
Over the past week, many national and state groups have ramped up pressure on lawmakers to change the state flag, the last in the nation to feature the Confederate battle emblem.
Booths were in the process of being set up Wednesday for a Mid-South Fair Food Roundup event, set for today through Sunday, from 12 noon-5:30 p.m. at the Landers Center. The free admission event, open to the public, will offer a preview of the fair’s food favorites before the annual attracti…
He’s unpacked, the family has settled in, and they are all excited about his new position and their new home. Dr. Brad Wheeler has hit the ground running as the new Upper School principal (grades 7-12) at Southaven’s Northpoint Christian School.
Driver license bureaus in Mississippi, including the Olive Branch and Nesbit locations in DeSoto County, have had their operating service schedule changed as of Monday, June 22.
Greg Sankey, the commissioner of the Southeastern Conference, said in a statement on Thursday evening that the conference would consider banning championship events in Mississippi until the state changes its state flag, which contains the Confederate battle emblem.
Mississippi’s largest public school district will operate during the coming fiscal year with total revenues of more than $313 million but will not ask for a millage increase.
Universities and colleges around the country are now dealing with how education and instruction will be done in the fall when students return to classes, given the current precautions and restrictions in place due to the coronavirus pandemic that continues to have its grip in place.
When the over 300 dance and tumbling students of the CK Dance Theatre of Olive Branch took the stage one final time for the year, their last performance of the season was not done in front of a large crowd at the Hernando Performing Arts Center with a full house of adoring family, friends, a…
DeSoto County officials announced Wednesday that another free giveaway of face covering masks will be held on Saturday, June 13 at several locations across the county.
The first Mississippi Department of Public Safety “Walk-In Wednesday” at its Driver License Bureau brought a morning crush of people to the Nesbit bureau. The line of parked cars nearly reached Highway 51 on both sides of the road and people were lined up around all around the bureau’s parki…
Long-time DeSoto County Museum volunteer Charlotte Davis spruces up the museum’s entrance as fellow volunteer Rodney Vaughn is ready to welcome visitors back to the Hernando museum at 111 East Commerce Street. The museum had been closed due to COVID-19 concerns. Hours are Tuesday-Saturday fr…
The DeSoto County Board of Education has passed a Return-to-School Plan that DeSoto County Schools will be using as it works toward getting youngsters back in their classrooms the first week of August. The plan was agreed upon during Tuesday’s meeting of the school board in Hernando that inc…
Mississippi saw its largest one-day increase in new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, with a reported 498 new positive cases. The hike brought the total number of coronavirus cases in Mississippi to 17,768 as of late Monday morning.
Mississippi’s drivers license stations, including Nesbit and Olive Branch in DeSoto County, are about to reopen under specific guidelines, announced Gov. Tate Reeves in Wednesday’s press briefing in Jackson.
About 500 families were helped in their food needs when Sacred Heart Southern Missions set up a mobile food distribution at Southaven’s Christ the King Catholic Church last week.
Gov. Tate Reeves announced his Safer At Home order will end on June 1 to be replaced by new guidance for the next stage of economic recovery for Mississippi.
Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Michael Heindl (left) and Executive Director of Institutional Advancement Patti Gordon (right) welcomed Jackie Myrick of Southaven to campus May 12 as she presided at her first meeting after being elected president of the college’s Alumn…
DeSoto County small businesses got a little boost on Saturday with the first of a recurring series of promotions aimed at pushing the need to shop locally.
From left, Southaven Police Capt. Greg Smorowski, Southaven Police Officers Brett Logazino and Jason Asbury, Hernando Police Officer Falando Marion, and Horn Lake Police Officer Jason Cooper light their squad car blue lights Monday evening at the I-269/Getwell Road interchange. They were amo…