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Mississippi U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith speaks with Walt Starr with U.S. Rep. Trent Kelly's office prior to the DeSoto County Economic Development Council luncheon on Sept. 13. Hyde-Smith was the featured presenter to the EDC's quarterly luncheon at Whispering Woods Hotel and Conference Ce…

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Brandon Redder, fourth from left, of Olive Branch, received recognition from Rural Medical & Science Scholars program directors Ann Sansing and Jasmine Harris-Speight, community health intern, Reagan Moak, and counselors Osvaldo Ballesteros and Landis Llewelyn. Redder was among 21 studen…

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On Sept. 17, the Mississippi Humanities Council will host the second in a special two-part Ideas on Tap series on public education in the state. The program, “The Future of Public Education in DeSoto County,” will take place at the DeSoto Arts Council on Sept. 17 at 5:30 pm.

On Wednesday, Aug. 21, DeSoto County Sheriff’s Department Detective Greg Horton with the DeSoto County Sheriff’s Department received recognition from the U.S. Secret Service and Congressman Trent Kelly for being one of the Top 10 Computer Forensic Examiners in the country.

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The Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi is honored to host Archie Manning as the keynote speaker for the 2nd Delta Conversation which will take place on Sept. 11 at 12 noon at the GRAMMY Museum-Mississippi in Cleveland. Tickets are $60 and are almost sold out. 

Thousands of DeSoto County residents were among those left in the dark for a time Tuesday evening when a storm system brought winds and rain through the area. Some of those who lost electricity because of the storm did not get their service restored until the next morning. 

An anonymous donor has given a generous grant to Junior Auxiliary of DeSoto County through his Donor Advised Fund at the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi (CFNM) to benefit a program called DeSoto County’s Kids.“A Donor Advised Fund is like a charitable checking account," said CF…

DeSoto County Circuit Court Clerk Dale Kelly Thompson has provided the total number of absentee ballots cast for today's primary election. A total of 808 Republicans and 95 Democrats cast ballots as an absentee during the period when those votes were accepted.

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Hundreds gathered in front of the entrance to the Southaven Walmart Supercenter Friday evening for a candlelight vigil in honor of two managers who were shot and died inside earlier this week.  Anthony Clay Brown, age 40 of Olive Branch, and Brandon W. Gales, age 38 of Hernando were shot whe…

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