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As he eyes another term in office, Southaven Mayor Darren Musselwhite touted the city's accomplishments over the past four years during his "State of the City" address at Landers Center on Thursday.

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The "Penny for the Parks" bill died Wednesday in the Mississippi House after a spirited and often acrimonious discussion that lasted more than 20 minutes on the House floor.

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The City of Southaven has received a check from the Mississippi State Auditor's Office in the amount of $60,344 owed to the city coffers from ex-mayor Greg Davis as a result of his embezzlement investigation.

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Southaven Rotary Club President Matt Crick (right) presents a $500 check to Cecil Sowell (left) and John Engstrom of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes Northwest MS Area. The Club sponsored a table at the recent FCA Breakfast with Brian Bosworth and charitably donated the ten seats to the …

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A Southaven man is being held on charges of aggravated assault, accused of trying to run down a person with his car Tuesday evening.

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The Arc Northwest Mississippi presents Autism Awareness Training for First Responders on Tuesday, March 28 from 8:30-11:30 a.m. at Getwell Road United Methodist Church, 7875 Getwell Road, Southaven.

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A suspect in the double shooting March 3 at the Legacy Crossing Apartments, 7560 Chesteridge Avenue in Southaven. turned himself in at the Southaven Police Department Wednesday afternoon and is now being charged with murder.

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A 17-year-old Southaven resident has been indicted in the suspected arson case involving the alleged torching and destruction of the concession complex at Greenbrook Softball Complex in June of 2015.

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As the deadline for a tourism tax that generates funds for park improvements in Southaven ticks closer, Southaven aldermen Friday made a surprise move to end-run efforts to derail plans to extend the repealer on the tourism tax known as "Penny for the Parks."

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Getwell Road North to Stateline Road is one of the more heavily-used corridors in DeSoto County and Southaven city officials have finally gotten to the bottom of why the road construction project has taken so long — quite literally.

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Subdivision activity, another signal of vigor in the housing industry and economy in general, remains brisk as DeSoto heads into 2017.

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Due to a bill that allows for the creation of a 529 savings plan for individuals with disabilities, thousands of Mississippians with disabilities will be able to set aside tax-free savings for healthcare needs and other things, according to State Sen. Kevin Blackwell, R-Olive Branch.

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Now that the deadline has passed for qualifying in upcoming municipal races across DeSoto County, there are some new faces of which voters will become acquainted.

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A man wanting to take merchandise home from Walmart in an illegal way has been arrested and has several charges against him for his attempt to steal and subsequent arrest following a pursuit that damaged squad cars and injured a Southaven police officer.

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Several bills which remain alive at the State Capitol in Jackson are designed to bring in badly-needed new revenue for state coffers while others are aimed at curbing costs.

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The DFT production of "Disney's The Little Mermaid," is a pure joy to behold and an added bonus is a timely message of love and understanding that bridges the great divide between an underwater kingdom and the often strange and confusing world above the surface.

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A program that offered people facing a bench warrant for failing to appear or a violation of probation help through the Southaven Municipal Court will again be done with the Southaven Police Department.

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Alleging free speech issues, a Southaven mayoral candidate has filed a federal lawsuit against the City of Southaven that claims, among other things, that the city's sign regulations that govern political candidates are unconstitutional.

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A dilapidated home at 1619 Stateline Road could be facing the wrecking ball, now that the condemnation process for the structure has begun yet again after a five-month reprieve.

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A dilapidated home at 1619 Stateline Road could be facing the wrecking ball, now that the condemnation process for the structure has begun yet again after a five-month reprieve.

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It's time again for Wayne Bartley's "Give A Kid A Chance To Be A Kid" 2017 Autism Golf Tournament" benefitting Autism Intervention Programs Throughout North Mississippi which is set for April 27 at the Club at North Creek.

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This past weekend, runners in Ridgeland took part in an event that was the inspiration of an insurance executive from DeSoto County who passed away last month and in whose memory this year’s run was held.

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A Slayden area man is behind bars in Memphis in connection with the death of a Holly Springs man at Griffin Inc., an armored car supplier in Byhalia.

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It was a blue crush of another kind when a bus load of Northpoint Christian School eighth-graders bounded through the glass doors of the Southaven Police Department Tuesday to show appreciation to police officers for their lifesaving work.

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The Mississippi Senate Wednesday overwhelmingly approved passage of the compromise bill authored by state Sen. David Parker, R-Olive Branch, which extends the repealer on the one-percent tourism tax on restaurant meals for parks, but also allows for the authorization of a public referendum o…

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Hernando Police are searching for two armed robbery suspects who robbed the Shell Gas Station at 586 East Commerce Street at approximately 4:26 a.m. Saturday.

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With a big bag containing her fledgling "forest" riding shotgun, Sheree Malone of Hernando was driving away a happy planter from the annual Public Tree Giveaway at Snowden Grove in Southaven.

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The City of Southaven is looking to hire more than a dozen new firefighters, partly through the United States Department of Homeland Security's SAFER Grant, Southaven Fire Chief Roger Thornton said.

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The Nesbit community's old downtown "is just sitting there," a cluster of forlorn, empty or under-used buildings, says DeSoto Supervisor Lee Caldwell. Yet she envisions a future where the area can be an up-and-coming, humming hub of commerce.

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The Southaven Mayor and Board of Aldermen Tuesday signed off in support of a compromise "Penny For the Parks" bill authored by state Sen. David Parker, R-Olive Branch, Sen. Kevin Blackwell, R-Olive Branch and Sen. Chris Massey, R-Nesbit, which would extend the repealer on the one-percent tou…

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Parents of students in the DeSoto County School District (DCS) can start making school vacation plans for next school year. It may be best to put them down in pencil for now, just in case.

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The FBI’s Jackson Division office has joined the Southaven Police Department in asking for information from the public about a bank robbery last August that remains unsolved. 

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Five students from DeSoto Central Middle School were among the winners in the recent “Promote the Vote” contest, a program of Mississippi Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann’s office to teach democratic fundamentals to school students and to encourage them to practice their civic responsibilities. 

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The Southaven Fire Department and Sta-Home Health combined in promoting Friday, Feb. 3 as Go Red! Day for the American Heart Association. Cardiovascular disease claims more lives than all forms of cancer combined each year and firefighters and first responders with their equipment came to th…

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Several key bills that affect DeSoto County and the rest of the state's 82 counties either met a swift end after failing to gain passage out of committee or remain alive to be debated and voted upon another day.

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