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We’ll learn Monday morning more about how DeSoto County plans to move forward on the surface and bridge improvements to Holly Springs Road, beset by flooding problems over the past several years.

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On Friday, Dec. 14, 95.3 the Rebel radio station, the Northwest Mississippi Association of Realtors and Country Ford hosted the radio station’s eighth annual Toys For Tots Bike Drive. By mid-afternoon Friday, the drive had collected more than 100 bikes and several hundred toys. The Marine Co…

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Overpark Elementary School fourth-grader Mikayla Lancaster led the DeSoto County Schools Board of Education meeting in the Pledge of Allegiance on Thursday, Dec. 6 in Hernando. Schoolchildren are routinely asked to lead the board meeting in the pledge during the school year.

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Taylor Metcalf (second from right), a sophomore from Southaven studying special education, was named the Senatobia Rotary Club’s December Student of the Month for Northwest Mississippi Community College. Metcalf is the daughter of Shirley Metcalf, second from left. Congratulating Metcalf (l-…

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The DeSoto County Board of Education has been recognized with three awards from the Mississippi School Boards Association. They are: Diploma Circle, for work in school governance skills; the Board of Merit, for continuing education training; and the Red Apple Attendance Award, for attending …

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You might assume from looking at him that this man is an athlete – a ball player, wrestler or a boxer perhaps – and, in a way, you'd be right.  He is definitely a fighter, but his adversary is not in the ring. 

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Students in an information technology class at the Career Tech-West campus in Horn Lake work on wiring a computer desktop unit Wednesday morning. Business leaders from DeSoto County were introduced to the programs and encouraged to partner with both the West and East campuses of the DeSoto C…

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U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith was poised to make history as the first woman duly elected to the U.S. Senate from Mississippi following election returns statewide in Tuesday night's runoff against Democratic challenger Mike Espy.

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Mississippi First District Congressman Trent Kelly (R) led a bipartisan delegation to the Middle East where members served Thanksgiving Day lunch to servicemen and women stationed at Camp Buehring, Kuwait.  More than 4,000 members of the 155th Armored Brigade Combat Team, Mississippi Nationa…

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Shoppers were seen walking up and down the Tanger Outlets Friday morning, looking to take advantage of Black Friday specials. The first day of the Christmas shopping season after Thanksgiving saw many out looking for bargains that actually had started to be offered Thanksgiving evening.

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Fans of Southaven’s annual Springfest will need to shell out a little more if they plan to attend the Saturday night concert at the BankPlus Amphitheater at Snowden Grove. However, city officials believe it will be worth the extra admission cost and will also help sagging revenues from that …

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Two people died when a tour bus with 46 passengers on board overturned on an icy stretch at Interstate 269 and U.S. Hwy. 78 around midday on Wednesday, according to DeSoto County authorities.

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U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith touched off a firestorm with comments made at a campaign stop in Tupelo two weeks ago which have just now surfaced that referenced a quote regarding that she would attend "a public hanging" if invited by a particular cattle rancher friend.

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David Hill of Southaven, who retired as a Senior Chief Petty Officer in the U.S. Navy after serving in Vietnam, was among veterans honored during an annual program at Baptist Memorial Hospital-DeSoto in Southaven on Thursday, Nov. 8. U.S. Marine Corps Reserves Col. John Caldwell (Ret.) was t…

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Greenbrook Elementary School students R.J. Jackson (left) and Christian Bell led the DeSoto County School District Board of Education in leading the Pledge of Allegiance at its Nov. 1 meeting. Students routinely are asked during the school year to lead the board meeting in the Pledge of Allegiance.

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