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Sean Cook recently rallied his Boy Scout Troop Pack 190 to contribute dog food and supplies to Blackwell Animal Rescue Center and is shown with the items goodies loaded in his mother’s car for the rescue. One of the issues BARC has getting enough food to the fosters so they don’t have to be …

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Three Northpoint Christian School students are District 1 Ag Art Contest Winners in Mississippi Farm Bureau’s Agricultural Art Contest. Their work will go on to the State level with winners to be featured in a calendar. As District winners, these three students each win a ribbon and a moneta…

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Northpoint Christian School sophomore Jackson Flowers scored a perfect 36 composite score on the ACT.  He made a 36 in all categories of the ACT including:  math; science; STEM; English; and Reading.  He was among the Northpoint sophomores and juniors that took the ACT at the school on April…

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As expected, Wednesday's court hearing to hear the challenge to the City of Olive Branch annexing about 50 square miles of land in the Center Hill, Lewisburg, Bridgetown, Pleasant Hill and Cedar View communities inside its city limits did not take long.

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Joined by Southaven Police School Resource Officer Javier Iniguez, Morgan Tibbens takes the honorary lap of the DeSoto Central High School track to begin the annual Area 16 Special Olympics Track and Field event Wednesday morning. Hundreds of participants took part in the event highlighting …

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It’s been a battle of minds inside Longview Heights Baptist Church in Olive Branch this week. Successful competitors need not have knowledge of religion and spiritual matters. But those who succeed in this competition should know a lot about math, history, language arts, science and current events.

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Workers were busy Thursday putting the final touches on the surface that is being used this weekend for the Monster Jam performances at the Landers Center in Southaven. The first performance was Friday night with performances also scheduled for Saturday afternoon, Saturday evening and Sunday…

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They say ‘you write about what you know.’ Songwriters typically reflect themselves in their music, so you really hear the “soul” of a musician when you hear their sound, especially in their own original compositions.

While the current issue of annexation in DeSoto County squarely involves Olive Branch and areas south and east of the city, another DeSoto County city official has voiced an opinion on a separate annexation issue in the Legislature that would impact future efforts in the county.

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Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant has said he would sign a bill that has passed the state Legislature, a bill that would set further restrictions on abortions in the state. It would make the state among the toughest in the nation to get the procedure, but may also place the state on a road involv…

A DeSoto County city is among the state’s highest for evictions and the numbers across the state may grow with the Mississippi House passage of a bill that addresses the eviction of tenants. The bill is now headed to Gov. Phil Bryant for signing. 

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