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Dr. Lashunda Thompson, a Southaven dentist, has been working to keep her patients healthy — by temporarily closing her practice, iSmile Family Dentistry. She made the decision to close her office in late March, when the coronavirus pandemic created extra risks for her patients, her staff, he…

Glen Popeil works at getting contacts during the Amateur Radio Field Day at the Olive Branch City Park. The Olive Branch Amateur Radio Club and Chickasaw Amateur Radio Association combined on the 24-hour event to gain as many radio contacts as possible. The event showcases how amateur radio …

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…

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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.

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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…

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…

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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…

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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…

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