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"Godspell," currently playing at Landers Center Theater Stage, is an up-tempo high-energy musical which tells of the ministry of Jesus Christ, albeit in a fresh, vibrant presentation that resonates in 21st century America.

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DeSoto County Superintendent of Schools Cory Uselton touted the success of the DeSoto County School system and the fact the county's stellar educational system is an economic draw to Mississippi's fastest-growing county.

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Similar to planes that filled the skies over Normandy Beach on a blustery June day 74 years ago, a squadron of vintage fighter aircraft recently flew over another large body of water — the Mississippi River.

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It was a battle of north versus south as U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Tupelo, defeated business owner Richard Warren Boyanton of Diamondhead, a costal community in south Mississippi.

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The Gospel according to Jesus Christ which involves the life, death and resurrection of Jesus has never been put into words and pageantry quite like the DeSoto Family Theatre production of "GODSPELL" which premiered this Friday night on the Landers Center Stage and runs again next weekend. 

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The University of Mississippi-DeSoto honored BancorpSouth with the T.P. Vinson Award at its annual Graduation Celebration in May. The award, which honors individuals or organizations that support the campus, was presented to BancorpSouth for its 14 years of sponsoring the 2+2 Scholarship Gol…

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Perception might be 99 percent of reality and in the case of the Clarksdale Virtual Reality Academy, a high-tech, cutting-edge training facility, a father-son team from Colorado is changing the reality of many Delta teens and changing lives in the process.

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For more than two and a half years, regular meetings of the I-269 Corridor Study Committee were held — with most meetings lasting three hours or more as planning commissioners and the the public held sway on planning for the nation's newest super highway.

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Mississippi Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith speaks with Jeffrey Fowler during a recent campaign stop in Southaven. Hyde-Smith, the former State Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce, was appointed by Gov. Phil Bryant to fill the remaining term of retiring Sen. Thad Cochran. She is running to be ele…

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While the last hat trick on the ice by the Mississippi RiverKings may be in the record books for now, the legacy of community involvement and charitable giving by the Hernando-based Maddox Foundation will continue unabated in a new endeavor.

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DeSoto County Adult Detention Center inmate Phillip Herron, who walked away from a work detail in Hernando on Tuesday, May 15, along with Lauren Bland who allegedly aided his escape, have been apprehended and are awaiting extradition from Memphis.

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A new federal mandate from the U.S. Post Office could mean that traditional single mailboxes in newer subdivisions will become a thing of the past, in favor of so-called uniform "cluster mailboxes," the kind most frequently associated with apartment complexes and urban dwellings.

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DeSoto County Adult Detention Center inmate Phillip Herron, who walked away from a work detail in Hernando on Tuesday, May 15, along with Lauren Bland who aided his escape, have been apprehended and are awaiting extradition from Memphis.

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You would think that for a successful restaurant business like Chick-fil-A there would not be anything left over when the final meal is served. Just check the drive thru each day the restaurant is open; there’s always a long line of customers wanting to get its good food.   

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DeSoto County will soon implement a fee system to better recoup costs for rubbish removal operations but the new policy will still include at least one regular free removal pickup per route run for taxpayers before fees or costs associated with removal kick in.

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