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A man and woman were captured in Hernando outside a lawyer's office after Walls Police gave chase following report of a stolen vehicle at Star Landing Road and U.S. 61 about 9:15 a.m. Friday.

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DeSoto County Coroner Jeff Pounders says it's one of the strangest cases he has ever seen, but based on evidence and toxicology results he stands by the official explanation of death by asphyxiation in the case involving a 37 year-old Horn Lake woman on June 2.

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DeSoto County residents may be dealing with a long, hot dry spell but recent heavy rains causing drainage issues have plagued homeowners in all parts of the county.

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DeSoto County Sheriff's investigators have charged Mario Stevenson with capital murder in the death of Lashanda Otis, whose body was found next to a burning vehicle along a rural roadside on May 1.

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Rubye Norvell is the only individual in her small retirement community in Olive Branch who was alive the same year that the Titanic sailed and sank to the ocean floor.

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Hernando Director of Planning Jared Darby is leaving his post after more than five years in helping to plan and steer the growth of one of Mississippi's fastest-growing cities.

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The City of Hernando recognized eight competitive soccer teams during Tuesday night's city board meeting and a recreational youth sport that has exploded during the past five years.

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The highly-acclaimed Broadway musical "The Music Man" has proved to be a family favorite since debuting onstage nearly a half-century ago.

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Northpoint Christian School in Southaven has named Lisa Biglane as Director of Marketing and Communications for the school.

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Residents in rural, unincorporated DeSoto County will have the opportunity this fall to receive curbside recycling, effective Oct. 1, following approval Monday of a six-year contract by the DeSoto County Board of Supervisors to garbage/recycling provider Waste Pro.

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Jadarrius Hodges and his teammate Kedarius Harris are headed to the USA World Powerlifting Meet in September with their eyes firmly fixed on the prize of becoming the best powerlifters in their class in the entire world.

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Schools offer more hours for registration

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DeSoto County finds ways to stay out of hot summer temperatures.

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Hernando aldermen are set to reconvene a recessed meeting Monday morning which was carried over from last week's contentious city board meeting.

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Vietnam veteran receives Purple Heart after half century

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The effort of eradicating hunger in DeSoto County and the greater Mississippi Delta region has enlisted an army of volunteers, who were recognized Wednesday during a special mini-grant awards luncheon at Fillin' Station Grille.

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Southaven Mayor Darren Musselwhite and city officials have crunched the numbers and believed they have put together a plan to continue to provide a high quality-of-life for Mississippi’s third-largest city, making cuts where possible but also not “crunching a dime while letting a dollar pass…

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Tennessee officials say a Southaven woman is being accused of fraud against that state’s TennCare program by claiming she lived in Tennessee, when in fact she did not. 

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A World War II veteran on a new mission to help the tax bills of his war brethren will have to appeal to people in Jackson to get his point across, according to DeSoto County officials. 

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Fireworks — and not the powder kind — erupted at the first meeting conducted by Hernando Mayor Tom Ferguson over his wishes to be able to review city employees before making board appointments or reappointments.

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Two people from Greenwood face larceny and conspiracy charges connected to the theft of items from a Southaven jewelry store last month.

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DeSoto County's total assessed value has increased to nearly $1.8 billion, DeSoto County Tax Assessor Parker Pickle told DeSoto County Supervisors at their meeting Wednesday.

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There is a train of specially-equipped little red wagons that leads down the halls and around the corner of hospital corridors at Methodist Le Bonheur Children's Hospital in Memphis.

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Southaven Police made an arrest Friday morning of a Collierville, Tenn. man accused of dealing with drug paraphernalia. 

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For 15 years, some special youngsters in DeSoto County have had at least one week during the summer to especially look forward to.

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For 15 years, some special youngsters in DeSoto County have had at least one week during the summer to especially look forward to.

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A teenager and two young adults could be facing some hard time in jail if convicted after their capture near downtown Memphis as a result an armed holdup of a Horn Lake business and subsequent chase into Tennessee.

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Musselwhite, new Southaven board sworn to office.

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As Diane and R.G. Moore glance south from the new Veterans Park under construction, the giant American flag atop Landers Center waves briskly in the light summer breeze.

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A Southaven man has been arrested on burglary charges related to a break-in at a Southaven home Monday afternoon.

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The nation's independence will be celebrated across DeSoto County in spectacular fashion beginning this week and next.

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The DeSoto County Board of Education approved its $310 million-dollar budget at a recessed meeting Thursday as Mississippi's largest district prepares for the new school year ahead.

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Deputies shot in parking lot gun battle honored for heroism. 

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Southaven aldermen Tuesday night thanked outgoing Alderman Scott Ferguson for his service as it also made early preparations to determine how to budget with close to $2 million fewer dollars due to its inability to continue the “Penny for the Parks” funding mechanism. 

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Former mayor acquitted in retrial on fraud, embezzlement charges.  

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Rasco Road now runs east and west through Mississippi's third-largest city and Southaven Mayor Darren Musselwhite said the extension of the road paves the way for improved fire and police protection and continued residential development.

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Drivers along I-55 in DeSoto County, especially those who travel at night, will need to be aware of new roadwork expected to start next week that may impact their traveling.

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It's a treat to see your organization's name illuminated in the marquee lights of New York City.

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The DeSoto County School District (DCS) expects to operate next year within the same tax structure that it functioned under in the current fiscal year that ends June 30.

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U.S. Rep. Trent Kelly, R-Mississippi, who represents DeSoto County and the First Congressional District, was not injured in an early Wednesday morning attack at a suburban Washington D.C. baseball practice field.

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The DeSoto County Board of Supervisors recently honored the Lions Clubs of DeSoto County in celebration of the Lions Club International's 100th anniversary and recognizing the efforts of the clubs to restoring the sight and hearing of individuals in the Mid-South.

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The DeSoto County Board of Supervisors recently awarded Sarah Elizabeth Fiveash a $500 scholarship, through the Mississippi Association of Supervisors and the DeSoto County Board of Supervisors.

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If you're traveling through DeSoto County, you might be surprised to find somebody famous walked your way at one time or another.

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The headlines tell the story.

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On a municipal election night in DeSoto County that offered few dramatics, Horn Lake voters Tuesday provided the most excitement in making a historic move to its city Board of Aldermen.

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DeSoto County Schools Monday announced at its regular school board meeting new administrative assignments as the district moves closer to having all of its principal positions filled for the new school year.

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There was an air of excitement around the Landers Center and Tanger Outlets this past weekend, as the new NBA Development League basketball team showed its new colors and DeSoto County basketball fans showed a welcome response.

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Polls are open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. in all five of DeSoto County's municipalities for today's general election.

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Polls will be open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. Tuesday across DeSoto County for the general election of municipal officials in all five of the county's municipalities.

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A new report from a national transportation research group that lays a case for more highway funding has put figures to Mississippi’s deteriorating road system, including DeSoto County. 

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