Jim Green, the man who brought music concerts to Southaven and helped make Snowden Grove Amphitheater, now known as the BankPlus Amphitheater, a top regional entertainment attraction, has died at the age of 50.
Mississippi’s drivers license stations, including Nesbit and Olive Branch in DeSoto County, are about to reopen under specific guidelines, announced Gov. Tate Reeves in Wednesday’s press briefing in Jackson.
Family and friends are mourning the loss of two young men who died in a single-vehicle crash in DeSoto County Sunday. A third young man also in the wreck remains hospitalized at Regional One Health in Memphis.
Olive Branch aldermen will allow a company to set up a new temporary fireworks sales site at one location in the city but not at another, after residents protested one particular site during Tuesday night’s Board of Aldermen meeting.
About 500 families were helped in their food needs when Sacred Heart Southern Missions set up a mobile food distribution at Southaven’s Christ the King Catholic Church last week.
Gov. Tate Reeves announced his Safer At Home order will end on June 1 to be replaced by new guidance for the next stage of economic recovery for Mississippi.
Fire investigators in Marshall County continued Wednesday looking for clues to determine who may have set fire and vandalized the First Pentecostal Church of Holly Springs, a fire some believe may be arson-related due to graffiti left on the ground at the church’s entrance.
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…
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (LDS), often referred to as “Mormons” was founded by Joseph Smith during a religious revival period in this country of the early 1800s known as the Second Great Awakening.
The final trip into the Hernando High School parking lot for the Class of 2020 became quite an event Friday night. It seemed like the entire community came out to witness what would be a momentous and historic occasion.
DeSoto County small businesses got a little boost on Saturday with the first of a recurring series of promotions aimed at pushing the need to shop locally.
On Memorial Day at 9 a.m., only a few people were on hand at Blocker Cemetery in Olive Branch to witness and honor more than 200 fallen hero veterans buried at the cemetery and at Payne Cemetery, another resting place in Olive Branch.
From left, Southaven Police Capt. Greg Smorowski, Southaven Police Officers Brett Logazino and Jason Asbury, Hernando Police Officer Falando Marion, and Horn Lake Police Officer Jason Cooper light their squad car blue lights Monday evening at the I-269/Getwell Road interchange. They were amo…
Plans are underway for a full slate of classes in all educational programs for the Fall 2020 semester at Northwest Mississippi Community College, Northwest President Dr. Michael Heindl has announced.
Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves Friday has again added more time to his “Safer At Home” executive order, which is now in effect until June 1 at 8 a.m. It was to expire on Monday, May 25.
Early Monday evening on Memorial Day, travelers on some major highways in Mississippi might see the flashing lights of a law enforcement patrol cruiser. However, the flashing lights are not being used because a traffic violator has been pulled over.
Traditional high school graduation ceremonies at the Landers Center in Southaven this year will not take place for the senior class of DeSoto County high schools. Supt. Cory Uselton Thursday, May 21 announced that each school will plan instead to have smaller ceremonies on their campuses.
Legendary football coach Robert Pool still wonders about the fate of the young men he coached at Hernando High School in the late 1960s, mere boys who went off to fight in the jungles of Vietnam.
The coronavirus pandemic has not put Northwest Mississippi home sales in quarantine, according to the Northwest Mississippi Association of Realtors (NWMAR). Homes continue to be sold and the median price for home sales in DeSoto County has grown.
Your favorite places to eat have begun to reopen after a tough month or more of business. When the coronavirus pandemic first appeared, state orders had kept dining areas closed and forced some restaurants to close completely or start only offering curbside pickup or delivery of their meals.
This week typically starts the finalizing of plans for high school seniors set to graduate and move into another phase of their life. Graduation ceremonies, parties, family gatherings are all about to happen. But not so much for many this year.
Vicki Jones of Horn Lake prepares to donate blood during a drive held Monday at Tanger Outlets in Southaven. The American Red Cross blood drive stop collected 27 pints of blood from the Monday visit.
Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves Friday, May 8 announced the next stage for the state to continue safely reopening the state's economy while protecting public health.
The Olive Branch airport will receive part of more than $10 million appropriated to Mississippi airports by the Federal Aviation Administration for runway improvements, announced U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker and U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith in a joint release.
Northpoint Christian School (NCS) of Southaven has announced it now offers a virtual tour as a way for potential students and parents to learn about the school and the admissions process without ever setting foot on campus for an in-person visit.
The Landers Center in Southaven was the site Wednesday, May 6 for the public to receive a test to determine if they were either infected or not infected by the coronavirus, or possibly carrying it in their bodies.
Last Thursday, April 30 was a pretty big day in the life of one young Andrew Galloway, who lives with his family on the very eastern edge of DeSoto County near Byhalia.
The Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi (CFNM) has been awarded a grant of $100,000 for its FEED Northwest Mississippi fund from the Walton Family Foundation.
Its white facade shining in the morning light, the Brown Missionary Baptist Church south campus sits on a rise, overlooking Swinnea Road in Southaven at the street address 7200, just a few blocks north of Goodman Road. It is a beautiful building inside and out, with accommodation for over 1,…
People in the Walls area in need of food are invited to be part of a drive-through mobile food pantry on Saturday, May 23. The North Mississippi Baptist Education Convention and the Mid-South Food Bank will partner to provide food at the one-day event, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at Walls Elementary…
This is National Tourism Week and we can all say we’ve not had one quite so unique in many a year. There should be big celebrations, events, and road trips going on but instead, we’re doing virtual road trips and dreaming of where we want to go when we have the chance.
Parents of graduating seniors in DeSoto County Schools (DCS) high schools have been informed by the school district that the scheduled graduation ceremonies set for later in May have been postponed.
COVID-19: What is it? Depending on who you ask, you will get various answers. Ask the average person on the street and you'll get responses like, “I'm not sure, just that it's a virus,” or “I've heard it's a type of flu.” Ask a medical practitioner and you may get the answer, “It's a now-glo…
At a time when high school and college seniors are supposed to be getting fitted for their caps and gowns and making the other preparations toward celebrating their graduation, the coronavirus pandemic has cruelly taken those memories away from them.
Southaven will return to the shelf, for now, its Comeback Plan to roll businesses and activities back toward normal from the economic and lifestyle effects of COVID-19.