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For the third day this week, a DeSoto County school was threatened through a post on social media. It’s become an unfortunate recurring event that is trying the patience of school and law enforcement officials, parents, and even the students affected.

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Senior citizens have many issues they have to deal with as they travel through the “golden” years of their lives. Questions abound, from financial planning and retirement to medical issues, Medicare and Medicaid, insurance, living choices from self-care in their residence to assisted living …

Southaven aldermen heard more talk about streets at their Tuesday meeting, some of it about more money being made available from the state Legislature for future work, but some of it also involved complaints from residents concerning the seal coat work being completed on Rasco Road.  

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Progress is at a brisk pace on the Silo Square business park and neighborhood development project along Getwell Road in Southaven. Just notice and look at the earthmovers, dirt and open land on the west side of the thoroughfare where trees and sunflowers used to be. 

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Architect Doug Thornton said when he reads the Creation story in the Book of Genesis the entire passage reads like a blueprint for the creative process employed by draftsmen, artists and architects alike.

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Mississippi Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann and his staff are hosting a special community meeting at the DeSoto County Courthouse in Hernando today in advance of the No. 6 general election and simultaneous special nonpartisan election for the open U.S. Senate seat.

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It used to be that little boys loved to play “cops and robbers” using toy guns, or perhaps “cowboys and Indians” with little bows and arrows, and even “pirates” with plastic swords. Some, especially in the rural South, learned to handle the real thing early in life.

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It used to be that little boys loved to play “cops and robbers” using toy guns, or perhaps “cowboys and Indians” with little bows and arrows, and even “pirates” with plastic swords. Some, especially in the rural South, learned to handle the real thing early in life.

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Three City of Hernando Parks and Recreation employees have been cleared of any wrongdoing following an internal probe into a situation involving a contract individual who formerly worked in conjunction with the city's parks and recreation youth league activities.

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Cami Beard, a fourth-grader at Oak Grove Central Elementary School, and Charlie Cross, a third-grader at Lewisburg Elementary School, led the DeSoto County Schools Board of Education meeting in the Pledge of Allegiance at the start of its Thursday, Sept. 6 meeting in Hernando.

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A wrecker truck works to remove the cab of a semi-trailer truck that overturned Friday morning on I-55 northbound near Starlanding Road. The accident caused the northbound interstate to be closed at about 6 a.m. for about six hours. The roadway was initially completely closed and later had t…

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Each year, the Maddox Foundation Volunteer Center (formerly Volunteer Northwest Mississippi) hosts an event to observe the 9/11 National Day of Service and Remembrance and there are big plans in the works to make this year another great occasion.

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Northern District Public Safety Commissioner Brandon Presley has announced the first meeting of the DeSoto County Task Force on improving cellular telephone and high-speed internet service will be held on Thursday, Sept. 6 at 5:30 p.m. 

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