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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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For 10 weeks, from April to June, Olive Branch Police Department Major Bill Cox did not leave home in the morning and head to his office at police headquarters. 

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Schools offer more hours for registration

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In today's political climate in Washington, D.C., it's amazing there would be bi-partisan support for anything, from the Affordable Health Care act, also known as Obamacare, to who's paying for late night pizza. Filibustering might be involved in that item.

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Packed audiences at two separate charrettes or presentations on the proposed upscale Hernando West development, north and west of historic downtown Hernando, gives Hernando West principal Steven Katz encouragement the real estate deal his company made back in 2005-06 will at last bear fruit.

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Historic cemetery in danger of losing access.

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Olive Branch firefighters responded to a fire Monday that has resulted in a 10-month-old child being severely burned.

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Horn Lake Police late Monday afternoon reported that a suspect had been identified in connection with a burglary at a residence Tuesday night. 

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

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Hernando aldermen Monday reconvened a recessed meeting to make appointments to the Hernando City Planning and Election Commissions.

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The annual "Shelter Day" benefiting the DeSoto County Animal Shelter is an event which has saved countless lives over the years — canine and feline lives, that is.

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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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Mississippi’s State Auditor wants an electric car company that initially started operations in Horn Lake and later moved to Tunica County to pay back millions in state funds given it because the firm didn’t deliver on its promises to create jobs. 

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Mississippi’s State Auditor wants an electric car company that initially started operations in Horn Lake and later moved to Tunica County to pay back millions in state funds given it because the firm didn’t deliver on its promises to create jobs. 

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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 youngster from DeSoto County has died as a result of a Thursday traffic accident in Marshall County. 

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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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Veteran celebrates 96th birthday on Fourth of July

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Sizing up the overflow crowd that gathered inside the newly-proclaimed Marjorie L. Williams Board Room at Hernando City Hall Sunday, Hernando's new chief executive, Mayor Tom Ferguson, smiled broadly as friends, family and supporters filled the first several rows of seats.

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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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Longtime DeSoto County Sheriff's Department deputy and bailiff Andrew Miller has hung up his holster and turned in his badge.

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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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Hernando Police were busy Wednesday reviewing video evidence and other related photos in the smash and grab at Walmart early Monday.

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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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Olive Branch radio club members talk to the world

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The swearing-in of the newly-elected Board of Aldermen and new Hernando Mayor Tom Ferguson is set for 2 p.m. Sunday, July 2 at Hernando City Hall, 475 West Commerce St. in Hernando.

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County supervisors eye ways to save on utility costs.  

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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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Youngsters have fun while learning at camp.

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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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