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"Continue to be visionaries," were the words of wisdom that outgoing Horn Lake Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Varina Hopper shared with an overflow crowd gathered at the Horn Lake Chamber of Commerce luncheon. 

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Southaven Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Carmen Kyle said Wednesday her organization continues to do its work for businesses of the state’s third largest city, despite a truck colliding with the Chamber’s office Tuesday morning.

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DeSoto County authorities remain on the lookout for a DeSoto County teen who was reported missing on June 20. Chief Inspector Roger Hutchins with the DeSoto County Sheriff's Department said Abigail Foster, 16, was last seen in the Eudora area. Investigators said she has run away from home pr…

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A Walls firefighter died in a two-vehicle crash in Southaven around 6 p.m. Monday, according to Southaven authorities and DeSoto County Interim Coroner Josh Pounders who later confirmed the death.

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The sea of red, white and blue flags fluttered in the warm summer breeze across the DeSoto County Courthouse lawn over the Independence Day holiday — more than 800 total.

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Youngsters in Southaven this summer are again given the chance to jump up into a fire engine, spray water at each other, learn how to climb through a window and other such activities.

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Hernando aldermen Tuesday adopted a "zero tolerance" drug policy on behalf of employees with the City of Hernando but not without stirring debate on one of the policy's main edicts — termination upon testing positive for drugs or alcohol.

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A technology glitch that occurred during Tuesday night's Democratic runoff election might have delayed results for a few hours but it also provided a valuable dress rehearsal for what DeSoto County Election Commission Chairman Danny Klein calls the "Super Bowl of Elections" that occurs next …

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Akil Thomas made his home in DeSoto County as a preschooler while his father Kahlil starred for the Memphis RiverKings hockey team in 2001-2004. Now, Akil has grown up into a hockey star and was drafted Saturday by the NHL Los Angeles Kings as a second round pick.

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A e-book shortage in the First Regional Library system, one of the state's flagship systems, has been caused by budget cuts and First Regional Library System Director Meredith Wickham said the library system is appealing to cities like Hernando, headquarters for the five-county branch, to sh…

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Howard Sherman, an entrepreneur and venture capitalist and the husband of actress and Meridian native Sela Ward, will square off against David Baria, a trial lawyer from the Mississippi Gulf Coast and state lawmaker, in Tuesday's Democratic runoff primary election for U.S. Senate.

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A Memphis man has been arrested on aggravated assault charges after police said he attacked a woman in the Horn Lake Target store, then stripped down to a shirt only and walked out of the store before being captured by officers. 

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The City of Hernando has allocated $275,000 for a new animal shelter with tentative plans for it to be located in Renasant Park, but city officials ran into a roadblock Tuesday when it was announced that the namesake bank which donated the park property, Renasant Bank, is hesitant about an a…

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When the DeSoto County School District (DCS) Class of 2022 walks across the Landers Center arena stage and receives their high school diploma, they will be the first class of graduates who have worked under new requirements mandated by the state Department of Education and are being implemen…

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The City of Horn Lake has a signed contract with the City of Memphis to handle its wastewater through the year 2023 but after that time it's still up in the air as to what entity will treat the city's wastewater.

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Mississippi 1st District U.S. Rep. Trent Kelly and his congressional counterpart, U.S. Rep. Steve Chabot (R-Ohio), held a field hearing on small business concerns in Southaven Monday, specifically on the subject of over-regulation and taxes.

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