Yellow police tape still cordons off the front yard at 3425 Castle Drive in the cove of a quiet neighborhood in Horn Lake.
The DeSoto County Sheriff's Department has charged a 36-year-old Southaven woman in connection with the death of her sister whose body was discovered Thursday in an abandoned house.
An early morning fire Wednesday claimed the life of a 65-year-old Horn Lake man and sent three individuals, reported to be his relatives, to hospitals in Memphis.
Mississippi legislators have passed the nation’s strictest abortion ban with support from DeSoto County legislators, but legal challenges may be forthcoming in response, if it indeed becomes law.
For the first time Thursday, the DeSoto County School District (DCS) embarked on a unique step for them toward filling its many classrooms with teachers for the 2018-19 school year.
If one ever questioned the level of youthful artistic talent that resides in DeSoto County, they needed to be at Northcentral Electric Power Association Thursday evening to see that the creative skill of local artistry is in good hands.
As the DeSoto County Economic Development Council (EDC) actively works to find new industry and business opportunities to the county, it is also embarking on an effort to introduce those career options to youngsters beginning to think about what to do when they leave high school.
Hernando city officials are reviewing a draft version of an update of the city's proposed new firearms ordinance, which differs slightly in the language of firearms ordinances in other neighboring cities.
DeSoto County Schools Supt. Cory Uselton Tuesday announced that two of the district’s principals will transition to new locations when the new school year begins.
There once was a time Brad Meadows was knocking on doors in the outside sales world, hoping they would open for him to get the next big score in a sale for the firm he represented.
DeSoto County Supervisors Monday were examining whether or not to strip the Board of Adjustment from having the final say on weightier matters involving conditional use and subdivision issues which are sometimes appealed to the Board of Supervisors.
Two tourism tax measures which will benefit Southaven and Horn Lake were overwhelmingly approved by the Mississippi State Senate on Thursday and are on their way to Gov. Phil Bryant for his signature.
A hometown hero who represented his community on the college gridiron and on the turf of the NFL will be honored with a day of his own and a special proclamation on Friday.
The City of Southaven recently moved in a new direction with the signing of a three-year contract agreement for a new concert provider at the BankPlus Amphitheater at Snowden Grove.
Hernando residents and visitors to the city should soon be able to take a walk or bike ride on a completed 1.73-mile trail that will encompass the Renasant Park area of the DeSoto County seat.
Passage by the Mississippi House of Representatives of tourism tax incentives for both Horn Lake and Southaven will continue to pay dividends for years to come, according to the author of the bill, State Rep. Jeff Hale, R-Nesbit and the bill's co-author, State Rep. William Kinkade, R-Byhalia.
House members are slated to consider a controversial Senate bill put forth by Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves which would consolidate power and authority over transportation funds under the governor's control, rather than a three-person Mississippi Department of Transportation Commission.
A deluge of rainfall across the Mid-South these past few days has resulted in the closing of some roads and the potential for even more flooding in low-lying areas, DeSoto County Road Manager Andy Swims said Friday.
Aldermen in Southaven Tuesday night tabled a move about a new ordinance detailing the city’s obligations to streets in gated neighborhoods and the erection of gates for those areas.
Northern District Transportation Commissioner Mike Tagert told Southaven business leaders this week that several highway projects affecting them continue moving forward and at faster than expected speed.
Hernando's controversial vaping ordinance was approved Tuesday on a 4-3 vote which amends the city's smoking ban to include prohibiting vaping in public places with the exception of allowing vaping inside a business in which more than 75 percent of the business is "vaping related."
Drivers who have had to endure a nearly two-year-long detour between Hernando and points to the south on U.S. Highway 51 Tuesday were greeted with the news that their extra travel was at an end.
Hernando aldermen approved rezoning for a tightly-compacted upscale community off Memphis Street — with greenspace amenities — Tuesday over and above the objections of one alderman who argued the R-10 zoning classification wasn't allowed under the city's development plan, a guide or blueprin…
Another DeSoto County school student has been placed in the county Juvenile Detention Center after the youngster’s arrest on charges of making social media threats.
A 24-year-old Memphis man is dead after taking his own life following a police chase that began when Hernando Police spotted a vehicle for which a "Be On the Lookout," or a BOLO, had been broadcast over police radio.
Two Center Hill High School students were arrested by the DeSoto County Sheriff’s Department over the past weekend for their involvement in alleged threats against the school made on social media.
Their voices are feeble and raspy like scratchy records from an old phonograph, but their memories are razor sharp about the horrors they experienced during the Holocaust of World War II when more than six million people perished — along with 1.5 million children.
Center Hill Middle and High School students, teachers and parents saw more than the usual law enforcement presence on hand to greet them Friday morning, especially in light of this week’s tragic school shootings at a Parkland, Fla. high school.
All three campuses of Northwest Mississippi Community College were placed on lockdown late Friday afternoon due to a potential threat by a student, according to a Northwest Spokesperson.
Kindergartner Carrington Sikes (left) and second-grader Olivia Parker, both of DeSoto Central Primary School, led the Thursday, Feb. 15 DeSoto County Schools Board of Education meeting in the Pledge of Allegiance.
The newly-unveiled DeSoto County Juvenile Court Justice Center has been named in honor of Mills Barbee who is considered the founder of the county's juvenile court system known as Youth Court.