Not many married couples can work well together, much less build a popular, thriving restaurant. But for Steve and Sandy Stewart, working together comes easy.
In consultation with school districts, the Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) has determined that 40,991 teachers and teacher assistants are eligible for the state-funded $1,500 pay raise during the upcoming school year.
Caroline Couch of Hernando, a student at the Hutchinson School in Memphis, is one of 100 young women selected to attend the 73rd American Legion Auxiliary (ALA) Girls Nation session July 20-27 in Washington, D.C.
Lexi Cobbs will represent DeSoto County in the 70th Mississippi Miss Hospitality competition at the Historic Hattiesburg Saenger Theater in Downtown Hattiesburg on July 26 and 27 at 8 p.m. each evening.
Mayors of the three largest cities in DeSoto County have taken issue with a claim from the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Mississippi regarding bans against panhandling in their communities.
Some residents might have noticed a large fire and police presence around Southaven Elementary School this week, and some might have become concerned about what exactly was taking place. However, citizens have nothing to fear, as emergency personnel were merely undergoing active shooter training.
The Tuesday, July 16 session of the Horn Lake Board of Aldermen began with the board being officially returned to a group of seven, followed by recognition of Animal Shelter volunteers and a discussion of animal adoption fees for pets leaving the shelter.
Elected officials of DeSoto County communities last month attended three days of training and leadership development presented at the Mississippi Municipal League’s (MML) 88th annual Conference at the Mississippi Gulf Coast Coliseum & Convention Center in Biloxi.
Mississippi Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley has announced that in the first year of implementation of the PSC’s Hire Mississippi Rule, in-state utility construction contract to Mississippi-based companies has risen by 12.6 percent, representing millions spent with Mississippi-bas…
The Mid-South last weekend played host to some of the most talented marching musical groups in the country when Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium in Memphis was the site of the summer tour called Drum Corps International.
This past weekend, Walls Fire Department gave county and state political candidates the opportunity to speak during a fundraiser at its station located on Highway 161.
Lorine Cady of the House of Grace domestic violence shelter program in Southaven received a check from Horn Lake Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Laura Taylor on Thursday, July 11. The funds were donated to the program as proceeds from a recent golf event held by the Chamber.
The Hernando Veterans Parade Committee provided lunch to 125 soldiers of the Mississippi Army National Guard MWR Alpha Company, 2nd 198, on Saturday, July 13. The Guardsmen recently returned from duty in Afghanistan. Lunch was provided at the Armory, located on McCracken Road in Hernando.
Katherine Plum, a recent graduate of Northwest Mississippi Community College, a junior at Delta State University and native of Olive Branch, was recently selected to participate in the undergraduate portion of the Mississippi Rural Physicians Scholarship Program (MRPSP). Plum is the daughter…
DeSoto County School District (DCS) officials are reminding parents of school-age children that, while they’re enjoying their summer vacations, the start of school is just a few short weeks away.
Governor Phil Bryant has declared a State of Emergency in response to Tropical Storm Barry. A State of Emergency is an administrative tool that authorizes the use of state resources to aid in response and recovery efforts. A tropical storm watch and a storm surge warning are in effect for th…
Southaven police Friday morning reported the arrests of three people in connection with the death of a teenager found at a residential street intersection Wednesday morning.
When most people imagine a farmers market, images of a handful of vendors selling a few fruits and vegetables may come to mind, but one farmers market in DeSoto County has slowly been rising above the rest.
The third-largest city in the state of Mississippi officially has a new “top cop” with Wednesday morning’s swearing in of Macon Moore to lead the department of more than 110 personnel.
Without veterans, the Fourth of July would have been just another day in our lives. In fact, without veterans, we may have sung “God Save The Queen” or another country’s anthem Thursday instead of the “Star Spangled Banner.”
Teacher pay raises, school safety and criminal penalties are among the topics addressed by new Mississippi state laws that went into effect with the start of July.
Authorities Monday were continuing to find the driver of an 18-wheeler tractor-trailer truck that struck and killed an Olive Branch man on a motorcycle late last month.
The new school year officially began July 1, and at the first DeSoto County School District Board of Education meeting of the new year held Tuesday, a change in leadership occurred among the board members.
After much discussion and debate, the Southaven Board of Aldermen voted to approve the removal of Gossett Wrecker Service from its city rotation at their board meeting Tuesday night.
While it seems that the school year just ended, the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reminds parents not to wait until the last minute for back-to-school immunizations. Mississippi state law requires children to be immunized against childhood diseases to enter public or private …
Those who are planning to head to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recreation areas, including Arkabutla Lake, this Fourth of July holiday weekend are reminded to practice safety when they visit.
As America celebrates its independence today on the Fourth of July, beyond the picnics and fireworks we remember that our freedoms came at a price, thanks to those who were placed in the front lines in defense of our country.
If you never thought DeSoto County was growing, or thought the growth was overstated, outgoing County Tax Assessor Parker Pickle has some numbers for you. About two billion of them to be exact.
Southaven city leaders have named a new head of its Police Department with the appointment of DeSoto County Sheriff’s Department Chief Deputy Macon Moore as new Police Chief.
This summer, children and adults with special needs in north Mississippi are carrying forward special memories that will last a lifetime after taking part in a summer camp designed just for them called Camp B.O.L.D.
Southaven Police Friday evening released new information regarding the officer-involved shooting of a suspect at a local gas station/convenience store Thursday.Police reported that Michael A. Jones, age 19 of Memphis, was arrested on charges of armed robbery. The charge stems from a robbery …
Kids in Southaven have an opportunity to learn valuable life and safety skills while also having fun along the way this summer as the Southaven Fire Department hosts its annual Fire Academy for Kids program.