The two newest members of the DeSoto County Regional Utilities Authority, or DCRUA, Board of Commissioners are (from left) Tim Tucker of Walls, who was sworn into office at the board’s Wednesday, Feb. 19 meeting, and Steven Boxx of Horn Lake, who filled the vacancy after last April’s passing…

At 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 17, the DeSoto River Park was closed due to high water. The Mississippi River is expected to be at flood stage at 34 feet until at least Feb. 27. Water comes over the entrance road to the Park about a foot below flood stage at 33 feet. It is anticipated the park will b…

The public is encouraged to hear about a new effort to provide quality healthcare to those considered the “working uninsured and underinsured” in DeSoto County. A Feb. 6 event will feature Founder/CEO Dr. Scott Morris of Church Health in Memphis, whose programs have served that particular se…

Mississippi’s 15 community college presidents gathered at the State Capitol last week with data proving the two-year college system is valuable to the state in numerous ways. They commissioned an economic impact report by NPSARC, or the National Strategic Planning and Analysis Research Cente…

The Northwest Mississippi Association of REALTORS® (NWMAR) and Toys-For-Tots Mid-South partnered together to spread some Christmas cheer to the House of Grace, a local non-profit organization. Together they donated unwrapped toys, specially selected for the children of House of Grace, so the…

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At a recent ceremony honoring those who have established endowed scholarships at Northwest Mississippi Community College, a plaque of appreciation was presented by Northwest President, Dr. Michael Heindl (front row, fourth from right) to Jane Waldrop Williamson (center) for the establishment…

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