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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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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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Schools offer more hours for registration

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Drivers along I-55 in DeSoto County, especially those who travel at night, will need to be aware of new roadwork expected to start next week that may impact their traveling.

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It's a treat to see your organization's name illuminated in the marquee lights of New York City.

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The DeSoto County School District (DCS) expects to operate next year within the same tax structure that it functioned under in the current fiscal year that ends June 30.

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U.S. Rep. Trent Kelly, R-Mississippi, who represents DeSoto County and the First Congressional District, was not injured in an early Wednesday morning attack at a suburban Washington D.C. baseball practice field.

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U.S. Rep. Trent Kelly, R-Mississippi, who represents DeSoto County and the First Congressional District, was not injured in an early Wednesday morning attack at a suburban Washington D.C. baseball practice field.

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The DeSoto County Board of Supervisors recently honored the Lions Clubs of DeSoto County in celebration of the Lions Club International's 100th anniversary and recognizing the efforts of the clubs to restoring the sight and hearing of individuals in the Mid-South.

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The DeSoto County Board of Supervisors recently awarded Sarah Elizabeth Fiveash a $500 scholarship, through the Mississippi Association of Supervisors and the DeSoto County Board of Supervisors.

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If you're traveling through DeSoto County, you might be surprised to find somebody famous walked your way at one time or another.

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The headlines tell the story.

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On a municipal election night in DeSoto County that offered few dramatics, Horn Lake voters Tuesday provided the most excitement in making a historic move to its city Board of Aldermen.

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First responders, like fire and police officers, often save lives by either rushing into a burning house or placing their lives between criminals and the law-abiding public.

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A man threatening suicide was taken into custody by the DeSoto County Sheriff Department's SWAT team Monday after a standoff that lasted for more than two and a half hours.

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Polls are open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. in all five of DeSoto County's municipalities for today's general election.

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Polls will be open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. Tuesday across DeSoto County for the general election of municipal officials in all five of the county's municipalities.

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A motorcycle and a van collided near Landers Center late Wednesday, leaving two dead.

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Patriots, just like America's veterans, come in all sizes, shapes and colors — just ask Brandon Martinez, who is the Commanding Officer for Horn Lake High School's U.S. Marine Corps JROTC.

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Kroger Delta Division Pharmacies and the State of Mississippi jointly announced today plans to make lifesaving medication available to families of individuals who have opioid addictions and face the ever-present dangers and potential of overdose situations.

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Plowing into winning essays on soil allowed students across DeSoto County to dig into facts both fun and fearful.

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A "picnic" to pick books for youths to choose from for this summer drew a flurry of First Regional Library system staff to the M.R. Davis Public Library in Southaven for a first-rate selection for the 14 branches.

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The DeSoto County Sheriff’s Department Friday announced the arrest of a suspect in the death of a pregnant woman found shot in the head near a burning car.

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In our internet-driven society, computer users continue to be hit by hackers who enjoy causing havoc, and in some cases, being able to extract money, from people who don’t take necessary protections for their systems and the important files they generate. 

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Fearing the worst but hoping for the best, residents living near Tunica Cutoff and along Lake Road are bracing for additional rainfall on Thursday which could cause the mighty Mississippi River to crest at 38 feet or higher.

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Considered the “best and brightest” among DeSoto County’s graduating high school seniors, 36 students have been honored and recognized in the annual Reach for the Stars program sponsored by BancorpSouth and the DeSoto Times-Tribune. 

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Hearts are huge and filled with love inside parents who welcome into their home a child who has had a difficult life already in their short time on earth; a youngster seeking love but who finds they are “in the system” of foster care for any number of reasons.

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More than 67 guns at last count were stolen from a delivery trailer at an Academy Sports parking lot on Goodman Road in Olive Branch in the overnight hours late Sunday and early Monday, according to Olive Branch Police Chief Don Gammage.

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Downed trees and limbs due to high winds kept county road crews busy sawing and hauling on DeSoto County's west side. "We had a number of crews out, multiple times, in the Love and Eudora communities," DeSoto Road Manager Andy Swims said Monday of the impact of gusts that swept through the c…

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On the lawn of DeSoto County's historic courthouse square stands the Fallen Heroes Monument dedicated to those of the law enforcement community that serves the citizens.

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DeSoto County authorities have identified the woman whose badly-burned body was discovered alongside her vehicle on a rural DeSoto County road late Monday.

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Listed below are the contested races in tonight's municipal Republican primary elections around DeSoto County. Polls closed at 7 p.m. This page will be updated as results come in. Races where there was no opposition or just one candidate on the ballot will not be included in this list. 

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