Supporters of the Hernando Dog Park are barking up the right trees, with more than $22,000 raised from an engaged community toward a goal of $25,000 for the long-sought facility's first phase.
Circuit Judge Bobby Chamberlin has been declared the winner over Columbus attorney John Brady in a State Supreme Court race that has shifted back and forth district-wide, with Chamberlin pulling out front due to a strong showing in his native DeSoto County and surrounding counties, including…
A shoebox from the back of an 18-wheeler parked in the parking lot of Parkway Baptist Church in Hernando just might be destined for hurricane-ravaged Haiti or war-torn Iraq or Afghanistan.
The DeSoto County Board of Supervisors greeted the new head librarian of the busy Hernando branch, Jesse Pool, and will welcome a new bridge next year with replacement of an aging span on Meadowbrook Road in the Horn Lake area.
The DeSoto County Regional Utility Authority's Fiscal 2016 "true-up," the final adjustment of projected wastewater treatment cost against actual use and cost by DeSoto's five municipalities, will deliver credits for Olive Branch, Hernando and Horn Lake and deficits for Southaven and Walls.
With the clock ticking and unhappy with a proposed redistricting map from consultant Slaughter and Associates of Oxford, Hernando Aldermen, with public input, tackled the map themselves at Tuesday evening's board session.
FEUER Powertrain North America, Inc. opened its $140 million 156,000 square-foot automotive crankshaft manufacturing facility in Robinsonville Wednesday to much fanfare and accolades from state and local officials in addition to the company's German-based CEO.
Mississippi Republican State Party Executive Committee member and DeSoto County Republican Executive Committee member Heather Fox's court date for domestic violence is slated for Wednesday in DeSoto County Justice Court.
DNA samples from the remains of a person discovered in a shallow grave in Southaven have helped positively identify the individual, DeSoto County Coroner Jeff Pounders said Wednesday.
One of the most contentious national elections in American history will be culminated today with the choosing of the country's next President along with the down ballot consisting of state and local offices.
If you enjoy British comedy combined with the elegance of the bygone Victorian era, you will love Northpoint Christian School's upcoming production of the Oscar Wilde classic, "The Importance of Being Earnest," which runs Nov. 17-19 in the Northpoint Christian School's Performing Arts Center…
One of the most pivotal moments in the American Civil Rights struggle occurred in Hernando on June 6, 1966 when James Meredith, the first African-American man who successfully integrated the University of Mississippi, was ambushed by a would-be assassin and gunned down near Hernando.
n a unanimous vote, 6-0, Hernando Aldermen on Tuesday night rejected a rezoning amendment to allow the controversial Parkview senior-living community after hearing from area neighbors concerned about residential density per acre, rental units, traffic and diminution of property values.
Southaven city officials have set the date of Nov. 16 for the groundbreaking ceremonies for the city's soon-to-be-expanded tennis facilities at the Tennis Center at Snowden Grove Park.
The City of Southaven Tuesday hired a new assistant public defender and announced the launching of the city's bike and walking trails system, which will eventually link Stateline Road to Snowden Grove Park.
Since coming into office in 2013, Southaven Mayor Darren Musselwhite has taken great pride in the fact that the City of Southaven has become more transparent in its governance and operations.
The curtain goes up Friday for "The Diary of Anne Frank," a classic award-winning drama based on the life of Jewish Dutch teenager Anne Frank, one of the more anticipated shows of the season by DeSoto Family Theatre.
DeSoto County government has joined an area-wide effort to better serve businesses by supporting the DeSoto Economic Development Council's effort to establish a regional workforce training center in the county.
A plan by telecom infrastructure firm Mobilitie for a 120-foot tower on county right of way at the busy College Road and Craft Road intersection, and possibly two other sites, generated some negative signals from DeSoto Supervisors.
The Hope Center in Horn Lake and the Michael Douglas Youth Foundation are sponsoring the Harlem Legends "Hoops and Health" Celebrity Basketball Show on Oct. 22 featuring fun, prizes and family entertainment, according to Stacey Dodd with the Hope Center in Horn Lake.
Hernando Aldermen heard a flow of traffic concerns on historic Elm Street from residents including local attorney Amy Brown, who suggested solutions in the form of "traffic calming" approaches.
For the past 14 years, the Living Waters Mission, a lifesaving mission in rural Honduras supported by Rotary Clubs here, has provided clean drinking water to thousands of people in that poverty-stricken area of Central America.
Travis Wammack is considered "musical royalty," by Rock N' Roll standards, a former child prodigy who is still rocking at almost 72 years young, a pioneering guitarist who has influenced a "Who's Who" in rock, blues and soul during his six decades touring the globe.
Journalist and author Tom Brokaw is set to kick off the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi's first "Delta Conversation" at the Grammy Museum on the campus of Delta State University on Sept. 30.
A career firefighter who previously served on the Southaven city board and an Army National Guard veteran are vying to fill an open seat on the Southaven Board of Aldermen. The election is Tuesday.
The latest suspected heroin death in DeSoto County occurred on Thursday, one of many heroin overdose deaths in a county which now has the dubious distinction of ranking No. 1 in heroin-related overdose deaths statewide.
DeSoto County is continuing brisk housing activity, as measured by single-family building permits, subdivision approvals and rezoning applications, that point to continued economic recovery.
The DeSoto Board of Supervisors recently gave the go-ahead for development of proposed signs for the County Courthouse in Hernando as part of a $20,000 regional grant to develop the First Contact Historical Trail that traces European explorers' initial encounters with Native Americans in Nor…