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From left, state Rep. Dan Eubanks, Thomas Eubanks, Bennett Russell and Speaker of the House Philip Gunn. Thomas and Russell served as pages in the House of Representatives in Jackson. Russell, 16, is the son of Becca and Byron Russell. Eubanks, 16, is the son of Tarra and David Eubanks. The …

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Legislatures in New York and Virginia have this year considered taking radical steps in recent weeks on the issue of abortion. A measure now in a Mississippi House committee and introduced by a DeSoto County legislator would take a 180-degree turn away from those measures.  

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DeSoto County Sheriff Bill Rasco (right) and Adult Detention Center Director Chad Wicker have received an accreditation certificate from the American Correctional Association (ACA). Auditors graded the Adult Detention Center facility on 46 mandatory compliance checks, scoring 100 percent; an…

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Friday’s announcement by President Donald Trump that a deal had been reached and a partial shutdown of the federal government was ending was welcome news for thousands of workers either furloughed or required to work without getting paychecks while the impasse had gone on for 35 days. 

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First Baptist Church in Horn Lake has been abuzz on Saturday mornings this month with activity, as the annual Art to Achieve has continued there, an activity done through the Arc Northwest Mississippi, based in Southaven.

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On practically any weekend in northwest Mississippi you'll find a group or buddies with names like Psycho, Robbie, David, Dayne, Coolio, and Chance at one of the disc golf courses, like Latimer Lake Park in Horn Lake, Central Park in Southaven, Arkabutla State Park near Hernando or any of se…

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With November elections looming on the horizon, Mississippi lawmakers will be tempted to dodge the spotlight and avoid controversial legislation during the 90-day legislative session that started on Jan. 8th and is scheduled to go through April 7.

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Healing Hearts Child Advocacy Center (HHCAC) has announced that Sally Williams has been selected as the organization’s new Executive Director. Williams will lead the HHCAC’s continued efforts to respond to child abuse with a supportive team approach that reduces trauma through advocacy, trea…

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The January meeting of Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Reading Roundtable, made possible with funds from Sycamore Bank, will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 29 at 2 p.m., in the R.C. Pugh Library on the Senatobia campus. Leading this month’s discussion of The Broken Girls by award-winning…

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Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Michael Heindl (left) congratulates newly re-elected board officers Dr. Adam Pugh (center), chairman, Lafayette County, and Cory Uselton (right), vice chairman, DeSoto County at the Jan. 10 meeting of the Board of Trustees. Not pictured …

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There will be a new person next year representing the Northern District, including DeSoto County, on the Mississippi Transportation Commission, after current Commissioner Mike Tagert Tuesday announced he would not be seeking re-election.  

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With the 2018 election season barely in the rear view mirror, the 2019 election year in Mississippi started Wednesday morning with it being the first day candidates could file qualifying papers at county Circuit Clerk’s office. 

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Judge Celeste Embrey Wilson of Southaven, a 17th Circuit Court Judge elected in the November general election, was officially returned to the bench during a ceremony Thursday afternoon at the DeSoto County Courthouse.

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