Joe Eli Lauderdale, former longtime DeSoto County Engineer and one of the oldest residents of DeSoto County, has died at the age of 97.

James H. “Jim” Tapp, 71, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016 at Baptist Memorial Hospital-DeSoto. Mr. Tapp was an Air Force Veteran and a retired Steamfitter with Local 614. He loved to work in his garden. Jim was preceded in death by his father, Thurman H. Tapp and good friend “Red Man.…

“Sonny” Henry Gordon Dalehite, Jr., 79, went to be with his Lord Feb. 6, 2016 after a short illness.He was born July 16, 1936 in Memphis to the late Henry and Ruth Bray Dalehite, Sr. He was a graduate of Whitehaven High School. He leaves his sons, “Hank” Henry, III (Gwen Griffith) of Horn La…

  • By Pastor Steve Ellison

Last time we looked at some ways that we can know God. Certainly it is possible that a person created in the image of God can live his life and never know God. Chapter 18 of Job gives a horrific description of such a man’s existence. The chapter closes with, “Surely such are the dwellings of…

The founder of Hernando Dental Group Family Dentistry, Dr. Robert Maddux, passed away Monday, Jan. 18, 2016. Dr. Maddux fought a heroic battle against Stage 4 Lung Cancer. Visitation was Jan. 22 from 5  to 8 p.m., at the Brantley-Phillips Funeral Chapel at 2470 US-51, Hernando. Services are …

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