Latest DeSoto County, Mississippi Stories

2009-07-27 15:07:40

Police in Mississippi said they have arrested a bikini-clad woman who allegedly stole a car and tried to rob a business with a non-existent gun. Southaven Police Chief Tom Long said Morgan Haley, 24, approached the carjacking victim in the woman's driveway at about 5:30 p.m.

2008-09-30 21:00:33

By Yolanda Jones The sign is in place, but the DeSoto Health and Wellness Center isn't slated to open in its new location until mid-October. The health center offers primary health care at a reduced rate to uninsured DeSoto County residents.

2008-09-22 21:00:26

Walls Elementary is one of 10 public school districts in the state recently awarded a second John D. Bower, M.D., School Health Network Grant through the Mississippi Department of Educaton, Office of Healthy Schools.

2008-09-04 21:00:07

The Down Syndrome Association of the Mid-South invites everyone to the fourth annual North Mississippi Down Syndrome Awareness Picnic on Saturday. The picnic will be at Goodman Oaks Church of Christ, 1700 Goodman Road E. in Southaven from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

2008-09-01 18:00:11

By Yolanda Jones The North Mississippi Land Trust, an entity established to oversee development of a DeSoto County greenway plan, is moving closer to reality, local officials were told Friday.

2008-08-21 21:00:35

By Chad Warfield Alzheimer's support The DeSoto County Alzheimer's Support Group will meet at 7 tonight at Hernando United Methodist Church. Call (662) 449-5720. Republican women The Republican Women-DeSoto Area will meet at 10 a.m. today at the Hernando library. Retired U.S.

2008-08-21 21:00:34

By Toni Lepeska The longstanding effort to get a hospital in Olive Branch seemed to suffer another defeat Wednesday.

2008-08-18 21:00:17

By William C Bayne High water, drought and unseasonably hot weather have hurt visitation at Arkabutla Lake, but it remains DeSoto County's largest tourist attraction.

2008-08-08 21:00:26

By Toni Lepeska A key player in the state process for getting new hospitals approved gave his blessing to having one in Olive Branch during a meeting with local elected officials Thursday. State Rep.

2008-08-08 21:00:23

By Jimmie Covington It was a beginning for some and a return for others as classes opened Thursday for the new school year in DeSoto County Schools. Some kindergartners cried as their parents left them in classrooms.

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