Category Archives: Desoto News

Memorial Day at Blocker Cemetery

The Knights of Columbus honor the Veterans resting at both Blocker and Payne Cemeteries on Memorial Day.

Crash Kills One And Sends Four Others To Hospital

Wall,Ms One person is dead following a four vehicle crash in Walls, Monday afternoon. Authorities say the crash happened on Highway 61 near Star Landing Road. Four people were transported to hospitals by ambulance and one was flown by Hospital

14 Year Old Car Thief Arrested After Struggle With Police (Video)

Southaven,Ms Southaven police officers took down a car burglar after a chase ended in a parking lot. Officers were called about a vehicle stolen from the 400 block of Cherry Tree Lane on Sunday afternoon. While en route, an Southaven

Man Walks Away With $10,000.00 Ring

Southaven,Ms Southaven Police are searching for a man that walked out of Kay Jewelers in the Tanger Outlet Mall with a ring valued at $10,000.00, Saturday afternoon. Police say the male black is about 5 foot 5 inches tall and

Search For Missing Teen Underway In Southaven

Southaven,Ms A search and rescue operation is underway for a 16-year-old teen in Southaven, Mississippi. Law enforcement officials say the teen may have been fishing when he went underwater and never came back up. Officials say it happened around 7:30

Hernando Police Search For Robbery Suspect

Hernando,Ms Hernando Police are looking for a robbery suspect of the Money Matters Store at 38 West Commerce Street Tuesday afternoon. The suspect is a black male, approximately 160 pounds in their 20s. The suspect was wearing dark clothing and

Bring the Family to the Blue Block Party this Friday, April 20th!

Southaven, Miss. Families are cordially invited to DeSoto County’s free autism awareness event, this Friday, April 20, from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m, at 5779 Getwell Road in Southaven. There will be face painting, fun games, bouncy inflatables, and free food!

2018 State Legislature Session Completed, Insights from 3 DeSoto County Members of the State Legislature

Jackson, MS By:  Arthur Randallson, Editor On Wednesday afternoon, March 28, the Mississippi State Legislature concluded its annual three-month legislative season in Jackson, right before Holy Thursday and Good Friday.  State Senators and State Representatives returned home and were able

Southaven Aldermen Approve Pennies For Parks

Southaven, Miss. By:  Arthur Randallson, Editor The Southaven Board of Aldermen voted Tuesday to approve restarting Pennies for Parks.  A one-percent tax on food and drink receipts in Southaven restaurants is scheduled to take effect on May 1, 2018. Following

Horn Lake Hotel and Motel Tax to Begin May 1st

Horn Lake, Ms By: Arthur Randallson On Tuesday, the Horn Lake Board of Aldermen approved a hotel and motel tax, scheduled to take effect May 1, 2018.  This tax will add two dollars ($2.00) per room, per night, in Horn