Category Archives: Desoto News

Southaven Police Investigating Drive-By Shooting

Southaven,MS Southaven Police are on the scene in the Colonial Hills neighborhood investigating a drive-by shooting on Dorchester Drive. Police found almost a dozen bullet casings along Dorchester Drive and on Southaven Circle West. The gun shots were reported around

Southaven Police Investigate First Homicide Of The Year

Southaven,MS Southaven Police have arrested and charged Deborah Jean Carroll, 54, from Southaven, with murder of her brother. His name is not being released at this time. Police were called to the 2800 block of Pinnacle Drive around 11 p.m.

City Of Horn Lake Offers Pet Insurance To Employees

Horn Lake,Ms The city of Horn Lake is the first in the county to offer pet insurance for their employees. The Board of Alderman recently approved allowing payroll deductions for the program. “This is something that will benefit all of

County Mourns The Loss Of County Coroner

Hernando,Ms DeSoto County Coroner Jeffrey Pounders 63, of Nesbit, Ms, was found in his home this afternoon dead from what the DeSoto County Sheriffs Department believe to be natural causes. Sheriff Bill Rasco was at the scene at Pounders’ home,

Black Bag Bandit Caught In Hernando

HERNANDO,Ms Ronald Bargery better known as the “Black Bag Bandit” is in jail after Police say he broke into vending machines at hotels and motels in Mississippi and Tennessee. Earlier this week, security cameras Super Eight Motel in Hernando, Miss.

Guice Wins Horn Lake Special Election

Horn Lake,Ms Michael Guice won the special election for the Alderman Ward 1 post Tuesday. Guice outpolled LaWana Boone by a 78-35 margin. The 114 votes cast amounted to about five percent of the 2,132 registered voters in the Horn

Tis The Season To Be Jolly

Hernando,Ms Commerce Street in Hernando was filled with several thousand people Monday night for the 60th Annual Hernando Christmas Parade. The two hour long parade had close to 100 participants that left the crowd with holiday cheer in their hearts

The 27th Physically Challenged Deer Hunt Arkabutla Lake

DeSoto County,Ms By: T.J Cates The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Arkabutla Lake is hosting its 27th annual Physically Challenged Deer Hunt December 7-8, 2017, and December 9-10, 2017. These two-day hunts are the largest hunts of this type in

Two Dead In Experimental Aircraft Crash

DeSoto County, Ms Updated Two people are dead after an experimental gyrocopter crashed in DeSoto County. Wayne House, 70, and his son Richard House, 43, were both killed when the aircraft crashed coming in for a landing, according to a

Santa On Springfield Cove Needs You

Southaven,Ms By Charlie Hoots For over 3 decades children have lined up to see the Santa on Springfield Cove. Over the years he has been referred to as the original Southaven Santa. But this year the jolly old elf needs