Category Archives: Desoto News

Southaven Police Searching For Suspect In Shooting

Southaven, Ms Southaven Police need your help in locating Keith Kent, a male black, age 19, from the Southaven area. He is wanted on Conspiracy to Commit a Felony charges for the shooting of a male victim on April 24,

Special Olympics Torch Makes A Stop In DeSoto County

Hernando, Ms The annual Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics took place Monday, May 5 in Hernando. The group of around 30 participated and consisted of local law enforcement officers and special olympics athletes. The Law Enforcement Torch Run

Service For Fallen Officers

Hernando, Ms Friday morning a group of about 100 people gathered to show their respects and gratitude to those that who paid the ultimate price for our community. The 15th Annual DeSoto County Public Safety Officers Memorial Ceremony was held

Horn Lake State Champs Celebrate

Horn Lake, Ms 2018 MHSAA 6A State Champions The Horn Lake Eagles were celebrating Thursday night thanks to a local resident. Kendall Prewitt of Horn Lake treated a crowd of over 500 players, family and friends to the special night

DeSoto County Inmate Escapes Work Detail

Southaven, Ms Update : Inmate Robert Gene Heath, was found in Alcorn County, and is back in custody. New charges are pending.  DeSoto County Sheriff’s Department deputies are searching for an escaped inmate. Sheriff Bill Rasco says Robert Heath, 42,

Missing Teen

Hernando, Ms *UPDATE 3/22/2019 – Maddie has been located. Thank you for helping us get the word out and providing tips. No other information will be released at this time.*

The Sheriff’s Dept Needs You

Hernando, Ms The DeSoto County Sheriff’s Department needs your help locating Dawson Matheny who is wanted for questioning involving passing forged checks in DeSoto County.If you know his whereabouts, please contact Det. Raines at (662)469.8517 or sraines@desotocountyms.gov

Robert Foster Is Running for Governor

Hernando, Miss. By:  Arthur Randallson, Editor State Representative Robert Foster (R-DeSoto, District 28) announced that he is running for Mississippi Governor.  In a public announcement in his Hernando hometown yesterday evening (Tuesday, December 11), Rep. Foster has entered the gubernatorial

Deputy Involved Shooting

DeSoto County, Ms DeSoto County Sheriffs deputies are investigating a deputy involved shooting. Investigators say a deputy was forced to shoot a man who tried to hit him with his vehicle. The shooting happened Tuesday just before 6:00 p.m. as

DeSoto County Schools Dismissing Early

Hernando, Ms The DeSoto County Schools have released the following statement. Due to the uncertainty of this afternoon’s weather, DeSoto County Schools will have a 2-hour early release today (Wednesday, November 14th).  For example, a school that normally dismisses at