Category Archives: Desoto News

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

Toddler Killed In Walls

Walls, Ms A DeSoto County man has been arrested and charged with capital murder in connection with the death of a 3-year-old child. Christopher Waldrop, 30, has been charged with capital murder after the death of Baylee Allen, according to

Some Neighborhoods Will Celebrate Halloween Tuesday

Southaven, Ms With heavy rain in the forecast for Wednesday night, many neighborhoods in DeSoto County will be seeing ghost and goblins Tuesday October 30th. Colonial Hills Neighborhood Watch page was all a buzz Monday night with parents using social

Missing Man Located Safe

Southaven,Ms UPDATE: Mr. Marbry, has been located in West Memphis, Ark over the weekend. He was located at a shelter and was found safe. Background Story: Phillip Marbry, 67 was last seen Monday, October 22nd around 9 a.m. when he

Hyde-Smith Makes A Stop In DeSoto County

Nesbit, Ms U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith made a stop in DeSoto County Friday as part of her “Scootin’ Round The Sip” Tour. Hyde-Smith was met by a crowd of nearly 100 of her supporters in her morning stop in Nesbit

Police Searching For Missing Man

Southaven,Ms Southaven Police need your help locating a missing man. Phillip Marbry, 67 was last seen Monday, October 22nd around 9 a.m. when he left his home on Greenbrook Parkway in Southaven Mississippi. Marbry told family that he was walking

Quick Acting Police Nab Shoplifters

Southaven, Ms Southaven Police are working a crime scene on Airways across from Tanger Outlets Mall. Police were notified shortly after 3 p.m. Monday afternoon that two male blacks had shoplifted armloads of merchandise from the Nike store at Tanger.

Southaven Mayor Joe Cates Funeral Arrangements

Southaven, Ms By: TJ Cates Funeral Arrangements for Mayor Joe Cates Joseph A. Cates 85, of Southaven, MS passed away on October 15, 2018 at North Delta Hospice in Southaven. He was born in Nankipoo, TN on January 2, 1933

Annual Household Hazardous Waste Day This Saturday

Southaven,Ms The 15th Annual Household Hazardous Waste Day will take place this Saturday at the Landers Center. Last year over 300 DeSoto County residents took advantage of the safe way to dispose of items classified as hazardous household waste. DeSoto

Sheriffs Department Offering Women’s Self-Defense Class

Hernando, Ms The DeSoto County Sheriff’s Department is offering a women’s only self-defense class. The two night class will take place Tuesday, October 23rd and Thursday, October 25th at 6 p.m. and taught by LT Brad Branning and Deputy Greg