Category Archives: Desoto News

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

Southaven Has New Alderman

Southaven, Ms Southaven has a new Alderman. Charlie Hoots took his oath of office Tuesday evening, during the city’s board meeting. Hoots, you might remember, won a runoff election earlier in March to take over the vacated seat of former

Horn Lake Fire Claims The Life Of One, Sends Four Others To Hospital

Horn Lake, Ms A man was killed and four more suffered injuries in a house fire in Horn Lake on Wednesday morning. The fire broke out in the 3400 block of Castle Drive around 7 a.m. One man identified as

Southaven Police Have Armed Robber In Custody

Southaven, Ms By: Charlie Hoots Mark it up as “One for the Good Guys”. Southaven Police boxed in an escaping robber as he tried to make his getaway. Police were responding to two separate armed robberies in the North Creek

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