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

A Pastors Perspective, Be Resurrected!

Southaven,Ms By: Mike Upchurch Be Resurrected! It’s Resurrection Sunday! We call it Easter, but it’s also Resurrection Sunday, and it is about LIFE! Jesus was crucified on a Friday and rose to life on Sunday morning almost 2000 years ago.

Keep Pets and Children Safe on Easter Weekend

Southaven,Ms Veterinarians try to remind people about potential hazards to family pets around Easter.  Not only a concern for small children, but pets themselves can be put at serious risk from chewing on and ingesting the small plastic Easter eggs

Thad Cochran Resigning This Sunday as Longest-Serving Member of Congress, Shakes Up 2018 Senate Race

Jackson, MS By:  Arthur Randallson, Editor This is Thad Cochran’s final week as Senator.  At 80 years of age, he will officially resign this Sunday, on Easter, citing health reasons. Beginning in the U.S. House of Representatives in 1973, and

A Pastors Perspective, The Ministry

Southaven,Ms By: Mike Upchurch In the Ministry Sometimes people ask “Why are you in the Ministry?” Well, it’s sure not for the money. Everything I do, whether it be Chapel Services at a Racetrack as a Racers For Christ® Chaplain

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

A Pastors Perspective,Faith Without Proof

Southaven,Ms By: Mike Upchurch Faith without proof Noted physicist Steven Hawking passed away this week. In noting his death, State Rep. Briscoe Cain of Texas tweeted that Hawking “now knows the truth about how the Universe was actually made”. In

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