Tag Archives: Desoto County

DeSoto County Firefighters Assisting With Emergency Efforts With Hurricane Florence

Eight local firefighters from DeSoto County are assisting in the emergency efforts with Hurricane Florence. The Members of Mississippi Task Force are staging in Pulaski County Virginia ready to respond to any need for swift water rescue. “We’re looking at

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

Events October 16 thru 22

Harvey Rolls In

DeSoto County,Ms By: Charlie Hoots The remnants of Hurricane Harvey brought high winds and heavy rains to DeSoto County Thursday. The storms caused localized power outages – at one point Entergy had several thousand customers without electricity. There was some

The Heroin Battle Part 2

By: Amanda Compton-Ortiz DeSoto County Sherrif’s Sgt. Mike Cowan is on a mission to help combat the drug epidemic that’s sweeping across the nation. Cowan said the department does work with drug abusers in their custody to get them the

The Heroin Battle

By: Amanda Compton-Ortiz DeSoto County’s EMS Unit 5 out of Hernando arrived on scene for a female in her 70’s who was reportedly dead. Neighbors had not seen her in a few days and were worried. The crew forced entry

The Crop Is In

Horn Lake,MS By: Charlie Hoots If you’ve been hankering for a good ‘Mater ‘Saminch you’re in luck. Because local farmers, the Calvi’s, are hard at work harvesting their latest crop of locally grown produce they sell at the area farmer’s

Fallen Heroes Memorial May 5

Southaven,MS By: Toni Lepeska The blue bond is never stronger than when a law enforcement officer’s life is on the line – or when it is laid down in service to the community. Each time the DeSoto County community memorializes

Digital Signs Popping Up Along Goodman Road

Southaven, MS By: Steve Dodd You may have noticed what looks like digital signs being installed along Goodman Road. What are these and who is installing them? They are indeed digital signs and are being installed by the Mississippi Department

A Sign Of The Times

By Dennis Turner A few years ago, as neighbors in one of Southaven’s oldest neighborhoods saw crime growing on their streets… people banded together to watch out for each other in a newly-energized neighborhood watch. It resulted in these signs