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Saturday sports: Quistors top Titans, win 6A state basketball title
Photo: Olive Branch players celebrate with the state championship Gold Ball after winning the MHSAA 6A state title Saturday evening. (Bob Bakken/desotocountynews.com) Sometimes it’s a good idea not to listen to the so-called experts, those who live inside the central Mississippi bubble who can’t see past the Jackson city limits, or those confined to the Gulf Coast beach area.
Board meeting agendas
Here are links to the board agendas for the DeSoto County Board of Supervisors meeting and city Boards of Aldermen meetings scheduled for Monday, March 4 and Tuesday, March 5. DeSoto County Board of Supervisors – Monday, March 4, 9 a.m. Southaven Board of Aldermen – Tuesday, March 5,...
Highschool Softball | 04 March DeSoto Central Girls Game Notice
The DeSoto Central Girls Softball team will have a Non-conference game with Grenada(Grenada, MS) on 04 March, 2024, 6:30 PM. As of now, Jaguars has won 22 games and lost 12 games, and the winning rate is 0.647.
Hernando's Must-Visit: Five Exceptional Seafood Restaurants
In this article, we explore five outstanding seafood restaurants in Hernando. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below.
Stevenson: The Great Jackson Obamacare Boondoggle
Note: The following is an opinion-editorial article on issues in the Mississippi Legislature, offered and written by Jon Stevenson, a DeSoto County resident, businessman, and concerned citizen.. The article reflects Stevenson’s opinion and not necessarily that of this publication. On Wednesday, Feb. 28, the Mississippi House of Representatives passed...
Fire deaths in DeSoto and Claiborne parishes
LOUISIANA- Today, State Fire Marshal deputies are investigating two home fires in the northwest region of the state where lives were lost. The first was in Keachi around 4 a.m. when DeSoto Fire District #2 responded to the 200 block of Littleton Road for a report of a mobile home fire. A deceased female victim was discovered inside.
2 arrested, 2 wanted for attempted murder in Tunica County, the sheriff's office says
TUNICA CO., Miss. - Three teens and a man are charged with attempted murder after a shooting in Tunica County, the sheriff's office said. The Tunica County Sheriff's Office got a call about shots fired at an X-Treme car wash on 1685 US Highway 61 S. on February 26 at 8:36 p.m.
DeSoto Sheriff's K9 killed in the line of duty remembered as a 'true warrior'
Hundreds of officers and their families gathered to pay their respects to DeSoto County Sheriff's K9 Luca on Wednesday in Hernando. Occasional barking broke up near complete silence as dozens of K9 handlers and their dogs lined the street outside Longview Point Baptist Church, waiting for the procession to arrive.
Delayed safety: Mississippi county awaiting promised storm shelters
With the spring tornado and severe storm season fast approaching, Emergency Operations Management director Daniel Cole is keeping a close eye on weather forecasts and waiting on updates from the Federal Emergency Management Agency on the status of new storm shelters awarded to Panola County in a mitigation grant more than a year ago.
Leap Year baby born at Methodist Olive Branch Hospital
We like to mention New Year’s babies, the first newborn of the new year, each January. But Methodist Olive Branch Hospital had an occurrence on Thursday that happens once every four years: A Leap Year baby. Among nine Leap Year babies born in the Methodist Le Bonheur system Thursday...
The coldest February in Panola County history—and the warmest
Stacker compiled a list of the warmest and coldest Februaries in each county's history using data from the National Centers for Environmental Information.
Outback Steakhouse franchise locations flourish amid challenges
Recent news of more than 40 Outback Steakhouse locations closing across the country has caused the ownership group of Mississippi and West Tennessee restaurants to say they’re not closing. Early this week, the parent company for the restaurant chain announced that 41 locations would close. Bloomin’ Brands blamed under...
How Olive Branch boys basketball countered Ridgeland’s size to win MHSAA 6A state championship
JACKSON — Ridgeland basketball center Ebo Wilson is 6-foot-10. Olive Branch’s tallest player is Emery Shannon at 6-4. On paper, that’s a problem. On the court, it was too. Wilson had his way early, so Olive Branch coach Eric Rombaugh challenged his players at halftime to amp...
Arkabutla Lake levels drop below 204 feet
News Release Lake levels at Arkabutla Dam dropped below 204’ to 203.77 at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 22, which greatly decreases the potential of a breach situation. Lake levels at Arkabutla Dam, located in DeSoto and Tate Counties in Northwest Mississippi, can fluctuate quickly especially during the rainy season. The target lake level is […] The post Arkabutla Lake levels drop below 204 feet appeared first on The Panolian.
Local Students Marquisha Clark and Reginald Rodges II Crowned Mr. and Miss Coahoma Community College 2024-2025
On February 28, 2024, four students participated in the competition for the titles of Mr. and Miss Coahoma Community College (CCC) for the 2024-2025 academic year. Marquisha Clark from Tunica, MS, and Reginald Rodges II from Shaw, MS, won the competition. The event included categories such as talent, lifestyle and fitness, evening wear, and on-stage questioning. The contestants also had a private interview with a panel of six judges.
Expect traffic delays on Germantown Road as repairs scheduled through the week
GERMANTOWN, Tenn. - If you’re driving down Germantown Road this week, you might run into some backups as repairs get underway. Northbound lanes on Germantown Road will continue to be closed off as a state road project gets underway. FOX13 is learning as the project is only a couple...
Human Remains Found at Mississippi Park, Rattling Locals: 'First Time We’ve Ever Had an Incident Like This'
The Southaven Police Department said they received a call Sunday about the remains, which were found in Central Park
Mother sues after 10-year-old son arrested for public urination
SENATOBIA, Miss. - A Mississippi mother has filed a $2 million federal lawsuit against police and city leaders after claiming her 10-year-old son was arrested for public urination. LaTonya Eason said in August 2023, she had to run a quick errand to an office building in Senatobia that was only...
Hurricanes fall 2-0 to Hernando (Miss.) in PG Showdown finale
A pair of Hernando (Miss.) pitchers limited the Purple Hurricanes to just two hits and one walk Saturday at the Tigers blanked Cartersville, 2-0, in their final consolation games of the 2024 Perfect Game High School Showdown. The Canes finished 1-3 in the tournament. Caleb Daniel’s double in the first...
Hernando hotel fire caused by discarded smoking material
HERNANDO, Miss. (WMC) - Discarded smoking material caused the Hampton Inn in Hernando, Mississippi, to break out into flames on Monday morning, according to the City of Hernando Fire Department. At 9:20 a.m. Hernando Fire Department responded to the fire at the Hampton Inn on 2675 McIngvale Road. When firefighters...