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All-county volleyball teams announced

Lewisburg won the tournament championship with a 2-0 victory over Lake Cormorant in the final match. Set scores were 25-23, 26-24. Bob Bakken is the most recognized and most trusted name in DeSoto County news and sports reporting, as readers continue to express their appreciation for his accuracy and fairness in the stories he writes. Bob provides content for DeSoto County News and occasionally is heard on the OB Pod podcast talking about area happenings. A former newspaper editor and writer, his award-winning background also includes television news producing, sports media relations, and radio broadcasting.
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Tate County issues countywide burn ban

TATE COUNTY, Miss. (WMC) - A countywide burn ban is in effect for Tate County as of Friday, Sept. 30. Tate County Emergency Management Agency says the ban will be in effect until Oct. 17 at midnight. Until then, there can be no outdoor burning of any kind. The only...
TATE COUNTY, MS
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Friday sports: Chargers, South Panola unbeaten in region football

Photo: Center Hill players celebrate the Mustangs 23-15 victory over Lewisburg Friday night. (Credit: Cody Carter Photography) Friday’s high school action in DeSoto County set up a battle between the top two teams in MHSAA Region 1-6A next week when South Panola travels to Southaven to battle the Chargers.
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Teenager accused in shooting

A Hernando teenager faces a court date in Memphis, charged with attempted murder and other charges in connection with a shooting that happened in Memphis after a confrontation in Horn Lake. Reports are that a man was confronted by two people in the 2000 block of Goodman Road West in...
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Prepare your budget for resuming student loan payments

Nothing can destroy a well-planned budget more than an unexpected expense or an unplanned event. But, in this case, the expense can be predicted because the U.S. Department of Education has announced a final extension of the pause on student loan repayment, interest, and collections through December 31. Student loan borrowers should plan to resume payments in January 2023.
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Horn Lake approves fueling station and hotels

Horn Lake has signed off on the final plat for what will soon be home to the city’s largest gas station and two new hotels on the north side of Interstate Boulevard and Nail Road. DeSoto Commons Planned Unit Development will house a new Amtel Express Exxon station located...
HORN LAKE, MS
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The First Four football rankings, Friday’s schedule

Here’s a look at DeSoto County News’ First Four along with standings and schedules for Friday’s schedule of high school football games. 1. Northpoint Christian (4-1) Last week: defeated Millington Central, Tenn. 28-14. This week: at St. George’s (Collierville) 2. Southaven (4-0) Last week: defeated Center...
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Crowley's Ridge Technical Institute

The Crowley’s Ridge Technical Institute (CRTI) was a technical college in Forrest City (St. Francis County) that provided skilled workers for local industries. It operated from 1967 to 2017, when it was merged with the nearby East Arkansas Community College (EACC). In 1966, the CRTI building on Newcastle Road...
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New tattoo business hopes to benefit Hernando community

Flea and Natasha Watts recently opened their tattoo studio EzFlea Tattoos in Hernando after Flea’s 16 years in the tattoo industry. Natasha said they decided on the location in Hernando on Monteith Avenue after considering several cities in DeSoto County. “Flea has been tattooing for 16 years,” Natasha said....
HERNANDO, MS
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Harris found guilty of DUI charges for striking deputy

A woman will be sentenced on Oct. 24 after being found guilty of driving under the influence in a February 2021 accident that seriously injured a DeSoto County deputy. Katherine Harris of Memphis was found guilty on Wednesday. Harris was accused of driving a vehicle on eastbound I-269 near the Laughter Road exit that struck Deputy Austin Eldridge while he was changing a flat tire on a stranded vehicle.
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Woman found guilty after former DeSoto County deputy hit by car

This story has been corrected to reflect that Austin Eldridge is a former DeSoto County deputy. MEMPHIS, Tenn.– A Memphis woman was found guilty of DUI resulting in permanent injury Wednesday after a former DeSoto County deputy was struck while he was changing a tire on I-269 in 2021. According to the DeSoto County Sheriff’s […]
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Baptist DeSoto first in the Mid-South to offer new fibroid treatment

Dr. Charles Ryan, a practicing OB-GYN at Baptist Memorial Hospital-DeSoto for 22 years, recently performed a first-of-its kind, minimally invasive uterine fibroid procedure, for the area. The treatment, developed by Acessa, offers an alternative for women who would otherwise require a hysterectomy. The Acessa ProVu system procedure works by applying...
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