Bridge Work Continues Near Coldwater

TRAFFIC ALERT: Road construction on I-55 continues near Coldwater at exit 271. Bridge reconstruction continues there and northbound traffic is currently rerouted to a temporary bridge. After the bridge is complete, crews will move... Read More.

DeSoto County Murder Suspect Arrested

Murder suspect Marquis Townes has been captured and arrested. The arrest took place at about 4 a.m. Tuesday in Hernando after authorities say Townes shot and killed his brother, 27 year-old Matrez Townes on... Read More.

Flu Activity On The Rise

Thje Mississippi State Department of Health is warning about flu shots again, as flu cases continue to rise in the region. Across the country, health experts say, this year, that influenza seems to be... Read More.
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Workforce Summit scheduled for January 23

Governor Bryant and the State Workforce Investment Board are focusing on workforce solutions at the Governor’s Workforce Summit scheduled for January 23, 2019 at the Jackson Marriott. Business and workforce development leaders from Mississippi... Read More.
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Transportation Commissioner Tagert Will Not Run Again

Mississippi Transportation Commissioner Mike Tagert announced Tuesday that he would not seek re-election to the post. Tagert current represents the northern district, which includes DeSoto County. He said he made the decision because it... Read More.

Annual Tree Give Away in February

Desoto County has announced their annual tree give away. Shade, Ornamental and Fruit trees will be available on February 7 at Snowden Grove Park in Southaven. There is a limited number of trees... Read More.
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