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Charles Barton
Barton among Northwest Sports Hall of Fame inductees

A current DeSoto County school board member is among five new inductees to the Northwest Mississippi Community College Sports Hall of Fame class. Charles Barton, who is on the DeSoto County school board, was a football player and at ran track for the Rangers between 1964-1965

Thu Sep 22 07:42 AM

Cross country teams run in Saltillo, Huntsville, Ala.

DeSoto Central had the best team finish among DeSoto County schools and Graham Weiss of Hernando led county runners with a second-place finish of cross country runners in the Saltillo Invitational 4A/5A/6A meet Saturday.

Mon Sep 19 11:00 AM

LHS Adam Tipton
Lewisburg basketball coach Tipton passes away

Messages of support, care and concern are flooding social media to the family, co-workers, and students of Lewisburg High School basketball coach Adam Tipton, who passed away Friday evening, Sept. 16, after a brief illness.

Mon Sep 19 11:00 AM

DCS School Board
Ann Jolley resigns from DeSoto County school board

District 3 board member Ann Jolley, the longest-serving board member, and who has been on the board since 1989, announced during Thursday’s recessed meeting her resignation and retirement effective Oct. 1.

Fri Sep 16 08:00 AM

Governments add school resource officer coverage

Schools in the DeSoto County School District (DCS) will have a school resource officer (SROs) at each school campus this year in what has become a cooperative effort between the district, county supervisors, and city governments.

Fri Aug 26 09:57 AM

DCS Board of Education
DCS addressing teacher shortages and retention

Teacher recruitment and retention remain major issues for many school districts across the country but DeSoto County Schools is active to address those issues.

Thu Aug 18 11:29 AM

Southaven High Football Jeffries
Why Southaven's Ian Jeffries returned to high school football after not playing for 10 years

Jeffries will be announcing his commitment to one of four schools: Arkansas State, Georgia State, Illinois or Liberty.

Tue Aug 02 03:00 PM

Cory Uselton
'A better future for Mississippi': DSCD superintendent elected to MASS board of directors

Cory Uselton, the superintendent of the DeSoto County School District, has been elected to the Mississippi Association of School Superintendents’ board of directors.

Fri Jul 29 03:20 PM

KJ Wright OBHS
Charity basketball game to benefit Olive Branch High School

One thing you can say about NFL linebacker KJ Wright. After 10 years with the Seattle Seahawks and last season with the Las Vegas Raiders, Wright still knows how to come home.

Wed Jun 22 10:00 AM

US News & World Report
DCS schools rank high among Best High Schools

Four DeSoto County public high schools are ranked among the top 10 high schools in Mississippi, according to the latest Best U.S. High Schools rankings from U.S. News and World Report.

Fri Apr 29 10:38 AM