Josh Ose Memorial Scholarship to benefit Hernando High School students

The Josh Ose Memorial Scholarship was awarded to two Hernando High School seniors for 2014. Receiving $1,000 each were Timothy Chavez attending the University of Mississippi and Allie Bierman attending Mississippi State University. The presentation was made to the students by Tom Pittman, president of the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi, manager of the scholarship … Continued

Taste of DeSoto to benefit area organizations

Taste of DeSoto donated a total of $24,500 from its fund with the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi to Heartland Hands Food Pantry, House of Grace, American Liver Foundation and Northwest Community College. Personal Loan Philadelphia Heartland Hands Food pantry, located in Southaven, serves the community as an emergency food assistance to residents who are … Continued

Awarding of the Cindy Lipscomb Scholarship

Andrew Sweatt, 2014 graduate of Hernando High School, is the recipient of the Cindy Lipscomb Scholarship offered through the DeSoto County Prayer Council. The scholarship endowment is managed through the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi. On hand for the presentation of the $1,000 scholarship were Rev. Chip Hatcher, First Presbyterian Church of Hernando and co-founder … Continued

Financial literacy scholarship recipient among only 15 in nation

Financial Services Roundtable Foundation scholarships were recently announced.  Only 15 students across the nation were chosen.  Of those 15, nine were Everfi certified.  Cassie Brading, of Lewisburg High School in DeSoto County, was one of 15 recipients – and the only from Mississippi!  She completed the Everfi course with the help of her teacher, Ms. Alison … Continued

Josh Ose Shenanigans 5K Run reaps two scholarships

Kristen Black and Anna Johnson each received a $1,000 scholarship through the Josh Ose Scholarship Fund managed by the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi.  They are seniors at Hernando High School and each has chosen their university:  Black will attend the University of Mississippi and Johnson will attend the University of South Alabama.  http://cfnm.org/dir/payday-loans-in-baltimore-city.html The … Continued

Hernando Lions Club names 2013 scholarship recipient

Kendall Wilcke of Hernando is the 2013 recipient of the Hernando Lions Club Scholarship.  The $1,000 scholarship is awarded through the Club’s endowment managed by the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi.  Wilcke plans to attend the University of Mississippi in the fall.  On hand for the presentation were (l to r) Lions’ Club members Karen … Continued

2013 Cindy Lipscomb Scholarship recipient announced

Jacob Stockton, senior at Hernando High School, is the recipient of the Cindy Lipscomb Scholarship (formerly the DeSoto County Prayer Council Scholarship) for 2013.  The annual scholarship is made possible through the endowed fund managed by the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi and is named in memory of Cindy Lipscomb.   Applicants come from every high … Continued