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Man Claims Teacher Assaulted Him as 'Ex-Gay' Therapy
A gay man filed a complaint Tuesday against Bethel Baptist School in Walls, Miss., saying he endured three years of sexual assault by a teacher attempting to change his sexual orientation.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
McDaniel goes to Tenn. to discuss Miss. primary
The candidate who lost a Mississippi Republican primary for U.S. Senate two months ago says he's not giving up before a judge considers his lawsuit challenging the race.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Grant to fund 2 nursing positions in DeSoto Co.
DeSoto County Schools has received a $500,000 grant from the state to fund nursing positions at two schools for the next five years.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Miss. wrongful-death case before US high court
The U.S. Supreme Court will consider Sept. 29 whether to hear an appeal from operators of a northwest Mississippi shooting range in a case involving the death of a Navy SEAL during a training exercise.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Building permit numbers reflect renewed growth
In an ongoing signal of economic vigor, residential building-permit activity across DeSoto County was 110 in July, an increase over figures for the previous two months and well above the 93 of July 2013.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Southaven to upgrade communication system
Fire Chief Ronnie White tells The Commercial Appeal the new equipment is needed because of upgrades to the DeSoto County 911 communications network, the system on which the fire department, EMS and police operate.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
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Q&A with Nathan Tipton and Paul Foster
On Wednesday, Hernando couple Nathan Tipton and Paul Foster went to the DeSoto County Chancery Court Clerk's office and recorded their marriage, even though same-sex marriage isn't legal yet in Mississippi.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Southaven's park director convicted of assault
The Commercial Appeal reports 66-year-old Michael Mullins was found guilty of simple assault Wednesday by Judge Allen Couch during a bench trial in DeSoto County Court.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Southaven Fire Dept. getting new radio system
The Commercial Appeal reports Fire Chief Ronnie White recently asked the Board of Aldermen to amend the budget, allowing his department to move money to upgrade the old system from analog to digital.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
DeSoto board approves property rezoning
The two-phase, $165 million Legacy Park project calls for six buildings with 4.3 million square feet of space.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
AG briefs due Aug. 14 in same-sex divorce case
The state Attorney General's Office has until Aug. 14 to file briefs in a case involving a DeSoto County woman who wants Mississippi to recognize her same-sex marriage in order to grant a divorce.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Horn Lake couple indicted in death of son
Assistant District Attorney Steven Jubera told The Commercial Appeal that Jack Thomas Raines, 37, and his wife, Amanda Leigh Raines, 33, were each indicted by a DeSoto County grand jury for capital murder in the death of Justin Tyler Raines.