Desoto County Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Former contractor sentenced on fraud chargesRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2014 | The Clarion-Ledger

    DeSoto County developer James M. Harris Jr. has been sentenced to 21 months in prison in a federal fraud case. Harris pleaded guilty plea last year to one count of loan and credit application fraud. He faced up to 30 years in prison and a ...

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  2. I-269 construction reaches halfway pointRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2014 | The Clarion-Ledger

    The Mississippi Department of Transportation says several phases of the Interstate 269 construction project are more than halfway complete.

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  3. DeSoto volunteers honored for effortsRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2014 | Memphis Commercial Appeal

    Thirteen volunteers from across DeSoto County are being recognized at an April 8 dinner at the Landers Center in Southaven as recipients of 2014 President's Volunteer Service Awards by Volunteer Northwest Mississippi.

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  4. Chargers split weekend gamesRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2014 | The Daily Sentinel Star

    ... GHS left nine on base. That same stat haunted the Chargers in Friday's home game with the Tigers from DeSoto County. Grenada had runners all over the bases, stranding 12. Hernando came out of the gate swinging, scoring seven runs in the first two ...

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  5. Firearms wording removed from parks ordinanceRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    A proposed DeSoto County ordinance governing activities in county parks is heading to an April 7 public hearing shorn of all firearms language after supervisors took flak over what critics called overly restrictive wording.

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  6. Mississippi briefs: MDOT receives beautification awardRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2014 | Memphis Commercial Appeal

    ... said in a release. Faculty and staff at all Ole Miss locations will be encouraged to participate. In DeSoto County, Ole Miss has a satellite campus in Southaven. The Hotel and Restaurant Management Technology program of Northwest Mississippi ...

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  7. Pair of DeSoto students headed to Air Force AcademyRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2014 | Memphis Commercial Appeal

    ... by U.S. Rep. Alan Nunnelee, Embrey has received an appointment to the U.S. Air Force Academy. Two DeSoto County students, one at DeSoto Central and one at Hernando, have been accepted into the U.S. Air Force Academy. Already subscribe to The Memphis ...

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  8. Helen of Troy finds good fit in Olive BranchRead the original story

    Mar 23, 2014 | Sunherald.com

    ... are strong, which is important to our workforce, and we received solid support from the city of Olive Branch, DeSoto County and the state of Mississippi." To secure Helen of Troy's new investment in Olive Branch, the state, county and city provided ...

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  9. 'Safe rooms' planned for 6 DeSoto grade schoolsRead the original story

    Mar 23, 2014 | Hattiesburg American

    ... elementary schools will soon have new reinforced buildings to use as "safe rooms" for dangerous weather. DeSoto County Schools spokeswoman Katherine Nelson says enrollment determined which schools are getting the 5,850-square-foot safe rooms. She ...

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  10. Helen of Troy proves distribution center a good fit in Olive BranchRead the original story

    Mar 23, 2014 | The Clarion-Ledger

    ... are strong, which is important to our workforce, and we received solid support from the city of Olive Branch, DeSoto County and the state of Mississippi." To secure Helen of Troy's new investment in Olive Branch, the state, county and city provided ...

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  11. DeSoto County ag-conservation community gets due with special dayRead the original story

    Mar 22, 2014 | Memphis Commercial Appeal

    March 21, 2014 - "There's always something to do before planting season," says local farmer Chip Denman while putting bearings and new blades on a disk to prep a field.

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  12. DeSoto Co. planning to modify firearms ordinanceRead the original story

    Mar 21, 2014 | The Clarion-Ledger

    DeSoto County supervisors will modify language on firearms contained in a proposed new ordinance on the use of city parks and greenways.

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  13. Mississippi briefs: Racing opportunities abound in DeSoto County with coming of springRead the original story

    Mar 21, 2014 | Memphis Commercial Appeal

    ... care in Honduras. That same day, Northpoint Christian School will offer a "color splash" 5K, the first in DeSoto County. Participants are sprayed with colored cornstarch as they pass various stations. Event proceeds will be used to buy school ...

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  14. DeSoto County bans use of e-cigarettesRead the original story

    Mar 21, 2014 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... or other chemicals are inhaled, or if they "may lead young people to try ... conventional cigarettes." DeSoto County joins New York City, Arkansas, New Jersey, North Dakota and Utah in placing e-cigarettes on indoor-smoking regulations; a ban in ...

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  15. DeSoto to modify firearms wording in ordinanceRead the original story

    Mar 21, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    DeSoto County supervisors plan to modify a proposed comprehensive county parks rules and regulations ordinance that has some Second Amendment advocates fired up.

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  16. College students break out in song in subcommittee chamberRead the original story

    Mar 20, 2014 | WMC-TV Memphis

    ... was shot dead by his 15-year-old friend. (WMC-TV) - A tax is aiming to boost dollars for better parks in DeSoto County, but it will cost you when you go out to eat. Two cities in the county are waiting for Mississippi's governor to sign off on A tax ...

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  17. Homelessness in Memphis, Shelby Co. shrinks by 21 percentRead the original story

    Mar 20, 2014 | WMC-TV Memphis

    ... was shot dead by his 15-year-old friend. (WMC-TV) - A tax is aiming to boost dollars for better parks in DeSoto County, but it will cost you when you go out to eat. Two cities in the county are waiting for Mississippi's governor to sign off on A tax ...

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  18. Missing 71-year-old man found deadRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2014 | WTVF Nashville

    ... isoriented. The Mississippi Highway Patrol issued a Silver Alert, and rescue workers from the Olive Branch and DeSoto County searched the wooded areas near his home. A helicopter and all-terrain vehicles were also used in the search.

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  19. Higher restaurant bills in DeSoto County could lead to better parksRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2014 | WMC-TV Memphis

    ... the ante with a 2 cent tax if voters approve. (WMC-TV) - A tax is aiming to boost dollars for better parks in DeSoto County, but it will cost you when you go out to eat. Two cities in the county are waiting for Mississippi's governor to sign off on ...

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  20. DeSoto wants economic leewayRead the original story

    Mar 19, 2014 | The Clarion-Ledger

    DeSoto County will ask the Legislature to approve a bill to let the Board of Supervisors get money or "in-kind" services to a local economic development agency.

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