Desoto County Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. DeSoto County puts $8.5M in jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2014 | Business Journal

    Southaven, Miss.-based Murphy and Sons Inc. won the bid in April to add 75,000 square feet to DeSoto County's Jail South at 3425 Industrial Drive in Hernando, Miss., said Mike Childress , principal of the project's Memphis-based architecture firm Evans Taylor Foster Childress Architects.

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  2. Miss. mayor backs same-sex marriageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2014 | Washington Blade

    ... in 2004 by an 86-14 percent margin. A lesbian couple from Southaven, which is a suburb of Memphis, Tenn., in DeSoto County, who legally married in California last September asked the state to recognize their marriage so they could file for divorce. ...

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  3. Authorities identify body found in Southaven ditchRead the original story

    Jul 16, 2014 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    DeSoto County Coroner Jeff Pounders tells The Commercial Appeal 62-year-old Michael J. Gooch was found around 2 p.m. Tuesday on Old Airways near Interstate 55 by a road worker cutting the grass along the highway.

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  4. Drug bust at 2 Southaven apartment complexesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2014 | Sunherald.com

    ... Commercial Appeal (http://bit.ly/1kShl5W ) that more arrests were possible after Friday night's roundup. DeSoto County sheriff's deputies, police from Horn Lake and Olive Branch and members of a newly formed joint gang task force participated. The ...

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  5. Board suggests adding tennis court at parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2014 | Sunherald.com

    - A DeSoto County parks board is asking the Board of Supervisors to put a tennis court at Eudora Community Park. "It would be very beneficial," said Supervisor Lee Caldwell of Nesbit, noting the Eudora park already has a busy playground and ball ...

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  6. More than 20 arrested in Southaven drug bustRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2014 | Memphis Commercial Appeal

    Southaven police, along with DeSoto County, Horn Lake, Olive Branch and members of a newly formed joint gang task force, arrested more than 20 people during a drug roundup at two apartment complexes in the city Friday night.

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  7. Southaven ex-mayor gets 2 year sentenceRead the original story

    Jul 11, 2014 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... Davis was sentenced Thursday to 2 A1 2 years in state prison for felony convictions of embezzlement and fraud. DeSoto County Circuit Judge Robert Chamberlin gave Davis a 10-year sentence but suspended 7 A1 2 years, meaning the maximum prison time ...

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  8. MDOT officials weigh in on DeSoto weigh stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2014 | Sunherald.com

    Dennis Hopper had an apt description of the gadget that sat along the road at the MDOT weigh station on Interstate 55 in DeSoto County.

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  9. Former Southaven mayor Greg Davis sentenced to 30 months in state prisonRead the original story

    Jul 10, 2014 | The Mississippi Press

    ... Davis was sentenced Thursday to 2 A1 2 years in state prison for felony convictions of embezzlement and fraud. DeSoto County Circuit Judge Robert Chamberlin gave Davis a 10-year sentence but suspended 7 A1 2 years, meaning the maximum prison time ...

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  10. Southaven ex-mayor gets 2 ½ year prison sentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2014 | Sunherald.com

    DeSoto County Circuit Judge Robert Chamberlain gave Davis a 10-year sentence but suspended 7 ½ years, meaning the maximum prison time would be 2 ½ years, The Commercial Appeal reported .

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  11. Southaven ex-mayor gets 2 year prison sentenceRead the original story

    Jul 10, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... Davis has been sentenced to 2 A1 2 years in state prison for felony convictions of embezzlement and fraud. DeSoto County Circuit Judge Robert Chamberlain gave him a 10-year sentence but suspended 7 A1 2 years, meaning the maximum prison time would ...

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  12. Southaven ex-mayor gets 2 A1 2 year prison sentenceRead the original story

    Jul 10, 2014 | Washington Times

    ... Davis was sentenced Thursday to 2 A1 2 years in state prison for felony convictions of embezzlement and fraud. DeSoto County Circuit Judge Robert Chamberlain gave Davis a 10-year sentence but suspended 7 A1 2 years, meaning the maximum prison time ...

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  13. Former Southaven mayor Greg Davis sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2014 | Memphis Commercial Appeal

    ... l consider all the circumstances." He was then led away in handcuffs with his feet shackled. He will go to the DeSoto County jail unitl he is taken to a state prison.

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  14. Has the Downtown Memphis home market gone cold?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2014 | Business Journal

    ... Downtown are not. According to the latest report from the Memphis Area Association of Realtors (which excludes DeSoto County, Miss.), year-to-date sales volume for the Memphis market is up 1.9 percent to $1.09 billion over last year. But that is ...

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  15. Ex-mayor to court: Toss embezzlement convictionRead the original story

    Jul 8, 2014 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... to defraud the government. Attorney Steve Farese is arguing that the trial should have been moved out of DeSoto County, The Commercial Appeal reported. His motion said that after five years of headlines about Davis' personal and professional life, ...

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  16. Miss Mississippi competitors are ready to goRead the original story

    Jul 7, 2014 | Vicksburg Post

    ... doors, Miss Mississippi brings the competitors very close together, said first-time competitor and Miss DeSoto County Ana Blacke. "It's a lot tougher than I ever expected but definitely worthwhile." she said. "They're all beautiful. Whoever wins is ...

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  17. Southaven to use funds to help with traffic woesRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2014 | WTVF Nashville

    ... Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement program. Mayor Darren Musselwhite says Southaven is working with DeSoto County and the four other cities in the county in the $9.5 million traffic congestion-mitigation project through the Mississippi ...

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  18. Across DeSoto area, fireworks fans seek biggest bang for their bucksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2014 | Memphis Commercial Appeal

    ... says Bobby Storey, county fire marshal and Emergency Management Agency director. There is no law in DeSoto County prohibiting fireworks, but safety should always be a major factor in use, especially by families and other nonprofessionals, said ...

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  19. Mississippi briefs: Offices closing for Independence Day on FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2014 | Memphis Commercial Appeal

    Across DeSoto County, city halls in Olive Branch, Southaven, Horn Lake, Hernando and Walls will be closed Friday for observance of Independence Day, as will administrative offices of state, county and federal government.

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  20. Drug case going to grand juryRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2014 | WTVF Nashville

    The case against a 20-year-old Memphis man, arrested during an undercover drug bust in Southaven in which another suspect was killed, is going to a DeSoto County grand jury.

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