Desoto County Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. David Waters: Pastor Orr's 3-mile, 7-generation journeyRead the original story

    Jan 24, 2014 | Memphis Commercial Appeal

    The DeSoto County boyhood home of Rev. Bartholomew Orr, senior pastor of Brown Baptist Church in Southaven.

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  2. DeSoto neighbors bond over turkeysRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2014 | Memphis Commercial Appeal

    Jan. 21, 2014 - Having raised several kinds of fowl growing up in DeSoto County, Monroe Sparks has introduced his sons, 12-year-old Ian and 19-year-old Nick, to the tradition by raising wild turkeys at their Nesbit home.

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  3. Educators rally at CapitolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2014 | Newms360.com

    ... sentiment at the two events. Joyce Helmick, president of the Mississippi Association of Educators and a former DeSoto County teacher, said the purpose of the rally her group sponsored was "to overcome low salaries and the underfunding of public ...

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  4. Panel named to study park safety in DeSotoRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Recreation district officials and sheriff's deputies in DeSoto County will study ways to curb vandalism and beef up security at Hernando DeSoto Park.

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  5. DeSoto's 4-H 'Robotineers' seeking others who love nuts, bolts of teamworkRead the original story

    Jan 19, 2014 | Memphis Commercial Appeal

    Photos by Stan Carroll/The Commercial Appeal Jan. 16, 2014 - On a floor-mat map of "La Mision de Santa Cruz en Taenas" archaeological site, DeSoto County 4-H "Robotineers" Hayley Cross , Jon Shidler and Kenzie Ellenberger reset the stage for another run of their remotely controlled wheeled "rover."

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  6. Lee County among job creation leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2014 | Newms360.com

    ... the start of each session. From January to November 2013, Webb said 18,818 jobs were created in Mississippi. DeSoto County led the way with 2,605 jobs while rural and normally impoverished Kemper was second with 1,684 jobs created. Webb cited the ...

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  7. Suspect in 2012 Olive Branch slaying pleads guiltyRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... ( http://bit.ly/L96J7t ) 19-year-old Charles Dalton Shoemake entered a guilty plea earlier this week in DeSoto County Circuit Court. His sentencing will be held at a later date. DeSoto County Assistant District Attorney Luke Williamson says Shoemake ...

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  8. DeSoto supervisors get federal paperwork flowing to correct erosion woes at five sitesRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2014 | Memphis Commercial Appeal

    Erosion from Hurricane Creek, which is undermining the Odom Road bridge north of Hernando, worries DeSoto County Supervisor Lee Caldwell of nearby Nesbit.

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  9. Government top employer in the state, economist saysRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2014 | The Clarion-Ledger

    ... He said 53 counties gained jobs from 2012 to 2013, and 29 counties lost them. The biggest gains were in DeSoto County, which added 2,605 jobs, and Kemper County, which added 1,684. DeSoto, just south of Memphis, has been Mississippi's ...

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  10. Economist: Government is top employer in MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2014 | Sunherald.com

    ... 1999. He said 53 counties gained jobs from 2012 to 2013, and 29 counties lost them. The biggest gains were in DeSoto County, which added 2,605 jobs, and Kemper, which added 1,684. Kemper, in the east central part of the state by the Alabama line, is ...

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  11. Long-time DeSoto Justice Court Clerk retiresRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2014 | Memphis Commercial Appeal

    Jan. 14, 2014 - On her last day as DeSoto County Justice Court Clerk, Shirley Beshears discusses court business with DeSoto County Constable Bobby Holloway.

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  12. Southaven police identify suspect in assault on elderly womanRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2014 | Memphis Commercial Appeal

    ... d to Southaven. Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to call Southaven Police at 662-393-8654 or DeSoto County Crime Stoppers at 662-429-8477.

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  13. State economist reports that government is top employer in MississippiRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2014 | The Mississippi Press

    ... 1999. He said 53 counties gained jobs from 2012 to 2013, and 29 counties lost them. The biggest gains were in DeSoto County, which added 2,605 jobs, and Kemper County, which added 1,684. Kemper, in the east central part of the state by the Alabama ...

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  14. Economist: Government is top employer in Miss.Read the original story

    Jan 14, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... 1999. He says 53 counties gained jobs from 2012 to 2013, and 29 counties lost them. The biggest gains were in DeSoto County, which added 2,605 jobs, and Kemper County, which added 1,684. Kemper is not typically among the more robust counties, but ...

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  15. Man poses as repairman, steals from two Mid-South storesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2014 | WMC-TV Memphis

    ... to replenish the machine. If you can help solve the case, call Collierville Crime Stoppers at 901-457-CASH or DeSoto County Crime Stoppers at 662-429-TIPS.

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  16. Homicide rate remains low in DeSoto CountyRead the original story

    Jan 10, 2014 | Memphis Commercial Appeal

    As the homicide rate dropped across the country last year, the same held true in DeSoto County.

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  17. Discarded Christmas trees head to new homeRead the original story

    Jan 10, 2014 | Sunherald.com

    They'll soon be getting gifts in the form of fresh habitat from discarded holiday trees collected by Hernando rubbish crews for the Corps of Engineers-managed lake in southwestern DeSoto County.

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  18. Christmas trees get new home in Arkabula LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2014 | The Clarion-Ledger

    They'll soon be getting gifts in the form of fresh habitat from discarded holiday trees collected by Hernando rubbish crews for the Corps of Engineers-managed lake in southwestern DeSoto County.

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  19. County to pick up tab for bridge replacementRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2014 | Mississippi Business Journal

    HERNANDO - DeSoto County is spending $416,365 to replace an aging wood-supported bridge over Cowpen Creek near Horn Lake Elementary School.

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  20. Olive Branch shopping center soldRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2014 | The Clarion-Ledger

    ... mith says Stonecrest continues to pursue development opportunities in Olive Branch, Southaven and elsewhere in DeSoto County.

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