Desoto County Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. DeSoto wastewater board OK's project to close old Western FacilitiesRead the original story

    May 15, 2014 | Memphis Commercial Appeal

    Stan Carroll/The Commercial Appeal May 15, 2014 - While on a walking inspection of the Lake Forest treatment plant, DeSoto County Regional Utility Authority executive director Bill Austin and assistant Judy Marshall chat with neighboring homeowner Justin Hanson about the upcoming "clean closing" of the closed facility.

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  2. Divisions revealed in heated Mississippi GOP Senate primaryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2014 | Washington Examiner

    During Thursday's monthly gathering of the DeSoto County Republican Women, the divisions separating the two camps were polite, and pleas to unify behind the GOP Senate nominee after the June 3 primary were universally and heartily applauded.

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  3. Southaven murder suspect waives right to hearingRead the original story

    May 15, 2014 | Sunherald.com

    - A DeSoto County grand jury in the next few months will consider the case of a man who's accused of killing a Southaven retiree during an armed robbery in the retiree's home. Karl Walls, 23, is charged with capital murder and armed robbery in to the ...

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  4. BILLY McCORD: As I see itRead the original story

    May 11, 2014 | Times Post

    ... mother in-law a man could ever have, Louise Sanders Thomas. Billy McCord is a retired school administrator of DeSoto County. He is Pastor of Shady Grove UM Church in Calhoun County. He represents District 3 of Calhoun County and is President of the ...

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  5. Preliminary hearing today for suspect charged in death of Southaven manRead the original story

    May 14, 2014 | Memphis Commercial Appeal

    ... vehicle and detained the suspect driving it. Walls was brought back to Southaven where he was booked into the DeSoto County Jail. His bond for the murder has been set at $1,052,000. In addition to the capital murder charge, he also is facing ...

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  6. Olive Branch man sentenced in deadly accidentRead the original story

    May 14, 2014 | Sunherald.com

    DeSoto County Assistant District Attorney Steven Jubera tells The Commercial Appeal Robert Shawn, 28, pleaded Monday guilty to DUI resulting in injury, a felony, in the 2012 death of 37-year-old Timothy Brigman and the severe injury to Brigman's 6-year-old son.

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  7. DeSoto Central, Lewisburg baseball making push for postseasonRead the original story

    May 13, 2014 | Memphis Commercial Appeal

    ... with a state champion's target on its collective back. As the regular season hits the downhill slope, the two DeSoto County schools have separated themselves from the local pack, and are taking aim at the big prize that the Patriots took home last ...

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  8. Olive Branch man received 10 years for deadly drunk driving accidentRead the original story

    May 13, 2014 | Memphis Commercial Appeal

    A drunk driver was sentenced to 10 years in a 2012 accident in DeSoto County that killed an ER nurse and injured his son.

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  9. Olive Branch officials examine needs, discuss tax increaseRead the original story

    May 12, 2014 | Memphis Commercial Appeal

    ... need to do." The last time the city raised taxes was in 2007. Olive Branch has one of the lowest tax rates in DeSoto County. Aldermen looked at bond sales as another way to raise money to pay for projects, or as a way to supplement tax increases. ...

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  10. DeSoto County supervisors weigh another push for homeowners' rights, road equipment legislationRead the original story

    May 12, 2014 | Memphis Commercial Appeal

    DeSoto supervisors will consider trying again on two state legislative priorities that stalled in committee this year: a measure giving "more teeth" to homeowners' groups and a bill to ease transfer of equipment from county road departments.

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  11. Wrongful death case sent back to DeSoto CountyRead the original story

    May 8, 2014 | Hattiesburg American

    ... he was wearing a bulletproof vest. In January, the Supreme Court overturned the dismissal of the lawsuit by a DeSoto County judge. Attorneys for Mid-South Institute of Self-Defense Shooting asked the court to reconsider its ruling. The incident ...

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  12. C Spire celebrates start of construction for Mississippi's...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2014 | Business Wire

    ... for higher-paying jobs, more technology investment and a better quality of life." Horn Lake and other parts of DeSoto County are among the state's fastest growing areas. Quitman Mayor Eddie Fulton, who recruited an army of community, education and ...

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  13. More Read the original story

    May 8, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    DeSoto County public school teachers, already looking forward to a $1,500 raise from the state July 1, are getting an additional $750 from local funds.

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  14. Mississippi witness says UFO was inside cloudRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... in an otherwise cloudless day. I wondered how it could have disappeared so quickly." Olive Branch is a city in DeSoto County, MS, population 33,484. Mississippi has a current UFO Alert Rating of 5 with a low number of recent reports nationally. ...

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  15. Southaven approves smoking banRead the original story

    May 7, 2014 | Washington Times

    The Commercial Appeal reports the city became the fourth in DeSoto County to pass an ordinance protecting the public from secondhand smoke indoors.

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  16. DeSoto Co. supervisors approve I-69 bondsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2014 | Newms360.com

    DeSoto County supervisors have formally approved borrowing $83 million through the state to keep work going on the Interstate 69 project.

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  17. DeSoto County looking at ban on boats, trailers in front yardRead the original story

    May 6, 2014 | Memphis Commercial Appeal

    ... "major recreational equipment" parked or stored on front yards. (Stan Carroll/The Commercial Appeal) DeSoto County supervisors Bill Russell of Walls and Harvey Lee of Hernando will review the county's residential zoning ordinance language ...

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  18. Southaven police seek help finding missing teenagerRead the original story

    May 5, 2014 | WMC-TV Memphis

    ... n Facebook she didn't even know." If you know where Cesily Waldrop is or anything about her disappearance call DeSoto County Crime Stoppers at 662-429-8477.

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  19. Ballot initiative would bolster MAEP fundingRead the original story

    May 4, 2014 | Hattiesburg American

    DeSoto County school officials are supporting a proposal for Mississippi voters to decide whether the Legislature should fully fund the public schools.

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  20. Ballot initiative would bolster MAEP fundingRead the original story

    May 3, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    DeSoto County school officials are supporting a proposal for Mississippi voters to decide whether the Legislature should fully fund the public schools.

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