Desoto County Newswire (Page 9)

Desoto County Newswire (Page 9)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Desoto County, MS. (Page 9)

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  1. Mississippi Supreme Court to Hear Same-Sex Divorce CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    The Mississippi Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments Wednesday on whether the state should recognize marriage between two women so it can grant them a divorce. In 2013, a DeSoto County judge ruled Mississippi's constitution and laws prevented him from granting a divorce to Lauren Czekala-Chatham and Dana Ann Melancon.

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  2. Miss. high court to hear arguments over same-sex divorceRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    The Mississippi Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments Wednesday on whether the state should recognize marriage between two women so it can grant them a divorce. In 2013, a DeSoto County judge ruled Mississippi's constitution and laws prevented him from granting a divorce to Lauren Czekala-Chatham and Dana Ann Melancon .

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  3. Nesco sells Lighting Gallery sold to Magnolia LightingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Newms360.com

    ... on owners and managers of electrical-related businesses, and they have a large decorative lighting showroom in Desoto County and a smaller one in Oxford.

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  4. Macy's Exit Presents Problems, Possibilities in WhitehavenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | The Daily News

    ... many who for years have lamented the lack of neighborhood retail and dining options, across the state line to DeSoto County, particularly nearby Southaven. "I think (the closing) is a big deal, and I think it's going to continue to force Whitehaven ...

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  5. Tanger announces outlet mall plans in Miss.Read the original story

    Jan 8, 2015 | Mississippi Business Journal

    Southaven and DeSoto County officials several years ago approved a $15 million tax increment financing plan in which bonds will be issued to pay for the infrastructure for the outlet mall.

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  6. Police make arrest in first Hernando homicide in 19 yearsRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... charged with murder in the fatal stabbing of 21-year-old Jasmine Smith on Tuesday. Riley says Odom is in the DeSoto County Jail on a $500,000 bond. She is due in court on Jan. 14. The Commercial Appeal reports ( http://bit.ly/1yEW4Z8 ) that last ...

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  7. Tanger to open outlet mall in north MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | Newms360.com

    ... brand name and designer outlet stores," and should be open in time for the 2015 holiday season. Southaven and DeSoto County officials several years ago approved a $15 million tax increment financing plan in which bonds will be issued to pay for the ...

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  8. Mississippi drive to legalize pot sprouts in DeSoto CountyRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2015 | Washington Times

    An effort to legalize marijuana in Mississippi is growing out of DeSoto County, where petition organizer Kelly Jacobs of Hernando is planning a series of town hall meetings this month to explain the proposal. Jacobs' group, Mississippi for Cannabis, filed a petition in September at the Secretary of State's satellite office in Hernando to get the issue on the 2016 general election ballot.

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  9. Mississippi GranuFlo Lawsuit Remanded to State Court, Bernstein...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | PRWeb

    ... indicate that the claim was initially filed by the Mississippi Attorney General in the Chancery Court of DeSoto County, Mississippi, and alleges that Fresenius Medical Care violated the state's consumer protection laws by concealing the risks ...

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  10. Motorcyclist killed in DeSoto County school bus crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... bus driver. Mason Kelly, 21, was driving the motorcycle when it crashed into the school bus, according to the DeSoto County coroner. "It just looked awful," said Deana Fischer, who works nearby. "There was just wreckage everywhere. Things were ...

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  11. Rallies expected as Mississippi lawmakers begin 3-month sessionRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2015 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... decisions to state and local boards. One of the organizers of the anti-Common Core rally, Brandie Correro of DeSoto County, said she is withdrawing her fourth-grade daughter from public school and will teach her at home. She said her daughter has ...

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  12. Rallies expected as Mississippi lawmakers beging 3-month session Tuesday at noonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | The Mississippi Press

    ... decisions to state and local boards. One of the organizers of the anti-Common Core rally, Brandie Correro of DeSoto County, said she is withdrawing her fourth-grade daughter from public school and will teach her at home. She said her daughter has ...

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  13. Nettleton woman charged in kidnapping, vehicle theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | Newms360.com

    ... Brooke Vance, 28, of Nettleton, was located in the stolen truck by Mississippi Highway Patrol Officers in Desoto County at around 11:48 a.m. that same day. Vance was taken into custody and transported to Monroe County Detention Center, where she is ...

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  14. Taylor pays off mortgage on Habitat home in 20 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... as a pledge redeemed. Taylor moved into the house in 1994. It was the first Habitat for Humanity home in DeSoto County. She worked hard and moved up at her Walmart job, raised four children and kept her eyes on her goal. In 2014, after 500 hours of ...

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  15. Olive Branch woman charged in fatal accidentRead the original story

    Dec 26, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    A 29-year-old Olive Branch woman has been charged with DUI-death related to a Thanksgiving night fatal two-vehicle accident in DeSoto County. Authorities say Diana Lynn Anderson is being held on a $200,000 bond in the DeSoto County jail.

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  16. Tunica shelter offers $1,000 reward for thug who used dog as target practiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2014 | Examiner.com

    The Tunica Humane Society in DeSoto County, Mississippi, is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the culprit who used an innocent dog for target practice with a bow and arrow. The egregious act of animal cruelty resulted in the slow, torturous death of a white Great Pyrenees. 1 comment

  17. DeSoto coroner, tax collector to seek new termsRead the original story

    Dec 23, 2014 | Mississippi Business Journal

    HERNANDO - Two of DeSoto county's longest-serving officials, Coroner Jeff Pounders and Tax Collector Joey Treadway, say they are running again in 2015.

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  18. County heath rankings shed bright light on a harsh Mississippi realityRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | The Mississippi Press

    In actual distance, it's about 63 miles from Southaven in DeSoto County to Marks in Quitman County in Mississippi. But in terms of the relative health and longevity between DeSoto and Quitman counties, those towns might as well be on different planets.

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  19. Re: #Blacklivesmatter Mississippi Protestors Subjected To Racial Slurs By PassersbyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2014 | NewsOne

    As many throughout the nation continue rise up to let their voices be heard against social injustices and the tyranny of abusive police-action, protestors in Desoto County, Mississippi were subjected to a barrage of racial taunts where the n-word and other obscenities were hurled at them by passersby, according to WREG . Local TV reporters were covering a protestors march in Desoto's Horn Lake area on Friday, Dec. 12. They witnessed drivers mercilessly use racial slurs against those who were holding signs, chanting and united in their cause to speak out against the wrongs of the criminal justice system in this country.

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  20. Tanger Outlets to open first Mississippi locationRead the original story

    Dec 20, 2014 | Burlington Times News

    Southaven and DeSoto County officials several years ago approved a $15 million tax increment financing plan in which bonds will be issued to pay for the infrastructure for the project. In addition, the development has approval for $34 million in sales tax rebates for the 324,000-square-foot project on 33 acres along Interstate 55. The mall will open in 2015.

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