Desoto County Newswire (Page 9)
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A split decision by the Mississippi Supreme Court has affirmed the death sentence given to a man for the death of a 13-year-old DeSoto County girl killed with her mother and grandmother. The Memphis Commercial Appeal reports that four judges signed the majority opinion in the case of Sherwood Brown, whose attorney argued in October that mild mental retardation barred his execution. 1 comment
DeSoto's declared "war on litter" is enlisting volunteers to haul rubbish to bins at 14 sites across the county over the next two weeks, and to keep the effort going year-round. The Commercial Appeal reports the annual Countywide Spring Cleanup begins Saturday and ends Easter Sunday, April 4. Officials say the campaign seeks old furniture and mattresses, lumber, carpet, bricks, limbs, metal, plastic toys, fencing and yard, attic and garage rubbish in general. Comment?
Hernando High School's 6A state champion band spent the morning practicing, as they and their classmates showed up to make up recent snow days. According to district guidelines, Desoto County students got out of class around lunch, but it counted for a full makeup day. Comment?
... Junior Kimbrough (Hudsonville, Marshall County). The roots band The North Mississippi Allstars (Hernando, Desoto County), helmed by brothers Luther and Cody Dickinson (sons of Memphis musician and producer Jim Dickinson), is a direct descendant of ... Comment?
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