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Seniors in high school who are 18 years-old and registered to vote have a unique opportunity—they can learn about the electoral process and earn extra cash while in training and working at the polls as student election clerks for the June 5th election.

  • By ROBERT LEE LONG Community Editor
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On the day that slain civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was being remembered by thousands gathered in Memphis, DeSoto County's pre-eminent civil rights pioneer and political science professor, Dr. Leslie-Burl McLemore of Walls, was speaking to a small audience at the University…

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Asa Fleming, a second-grader at Lewisburg Primary School, led the March 22 DeSoto County School District board meeting in the Pledge of Allegiance. Students are routinely asked to lead the school board meetings in the Pledge during the school year.

  • By BOB BAKKEN Staff Writer
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If one ever questioned the level of youthful artistic talent that resides in DeSoto County, they needed to be at Northcentral Electric Power Association Thursday evening to see that the creative skill of local artistry is in good hands.

  • By BOB BAKKEN Staff Writer
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As the DeSoto County Economic Development Council (EDC) actively works to find new industry and business opportunities to the county, it is also embarking on an effort to introduce those career options to youngsters beginning to think about what to do when they leave high school.

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DeSoto County Supervisors Monday were examining whether or not to strip the Board of Adjustment from having the final say on weightier matters involving conditional use and subdivision issues which are sometimes appealed to the Board of Supervisors.

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Little six-year-old Taylor Brown of Memphis learned in a Saturday evening Reveal Party with Make-A-Wish of the Mid-South at the Olive Branch Chick-fil-A that her wish to go to Disney World had been granted. Taylor was born with a heart condition that has required two heart surgeries in her s…

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Passage by the Mississippi House of Representatives of tourism tax incentives for both Horn Lake and Southaven will continue to pay dividends for years to come, according to the author of the bill, State Rep. Jeff Hale, R-Nesbit and the bill's co-author, State Rep. William Kinkade, R-Byhalia.

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House members are slated to consider a controversial Senate bill put forth by Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves which would consolidate power and authority over transportation funds under the governor's control, rather than a three-person Mississippi Department of Transportation Commission.

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