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2014-05-23 08:20:50

Body shop in DeSoto, Texas at Mac Haik Ford DESOTO, Texas, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- After being involved in an accident, drivers want to be sure they find the best collision repair and body shop in DeSoto, Texas, so their car can be fixed properly and professionally. Mac Haik Ford DeSoto uses the latest and most high-tech equipment to ensure their customers get the best possible repairs to help them get their car back to the way it was before the accident. Having a car...

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2009-11-05 09:30:00

Archaeologists find De Soto artifacts in Georgia Archaeologists at Atlanta's Fernbank Museum of Natural History have discovered unprecedented evidence that helps map Hernando de Soto's journey through the Southeast in 1540. No evidence of De Soto's path between Tallahassee and North Carolina has been found until now, and few sites have been located anywhere. Fernbank's Curator of Native American Archaeology, Dennis Blanton, has amassed an impressive collection of objects that reveal a...

2009-01-13 16:04:14

County officials in the St. Petersburg, Fla., area are considering rules that would ban beachwear leaving too little to the imagination. While officials say the change would make Pinellas County beaches friendlier to families, detractors say the rules might actually drive tourists away, the St. Petersburg Times reported. It's certainly going to have a negative impact, because it's going to turn people away who want to wear less bathing suit than their grandmother does, said Ken Kushman,...

2008-10-02 18:00:25

By Jimmie Covington Early figures show DeSoto County Schools moving ahead of Jackson Public Schools by seven students to become Mississippi's largest public school district. However, DeSoto Supt. Milton Kuykendall cautioned that official figures for the first 20-day enrollment period will not be available until later this month. But he told U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker, who made an appearance Wednesday at DeSoto Central High School, "We are the state's largest school district." Wicker, a...

2008-09-01 18:00:11

By Yolanda Jones The North Mississippi Land Trust, an entity established to oversee development of a DeSoto County greenway plan, is moving closer to reality, local officials were told Friday. Shelly Johnstone, Hernando's deputy planner, said Friday the Land Trust has applied for its charitable organization status with the Secretary of State's office and has applied with the Internal Revenue Service for nonprofit status. Johnstone made the announcement during the quarterly meeting of...

2008-07-18 18:00:35

By Jimmie Covington DeSoto County Supt. Milton Kuykendall has been chosen president- elect of Mississippi's school superintendents' association. Kuykendall, who was elected without opposition last year to his second four-year term as DeSoto's superintendent, will serve a year in the president-elect's post and move up to the association's top position next July. The membership of the Mississippi Association of School Superintendents consists of 150 of the state's 152 public school...


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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'