Latest DeSoto County, Mississippi Stories
There's no question that Horn Lake is one of Mississippi's fastest-growing cities. According to U.S. Census estimates, the DeSoto County city had a larger numerical population gain than any other town in the state during the fiscal year that ended July 1, 2007.
By Jimmie Covington DeSoto County Supt. Milton Kuykendall has been chosen president- elect of Mississippi's school superintendents' association.
By Jimmie Covington A 1,200-student enrollment increase, creation of a new school and ballooning school bus fuel costs are major factors behind the proposed budget increase for DeSoto County Schools next year, officials say.
United Water, one of the nation's largest water service companies, begins a five-year contract today to provide wastewater services to 145,000 residents of DeSoto County, Mississippi.
By Jimmie Covington covington@desotoappealcom DeSoto County school board members Wednesday approved a proposal for an employment service to handle the school district's substitute teacher program.
By Amos Maki, The Commercial Appeal, Memphis, Tenn. Nov. 8--Sharp Electronics Corp. is moving to a new distribution center in Southeast Memphis.
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.