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DeSoto coroner, tax collector to seek new terms

HERNANDO — Two of DeSoto county’s longest-serving officials, Coroner Jeff Pounders and Tax Collector Joey Treadway, say they are running again in 2015. “I’m going to go for it one more time,” said Pounders, 60, about seeking a ninth term. He was elected in 1987 and re-elected six times. The Commercial Appeal reports that the qualifying deadline to seek county office is ...

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DeSoto County Supervisor Lee dies in ATV accident on his birthday

HERNANDO — DeSoto County Supervisor Harvey Wayne Lee has died in an all-terrain vehicle accident south of Hernando, Mississippi. County Coroner Jeff Pounders said the accident occurred last night on a county road. Pounders said the 54-year-old Lee was transported the emergency room at Baptist Memorial Hospital-DeSoto, where he died. Sheriff’s Department spokesman Dick Hackett said the accident was reported ...

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