February 20, 2012 by staff · Comments Off
Presidents Day Closings, Offices close for Presidents’ Day
City and DeSoto County administrative offices and courts will be closed Monday in accordance with the state’s observance of Presidents’ Day.
Closings include the Department of Road Management, Tax Collector offices in Southaven and Olive Branch, Justice Court and the county Animal Shelter.
County law enforcement and other public safety services will not be affected by the holiday closings nor will daily sanitation collection schedules for Walls, Hernando and the unincorporated county.
The regularly scheduled third Monday meeting of the Board of Supervisors will be held on Tuesday at 9 a.m. in the third-floor boardroom of the DeSoto Administration Building at 365 Losher Street in Hernando.
The FBI has warned Mississippi residents of a telephone scam that claims the person is eligible for a $5,000 to $10,000 grant from the Grants Department of the federal government.
It supposedly can be used for home or residential purposes.
The FBI says in a statement that a claim code containing two letters and three numbers is provided, along with a telephone number beginning with “202,” which is a Washington area code.
The FBI says the scammer asks the person to provide credit card or banking information in order to pay a processing fee for the grant.
The FBI says they also give the person the option of sending funds through Western Union.
Mississippi Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves and his wife, Elee, are celebrating the birth of their third daughter.
The lieutenant governor’s office says Madeline Tate Reeves was born at 9:36 a.m. Thursday. She weighed 6 pounds, 2 ounces and is 19 inches long.
The 37-year-old lieutenant governor says mother and daughter are doing well.
Tate and Elee Reeves have two older daughters, Sarah Tyler and Elizabeth Magee.