Hernando officials launch penny-tax-for-parks campaign

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Updated: July 12, 2022 10:07 AM CT | Published: July 10, 2022 4:00 AM CT

The 1-cent-per-dollar tax on prepared foods at places like restaurants and grocery delis has the potential to radically change the quality of recreation in the DeSoto County city.


Hernando DeSoto County pennies for parks North Mississippi
Toni Lepeska

Toni Lepeska

Toni Lepeska is a freelance reporter for The Daily Memphian. The 34-year veteran of newspaper journalism is an award-winning essayist and covers a diversity of topics, always seeking to reveal the human story behind the news. Toni, who grew up in Cayce, Mississippi, is a graduate of the University of Mississippi. To learn more, visit tonilepeska.com


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