Candidate named to replace retiring Hernando police chief

By , Special to The Daily Memphian Updated: October 14, 2022 6:46 PM CT | Published: October 14, 2022 3:49 PM CT

Shane Ellis will be nominated as the next Hernando police chief, replacing Scott Worsham, who is retiring from the post.


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Toni Lepeska

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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

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