DeSoto County wants relief for housing state prisoners

By , Special to The Daily Memphian Published: November 07, 2022 6:04 PM CT

With a growing number of state prisoners held in the DeSoto County Jail, officials are growing impatient with the population and the lack of reimbursements for keeping the inmates.


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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

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