- Associated Press - Monday, January 20, 2014

HERNANDO, Miss. (AP) - Recreation district officials and sheriff’s deputies in DeSoto County will study ways to curb vandalism and beef up security at Hernando DeSoto Park.

The Commercial Appeal reports (http://bit.ly/1kH679l ) the study committee will be led by recreation commissioners Lee Ashcraft, Mike Duncan and Stewart Lott.

The park provides the county’s only recreational access to the Mississippi River.

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Information from: The Commercial Appeal, http://www.commercialappeal.com