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Local officials meet, discuss goals for MVSU through efforts, opportunities at GHEC

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

There was a meeting of the minds Tuesday to discuss how the goals of increased enrollment at Mississippi Valley State University, a strong work force in Washington County and greater access to educational opportunities could be achieved with the Greenville Higher Education Center (GHEC) serving as the catalyst for reaching those goals.




Final election results

By STAFF REPORT,

The numbers for Washington County general elections have officially been certified as of Friday afternoon after officials counted absentee ballots.

Mala Brooks was the only non-incumbent to win and increased her 13-vote margin to 154 votes with a 1,381 to 1,227 win over Jesse Amos in the District 4 Supervisor race.


Darrell Rexrode

Darrell Rexrode

GREENVILLE — Funeral services for Darrell “Drew” Rexrode, 21, of Greenville, were at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 11, at Emmanuel Baptist Church. He went home to be with his Lord on Friday, Nov. 8, 2019.  Burial was in Lakeview Memorial Gardens, under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Greenville.


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Rubyn Ellis

Rubyn Ellis

OREGON — Memorial services for Rubyn Ellis, 21, of Oregon and formerly of Louise, will be at noon Saturday, Oct. 26, at Howard Austin Performing Arts Center, Belzoni, with Pastor Joshua Milam officiating. He died Friday, Oct. 11, 2019. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Belzoni.



Precious Preemies Hit the Runway Fashion Show takes place Saturday

By KELLY BENFORD SPECIAL TO DD-T,

Local residents will have the opportunity to watch children strut their stuff for a worthy cause.

My Preemie & Me organization is hosting their first ever Precious Preemies Hit the Runway Fashion Show from 3-5 p.m. this Saturday at the TESC Buiding, 745 Main St. The commentator for this event will be Shequeta Wells-Murphy. 


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Washington County, statewide results are in, absentee ballots still being tallied

By STAFF REPORT,

Incumbents held on to each of their seats except in the District 4 supervisor vote won by Mala Brooks by a mere 13 votes over incumbent Jesse Amos. The more than 700 absentee ballots have yet to be counted in any races as of press time.

Of the 32,026 registered voters in Washington County, 11001 cast ballots in the Tuesday election.


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