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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.





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Greenville Christian School's Marcus Anderson earns Planters Bank Player of the Week

By DAVID W. HEALY,

Greenville Christian School’s Marcus Anderson, the Planters Bank Player of the Week, stepped up big when his team needed it last Friday night. 

In the first quarter of GCS’s 49-7 road victory over Canton Academy, Anderson saw his teammate, star running back Marlon Palmer, leave the game with an ankle injury.





Finis Thomas

Finis Thomas

Cleveland – Funeral services for Finis “Butch” Thomas, 49, of Cleveland, are pending with Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland. He died Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019, at Greenwood LeFlore Hospital, Greenwood.


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Lavorne Jones

Lavorne Jones

Mound Bayou – Funeral services for Lavorne L. Jones, 72, of Mound Bayou, are 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, at First Baptist Church, Merigold. She died Jan. 26, 2019, at Bolivar Medical Center, Cleveland. Burial follows in Calvary Cemetery, Renova, under the direction of Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland.






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