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Rotary District Governor applauds local club for polio eradication efforts

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

At Thursday’s weekly Greenville Rotary Club Meeting, District Governor for Rotary 6820 Mark Fields delivered a keynote message that encompassed the ruthless efforts toward eliminating the polio virus and expanding the Rotary’s connection to the world.




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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How to avoid frozen pipes as cold weather continues

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

The weather this week has been cold, really cold, with a freeze warning that is expected to end sometime Wednesday.

According to the National Weather Service in Jackson, temperatures this week in Greenville dropped to a low of 20 degrees Tuesday evening but are picking up a little Wednesday with a high of 46 degrees.


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.


Virginia London

Virginia London

ROLLING FORK — Funeral arrangements for Virginia London, 96, of Rolling Fork, are pending with Walker Funeral Home, Rolling Fork. She died Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, at Sharkey-Issaquena Hospital, Rolling Fork.


Voting is a pleasure

We were pleased to vote this morning without incident.

There were at least twice the number of poll workers and others who were on hand to be sure everything went as smoothly as possible.

What we weren’t pleased to see were the number of uncontested elections on the ballot.



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Charolette Jamerson

Charolette Jamerson

GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Charolette Jamerson, 40, of Greenville, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Greenville. She died Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, at Delta Regional Medical Center.


Volunteers sought for 2019 Delta Veterans Stand Down

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

The 2019 Delta Veterans Stand Down isn’t taking place for another few months, but organizers are seeking volunteers to assist at the event.

Gulf Coast Veterans Advocacy Council co-chairman Kenny Magee said while financial donations are welcomed and highly appreciated, they need food and volunteers to assist the veterans.



George Coleman

George Coleman

GREENVILLE — Memorial services for George “Pie” Coleman, 65, of Greenville, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Joseph Frye Memorial Chapel, Bush Funeral Services, Leland. He died Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019, at Merit Health Central, Jackson.


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Romeo Hurt

Teen arrested for shooting that injured man in store

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

A teenager has been arrested and charged for a shooting this week that injured a man at a local store.

Assistant Police Chief Michael Merchant said 18-year-old Romeo Hurt, of Greenville, was identified as the suspect who shot into a store in the 900 block of St. Charles Street shortly after 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.




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