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Concerned residents on agenda to address BOS at Tuesday meeting

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

Concerned residents of Washington County are planning to be present at Tuesday’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting to discuss some recent appointments made at the first meeting of year.  

For those who would like to speak, concerned residents have been added to the agenda to address the board at 9:30 a.m.


Residents face aftermath of damaging weekend storms

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

Scottie Saulter was busy Saturday afternoon working to saw off limbs from a large tree that had fallen from his neighbor’s yard at his home in Metcalfe, crushing his fence and barely missing his house. 

He said it was about 3:30 a.m. when he and his family heard the strong winds making their way through their neighborhood.


Elk’s fate sealed long ago

When I snuggled in bed under my blankets Friday night, I didn’t expect I’d soon be waking up to the sound of tornado sirens.

I knew the South was expecting some bad weather that night, but I didn’t anticipate what actually came through the region.



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John Fleming

John Fleming

MINNEAPOLIS — Funeral arrangements for John Fleming, 47, of Minneapolis and formerly of Cleveland, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Cleveland. He died Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, at Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis.



Harriett O’Quin

Harriett O’Quin

BATESVILLE — Harriett O’Quin, 74, of Batesville, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2019, at Providence Assisted Living, Batesville. Harriett was the widow of the late Rev. Donald O’Quinn.


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Jeffrey Grant

Jeffrey Grant

INDIANOLA — Funeral services for Jeffrey Grant, 42, of Indianola, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 4, at Out Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, Indianola. He died Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019. Burial will be at Riverside Memorial Gardens, Indianola, under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Indianola.



Gloria Grayson

Gloria Grayson

GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Gloria Jean Wells Grayson, 70, of Greenville, are pending with Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville. She died Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, at her home.


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City residents to pay for trash pickup starting in October

By KELLY BENFORD KBENFORD@DDTONLINE.COM,

Monday’s Greenville City Council special budget session sparked a voting difference between the council members about charging for trash pickup.

The City of Greenville, compared to other cities throughout the Delta, has never charged to pick up trash in the city, but that’s about to change. 





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