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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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The Top 5 Delta Democrat-Times sports stories of 2019: No 1. Gerri Green gets drafted by NFL's Colts

1. Gerri Green gets drafted by NFL’s Colts

April 27, 2019

Patrick Ervin

Special to the DD-T

With the 199th pick of the sixth round in the 2019 NFL draft, the Indianapolis Colts select Gerri Green, defensive end from Mississippi State University.


Patricia Watson

Patricia Watson

GREENVILLE — Funeral services for Patricia Ann Watson, 60, of Greenville, will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 28, at Mount Ollie, Greenville. She died Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.


Shirley Powell

Shirley Powell

GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Shirley Lee Powell, 57, of Greenville, are pending with Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville. She died Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020, at her home.


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Helen Miller

Helen Miller

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Funeral arrangements for Helen Miller, 49, of Memphis, Tennessee, and formerly of Greenville, are pending with T.L. Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland.



10-year-old Jonathan Bates begins racing career at Gumbo Nationals

By DAVID W. HEALY,

Ten-year-old Jonathan Bates Jr. has a fearless personality just like his father and grandfather. It is why he has a love of racing cars and why he is not afraid to keep racing against better competition.

Bates started racing go karts a few years ago, but he has done so well that he is already moved up to race against grown adults.


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Leola Kimber

Leola Kimber

LELAND — Funeral arrangements for Leola Kimber, 95, of Leland, are pending with Bush Funeral Services, Leland. She died Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019, at Legacy Manor Nursing Home, Greenville.



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