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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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Leroy Williams

Leroy Williams

GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Leroy Williams, 62, of Greenville, are pending with Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, at Arbor Walk Health Care Center, Greenville.





Christmas Eve with George Bailey and the Rainbow Warriors

By DAVID HEALY (COLUMN),

My favorite Christmas movie is “It’s a Wonderful Life.” No matter how many times I watch it, my eyes always get a little “sweaty” when George Bailey comes back to Bedford Falls and realizes how much he means to the lives of others. It’s an incredible movie that always gets me in the holiday spirit.


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Charles Tubertini

Charles Tubertini

STARKVILLE — Charles “Tuby” Tubertini, 87, formerly of Greenville, passed away at his home in Starkville on Dec. 29, 2019. He was born in Greenville on Nov. 8, 1932, to Bruno and Mary Landi Tubertini Sr.


Leroy Williams

Leroy Williams

GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Leroy Williams, 62, of Greenville, are pending with Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, at Arbor Walk Health Care Center, Greenville.





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Jernisha Dorcell Cannon

Jernisha Dorcell Cannon

Greenville - Funeral services for Jernisha Dorcell Cannon, 30, of Greenville, will be pending with Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.

She passed at UMMC May 7 and be buried under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.


Mary Lee Pratt

Mary Lee Pratt
Greenville - Funeral services for Mary Lee Pratt, 96, of Greenville, will be held at First Baptist Church, Greenville Saturday April 20 at 11 a.m.. Rev. Thomas Morris will be officiating. Visitation will be Friday April 19 from 2-6 p.m. at Redmon Funeral Home Chapel, Greenville.


Abbie Edwards

Abbie Edwards

PHOENIX — Funeral arrangements for Abbie Edwards, 64, of Phoenix and formerly of Indianola, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Indianola. He died Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019, in Scottsdale, Arizona.



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