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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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Clown, Matson to tell history of Crazy Horse through book at Winterville Mounds

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

Crazy Horse — a name that carries with it more than mere fame, but actual pride and a historical significance. 

To unpack that historical significance will be Crazy Horse family elder Floyd Clown Sr. along with author William Matson, who together, authored, “Crazy Horse: The Lakota Warrior’s Life and Legacy.”




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Lottie Hawkins

Lottie Hawkins

RENOVA — Funeral arrangements for Lottie Ross Hawkins, 96, of Renova, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Cleveland. She died Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020.


Johnnie Jones Sr.

Johnnie Jones Sr.

MOORHEAD — Funeral arrangements for Johnnie B. Jones Sr., 85, of Moorhead, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Indianola. He died Friday, Jan. 3, 2020, at Delta Regional Medical Center, Greenville.


Kameron Hodges

Kameron Hodges

GREENVILLE — Kameron Cavonte’ Hodges Lee, 17, of Greenville, was born Aug. 27, 2002, to Amber (William Johnson) Hodges and Keith (Linda) Lee. He died July 11, 2019.


Irving Ferguson

Irving Ferguson

GREENVILLE — Funeral services for Irving Ferguson, 64, of Greenville, will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 19, at Dillon Funeral Home Chapel, Leland. He passed away Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, at the Legacy Manor Nursing Home, Greenville. 



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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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