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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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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.





James Miller

James Miller

GREENVILLE — Funeral services for James Miller, 36, of Greenville, will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 4, at New Day Harvest, with Pastor D’Andre Hill officiating. He died Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019. Burial will be at Oaklawn Memorial Gardens, under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.


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Life lost to gun violence

Anthony Smith has been charged with murder and possession of firearm by a convicted felon.

Greenville police officers located Tarus Dandridge, a 41 year-old black male, who was pronounced dead on the scene by emergency medical personnel and Washington County Coroner Methel Johnson.


Lavorne Jones

Lavorne Jones

Mound Bayou – Funeral services for Lavorne L. Jones, 72, of Mound Bayou, are 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, at First Baptist Church, Merigold. She died Jan. 26, 2019, at Bolivar Medical Center, Cleveland. Burial follows in Calvary Cemetery, Renova, under the direction of Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland.



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Lizzie King

Shaw- Services are pending with Byas Funeral Home, of Cleveland, for Lizzie King, 68, of Shaw.

She died at UMMC in Jackson Jan. 22 and will be buried under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Cleveland.


Pamela Ann Williams

Pamela Ann Williams
Greenville – Funeral arrangements for Pamela Ann Williams, 45, of Greenville are pending with
Bush Funeral Services, Leland. She passed away April 16 at Delta Regional Medical
Center, Greenville.

 


Dorothy Scott

Dorothy Scott

SHELBY — Funeral arrangements for Dorothy Scott, 55, of Shelby, are pending with T.L. Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland. She died Sunday, May 19, 2019, at Delta Regional Medical Center, Greenville.


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