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Motorists urged to heed caution as crews replace underdrain pipes

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

An opportunity to rectify one of the several problems, failing underdrain pipes, caused by this year’s flood disaster is underway.

The ongoing project, which consists of replacing storm water under-drain pipes that failed on state route 814, also known as the Broadway Loop, began some weeks ago.



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Rubyn Ellis

Rubyn Ellis

OREGON — Memorial services for Rubyn Ellis, 21, of Oregon and formerly of Louise, will be at noon Saturday, Oct. 26, at Howard Austin Performing Arts Center, Belzoni, with Pastor Joshua Milam officiating. He died Friday, Oct. 11, 2019. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Belzoni.



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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.


Walter Howard Sr.

Walter Howard Sr.

Greenville - Funeral services for Walter Howard Sr., 94, of Greenville, will be held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Greenville, Saturday April 27 at 10 a.m. Father Tom Mulley will be officiating. Visitation is from 2-5 p.m. at Byas Funeral Home, Greenville and 6-7 p.m. at Rosary.




Washington County, statewide results are in, absentee ballots still being tallied

By STAFF REPORT,

Incumbents held on to each of their seats except in the District 4 supervisor vote won by Mala Brooks by a mere 13 votes over incumbent Jesse Amos. The more than 700 absentee ballots have yet to be counted in any races as of press time.

Of the 32,026 registered voters in Washington County, 11001 cast ballots in the Tuesday election.


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Susie Young

Susie Young

GREENVILLE — Funeral services for Susie Young, 91, of Greenville, will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, at Little Sister Church, Avon, with the Rev. Kenneth Chester officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery, Avon, under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.


Roosevelt Jernigan

Roosevelt Jernigan

GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Roosevelt Jernigan, 79, of Greenville, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Monday, Aug. 12, 2019, at Delta Regional Medical Center.



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