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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.



Turner no longer city’s zoning and planning department director

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

After half a year at the helm, Mack-Arthur Turner Jr. will no longer lead the city's planning and zoning department.

Decided by a majority vote of the city council, Turner will no longer serve as the director of planning and zoning for the City of Greenville, effectively immediately.


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Ola Mae Wilson

Ola Mae Wilson

GREENVILLE — Funeral services for Ola Mae Wilson were at 2 p.m., Monday, Jan. 13, at Emmanuel Baptist Church. She passed away Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, at Delta Regional Medical Center, after an extended illness.  Burial was in Greenville Cemetery, under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Greenville.



Elizabeth Robinson

Elizabeth Robinson

GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Elizabeth Griffin Robinson, 75, of Greenville, are pending with Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville. She died Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, at Delta Regional Medical Center.


Eugene Caston

Eugene Caston

INDIANOLA — Funeral arrangements for Eugene Caston, 63, of Indianola, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Indianola. He died Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, at Delta Regional Medical Center, Greenville.



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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.


Lawyer famous for acquittals to defend Nissan ex-chair Ghosn

In this June 27, 2012, photo, lawyer Junichiro Hironaka speaks at press cub of courthouse in Tokyo. Hironaka, a defense lawyer famous for winning innocent verdicts in a legal system where 99 percent of the cases result in convictions, has been hired to defend Nissan Motor Co.'s former chairman Carlos Ghosn on Wednesday, Feb.





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Jackie Tindall

Jackie Tindall

Greenville –  In the early morning hours of Jan. 25, 2019, Jackie Charlene Tindall, of Greenville, passed from this earth into the loving arms of God.



Mattie Williams

Mattie Williams

INDIANOLA — Funeral arrangements for Mattie Williams, 83, of Indianola, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Indianola. She died Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019, in Greenville.



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