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Jessie Caldwell

Jessie Caldwell

SARASOTA, Fla. — Jessie “Tarzan” Caldwell, 73, of Sarasota, Florida, and formerly of Hollandale, died Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019, in Brandenton Hospital, Sarasota. He was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, to Lucille Caldwell Dennis.


Sam Dorsey Jr.

Sam Singleton Jr.

MARIETTA, Ga. — Funeral arrangements for Sam Dorsey Jr., 71, of Marietta, Georgia, and formerly of Greenville, are pending with Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019, at Kennestone Hospital, Marietta.



Willie Gadison

Willie Gadison

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Funeral services for Willie Gadison, 70, of Memphis, Tennessee, and formerly of Leland, will be at noon Saturday at Dillon Funeral Home Chapel, Leland. He died at his home Monday, Nov. 4, 2019. Burial will follow in Bogue Memorial Gardens, Leland.


Rosie Hollingsworth

Rosie Hollingsworth

CLEVELAND — Funeral arrangements for Rosie L. Hollingsworth, 81, of Cleveland, are pending with T.L. Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland. She died Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, at Delta Nursing & Rehab, Cleveland.


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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.



Precious Preemies Hit the Runway Fashion Show takes place Saturday

By KELLY BENFORD SPECIAL TO DD-T,

Local residents will have the opportunity to watch children strut their stuff for a worthy cause.

My Preemie & Me organization is hosting their first ever Precious Preemies Hit the Runway Fashion Show from 3-5 p.m. this Saturday at the TESC Buiding, 745 Main St. The commentator for this event will be Shequeta Wells-Murphy. 


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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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