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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.


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The best, worst Christmas

Most people have a particular Christmas story they enjoy revisiting every year. My favorite story, however, isn’t about Santa Claus, a magical snowman or flying reindeer. Mine is a World War II story of a Canadian soldier who was captured Christmas Day 1941 while stationed in China and wound up a Japanese Prisoner-of-War for four years.





Area city office hours, trash pickup altered due to Christmas this week

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

In observance of the Christmas holiday, trash pick up schedules and city hall hours of operation will be affected in Washington County towns and municipalities.

Greenville City Hall will be closed on Tuesday, Christmas Eve, and Wednesday, Christmas Day. 

City Hall will resume its regular hours Thursday.


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The Latest: Another smaller twister confirmed in Mississippi

COLUMBUS, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on severe weekend weather in the South (all times local):

4 p.m.

The National Weather service says it's still checking out damage from the weekend's worst tornado strike in Mississippi, but now has confirmed another twister hit in the same general region as the damaging twister in Columbus.


Cheerleading Champs

By STAFF REPORT,

The St. Joseph Catholic School cheerleading squad was named the Varsity Champion in the 2019 Class AA Cheer Game Day Competition. The cheerleaders on the team include, Catherine Meyer, front row from left, Mary Michael Mahalitc, Beth Chow, Gracie McGaugh, Elese Serio, Anna Claire Donham Latoyia Slay-Cooley.


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