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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.




Barry Gerald

Barry Gerald

MEMPHIS — Dr. Barry Elmo Gerald, of Memphis, passed away peacefully, at home surrounded by family, on Monday, Jan. 6, 2020. He was 85.


Dorothy Vicks

Dorothy Vicks

GREENVILLE — Funeral services for Dorothy Vicks, 73, of Greenville, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, at Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church, Greenville. She died Monday, Jan. 6, 2020, at her home. Burial will follow at St. Luke Cemetery, Metcalfe, under the direction of T.L. Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland.


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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.




BOS denies motion to reconsider appointment after locals voice concerns at Tuesday’s meeting

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

Monday’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting brought in a large influx of residents who, in order to be accommodated comfortably, had to join the board in one of the courtrooms instead of the usual supervisors’ chambers.


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Charolette Jamerson

Charolette Jamerson

GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Charolette Jamerson, 40, of Greenville, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Greenville. She died Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, at Delta Regional Medical Center.


Opinion: Loss of trust in American democracy is a crisis we have to confront

"There is a crisis of trust in American Democracy." That is how the Knight Commission on Trust, Media and Democracy report, "Crisis in Democracy: Renewing Trust in America," opens. We have found crises in journalism, in the state of social media and even in how we define what it means to be an American.



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