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PACC assists local youth groups in helping others

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

Two local youth groups kicked off their Thanksgiving break by giving a noble gesture of their own — their time and service.

Sponsored by the Progressive Art and Civic Club (PACC) Youth Affiliates, the Esquires and Teenettes spent their Monday morning volunteering at Port City Personal Care and Respite Services.





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Several county bridges, roads to stay closed until necessary repairs are made

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

Several bridges and two roads are currently or will soon be temporarily closed for emergency purposes at the recommendation of the Mississippi Department of Transportation’s Office of State Aid Road Construction.

The two county roads being posted as closed are Dyson and Dogleg roads.



Nathaniel Brown Jr.

Nathaniel Brown Jr.

BELZONI — Funeral arrangements for Nathaniel Brown Jr., 73, of Belzoni, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Belzoni. He died Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019, in Humphreys County.



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Maude Williams

Maude Williams
Greenville - Funeral services for Maude Williams, 100, of Drew, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Ruleville.
She died NSMC, Ruleville and will be buried under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Ruleville.


Frankie Barnes

Frankie Barnes

PEORIA, Ill. — Funeral arrangements for Frankie Lee Barnes, 70, of Peoria, Illinois, and formerly of Avon, are pending with Bush Funeral Services, Leland. She died Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria.



Volunteers sought for 2019 Delta Veterans Stand Down

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

The 2019 Delta Veterans Stand Down isn’t taking place for another few months, but organizers are seeking volunteers to assist at the event.

Gulf Coast Veterans Advocacy Council co-chairman Kenny Magee said while financial donations are welcomed and highly appreciated, they need food and volunteers to assist the veterans.



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