Yazoo-Mississippi Delta

COMMISSIONERS OF THE MONTH - JUNE, 2017



Lewis Douglas


Lewis Douglas

Name:  Lewis Douglas

Birthdate:  February 2,1953

County you serve:  Sunflower County

Family history:  He is the Father of two children.

Education:  Gentry High School

Other boards you have served on:  Served as Mayor of Moorehead (1998-2001), Commissioner for South Delta Housing Authority.

Church:  Temple Deliverance Church (Indianola, MS)

Hobbies are:  Farming vegetables and traveling.

Comments:  I enjoy serving, protecting, and providing services for the people of Sunflower County

Ralph Sewell


Ralph Sewell

Name:  Ralph Sewell

Birth date:  July 31,1940

County you serve:  Humphreys County

Family History:  Married to Nellie Hill for 54 years and have five children.

Education:  O McNair High School Class of 1961

Other boards you have served on:  Retired from Humphreys County food services, Sunflower/Humphreys Board of Directors, South Delta Planning, president of Humphreys County Water Association, and Auxiliary police for Belzoni, MS.

Church:  Christian Valley M.B. Church (serve as chair of deacon board, superintendent of Sunday school and one the church trustee)

Hobbies:  Gardening and spending time with family

Comment:  It is indeed a pleasure, as well as an honor, to serve as Levee Board Commissioner for Humphreys County 4 terms, which is a total of 16 years.






NEWS HIGHLIGHTS



2016 SERVICE AWARDS

Service Awards, 2016

Left to Right: Scott Sullivant, Heath Fullilove, Jamie Robinson,
Jeff Carson, Bobby Rudd, and LaShun Sims



OUTSTANDING MAINTENANCE AWARD

Maintenance Award, 2016

Board President, Willie Gregory and Colonel Michael A. Ellicott, Jr.

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July Board Meeting -- 07/13/17 -- Open to the public


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Our Mission

The Board of Levee Commissioners for the Yazoo-Mississippi Delta is charged with the responsibility to erect, maintain, and operate a system of levees to protect the people and property of the Delta from damages of high waters of the Mississippi River; ...

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Levee History

The first levees were constructed more than 3,000 years ago in ancient Egypt, where a system of levees was built along the left bank of the Nile River for over 600 miles. The Mississippi levees represent one of the largest such systems found anywhere in the world.

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View district maps of the Yazoo-Mississippi Delta levee, plus an interactive map of all the levee districts, created by The Geospatial Interactive Technologies department at Delta State University.

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