Yazoo-Mississippi Delta

COMMISSIONERS OF THE MONTH - SEPTEMBER, 2017



Robert D. Sayle, Jr.


Robert D. Sayle, Jr.

Name:  Robert D. Sayle, Jr.

Birthdate:  March 6, 1948

County you serve:  Desoto County

Family history:  Married to Anne Hughes Sayle, they have two sons and one daughter.

Education:  Memphis University School, Memphis TN.; University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA.

Other boards you have served on:  Norfolk Gin, Lake Cormorant, MS.

Church:  Second Presbyterian Church, Memphis TN.

Hobbies are:  Boating.

Comments:  Having the Levee on three sides of our farm gives me a deep appreciation of what our predecessors have accomplished and a goal for us to maintain.

Jimmy R Scott


Jimmy R Scott

Name:  Jimmy R Scott

Birth date:  July 25,1944

County you serve:  Quitman County

Family History:  Married to Beulah Scott.

Education:  Clarksdale High School.

Other boards you have served on:  Yazoo Miss Delta Levee Board.

Church:  Attend various churches.

Hobbies:  Hunting and Fishing.

Comment:  Always willing to lend a helping hand.






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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