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
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.
Left to Right: Scott Sullivant, Heath Fullilove, Jamie Robinson,
Jeff Carson, Bobby Rudd, and LaShun Sims
Board President, Willie Gregory and Colonel Michael A. Ellicott, Jr.
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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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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