Name: Clarence M. Cariker
Birthdate: October 10
County you serve: Tunica County
Family history: Was married to the late Kay F. Cariker for 62 years; two sons, Chuck and Justin.
Education: Northwest Jr. College and MS State University
Church: First Baptist M.B. Church (Tunica)
Hobbies are: Horse related activities
Comments: Happy to serve the Yazoo MS Delta Levee Board.
Name: Jimmy Scott
Birthdate: July 25
County you serve: Quitman County
Family history: Married to Beulah Scott.
Education: Quitman County High School
Church: Attend various church
Hobbies are: Hunting and Fishing
Comments: Always willing to lend a helping hand.
Name: Alberta Jefferson
Birthdate: November 12
County you serve: Holmes County
Family history: She is married to Mr. Willie Jefferson, a retired City and School employee and they are the proud parents of two great young men.
Education: Holmes Community College (Goodman) -University of Phoenix-Associate Degree in Administration
Church: Good Hope Missionary Baptist
Hobbies are: Reading, Traveling, Community Involvement, Cooking & Enjoy spending time with family
Comments: On behalf of the Yazoo Mississippi Delta Levee Commissioners she will continue to work collaboratively with all employees to meet the challenges of high waters and flood damages from interior rivers and streams.
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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