If you live in a place for long enough, you know things and hear things about your community. People talk. As everyday life moves on, you may forget about things.
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An emergency Board of Supervisors meeting was held this afternoon to announce a major issue that has happened in our county.
On July 12 of this year, the USS Bonhomme Richard caught fire while at port in San Diego. The fire blazed for four days and was finally put out on July 16, but 11 of its 14 floors were already destroyed by smoke, fire, and water damage by the time it was extinguished.
Billie James Bonner, 86, Grenada, Mississippi was born in Crandall, Mississippi, to Tobe and Etta Morgan Bonner, May 29, 1934, and moved to his eternal home July 25, 2020.
Barbara Walker Duke, 74, of Jackson, Mississippi, passed away on July 21, 2020, at Baptist Hospital in Jackson, MS. She was born on September 10, 1945, to Horace and Lorene (Lovett) Walker in Stratford, TX. She attended Faith Assembly of God in Quitman, MS.
Billy Ray Evans, 85, of Quitman, Mississippi, passed away on July 25, 2020, at his residence. He was born on September 9, 1934, to Ed and Lallie (Jones) Evans in Clarke County, MS.
Leonard Gene Dearman, Sr., 86, of Energy, Mississippi, passed away on July 23, 2020, at Lakeside Living Center. He was born on February 11, 1934, to Clarence and Maude (Boles) Dearman in Energy, MS. He was a veteran of the U. S.
Paul Rowell, 79, of Vossburg, Mississippi, passed away on July 14, 2020, at Anderson's Hospital. He was born on October 30, 1940, to Chester and Mildred (Harper) Rowell in Clarke County, MS. He was a lifetime member of Beaverdam Volunteer Fire Department.
When Billy Ray Evans retired from law enforcement after his two terms as Sheriff of Clarke County, his words were, “The best people in the world live right here in Clarke County. And I’m not going anywhere. I plan to stay right here for the rest of my life.”
Ever since the pandemic started in March, schools across the nation have had to make adjustments and change the way normal day to day activities were handled.