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All non-essential businesses are closed due to our Shelter in Place order. We have a list of essential businesses that is built on federal guidelines from the Department of Homeland Security.
So, you are doing the right thing and staying home to socially isolate yourself, which means frequent trips to the grocery store or eating in restaurants are out for the foreseeable future.
The East Mississippi Regional Library system is doing a variety of different things to help the community and still allow social distancing.
Willing Hearts and Hands is making masks to help medical facilities with the outbreak of COVID-19.
East Central Planning and Development District is pleased to announce the election of Paul Mosley as Treasurer to their Board of Directors.

William Odell Haney

William Odell Haney, Sr., 82, of Stonewall, Mississippi, passed away on March 26, 2020, at his residence. 

He was born on March 23, 1938, to Chalis and Lucy (Dew) Haney in Clarke County, MS.

Sibyl Williams

A private graveside service for Sibyl Williams will be held Wednesday, April 1, 2020, at Union Baptist Church Cemetery, burial to follow. Robert Barham Family Funeral Home is honored to be entrusted with arrangements.

In the Darkness


“The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.” (John 1:5) Darkness, in its purest sense, is not a property or a thing in itself. Instead, darkness is the absence of light. Shades of darkness are actually different shades of light.