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A Hinds County judge ruled in favor of The Pine Belt NEWS Tuesday and has ordered the Mississippi State Department of Health to release the names of Forrest County long-term care facilities where
• Ashley Whitaker, 29, was arrested by CCSD for disorderly conduct and simple assault • Annie Ivy, 33, was arrested by CCSD for disorderly conduct and possession of a concealed weapon
“Brenda McLeod is definitely the greatest spiritual blessing and inspiration that I have ever had in my personal life aside from my mother,” stated Ron Austin.
With more people having to stay home lately, many customers will notice higher water bills than usual. The higher rates are thanks to more frequent water and electricity usage.
Quitman High School will hold a parade of graduates from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. on Friday, May 29. Graduates will be in a vehicle and will receive a special gift from faculty and staff.

VA News 05/14/20


Veterans Affairs officials are warning veterans who were exposed to open-air burn pits in Iraq and Afghanistan that they could face additional risks from respiratory complications related to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak.

Ms. Peggy Sue McGill

Ms. Peggy Sue McGill, 59, of Vossburg, MS, died March 17, 2020, at the University Medical Center of Jackson, MS. She was born September 2, 1960. She was a teacher and Friends of Children of Mississippi.

Dorothy Lee Pearson

Dorothy Lee Pearson, 62, of Quitman, Mississippi, passed away on May 13, 2020, at her residence.  

She was born on February 11, 1958, to Edward Albert Manker and Anna (Hoser) Manker in Thayer, MO. 



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