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Clarke County has been approved to implement the Emergency Conservation Program (ECP) for severe damage to eligible agricultural land related to a series of tornadoes on December 16, 2019.  Landow
BankPlus in Stonewall had an attempted robbery on Wednesday, January 8.
The excitement surrounding the opening of deer season looms in the hearts of true hunters here in Mississippi.
Circuit Clerk Beth Jordan officially retired after January 2 this year. Her final duty in office was to help conduct the swearing in ceremony for all elected officials.
Growing up in Louisiana during the Civil Rights Era helped inspire Judge Tobey Bartee to grow into the man he is today.

Jail Docket 01/02/20

Santana L. Smith, 32, arrested by QPD for resisting arrest and disorderly conduct/failure to comply

Dmetric M. Sterling, 45, arrested by QPD for public drunk, disorderly conduct/failure to comply

Tyler Mashburn, 22, arrested by CCSD for petty larceny




Jail Docket 12/12/19

Charles H. Nelson, 37, arrested by CCSD for shoplifting

Dearious T Dean, 23, arrested by MDOC for MDOC hold

Jacqueline Ophelis Brown, 48, arrested by QPD for suspended license

Derek Millet, 40, arrested by QPD for suspended license




Anna Belle Schrimpshire

Anna Belle Schrimpshire, 70, of Quitman, Mississippi, passed away on November 25, 2019, at her residence. 

She was born on March 8, 1949, to Louie Lee and Florence (Lott) Schrimpshire, Sr. in Clarke County, MS.


Owen A. Moore

Owen A. Moore, 65, of Enterprise, Mississippi, passed away on November 30, 2019, at H.C. Watkins Memorial Hospital. He was born on August 21, 1954, to Charles and Maxine Moore in Quitman, MS.



Judy Lynn Moseley

Judy Lynn Moseley, age 59, of Quitman, Mississippi, passed away Saturday, November 30th, peacefully in her home in Bay Springs.

She was born May 6, 1960, to Lenora "Tut Underwood" Robinson and Charles "Buster" Robinson, both of Quitman.






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Editorials

Here’s a grim report from The Washington Post website to start the new year: “According to the... READ MORE

Obituaries

Josephine (Jo) Mason Harrison passed away peacefully in Mobile, AL, on January 7, 2020.  She was... READ MORE

Sports

Congratulations to the following Bulldogs for their outstanding performance in the 2019 football... READ MORE

Columnists

It was on December 23, 1833, that Clarke County was established and named after Mississippi’s... READ MORE