CLARKE COUNTY HAS BEEN AWARDED FEDERAL FUNDS MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY (DHS) FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY UNDER THE EMERGENCY FOOD AND SHELTER NATIONAL BOARD PROGRAM.
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“I really love my people around here, my customers. I appreciate them and them trading with me all these years and have made a lot of friends.” This statement made by Mr. Sonny Young definitely fits his character well.
I, Matthew Skidmore, would like to announce my candidacy for Quitman School Board of Trustees, Place 4. This is to fill the position vacated by Wendell Carney for his term expiring December 31, 2019.
The Primary Election held August 6 brought about a change in one office. Troy Smith, current Clarke County Supervisor, beat Incumbent William Shirley in the race for House District 84. Smith had 72.95% of the votes statewide to Shirley’s 27.05%.
Brittney Mangum has joined the Clarke County Tribune this week as its new reporter.
Mangum is a former English teacher at Quitman School District, Warren Central High and Porter’s Chapel Academy.
One of a parent’s worst nightmares is something happening to their child. Ferlin Ivy knows well that feeling. He lost one son at 17 with a medical issue. His daughter, Alisha Lynn Blair Ivy, has been missing for a little over nine months now.
A large group of senior citizens attended the Board of Supervisors meeting Monday with concerns over some proposed changes to the Multi-County Community Service Agency food box distribution.
Former Quitman Mayor and resident Billy Gene Clark, 88, died July 20, 2019, at H.C. Watkins Hospital in Quitman, MS. At his request, no service will be held.