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In a joint effort by Quitman Police Department and Clarke County Sheriff’s Department, an arrest has been made in the robbery of a local grocery store.
“Let’s keep our memories alive” is something that many people truly believe in, especially at this time.
April Jones has been promoted to the position of Bank Manager at Citizens National Bank’s Quitman Banking Centre.  A 10-year employee of the Bank, Jones began her career with the Bank as a Custome
In a matter of 21 days, the corona virus has spread across Mississippi from one case to 937 and 20 deaths.
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.

Betty June Downs

Betty June Downs, 84, of Quitman, Mississippi, passed away on March 16, 2020, at Rush Hospital in Meridian, MS.   

She was born on March 1, 1936, to Jim and Mildred (Padgett) Downs in Stonewall, MS. 

Zular H. Godwin

Zular H. Godwin, 101, of Meridian, Mississippi, passed away on March 11, 2020, at Anderson's Hospital.  She was born on June 18, 1918, to Jim and Mable (Ballard) Scarbrough in Clarke County, MS.

Sheila Gail Williams Castle

Sheila Gail Williams Castle, 69, of Quitman, Mississippi, passed away on March 6, 2020, at her residence.  She was born on July 8, 1950, to J.C. "Pete" and Lou (Williams) Williams in Lauderdale County, MS. She was a member of Barnett Independent Church.

Seek the lowland


“You make springs gush forth in the valleys; they flow between the hills.” (Psalms 104:10) The mountains are probably my favorite place to visit. Susanne and I spent our honeymoon in the Smokey Mountains many years ago.