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The Clarke County Board of Supervisors met in regular session on Monday.
Ferguson & Co. Clothing Boutique held a ribbon cutting and grand opening Saturday, September 19, 2020. The store is located at 108-A West Church Street, Quitman, MS, 601-562-6924.
“For God so loved the whole wide world/Sent His only Son to die for me/Arms spread wide for the whole wide world/His arms spread wide where mine should be/Jesus changed my destiny” (Red Letters by
The last week of August, the Grand Jury met to observe and indict various cases. Out of the indictments, two cases in particular stand out: Ashley Granger and Michael Warner St. Pierre.
Clarke County, its five municipalities and two school districts have set their tax levies and budgets for the next year.

Remona Cochran West

Remona Cochran West, 52, of Quitman, Mississippi, passed away on August 11, 2020, at Rush Hospital. 

She was born on October 21, 1967, to Louis and Carrie Mae (West) Cochran in Waynesboro, MS.

She was a member of Shubuta Baptist Church.

Notes from the Mayor 08/20/20

Starting out, I entered the employment field as a paper boy making $10.00 a week; other jobs included commissioned sales, managing a family retail business, retail trainee, marketing guru at that time for the world’s largest retailer, owning a company, and finally becoming ma

Patricia Majors

On Thursday August 20, 2020, Patricia Majors; loving wife, mother, and Nana lost her battle to pancreatic cancer at her sons’ home in Columbus, MS. with her family by her side.

Alton Roy Rodgers

Alton Roy Rodgers, 72, of Quitman, Mississippi, passed away on August 21, 2020, at his residence.

He was born on March 29, 1948, to Eddie Lee and Vera Cora (Fleming) Rodgers in Clarke County, MS.



Guilliam Rex Graham, 85, of Quitman, Mississippi, passed away on September 23, 2020, at Anderson's... READ MORE