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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.

Flossie Jean Dearman

Flossie Jean Dearman, 92, of Quitman, Mississippi, passed away on July 30, 2020, at her residence.  

She was born on January 5, 1928, to Frank and Rosie (Hamburg) Reese in Clarke County, MS. 

Barbara Walker Duke

Barbara Walker Duke, 74, of Jackson, Mississippi, passed away on July 21, 2020, at Baptist Hospital in Jackson, MS. She was born on September 10, 1945, to Horace and Lorene (Lovett) Walker in Stratford, TX. She attended Faith Assembly of God in Quitman, MS.

Billy Ray Evans

Billy Ray Evans, 85, of Quitman, Mississippi, passed away on July 25, 2020, at his residence. He was born on September 9, 1934, to Ed and Lallie (Jones) Evans in Clarke County, MS.

Leonard Gene Dearman, Sr.

Leonard Gene Dearman, Sr., 86, of Energy, Mississippi, passed away on July 23, 2020, at Lakeside Living Center.  He was born on February 11, 1934, to Clarence and Maude (Boles) Dearman in Energy, MS. He was a veteran of the U. S.

Paul Rowell

Paul Rowell, 79, of Vossburg, Mississippi, passed away on July 14, 2020, at Anderson's Hospital. He was born on October 30, 1940, to Chester and Mildred (Harper) Rowell in Clarke County, MS. He was a lifetime member of Beaverdam Volunteer Fire Department.



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