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  1. Harper Says Program to Help Special Needs KidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Cong. Gregg Harper spent the day in Quitman to help those with intellectual disabilities. In its 4th year, the Clarke County 4-H Livestock show aims to give back to the community by holding an event for special needs kids.

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  2. Flooding Still Problem in Clarke CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Highway 512 near Highway 18 just outside of Quitman and County Road 320 south of Stonewall are still closed due to flooding.

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  3. Parts of Clarke County Dealing with Flooding ConcernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    In Clarke County, Highway 512 near Highway 18 just outside of Quitman and County Road 320 south of Stonewall have been closed Monday because of flooding in the roads. The water in the roads could also cause some more issues later in the week when the temperature gets way below freezing.

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  4. Candidate Qualifying Period Begins in MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    ... Lauderdale County Circuit Clerk. While Meridian was on the busy side with getting people qualified, down the road in Quitman the Clarke County courthouse had a quieter start to their morning even with having all the offices coming open in Clarke ...

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  5. Accident Injures TwoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 30 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Clarke County officials are on the scene of an accident at this hour where one person was rushed to the hospital, and another is being cut out of the vehicle. It happened around 3:00 at the intersection of Highway 45 and County Road 680 south of Quitman.

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  6. Deadline nears for C Spire's fiber optic Internet offerRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 28 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... neighborhoods sign up by Dec. 31. The company has begun 1 gigabit-per-second service in Ridgeland, Starkville and Quitman. It said Dec. 23 that Corinth has qualified. C Spire is charging existing customers from $70 a month for Internet only to $150 ...

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  7. Shooting Suspect Turns Himself InRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    ... street, and say there could have been even more than that fired. Herbert was transported from Watkins Hospital in Quitman to UMC in Jackson and is now in stable condition. Jemario turned himself in Thursday morning. "We talked with family members ...

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  8. Fire Destroys Home of 79-Year Old Clarke County WomanRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    An elderly Quitman woman and her family are safe, but she lost everything in a fire Thursday. Firefighters were not able to save the home of 79-year old Rosie Thornhill.

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  9. Four-star power forward becomes Mississippi State's second 2016 commitmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | MSNBC

    Just a couple days after announcing the signing of three players in the Class of 2015, Mississippi State head coach Rick Ray landed his second commitment in the Class of 2016. Four-star power forward Darius Hicks, a native of Quitman, Mississippi, made the decision to remain in his home state according to Courtney Cronin of the Clarion-Ledger .

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  10. Salvation Army's Angel Tree Program Kicks OffRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    ... supply specific toys and clothing for them. Angel trees are set up at Citizens National Bank offices in Meridian, Quitman, and Philadelphia, and at Bonita Lakes Mall, near the entrance to J.C. Penney. "The gifts that they are so generously giving ...

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  11. Angel Trees Highlight Community's NeedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    ... nd supply specific toys and clothing for them. Angel Trees are set up at Citizens National Bank offices in Meridian, Quitman, and Philadelphia, and at Bonita Lakes Mall, near the entrance to JC Penney.

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  12. Local Law Enforcement Consolidation?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    ... is to pool resources and consolidate some, if not all, law enforcement services. "Just recently the City of Quitman and Clarke County did an inter-local agreement to provide one investigative service unit," says Sollie. "We've been in contact with ...

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  13. C Spire flips the switch - 1 gig Internet speeds available in Quitman, Starkville, RidgelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Mississippi Business Journal

    Roger and Karen Kennedy, left, explain C Spire's Fiber to the Home to Quitman Mayor Eddie Fulton, Monday, Nov. 10, 2014.

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  14. C Spire activates South Montgomery 'fiberhood'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... crack at Fiber to the Home, and is only one of three with active users. C Spire previously turned on the service in Quitman and also recognized the same milestone Wednesday in Ridgeland. Company officials touted the year turnaround from announcement ...

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  15. C Spire Pushes 1 Gbps Fiber Further Into Mississippi -Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Broadbandreports

    ... Fiber, deployment is supposedly based on interest, and Ridgeland, Batesville, Clinton, Corinth, Horn Lake, McComb, Quitman, Ridgeland and Starkville Mississippi were first in line for deployment. The company has been fairly specific about build ...

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  16. C Spire Activates Historic Fiber to Home InitiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    ... Karen Kennedy, or Cricket as her friends know her, says the outpouring of support from C Spire has not only allowed Quitman to take a step towards being the nations most technologically advanced city, but that it shows the character of a company ...

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  17. Former Meridian Police Officer Loses Breast Cancer FightRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    A former Meridian police officer is being remembered tonight for her brave fight against breast cancer. Katherine Austin Allen, a Quitman native, and former Meridian Patrol and DARE officer, died Sunday in Gulfport.

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  18. Fourth neighborhood in Starkville qualifies for C Spirea s 1 Gdps serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Mississippi Business Journal

    ... The four areas in Starkville, along with five areas in the cities of Horn Lake, Ridgeland and the entire town of Quitman, will be the first in Mississippi with Internet access up to 100 times faster than national average broadband speeds, according ...

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  19. Quitman schools honor 5-year-old battling cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2014 | Greenwich Citizen

    ... up. Emma also has aggressive osteosarcoma, a form of bone cancer, and on Sept. 19, the teachers and students of the Quitman School District invited her into their schools for a day completely devoted to making her happy, the Arkansas ...

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  20. Quitman Upper Elementary Debuts Ben Carson Reading RoomRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    It's the first in the state of Mississippi and its home is Quitman Upper Elementary School. From fiber optics to now innovative reading, Quitman is leading the way when it comes to education.

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