Quitman County Newswire

Quitman County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Quitman County, MS.

Results 1 - 14 of 14 in Quitman County, MS

  1. ObituariesRead the original story

    Friday Aug 18 | Panolian

    ... Daniel. Per Mr. Brown's request no funeral services will be held. Wells Funeral Home has charge. CROWDER-Quitman County Sheriff Deputy James E. "Jimmy" Clark, age 50, died early Sunday morning, August 13, 2017 due to a car accident while in the line ...

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  2. Two charged in death of man in CrenshawRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | Panolian

    ... Police Department and Panola County Drug Task Force were assisting in the investigation, Arnold also thanked Quitman County Sheriff Investigator Daryl Lindsey for that department's assistance. Turner has been released and bound over to Circuit Court ...

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  3. ObituariesRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2017 | Panolian

    Gene Buckner, age 80, passed away Friday, June 9, 2017 at Quitman County Health and Rehab. A memorial service celebrating Mr. Buckner's life will be held on Friday, June 16 at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Kimbro Funeral Home in Marks with the visitation beginning at 10 a.m. Interment will follow in Marks Cemetary.

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  4. BPD tickets four stores for beer sales to minorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | Panolian

    ... package." Aldermen approved McCloud's request to declare surplus a 2011 Ford Crown Victoria and sell it to Quitman County for $2,000. Aldermen also approved the police chief's request to purchase 10 new body armor vests to replace aging equipment. ...

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  5. Zuckerberg-Backed Data Trove Exposes the Injustices of Criminal JusticeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | Wired

    Amy Bach was researching her book about the US court system when she met a woman named Sharon in Quitman County, Mississippi. One July day in 2001, Sharon said, her boyfriend took her under a bridge and beat her senseless with a tire iron.

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  6. County close to contract with ambulance serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | Panolian

    ... suggested consideration of locating an ambulance nearer to Crenshaw where residents have to either depend on Quitman County or an ambulance to come from Sardis. Avant asked if ambulances could be sent to the Quitman County side of Crenshaw (part of ...

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  7. States push to keep people from buying junk food with food stampsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    At the food pantry she founded in poor, rural Quitman County, Mississippi, Angie Crawford spends her days teaching food stamp recipients how to shop, cook and eat healthy on a tight budget. Then, at the grocery store, she sees people using food stamps to buy junk food, like big bags of potato chips in bulk. 3 comments

  8. Acrow's Prefabricated Modular Steel Bridging Used on Mississippi DOT...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | Market Wire

    Acrow Bridge , a leading international bridge engineering and supply company, has announced that three of its modular steel bridges are being used during the replacement of existing structures in Mississippi's Panola and Quitman counties. The three 80'-long spans are installed on SR6 over Buck Bayou on the outskirts of the city of Marks, and on US Highway 55 over Bobo Bayou and Ashlog Bayou between Marks and Batesville.

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  9. Train derailment in Crenshaw spills carloads of soybeansRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2016 | Panolian

    Assessing the aftermath of an 18-railcar derailment last Friday in Crenshaw are Terry Bryant of Panola County Emergency Operations, State Trooper Shane Phelps, an unidentified railway official, and State Trooper Troy Moses. See story, page A2.

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  10. Sale of hospital means tax lossRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2016 | Panolian

    ... all want the hospital to be here," Flint stated while pointing toward the recent closing of the neighboring Quitman County Hospital in Marks. Panola County was paid $138,967.62 in taxes by Merit Health in January 2016 with Flint stating, "That's a ...

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  11. Husband charged with painting bad words on carRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2016 | Panolian

    ... no driver's license and no tag. He was given time served for the 22 days he served in jail and owes $212. Quitman County also has a hold on Gilliam for outstanding warrants. Wilburn Winters, 200 Park St., Batesville, entered a guilty plea to no ...

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  12. When Amtrak arrives, parking needs to be secureRead the original story

    Oct 11, 2016 | Panolian

    Residents of Quitman County were rightly proud at Friday's groundbreaking for an Amtrak stop that will finally bring passenger service back to northwest Mississippi. It takes inordinate patience, time and coordination for representatives of local economic development and government interests to get CN Railroad and Amtrak, plus federal and state officials to act in concert for a local project.

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  13. Velma Benson-Wilson continually urged supervisors, city to reach goal.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2016 | Panolian

    By John Howell Marks, Quitman County and friends opened a beautiful October festival weekend by breaking ground for its long-awaited Amtrak Station Friday. State and local government and economic development officials were met by a large crowd of people happy to see fruition of 21 years of on-and-off negotiations that finally led to the first step in the station's construction.

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  14. Amtrak station gets startRead the original story

    Oct 6, 2016 | Panolian

    ... appropriated through the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) with a 20 percent local match from Quitman County. The local match was secured by a grant from the Mississippi Development Authority. The groundbreaking ceremony for the new ...

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