Today's Top Stories

More than 9,600 of America’s best and brightest high school students traveled to Maryland to Elevate Their Futures as they competed for the opportunity to win more than $175,000 in cash awards.

 A former Jones County Junior College softball standout is returning home.

Tori Dew, who played at JCJC in 2014-15, will be the new assistant softball coach at Jones.

The Mississippi Power office in Quitman will close effective October 8th but customers will still be able to pay their power bills in five authorized payment locations in Quitman.

Clarke County Emergency Management, along with the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) held a week long full scale active school shooter simulation last week at Quitman Junior High School.

Charles Helms, Billie Helms and Jim Stockman of Enterprise United Methodist Church sign the studs Saturday during the Great Cloud of Witnesses.

EMS cheer went to camp this summer and rocked the week.  But before camp the girls put in several hours of hard work and it paid off.

Arrest records

• Jonathan M. Ivey, 36, wm, arrested by MHP for DUI 1st and leaving scene of crash

• Demarcus Atterberry, 28, bm, arrested by CCSO to serve 90 days with MDOC

• Myer T. Kelly, 28, bm, arrested by CCSO for disorderly conduct

Arrest records

• Kortnei Mills, 29, bm, arrested by MHP for no driver’s license, speeding and DUI other

• Courtney Fuller, 23, wf, arrested by CCSO for domestic violence/simple assault

Legislative Review

The deadline for House committees to pass Senate bills occurred Tuesday. Any Senate bills that did not make it out of these committees died. Throughout the rest of the week, the House met to discuss these bills.