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

• Jaquan Godette 20, bm, arrested by CCSO on a hold for burglary of a building

• Lisa Marie Townsend, 30, wf, arrested by CCSO for disturbance of the peace

• John Devin Meadows, 20, wm, arrested by CCSO for DUI 2nd offense

QwC honors seniors

The Quitman Woman’s Club honored the 2015 graduating honor seniors with a reception Thursday afternoon at the Quitman First United Methodist Church Parish Hall.

The 2015 honorees were:

Tajarian Arrington, Honor Student