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 “Do you need masks?”  This was the question Lea Margaret Hamilton asked her friend, Amy Walker, two weeks ago.  Walker, the chief nursing officer at the Delta Regional Community Center, replied, “Yes, and quickly.” 
One by one, worshippers from South Main Church of Christ lined up their vehicles in the church parking lot Thursday to celebrate the 100th birthday of Lizzie Mae Baugh. 
Click here to read today's update from Washington County officials concerning the COVID-19 virus.
Click here to read the latest update from Washington County officials. 
JACKSON — Today, Governor Tate Reeves signed a new executive order establishing a statewide shelter-in-place for Mississippi to slow the spread of COVID-19 and protect the health of all who call our state home.


Precious Preemies Hit the Runway Fashion Show takes place Saturday

By KELLY BENFORD SPECIAL TO DD-T,

Local residents will have the opportunity to watch children strut their stuff for a worthy cause.

My Preemie & Me organization is hosting their first ever Precious Preemies Hit the Runway Fashion Show from 3-5 p.m. this Saturday at the TESC Buiding, 745 Main St. The commentator for this event will be Shequeta Wells-Murphy. 







Washington County, statewide results are in, absentee ballots still being tallied

By STAFF REPORT,

Incumbents held on to each of their seats except in the District 4 supervisor vote won by Mala Brooks by a mere 13 votes over incumbent Jesse Amos. The more than 700 absentee ballots have yet to be counted in any races as of press time.

Of the 32,026 registered voters in Washington County, 11001 cast ballots in the Tuesday election.



Reeves wins governor's race

10:31 p.m.

Republicans are keeping their hold on the governorship in Mississippi, despite facing the best-funded Democrat in more than a decade.

Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves on Tuesday defeated Democratic Attorney General Jim Hood and two candidates who ran low-budget campaigns.


Statewide Results

As of 9:50 pm

Governor

1,175 of 1,768 precincts - 66 percent

Tate Reeves, GOP 277,292 - 53 percent

Jim Hood, Dem 238,740 - 46 percent

David Singletary, Ind 5,127 - 1 percent

Bob Hickingbottom, CST 1,479 - 0 percent

Lieutenant Governor

1,153 of 1,768 precincts - 65 percent





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