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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.

Aim for Change gains new agents

Alexis H. Hamilton and Marven Cantave joined the MSU Extension Service as agents with the Aim for Change program. Aim for Change is a five-year, $5.5 million grant program targeting the reduction of obesity and related diseases through policy, systems and environmental interventions.

Leland receives grant for new fire truck



The City of Leland will soon boast a brand new fire truck thanks to a recent federal grant they obtained.

Just last week, Mississippi Senators Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde-Smith announced 11 cities across the state were awarded money for community projects through a United States Department of Agriculture totaling $409,700.


Weddings & Engagements

Mr. and Mrs. Jim Cowart, of Tylertown, and Mr. Billy Clifton, of Richton, announce the marriage of... READ MORE