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Decatur Women’s Progressive Club recently held the May meeting. Executive officers for 2020-2022 were installed by incoming MFWC State President Sherri Reid using Zoom and phone calls.
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New mobile testing site set for Monday in Conehatta


University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson has set up a new mobile testing site in Newton County in Conehatta for Monday afternoon.

The site will be at the Facility Building, 177 Choctaw Circle, Conehatta. The clinic will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Monday, May 11. Only those with appointments will be tested.