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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.
I talked with this young wife and mother recently and realized I needed to interview her for this column.
Sixteen years ago I held her for the first time. 
Union’s Andy Ogletree is set up to play in his first professional golf tournament.
Newton County received a shipment of cloth masks from the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency to distribute to the community. Under executive order 1483, signed Tuesday by Gov.

Legislature, auditor work to give accountability to the people

By SEN. TYLER MCCAUGHN,

Your Senate returned from recess on Friday to take up concerns regarding federal COVID-19 emergency funding through the CARES Act.  Senate Bill 2772 was taken up by the House and was passed by a unanimous vote after an amendment was offered.  The bill was then returned to the Senate for concurrence which was approved by a near unanimous vote. 



MSU Extension partners to promote FARM Corps initiative

By ALLISON MATTHEWS MSU OFFICE OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS,

STARKVILLE—Mississippi State University Extension is helping U.S. Rep. Trent Kelly (R-Tupelo) and other partners in launching a new FARM Corps program to connect furloughed or unemployed veterans and members of the National Guard, Reserve and all service branches with local farm and ranch jobs.







Mississippi National Guard supports community with COVID-19 testing

By FROM STAFF REPORTS,

KEY FIELD AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Miss. - Approximately 25 members of the Mississippi National Guard’s (MSNG), 186th Air Refueling Wing (ARW) and the 47th Civil Support Team (CST) assisted with COVID-19 testing, April 1, 2020, in Meridian, Mississippi, at the Bonita Lakes Mall COVID-19 mobile testing facility.





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