Sheena Renee Comfort Miles, 60, of Morton, passed away Friday, May 1, at the University of Mississippi Medical Center following a courageous battle against COVID-19.
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Your Senate returned from recess last 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.
Like many folks, wife Danny and I didn’t do much “getting out” before the pandemic put a basic stop to any “getting out.” These days, though, being told that we can’t go to favorite restaurants, and knowing that we may never be able to go to some establishments that don’t survive the quarantine, makes us feel like we used to “go” a whole lot.
Announcements: Mayors Prayer Breakfast and Morton Day in the Park might be rescheduled at a later date, but were cancelled due to the Covid-19 virus threat.
We Care Mission Food Distribution in May will be held on Friday, May 8 and Friday, May 22 at Morton United Methodist Church, 29 Church Street, beginning about 10 a.m. to 12 noon.
Announcements: The Morton Vocational/Bettye Mae Jack School Reunion that was planned for July 9-11 of 2020 has been cancelled due to COVID-19.
The Scott County Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony has been rescheduled for July 25, 2020.
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I hope those who have received their stimulus checks are enjoying them. You have made good choices on how to spend this money. I read that if your income tax check was mailed, you would not get your stimulus check until May.
We’re in this together