A hearing about Columbia’s annexation plan has been scheduled for 9 a.m. Jan. 22 at the Marion County Courthouse.
Anyone objecting to the proposal will be given opportunity to voice protests before Chancellor Deborah Gambrell, who is presiding over the case.
An 82-year-old man is suing Columbia after he allegedly broke his ankle by stepping into a grass-covered pothole on a city street.
Marcell Foxworth, 56 Less Hammond Road, Tylertown, is seeking $50,000, according to court documents. He filed the lawsuit Oct. 15 in Marion County Circuit Court.
The following marriage licenses were filed in Marion County Circuit Court during October:
William Joshua Bennett of Perkinston and Kaitlynn Danielle Clark of Columbia
Luke Ethan Coleman of Oakvale and Heather Samantha Howard of Oakvale
Lee H. Fedric, chief executive officer of Citizens Bank in Columbia, announced that Barrett Cooper has been promoted to mortgage loan originator. Cooper will be located at the Citizens Bank Mortgage Center in Columbia, where she has worked since joining the Bank seven years ago.
A Marion County grand jury has indicted a 14-year-old as an adult on a sexual battery charge.
According to the indictment that was handed down Oct. 15, Isaiah Henderson of Sumrall is charged with sexual battery of a 21-month-old while he was 13.
Editor’s Note: The following people were booked into the Marion County Jail from Oct. 29 to Nov. 4. The C-P will correct any errors. Call Editor Charlie Smith at 736-2611 for corrections.
Alicia Nicole Bazor, 32, Bogalusa, La., arrested by MCSO, charged with felony possession of controlled substance.
Milton “Mac” McCrory
Editor’s Note: This is the fourth of a six-part series leading up to Veterans Day honoring veterans of each American war from World War II through the ongoing War on Terror.
While the Gulf War was going on in Iraq, Marine Sgt. Tim Thornburgh, 58, of Columbia was providing support in Saudi Arabia.