Here is Henry Danton, knocking on doors during the London blackouts of World War II, asking for lodging while on tour. And he’s inside the Royal Opera House in 1946, soaring through the air during the premiere of what continues to be considered one of the great classical ballets in British history.
National Library Week is coming up in April, but the Columbia-Marion County Library is going even beyond that and making it a month-long celebration. That makes it an ideal time to look at an organization where more than 41,000 walked through its doors in the past year.
So far in 2019, the Jimmy Clyde Sportsplex in Magee has hosted youth baseball and softball tournaments with 61 teams, 49 teams, 27 teams, 10 teams and 13 teams. More are scheduled for three of the next four weekends.
When he was a junior at the University of Southern Mississippi, Anthony Payton created a binder labeled “Champion’s Way.” Contained within it were the exercise physiology major’s dreams for his own gym and the healthy lifestyle he wants to promote.