Murder suspect surrenders

By MARK ROGERS,

A man wanted in connection with a Forrest County homicide turned himself into the Marion County Sheriff’s Office Nov. 8.

Lee Glenn Thompson, 31, of Gulfport faces a first-degree murder charge in connection with the Nov. 2 death of Jacqueline Davis, 35, of Rawls Springs.



Homage paid to veterans

By MARK ROGERS,

Area veterans were honored Monday in Veterans Day ceremonies that included special acknowledgment of nearly two dozen World War II soldiers.

“These men and women represent the finest our country has ever produced, and we owe them a great debt of honor and gratitude,” Bill Harris, commander of Columbia’s American Legion Post 90, said.









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