POPLARVILLE — About 950 students received diplomas or certificates from Pearl River Community College in 2017-18.
Students who completed their studies in the summer and fall 2017 and the spring 2018 semesters were eligible to participate in graduation on Friday, May 11 at White Coliseum.
The Marion County graduates were:
Hinds County’s most productive circuit court judge could soon get a promotion.
Jeff Weill has announced plans to run for the Mississippi Court of Appeals.
Weill, who has served eight years on the bench, will be running for the court’s fourth district, second position, which includes Marion County.
Trooper First Class Craig James of Sandy Hook was selected by his peers as the 2017 Trooper of the Year for Mississippi Highway Patrol Troop M based in Brookhaven. James is the son of Randy and Diane James of Franklinton, La., and the son- in-law of Kevin and Karen Breland of Sandy Hook.
The Columbia-Marion County Public Library partnered with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints — utilizing the church's free data base, FamilySearch.org — to host a family history event last Saturday.