The state of Mississippi is taking notice of the collection of athletic talent in Marion County. Nine players from the four area schools will be competing at various events that are sure to be littered with the eyes of college scouts.
(This week The Columbian-Progress spotlights Army National Guard Sgt. Demarcus Keaton.)
Q: When and where were you born?
A: I was born in Cleveland, Miss., Aug. 21, 1987.
Q: Where did you attend school?
Zodiac Parachute & Protection America, which was formerly known as Pioneer Aerospace and was recently purchased by Safran in 2018, has been operating in Columbia for more than 50 years and plans to remain for generations to come.
The business mainly operates on government contracts despite starting as a company to build uniforms.
Some Louisiana lawmakers shook up the establishment this week, and there really isn’t a more encouraging sign. This isn’t about the law itself but rather their willingness to go against their party’s national stance and not back down when criticized.
12u Tournament & Season 1st Place
Amber’s Angels includes, front row, from left, Grace Johnson, Alana Holmes, Baylee Parrett and Haley Brown; back row, coach Kelly Johnson, Renee Hibley, Jordin Ratliff, Sydney Rowell, Briley Sullivan and coach Traci Sullivan. Not pictured are Jakira Brown and Ciara Conerly.