With how dominant the Columbia Wildcats have been all season long, it seemed like it would take a perfect storm for them to be tamed and fail to win the Class 3A state championship. And that’s exactly what occurred Friday night in Columbia’s 27-7 loss to Jeff Davis County.
JACKSON — South Mississippi is under attack from one of the top 10 most invasive weeds in the world. It can be spread vegetatively or by the wind. It is not suitable as forage for livestock or for erosion control.
Marion County Sheriff’s Office Chief Investigator Jamie Singley accepts a teddy bear as a donation during a Toy Drive outside of Walmart on Saturday. The sheriff’s office is collecting toys until Dec. 13 to deliver to the children at the Blair Batson Children’s Hospital in Jackson.
JACKSON — Republican Gov.-elect Tate Reeves fired a warning shot to legislative Republicans on Tuesday morning who have expressed interest in increasing the state’s fuel tax and expanding Medicaid.
A third generation newspaperman and the CEO of the state’s largest newspaper group will be roasted this winter by the Mississippi Press Association to benefit its education foundation.
Coffee with a Cop
The Columbia Police Department will hold Coffee with a Cop on Thursday, Dec. 5 from 7 a.m. until 8 a.m. at Ward’s restaurant.
Woodmen of the World Christmas Supper, Dec. 7
Lockett Williams Mortuary has been entrusted with the services for Mr. Elisha Watts, 64, of Gautier, who died on Monday, Nov. 25, 2019.
David Lavon Stringer