At a press conference Wednesday afternoon, Gov. Tate Reeves informed the public that a decision on the remainder of the school year would be announced no later than Tuesday.
“I know parents would like to plan and have not been able to,” Reeves said.
While the coronavirus pandemic has impacted the grandest of plans and ruined many birthday celebrations, one Columbia youngster got the joy of celebrating a modified party last week.
Davis Rayborn, son of Jay and Emily Rayborn, celebrated his fifth birthday last Tuesday at home in Columbia with his family.
MCHS Class of 1969 Scholarship
MCHS Class of 1969 is now accepting applications for its annual scholarship to a Columbia High School 2nd semester freshman.
For applications, please contact Charles Lampton (601) 307-9873 or Lorenza Williams (601) 688-3332.
Etoile C. Lowe
Memorial services will be held at a later date for Etoile C. Lowe, 92, of Foxworth, who died on Thursday, March 26, 2020, at his residence.
As a longtime resident of Marion County, he served our nation faithfully in the United States Army National Guard.
James Rodney Berry Jr.
Visitation was held from 1 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 4, 2020, at the Riemann Family Funeral Home in Gulfport for James Rodney Berry Jr., 89, of Gulfport, who died on Tuesday, March 31.
When Philip Gunn explained his support for Gov. Tate Reeves’ decision to implement a statewide shelter-in-place order for Mississippi, the speaker of the House said something curious.
STARKVILLE — One of the real casualties of the COVID-19 pandemic has been our abilities to properly honor the lives of our friends and loved ones. Funerals are indeed on the list of activities limited by social distancing requirements and the rule of 10.