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A Friday morning domestic dispute ended with one person dead and another in jail.

With primary elections six weeks away, Mississippi’s three Republican candidates for governor came to Columbia this weekend to make their pitches to voters.

The Columbia 10u softball all-stars continued their dominance in Magee this past weekend and claimed the USSSA state title Sunday.

The Columbia 10u softball all-stars continued their dominance in Magee this past weekend and claimed the USSSA state title Sunday.

It took one more game than expected, but the Columbia 8u softball all-stars claimed a state title Sunday in the USSSA State Tournament in Magee.

The Columbia Animal Control and Rescue Center needs help.

Animal Shelter Coordinator Mallory Belk said Wednesday that it needs volunteers and donations most of all.

Jail Docket: June 27, 2019

By STAFF,

Editor’s Note: The following people were booked into the Marion County Jail by local law enforcement agencies from June 17 to June 23. The Columbian-Progress will correct any errors. Call Editor Charlie Smith at (601) 736-2611 to request a correction.



Fire Report: June 27, 2019

By STAFF,

Editor’s Note: Information printed in the “Fire Report” comes via the responding department(s). The Columbian-Progress will correct any errors. Call Editor Charlie Smith at (601) 736-2611 to request a correction or clarification.

Monday, June 17


Dreams taking off

By CHARLIE SMITH,

After 1st solo flight, Anthony preparing for career in aviation

Evan Anthony knew from the moment he rode on an airplane for the first time as a third grader that he wanted to be a pilot.

Now the 20-year-old from Darbun is well on his way to achieving that dream.




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