East Marion superstar big man John Rawls elected to forego opportunities to play Division I basketball next season and instead will take his talents to Ellisville to play at Jones County Junior...
Columbia officials are planning to begin using a pothole patching machine again that has been sitting idle in the city barn.
Alderman Jason Stringer said during Tuesday’s meeting that the machine is collecting cobwebs now and encouraged trying to see how it works.
The following land transactions were filed in Marion County Chancery Court during the week ending April 12:
Monday, April 8
• Patrick Jeremy Thornhill to Leslie Gail Thornhill
• Ditech Financial LLC to Chamber R. Pitre and Crystal Leann Pitre
Got fire ants and slugs? I have found ways to handle them both, with a little attitude adjustment.
Editor’s Note: The following people were booked into the Marion County Jail by local law enforcement agencies from April 8 to April 14. The Columbian-Progress will correct any errors. Call Editor Charlie Smith at (601) 736-2611 to request a correction.
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, April 8
A property owner in northeast Marion County reported she saw a relative coming out of a trailer on her property just before a blaze burned it down Tuesday morning.
Arson investigators were set to come to the scene at 137 Russell Lane Wednesday. It has a Sumrall address but is in the Christian Union community in Marion County.
The State Auditor’s Office has arrested a Foxworth woman and charged her with allegedly embezzling money from the Oloh Fire Protection District.
Jessica Delancey, 34, allegedly wrote checks to herself for $68,719 more than she was owed from February 2013 to July 2018, according to the auditor’s office.
The following land transactions were filed in Marion County Chancery Court during the two weeks ending April 5:
Monday, March 25
• Jewell Wesley Hunt, Jonathan Martin and Joshua Adam Martin to Joshua A. Martin and Mallary Martin
• Maymon Baxter Jr. to Shelia Aikens
I just started my summer garden by tucking some basil into what is literally the fastest garden on earth.
Some thirty-odd years ago, in response to someone moaning about not being able to garden, I tasked myself with developing the simplest garden ever. Needed to be inexpensive, alluring, edible, and low maintenance.