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The few. The proud. The Marines.
F.L. “Pete” Robbins had the luxury of never even hearing a gunshot during his time in World War II, but his service was invaluable just the same.
Martha “Mott” Warren Bell joined the Navy to see the world: instead she saw Kingsville, Texas. Bell, 97, of Sandy Hook, enlisted in January 1942.

Land Transactions: March 14, 2020

The following land transactions were filed in Marion County Chancery Court during the week ending March 6:

Monday, March 2

Mississippi Department of Finance and Administration, acting on behalf of the Mississippi Department of Human Services, to Marion County Economic Development District

Opinion: Stay calm, be smart, carry on, trust the Lord


Being a rural state without a large metropolitan area has been a vexing problem for Mississippi, but in this latest world crisis, it is a boon.

No matter how hard we try to make life smooth, easy and predictable, that’s not the way it works on this planet. Adam ate the apple and we must wait our turn for paradise.