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The 54th annual Heritage Festival is coming up Oct. 5 at City Park and will once again include a wide variety of vendors and entertainment.
The owners of a Kokomo horse farm are celebrating an international win.
For nearly 25 years, Mack’s Heating & Air has been keeping Marion County cool during the grueling and long Mississippi summers and warm throughout the winter.
(This week The Columbian-Progress spotlights Woodlawn Church youth pastor Justin Johns.) Q: When and where were you born? A: I was born in St. Louis, Mo., April 7, 1988.






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Person of interest in custody

By MARK ROGERS,

A person of interest in a suspicious death investigation from Friday night in Kokomo was taken into custody without incident Sunday morning.
Shortly before 9, Marion and Wathall County deputies responded to a tip in Wathall County on Henry Smith Road where Ronnie Smith was located and taken into custody. The investigation is ongoing.


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Rev. William “Billy” Warren 75, Foxworth

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Next up for West Marion is Forrest County AHS (1-2), who is coming off a 17-14 loss to Bay High... READ MORE

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Church on the Rock Family and Friends Day, Sept. 15

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The Mississippi Legislature has made it a priority to scale down the number of school districts in... READ MORE

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The following entities incorporated in August in Marion County, according to records filed with... READ MORE