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(This week The Columbian-Progress spotlights Tease Salon cosmetologist Courtney Crain.)

Q: When and where were you born?

Tina’s Garden Spot, located at 2007 U.S. 98 W. in Foxworth, has provided Marion County with the best and freshest produce for more than 30 years.

Jody Dyess, who leads Say Something Assembly, which aims to stop bullying and suicide in schools, spoke to the Kiwanis Club Wednesday about bringing the program to Marion County.

Campaign finance reports detailing spending and fundraising during May showed no major action in Marion County. The reports were due to the circuit clerk’s office Monday.

Following the second of three tries, 85.7 percent of third graders in the Marion County district have now passed the reading gate test.

POPLARVILLE — Pearl River fans have long known about Wiley Cleland’s abilities.

Court upholds parole ruling

By CHARLIE SMITH,

A state appeals court says a convicted murderer from Marion County is not entitled to a parole hearing every year.

The Mississippi Court of Appeals ruled on Herman Barnes’ case Tuesday. It said a 2014 law requiring annual parole review does not apply to people convicted before that law was passed.





Fire Calls: August 24, 2017

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, Aug. 14



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Eyes on the sky

By MARK ROGERS,

Marion County residents, students view eclipse

A bit of history was made Monday as the first total eclipse in decades took place and students across Columbia and Marion County had the chance to observe.


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