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.
Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Pace Sr. of Foxworth proudly announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their son, Jerry Pace Jr. of Foxworth, to Lila Ard of Tylertown, the daughter of Robert and Jessica Ard of Tylertown.
The groom is the grandson of the late Rose Courtney and the late Fred and Mattie Pace.
Next week the Columbia Board of Aldermen will consider lease options for a potential landfill site and revising rental rates at the Expo Center, among other matters.
The Board meets in regular session at 4 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall. During its previous meeting, Nov. 21, several items were delayed for further talks.
Hunting weapons and ammunition fell out of a SUV into a busy intersection, causing a scramble as drivers of other cars stopped to grab them. A handgun was left on a toilet paper holder in a store bathroom. And then there were the more commonplace thefts of firearms from cars.
Offering more Advanced Placement and dual credit college classes helped the Marion County School District jump from a C to a B in state ratings.
The district’s overall score jumped five points from 590 to 595 on a 1,000-point scale and much of that increase came from students’ participation and performance in those courses.
A Columbia man was arrested Monday afternoon and faces several charges in connection with alleged drug sales in the city.
The Columbia Police Department arrested Martel Porter, 34, at his residence on Barnes Street on the city’s northwest side.