The Columbia school board meeting started off with a special visit from the Columbia Primary School Treblemakers.
Second graders under the direction of Sherri Turnage performed the National Anthem to open the meeting Oct. 10.
A longtime forestry official from Columbia recently received the Mississippi Forestry Association’s highest honor.
Dana Little was given the Meritorious Service to Forestry Award during the association’s annual meeting in Jackson.
Columbia Academy hosted its annual Caleb Coleman Invitational Wednesday and had hundreds of runners participating at the Columbia Water Park despite heavy rains Tuesday and early Wednesday.
The event began in 2009 but was renamed in 2012 to honor Coleman, a CA cross country runner who died in a car accident.
The clash of the unbeatens Thursday night between Columbia (8-0, 3-0) and West Marion (8-1, 2-1) was decided by the legs of Ole Miss commit and Wildcats running back Kentrel Bullock as he guided Columbia to a 33-14 home victory with four rushing touchdowns.
The seventh annual Veterans Picnic at the Columbia Water Park is coming up Nov. 16.
Editor’s Note: The following people were booked into the Marion County Jail from Oct. 7 to Oct. 13. The C-P will correct any errors. Call Editor Charlie Smith at 736-2611 for corrections.
Ramsey G. Brumfield, 37, Tylertown, arrested by CPD, charged with embezzlement.