Marion County lags behind both the state and national levels in 2020 census response as we head into June.
The county’s response rate is at just 53.4%, and only 20.2% of those filled out the census online. The county’s 2010 census had a response rate of 58.4%.
MCHS Class of 1969 Scholarship
MCHS Class of 1969 is now accepting applications for its annual scholarship to a Columbia High School 2nd semester freshman.
For applications, please contact Charles Lampton (601) 307-9873 or Lorenza Williams (601) 688-3332.
A private family service was held at 3 p.m. on Thursday, June 4, 2020, in Green Creek Baptist Church Cemetery for Schilean Smith, 76, of Columbia, who died on Tuesday, June 2 in Cleveland.
Hathorn Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Elder Mathew Graham
Dodie “Dora Ellen” Daughdrill
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, June 11, 2020, in Colonial Funeral Home Chapel for Dodie “Dora Ellen” Daughdrill, 76, of Columbia, who died on Monday, March 9 to spend eternity with the Lord.
65 years ago, June 9, 1955