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, April 9
• Medical, 459 Riley Road, 6:02 p.m., Tri-Community responded.
Editor’s Note: The following people were booked into the Marion County Jail by local law enforcement agencies over the past week. The Columbian-Progress will correct any errors. Call Editor Charlie Smith at (601) 736-2611 to request a correction.
Federal regulations about shooting near airports and lead in the environment may delay construction of a firing range for the Marion County Sheriff’s Office.
The Federal Aviation Administration and Environmental Protection Agency both have rules that would affect a potential range, the Board of Supervisors learned this week.
Yesterday I bought some absolutely delicious strawberries. Besides just eating them straight from the plastic container, I began thinking of different combinations of strawberries — strawberries and ice cream, strawberries and pound cake, strawberries and cream. This recipe satisfies all those strawberry cravings.
When is a road not a road?
The Marion County Board of Supervisors is confronted with two questions over whether roads are private or public.
Marion County health stats
• Obesity rate, 32.3 percent (state rate is 35.1 percent)
• Physically inactive, 39.7 percent (34.8 percent statewide)
• Smokers, 25 percent (24.1 percent statewide)
Mississippi Department of Health, 2011 through 2015 self-reported statistics