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Bail was denied Friday afternoon for a Morgantown man who allegedly killed his father late Thursday evening.
A Morgantown man is behind bars after allegedly killing his father late Thursday night. Samuel Dathan Peak, 32, of Morgantown is currently awaiting his bond hearing.
Fire departments throughout Marion County are giving out masks for citizens to combat the coronavirus pandemic. They gave out masks Tuesday and Thursday and will again Saturday.
Aria Blackard received the Girl Scout Silver Award for creating a butterfly garden at Columbia Elementary School. She began working on her project in June 2018 and completed it in September 2019.
Bill Harris, commander of Columbia’s American Legion Post 90, speaks during a Memorial Day program Monday at the Marion County Courthouse.

Irvin-Magee to wed


The Rev. and Mrs. Danny Irvin of Ackerman would like to announce the engagement of their daughter, Courtney Nicole, to Stuart Mikell Magee, son of Mr. and Mrs. Tim Magee of Columbia.

Art draws out Bible truths


Forensic science takes a narrative — a description of a suspect — and transforms it into an image — a sketch police can use to catch the bad guy.

In the same way, Chuck Terrell says, biblical forensics takes unseen truths from the Bible and turns them into images that people can easily understand.


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