Ronnie Bracey loves animals. He spends a lot of time tending to his cattle surrounded by the idyllic Marion County countryside. Bracey was enjoying a day like that when he was kicked by a bull in the abdomen.
Monday, Sept. 23
Medical, Ford St./Garden Ave., 3:54 p.m., Columbia responded.
Grass/woods fire, Mississippi 13 N., 5:43 p.m., Tri-Community responded.
Medical, 425 Old Mississippi 13 N., 9:21 p.m., Tri-Community responded.
Medical, 1420 Ridgewood Drive, 11:50 p.m., Columbia responded.
Marion County’s unemployment rate dropped to 5.5 percent in August from 6.2 percent in July, although there were actually less employed people in the county in August.
That’s because the labor force fell from 10,330 in July to 10,060 in August, according to numbers the Mississippi Department of Employment Security released this week.