Ask just about any Mississippian when does summer begin, and they will tell you when they can have a fresh home-grown tomato and enjoy a “mater” sandwich. There is just something about having a garden fresh tomato or any other vegetable or fruit for that matter.
Monday, May 18
Vehicle accident-property damage only, Mississippi 35 N./Williamsburg Road, 5:02 p.m., Tri-Community Volunteer Fire Department responded.
Medical, 220 Virginia Ave., 6:07 p.m., Columbia responded.
Fire alarm, 909 Bennett St., 11:24 p.m., Columbia responded.
Editor’s Note: The following people were booked into the Marion County Jail from May 18 to May 24. The C-P will correct any errors. Call Editor Charlie Smith at 736-2611 for corrections.
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.
Columbia Primary Online Roundup
This photo of the “Skeeterville School” was taken circa 1895 to 1900. The teacher, Catherine “Katie” Josephine Denson, is on the back row, third from the left. She holds what appears to be a long riding crop or whip in her right hand. Katie later married Albert Terry of the Terry’s Chapel area near Foxworth.