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Since opening in September 2011, Marion Finance Company has steadily grown into one of the leading loan companies in Marion County.

Veterans from across the region will receive much needed help thanks to the efforts of the annual Veterans Picnic in Columbia.

The former president of the Mt. Gilead/Improve Water Association was arrested and charged with embezzlement of more than $100,000.

After nearly a quarter of a century as Marion County Chancery Clerk, Cass Barnes has decided not to seek reelection this year.

(This week The Columbian-Progress spotlights Life Church of God Pastor Oved Dunaway.)

 

Q: When and where were you born?

A: I was born in Columbia Oct. 2, 1974.

 

All three Marion County public schools began district play this week, while Columbia Academy doesn’t start until Jan. 22.









Pre-K results exceed forecasts

By MARK ROGERS,

Results are in from initial testing of students in Columbia Primary School’s new pre-K program, and officials are encouraged.

The 4-year-olds are already close to what the state expects them to know at the end of the year, Columbia Primary School Principal Heather Singley reported to the school board Tuesday night.



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Obituaries

Danny Harold Gore

61, Columbia


Sports

All three Marion County public schools began district play this week, while Columbia Academy... READ MORE


Opinion:

This is the big one, the year so many election positions are on the ballot that it’s hard to... READ MORE


Social

Archie and Barbara Herrin were married on Dec. 30, 1968, in Ft. Worth, Texas. Together they... READ MORE


Public Notices

The following land transactions were listed as completed in the Marion County Chancery... READ MORE