Columbia came into Thursday night’s road matchup with West Marion aiming to accomplish three things: beat the Trojans for the first time since 2013, claim its first Marion County Football Championship since 2008 and remain undefeated in district...
Now that the district volleyball slate is completed and the playoff spots have been gobbled up, it’s time for East Marion to focus on how to get past the second round of the playoffs, while Columbia and West Marion continue to build for the future.
The following marriage license applications were received by the Marion County Circuit Clerk’s Office during the week of Sept. 24:
• Jonathan Dewayne Deakle of Columbia and Jane Lee Ward of Columbia.
• Ethan Leon Broom of Columbia and Summer Chi Powell of Columbia.
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.
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.
Tuesday, Sept. 25
A Marion County man convicted of manslaughter in the shooting death of his brother is continuing to fight for a new trial because of new evidence that the gun used could fire without the trigger being pulled.
An afternoon of food and fun is planned before the Oct. 5 Columbia High School football game against Tylertown.
There is a strange, circuitous route to the subject of this column each week. Sometimes the subject is the result of my insatiable curiosity about all things food. More likely, the subject just pops up. The latter is the source of this week's writing.