A citizen and a supervisor exchanged a brief set of words Monday at the Marion County Board of Supervisors meeting over a potential raise for supervisors.
Betty Oglesbee asked when the raises for the supervisors were coming up for discussion, and Board Attorney Drew Foxworth told her it can be discussed in January.
With the Christmas celebration to begin this week, curiosity mixed with fascination has been aroused in the citizens of Marion County over a most unusual site in this part of the country — an outdoor ice skating rink.
A Prentiss woman has been ordered to pay restitution plus damages of more than $36,000 after pleading guilty to Medicaid fraud but will avoid jail time.
Arshae Hawthorne, 46, admitted to filing two false claims between January 2015 and June 2015, according to documents filed in Marion County Circuit Court.
Because so much of retail spending occurs during the Christmas shopping season, this is the time to remind people to try to do as much of their holiday gift buying as they can with their hometown merchants.
Honduran authorities say a television journalist was shot to death last week shortly after leaving his station. Security spokesman Jair Meza Barahona says that José Arita was killed after leaving Channel 12 in the north coast city of Puerto Cortes.