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Bail was denied Friday afternoon for a Morgantown man who allegedly killed his father late Thursday evening.
A Morgantown man is behind bars after allegedly killing his father late Thursday night. Samuel Dathan Peak, 32, of Morgantown is currently awaiting his bond hearing.
Fire departments throughout Marion County are giving out masks for citizens to combat the coronavirus pandemic. They gave out masks Tuesday and Thursday and will again Saturday.
Aria Blackard received the Girl Scout Silver Award for creating a butterfly garden at Columbia Elementary School. She began working on her project in June 2018 and completed it in September 2019.
Bill Harris, commander of Columbia’s American Legion Post 90, speaks during a Memorial Day program Monday at the Marion County Courthouse.

Columbian graduates from School of Arts

BROOKHAVEN — The Mississippi School of the Arts is proud to honor graduating senior Christian McCance of Columbia.

He studied in the vocal music program at the residential, public high school in Brookhaven and was a Mississippi Scholar. McCance will attend Mississippi State University in the fall, where he plans to major in nursing.


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