Today's Top Stories
The 2019-2020 junior varsity cheerleaders at Columbia Academy attended a NCA home camp on June 3, 4, and 5. At the end of camp, the girls were all awarded blue ribbons and a bid to attend Nationals in Dallas in January.
In error, Marion County Sheriff Berkley Hall’s report was not included in a story published Saturday about campaign finance documents. Hall, who turned his in by the June 10 deadline, reported receiving $1,200 during May for a total of $3,050 for the year.
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.
Monday, June 10
Editor’s Note: The following people were booked into the Marion County Jail by local law enforcement agencies from June 10 to June 16. The Columbian-Progress will correct any errors. Call Editor Charlie Smith at (601) 736-2611 to request a correction.
The following land transactions were filed in Marion County Chancery Court during the week ending June 7:
Monday, June 3
• Jane B. Barefoot, Trustee of Barefoot Living Trust, to William Chadwic Barefoot, Jason Troy Barefoot and Tracy Alexander Barefoot
Tuesday, June 4
Marion County Veterans Service Officer Dewey Blansett is offering tips to help make signing up for VA benefits easier for both the veterans and their spouses.
When it is time to apply for the benefits to speed up the process the VA will need to see:
Relatives of one of Marion County’s first settlers came from North Carolina, Kentucky and Florida as well as Mississippi Saturday to dedicate the recently re-discovered cemetery where he’s buried.