Today's Top Stories
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.
A grand jury has indicted a 19-year-old Kokomo man for allegedly burning a man by throwing gasoline on him and igniting him using a cigarette lighter.
Preston A. Fortenberry is charged with aggravated assault – extreme indifference. If found guilty, he faces one to 20 years in prison.
Editor’s Note: The following people were booked into the Marion County Jail by local law enforcement agencies from June 3 to June 9. 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.
Monday, June 3