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With the Pearl River at 23.48 feet in Columbia as of 7:15 this morning, Mississippi 587 has been closed between Foxworth and Morgantown, according the Morgantown Fire Department.
One thing pitchers must be willing to do to reach the next level in their progression is evolve.
Members of the Marion County School Board were honored Feb. 13 in celebration of National School Board Member month.
All eyes this week are on the Pearl River as it continues to rise to levels not seen in nearly four decades following continual rains that have kept most of Mississippi soaked this winter.
Columbia and Marion County aren't expected to face the catastrophic flooding from the Pearl River that Jackson has experienced this past week, although officials are making preparations to face wh

TV host Grayson speaking at church

Emmanuel Baptist Church will have special guest Walt Grayson on Sunday at 11 a.m.

Grayson, the host of Mississippi Public Broadcasting’s Mississippi Roads will share some amazing stories from around the state along with his personal testimony. Grayson is a fifth-generation Mississippian, born and raised in Greenville.


Officer of Month recognized

At the city board meeting on Tuesday, a Certificate of Commendation was awarded to Officer Ronda Fuller, and the Officer of the Month distinction was awarded to Brandon Carney. Both played a role in an incident involving a Columbia High School special needs student.


Terry, Regan to wed

David and Nelda Terry of Bunker Hill announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Katie Leigh Terry of Bunker Hill, to Samuel Jared Regan of Foxworth, son of Gary and Melissa Regan of Foxworth.




Wreck claims 2 lives on 98

By SUSAN AMUNDSON,

Marion County is grieving the loss of what it feels like “one of its own” following a fatal accident that claimed the life of former Columbia resident Forrest Phillips and another man.

Phillips, 60, of Hattiesburg was killed in a head-on collision at 9:54 p.m. Tuesday in Walthall County near the Pike County line.





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