Today's Top Stories

The 54th annual Heritage Festival is coming up Oct. 5 at City Park and will once again include a wide variety of vendors and entertainment.
The owners of a Kokomo horse farm are celebrating an international win.
For nearly 25 years, Mack’s Heating & Air has been keeping Marion County cool during the grueling and long Mississippi summers and warm throughout the winter.
(This week The Columbian-Progress spotlights Woodlawn Church youth pastor Justin Johns.) Q: When and where were you born? A: I was born in St. Louis, Mo., April 7, 1988.

Weary of potholes

By SUSAN AMUNDSON,

Resident petitions about road conditions; county points to tight budgets

A citizen presented petitions for better roads to the Marion County Board of Supervisors at its meeting Monday, but supervisors said they are doing all they can with the resources at hand.






County school board hires 4

By SUSAN AMUNDSON,

Business was short and sweet Tuesday night at the Marion County school board meeting.

The budget for the school year was approved. The advertised amount of the district’s annual budget was $23.4 million.

In other action the board approved the resignation of Topeneka Bridges as a bus driver.

It approved four new hires:


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Rev. William “Billy” Warren 75, Foxworth

Sports

Next up for West Marion is Forrest County AHS (1-2), who is coming off a 17-14 loss to Bay High... READ MORE

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Church on the Rock Family and Friends Day, Sept. 15

Opinion:

Wednesday morning I was proud to walk with my brothers and sisters in the police departments, fire... READ MORE

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The following entities incorporated in August in Marion County, according to records filed with... READ MORE