On the corner lot on Juniper Drive in Columbia sits the home of Rosalind and John Mikell, which also happens to be the September Yard of the Month.
The house is covered in shade from the two white oak trees that the Mikells planted in 1979. The front porch is beautifully decorated with inviting furniture, potted plants and a swing.
Monday, Aug. 26
Medical, 419 Jones Lane, 7:06 a.m., Columbia responded.
Medical, 917 Gill St., 5:12 p.m., Columbia responded.
Medical, 357 Friendship Church Road, 5:42 p.m., Tri-Community responded.
Medical, 203 Arthur B. Johnson Lane, 9:02 p.m., South Marion responded.
The U.S. Department of Transportation is allocating $6.6 million to the Mississippi Department of Transportation replace eight bridges in Southwest Mississippi, including in Marion County.
U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao announced the grants Aug. 29 during remarks at the Coastal Region Transportation Summit in Biloxi.
The following land transactions were filed in Marion County Chancery Court during the weeks ending Aug. 16 and Aug. 23:
Monday, Aug. 12
l Christine Mosley, Dorothy Boutte’ and Bettye R. Tyler to Samuel R. Abram Jr.
l Marcus C. Grinstead to Michele Grinstead
65 years ago, Sept. 2, 1954
“A record-breaking enrollment in Columbia City Schools was announced this week by Superintendent S.F. Smith. … A total of 1,490 students have registered to attend classes here in the first through 12th grades.”