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Eighteen years ago nearly to the day, 7-0 West Marion hosted 7-0 Columbia and beat the Wildcats 12-7 on a Thursday night.
Undefeated Magee arrived in Foxworth Friday night with an explosive offense averaging close to 50 points per game, but West Marion’s smothering defense shut the other Trojans down to lead West to
A year ago the Columbia Wildcats announced themselves as contenders to the rest of Class 3A by knocking off Jeff Davis County in the regular season only to lose to the Jaguars when it mattered mos
The fields at Columbia and West Marion have been on fire and not just with football.
Editor’s Note: This is the second of a six-part series leading up to Veterans Day honoring veterans of each American war from World War II through the ongoing War on Terror.

Police hold DUI push

By SUSAN AMUNDSON,

The Columbia Police Department is reminding folks to “drive sober or get pulled over” this holiday weekend.

During the Labor Day Weekend the CPD is teaming up with the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in an effort to combat drunk driving and save lives.






High expectation for West band

By SUSAN AMUNDSON,

West Marion Band Director Ryan Pippin is leading the 2019-2020 marching band into exile.

“Exile” is the name of the program the band is performing this year. Music will include creation music excerpts from the Rites of Spring and a couple of songs from Coldplay. It is loosely based on the story of Adam and Eve.


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Obituaries

Harry Taylor Sr. 77, Columbia

Sports

Eighteen years ago nearly to the day, 7-0 West Marion hosted 7-0 Columbia and beat the Wildcats 12... READ MORE

Social

Columbia Presbyterian Preschool Speech Clinic, Oct. 17

Opinion:

Last week presented a fun opportunity for the newspaper to host a reporting trip of students from... READ MORE

Public Notices

Editor’s Note: Columbia and Marion County fire departments responded to the following calls from... READ MORE