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The Columbia Wildcats dominated in the second round of the Class 3A playoffs Friday night in a start-to-finish 25-7 blowout of Velma Jackson on their home field.
For as great as West Marion’s defense has been all year, the Trojans’ stingy unit turned in their best performance of the year at Yazoo County Friday night to advance to the third round of the pla
Fred Cooper of Columbia looks at the Wall that Heals Thursday at Bluff Street Park. The replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial has drawn large crowds and remains on display through 2 p.m. Sunday.
Tears slowly ran down the cheeks of Vietnam veteran Wayne Laird as he stood still Thursday and saw, for the first time, the Wall that Heals.
Columbia, East Marion and West Marion all advanced to the second round of the playoffs tonight with blowout home victories, while Columbia Academy was eliminated on the road in a close second-roun
Despite missing her entire junior season, West Marion senior Hannah Miller signed to play softball at Pearl River Community College Friday morning.
Fred Cooper of Columbia looks at the Wall that Heals Thursday at Bluff Street Park. The replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial has drawn large crowds and remains on display through 2 p.m. Sunday.

Saving their best for last

By JOSHUA CAMPBELL,

There’s only one week left in the season, but the West Marion Trojans are playing their best volleyball of the year.

The Trojans (11-12, 7-4) have continued to play dominant volleyball since beating Seminary Sept. 23, which head coach Todd Pittman said was the best they’ve played all year, and have now won four straight.






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Fire Report: October 3, 2019

By STAFF,

Monday, Sept. 23

Medical, Ford St./Garden Ave., 3:54 p.m., Columbia responded.

Grass/woods fire, Mississippi 13 N., 5:43 p.m., Tri-Community responded.

Medical, 425 Old Mississippi 13 N., 9:21 p.m., Tri-Community responded.

Medical, 1420 Ridgewood Drive, 11:50 p.m., Columbia responded.


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