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The Columbia Academy Cougars are Class 3A state champions after controlling the action from start to finish against Carroll Academy in the title game at Canton Academy to win 53-37 Saturday night.
The American Red Cross has set up a shelter at New Life Church on Eagle Day Avenue for people whose homes have been affected by the rising flood waters. At 1:15 p.m.
With a trip to the MAIS overall tournament on the line Saturday at Canton Academy, the Columbia Academy Lady Cougars had their season come to an end at the hands of Bowling Green in the Class 3A c
With a 29-point win in the Class 3A state quarterfinals Wednesday, the Cougars are one win away from reaching the state championship.
Despite being the less talked about team on their own campus, the Lady Cougars are one game away from the Class 3A state championship final.

Community Calendar: Feb. 8, 2020

Junior Auxiliary of Columbia Charity Ball, Feb. 8

Junior Auxiliary of Columbia will hold its Charity Ball from 8 p.m. until midnight on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020, at Columbia’s Armory on U.S. 98 E. Roaring ‘20s attire encouraged. For tickets, contact any JA member or Kayla Thomas at Cook & Fortenberry.

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.