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Martha “Mott” Warren Bell joined the Navy to see the world: instead she saw Kingsville, Texas. Bell, 97, of Sandy Hook, enlisted in January 1942.
The closest he’s ever come to dying, Henry O. Johnson says, was during a typhoon in Okinawa in 1945.
In a time where most people are staying home in an effort to flatten the curve of the coronavirus, some Marion County women are using their time to help Marion General Hospital.
Effective immediately, visitors to the Marion County Courthouse must call the office they are needing to receive instructions on how they can be served without having to enter the courthouse.
In this photo provided by Carol Durham of the Marion County Museum and Archives, the 1943 Columbia High School basketball team is pictured as seen in the school's annual. From left are Coach W.L.



Health Dept. makes changes

JACKSON — The Mississippi State Department of Health announced Tuesday that the agency will continue to offer core public health services with some slight changes amid the COVID-19 outbreak.

The Public Health Laboratory has been and will continue to operate seven days a week running test samples.








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