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The few. The proud. The Marines.
F.L. “Pete” Robbins had the luxury of never even hearing a gunshot during his time in World War II, but his service was invaluable just the same.
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.

Fire Report: March 19, 2020

Monday, March 9

Medical, Park St., 9:46 a.m., Columbia responded.

Vehicle accident, Lumberton Road/S. High School Ave., 2:21 p.m., Columbia responded.

Medical, 1107 Martin Luther King Drive, 6:01 p.m., Columbia responded.

Medical, 1109 Carolyn Ave., 8:40 p.m., Columbia responded.


Jail Docket: March 19, 2020

Editor’s Note: The following people were booked into the Marion County Jail from March 9 to March 15. The C-P will correct any errors. Call Editor Charlie Smith at 736-2611 for corrections.

Kedrick Santez Adams, 40, Carson, arrested by CPD, charged with contempt of court.





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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