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(This week The Columbian-Progress spotlights Tease Salon cosmetologist Courtney Crain.)

Q: When and where were you born?

Tina’s Garden Spot, located at 2007 U.S. 98 W. in Foxworth, has provided Marion County with the best and freshest produce for more than 30 years.

Jody Dyess, who leads Say Something Assembly, which aims to stop bullying and suicide in schools, spoke to the Kiwanis Club Wednesday about bringing the program to Marion County.

Campaign finance reports detailing spending and fundraising during May showed no major action in Marion County. The reports were due to the circuit clerk’s office Monday.

Following the second of three tries, 85.7 percent of third graders in the Marion County district have now passed the reading gate test.

POPLARVILLE — Pearl River fans have long known about Wiley Cleland’s abilities.

Trailer involved in family dispute burns down Tuesday

By CHARLIE SMITH,

A property owner in northeast Marion County reported she saw a relative coming out of a trailer on her property just before a blaze burned it down Tuesday morning.

Arson investigators were set to come to the scene at 137 Russell Lane Wednesday. It has a Sumrall address but is in the Christian Union community in Marion County.


Woman charged with embezzling

By STAFF,

The State Auditor’s Office has arrested a Foxworth woman and charged her with allegedly embezzling money from the Oloh Fire Protection District.

Jessica Delancey, 34, allegedly wrote checks to herself for $68,719 more than she was owed from February 2013 to July 2018, according to the auditor’s office.





Fire Report: April 11, 2019

By STAFF,

Editor’s Note: Information printed in the “Fire Report” comes via the responding department(s). The Columbian-Progress will correct any errors. Call Editor Charlie Smith at (601) 736-2611 to request a correction or clarification.

 

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Jail Docket: April 11, 2019

By STAFF,

Editor’s Note: The following people were booked into the Marion County Jail by local law enforcement agencies from April 1 to April 7. The Columbian-Progress will correct any errors. Call Editor Charlie Smith at (601) 736-2611 to request a correction.

 



Marion County incorporations

By STAFF,

The following incorporations were filed from Marion County with the Mississippi Secretary of State’s Office during March:

 

• V Tees LLC, 82 Albert Rayburn Road, Columbia

• William Anthony Farms LLC, 1004 Conerly Road, Columbia

• Dragoon Gaming Ecommerce Agency LLC, 202 E. Rankin St., Columbia


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