(This week The Columbian-Progress spotlights Walmart’s Steven Mercier.)
Q: When and where were you born?
A: I was born Aug. 6, 1996, at Wesley Medical Center.
The following land transactions were listed as completed in the Marion County Chancery Clerk’s Office during the week of Sept. 10:
• Graham Ross Janckila and Karen A. Janckila to James Adams for property.
• Michael Jenkins to Tracy L. Barnes and Tammy L. Barnes for property.
The following businesses incorporated in Marion County during August, according to records filed with the Mississippi Secretary of State:
• S & J Transportation L.L.P., 88 A Odom Road, Columbia
• Worldwide Promotions, LLC, 1214 Pine Burr Road, Columbia
• Southern Home Grown Inc., 207 Sellers Road, Foxworth
Last week we discussed a number of facts about one of the oldest foods created and eaten on this planet. I related a story about Mr. Ed Edelman of The Ideal Cheese Shop in New York. Out of curiosity, I emailed The Ideal Cheese Shop. The reply to my email said that Mr. Edelman was living happily and healthily in Florida.
There was nobody in attendance Nov. 13 at Columbia’s public budget hearing for the third year in a row.
Mayor Justin McKenzie expressed his disappointment the public declined the opportunity to see how its taxes are being spent and have a voice.
As early as 1500 BC, cheese was an established food. The Romans were very adept at making many different kinds of cheese. It is said that more than 600 kinds of Cheddar cheese are made in Britain alone. General, and later president of France, Charles de Gaulle said in 1962, “How can you govern a country which has 246 varieties of cheese?”
A Christ-centered program designed to help people struggling from hurt, pain or addiction of any kind will kick off this weekend at The Church on Main.
Program Director Sheila Stringer said a dinner and program at 5:30 p.m. will introduce interested people to “Celebrate Recovery.”