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Jail Docket: March 14, 2019

By STAFF,

Editor’s Note: The following people were booked into the Marion County Jail by local law enforcement agencies from March 4 to March 10. The Columbian-Progress will correct any errors. Call Editor Charlie Smith at (601) 736-2611 to request a correction.

 







Watts sentence upheld

By CHARLIE SMITH,

The Mississippi Supreme Court has declined to hear the case of a man convicted of murdering and sexually assaulting a 10-year-old Columbia girl in 1993.

That means the state Court of Appeals’ decision to uphold the life without parole sentence of James Earnest “Squirrel” Watts stands.


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Board smart on sales tax

For too long the state and federal governments have either cut spending to local governments or required new spending without allocating any funds for it. That allows politicians at those higher-up levels to brag on themselves without having to bite the bullet and face the on-the-ground consequences.











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Board smart on sales tax

For too long the state and federal governments have either cut spending to local governments or required new spending without allocating any funds for it. That allows politicians at those higher-up levels to brag on themselves without having to bite the bullet and face the on-the-ground consequences.











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