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Patricia Anderson

By STAFF,

Patricia Anderson

61, Columbia

Graveside services were held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019, in Woodlawn Cemetery for Patricia Anderson, 61, of Columbia, who died on Friday, Aug. 2 at her residence. Visitation was held from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 7 at Colonial Funeral Home.


Fire Report: August 8, 2019

By STAFF,

Monday, July 29

• Medical, 151 Old Morgantown Road, 2:23 p.m., Foxworth responded.

• Medical, 3161 Mississippi 13 S., 7:28 p.m., Pine Burr responded.

• Medical, 457 Stringer Bullock Road, 8:42 p.m., Foxworth responded.

• Medical, 215 Horseshoe Bend Drive, 11:06 p.m., Columbia responded.




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Hazardous waste day set

By STAFF,

Household Hazardous Waste Day has been set for Oct. 5, from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m.

This is the day when people can dispose of their household hazardous waste for free at the Marion County Transfer Station on Mississippi 586 in Foxworth.




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Helen J. Sanders Sweatt

By STAFF,

Helen J. Sanders Sweatt

90, Columbia

 

Private services will be held at a later date for Helen J. Sanders Sweatt, 90, who died on Monday, Jan. 7, 2019.

 

She was a lifelong resident of Columbia.

 

She was preceded in death by a son, Herbie Ray Reid.

 




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Dutharene Rayborn Pittman

By STAFF,

Dutharene Rayborn Pittman

80, Kokomo

Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Columbia for Dutharene Rayborn Pittman, 80, of Kokomo, who died on Sunday, Nov. 4 in Hattiesburg.

 



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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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