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Lonnie Hutson

Lonnie Hutson

64, Columbia

A memorial service was held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, at Calvary Baptist Church for Lonnie Hutson, 64, of Columbia, who passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 8 in Hattiesburg. Bro. Millard Moak officiated at the services.




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Friday Night Lights: CA falls to PCS, West stays perfect

By JOSHUA CAMPBELL,

For the second year in a row, the West Marion Trojans will enter Region 8-3A play undefeated after topping Vancleave 33-7 on the road Friday night. Meanwhile, PCS proved to be too strong for Columbia Academy to handle on its homecoming night in a lopsided 41-22 loss, and East Marion won a shootout at Bogalusa 48-44.




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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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Drug bust

By JOSHUA CAMPBELL,

Police vow to go after narcotics

A purse snatching led Columbia Police Department investigators to make five drug arrests, including two felony arrests, on May 23.


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