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Wilks drains game winner

By JOSHUA CAMPBELL,

The Columbia Academy Lady Cougars pulled off a memorable comeback in the south state consolation game Saturday afternoon, with Maggie Wilks punctuating an 8-0 run over the final 1:45 with a mid-range game-winning shot with 5 seconds left in a 35-33 victory over host Lamar Christian.











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Wreck claims 2 lives on 98

By SUSAN AMUNDSON,

Marion County is grieving the loss of what it feels like “one of its own” following a fatal accident that claimed the life of former Columbia resident Forrest Phillips and another man.

Phillips, 60, of Hattiesburg was killed in a head-on collision at 9:54 p.m. Tuesday in Walthall County near the Pike County line.




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Two-party system has merits

By WYATT EMMERICH,

Mississippi’s local and state elections are done for another four years. The Republican Party stays in power.

Unlike many elections around the world, few people questioned the validity of our state’s election process. It is a great blessing to live in a state and country that has a legitimate and trusted democratic process.


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