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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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Hinds school district audit problems

By STAFF,

JACKSON – The State Auditor’s Office found what it called “alarming business practices” at the Hinds County School District during an audit.

State Auditor Shad White said in a news release Monday that auditors found poor controls over the district credit cards and bank accounts, which had not been reconciled in nearly a year.





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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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Weary of potholes

By SUSAN AMUNDSON,

Resident petitions about road conditions; county points to tight budgets

A citizen presented petitions for better roads to the Marion County Board of Supervisors at its meeting Monday, but supervisors said they are doing all they can with the resources at hand.


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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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Ard-Pace to wed

By STAFF,

Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Pace Sr. of Foxworth proudly announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their son, Jerry Pace Jr. of Foxworth, to Lila Ard of Tylertown, the daughter of Robert and Jessica Ard of Tylertown.

The groom is the grandson of the late Rose Courtney and the late Fred and Mattie Pace.


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