Mary E. Bankston
The Columbia Police Department has recently started a program that could save lives and reduce drug-related crime. And while the idea behind the Mercy Project was a simple one, even Police Chief Michael Kelly thought it sounded crazy at first.
Christian Hill Missionary Baptist Church invites you to its pastor installation for Rev. Marvin Pittman at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 27. Guest speaker will be Percy J. Moore. A fellowship dinner will follow.
East Marion Parent Meeting
MERIDIAN — More than 600 Meridian Community College students were honored for their scholastic achievements by being selected to the President’s and Dean’s Lists for the fall 2018 semester.
Named to the President’s List (4.0 GPA with at least 12 credit hours) was Amber Marie Wascomb of Columbia.
Demetrius Pittman, employment interviewer with the Mississippi Department of Employment Security, visited the Career Pathway Experience classroom at the Marion County Career and Technology Center on Jan. 22.
Students from the Career Pathway Experience class at the Marion County Carl Loftin Career & Technology Center got a visit from Betty Baggett, a recruiter with the U.S. Census Bureau.
The following students from Marion County graduated from Mississippi State University during the fall 2018 term:
Johnathan Abram and Jason Quinn Harris, both of Columbia; and Jonathan Michael Sanford of Foxworth.
The following students made the honor roll during the second quarter at Jefferson Middle School:
Sixth Grade Superintendent’s List (All As)
Archie and Barbara Herrin were married on Dec. 30, 1968, in Ft. Worth, Texas. Together they have found a friendship, raised a family, built a beautiful marriage and served the Lord together. Friends and associates are cordially invited to participate in the joyous celebration of their 50th Wedding Anniversary from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m.