A new tower erected by AT&T near Kokomo will help provide high-speed internet to an area of Marion County that was previously under served.
A group of state, local and AT&T officials gathered Wednesday near the tower along Branton Bay Road, just off U.S. 98 near the Walthall County line.
Jim Martise never forgot where his wife, the late Purity Mae Beard Martise, came from.
She was a 1952 graduate of Columbia High School, and Jim Martise and his family searched for a way to thank the school for the foundations that guided her in her life.
Dozens of youth from Marion and surrounding counties have been busy sprucing up the community as part of XChange 2017.
The projects were completed last week, and Bunker Hill Baptist Church Youth Minister Will Jordan said the program was a success. This year, the schedule for the event differed than in years past.
Meetings with Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves and Speaker of the House Philip Gunn could benefit Marion County.
Marion County supervisors were asked to prepare of an agenda of items the county needs ahead of future meetings and even visits from top-ranking state officials.