(This week The Columbian-Progress spotlights Advertising Consultant Leigh Ann Delaney.)
Q: When and where were you born?
A: I was born in Natchez Jan. 30, 1971.
A person of interest in a suspicious death investigation from Friday night in Kokomo was taken into custody without incident Sunday morning.
Shortly before 9, Marion and Wathall County deputies responded to a tip in Wathall County on Henry Smith Road where Ronnie Smith was located and taken into custody. The investigation is ongoing.
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.
Next week the Columbia Board of Aldermen will consider lease options for a potential landfill site and revising rental rates at the Expo Center, among other matters.
The Board meets in regular session at 4 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall. During its previous meeting, Nov. 21, several items were delayed for further talks.
Hunting weapons and ammunition fell out of a SUV into a busy intersection, causing a scramble as drivers of other cars stopped to grab them. A handgun was left on a toilet paper holder in a store bathroom. And then there were the more commonplace thefts of firearms from cars.
Editor’s Note: The following people were booked into the Marion County Jail by local law enforcement agencies over the past week. The Columbian-Progress will correct any errors. Call Editor Charlie Smith at (601) 736-2611 to request a correction.