Today's Top Stories

The Marion General Rural Health Clinic, which is located on the second floor of Marion General Hospital at 1557 Sumrall Rd., is a full-service health clinic ready to tackle any and all of its patients’ needs.

After months of preparation and an accreditation site visit, Columbia Academy has been recommended for full renewal of its current accreditation status for the next five years through several entities.

More than 600 acres of land that once belonged to Marion County has been returned to Marion County as Gov. Phil Bryant signed House Bill 6 into law earlier this week.

Jason Harris, who had been serving as the principal of Tupelo High School, has been chosen as the Columbia School District’s next superintendent to replace Dr.

Eddie Oliver III knows how important it is to manufacture a great product, especially when that product is parachutes.

CHS grad, former baseball player killed

The lights shining on the baseball diamond at Columbia High School’s John Sapen Field were not the only source of electricity for the Wildcats for four seasons.

Drowning investigated

The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks is continuing to investigate last Friday’s drowning death of a Marion County man at Lake Columbia.

Bennie Yates, 62, of Bunker Hill was pronounced dead at the scene by Coroner Norma Williamson.

Trojans redefine mission

West Marion Junior High and High schools kicked off their annual mission in the gymnasium Monday morning during the first full week of school by tweaking last year’s “MISSION: I’Mpossible” with a new direction of “REDEFINE: Your Expectations. Expect More. Achieve More.”