Youth anglers from Marion County and neighboring towns will converge on Lake Bill Waller this Saturday morning in hopes of reeling in dinner.
The Columbia School District may not be where it started a year ago in student enrollment, but it’s better than where it ended during the 2014-15 school year, Superintendent Dr. Marietta James told the Board of Trustees last week.
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.
The Columbia Police Department is seeking suspects in the unlawful entry and thefts from as many as a dozen vehicles Wednesday night and Thursday morning.
CPD Chief Mike Cooper said officers investigated a number of complaints in several neighborhoods.
The results of the Aug. 4 Primary Election have been certified, both locally and on the state level, and Marion County voters will return to the polls later this month to help decide a state race.
“On Aug. 25, the polls will be open from 7 a.m. until