Resident praises positive police interaction with children

By MARK ROGERS,

Police in the news have come to have a negative connotation many times nationally in recent years.  That’s not the case in Columbia as several officers were honored during Tuesday night’s aldermen meeting.

Resident Brenda Idom described the actions of Sgt. Jason Cook, who was recently promoted to shift leader.




Woman survives fall at Red Bluff

By MARK ROGERS,

A photographer trying to get an angle on a shot survived an incredible fall at Red Bluff Sunday.

Carmen Reid, 31, of Ellisville tumbled an estimated 175 feet around 6 p.m., according to Morgantown Volunteer Fire Chief Krae Morgan. She was able to walk away but was later diagnosed with a broken vertebra at a hospital.







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