Car hydroplanes on 35 Saturday, lands in trees Storms ripped through Marion County Saturday causing damage to homes, flooding and accidents, including one that killed a man.
The following entities incorporated in Marion County during March, according to the Mississippi Secretary of State’s Office:
• ACAM Crane Consulting LLC, 270 Singley Road, Columbia
• Southern Touch Services LLC, 46 Bobbys Lane, Columbia
• Quality Inspection Services McComb, LLC, 60 McCain Lane, Foxworth
The following marriage license applications were received by the Marion County Circuit Clerk’s Office during the week of April 2:
• Frank Clymouth Sylvest of Columbia and Laura Ann Johnson of Columbia.
• Roger Dale Peak of Columbia and Susan Beth McDermott of New York.
Marion County health stats
• Obesity rate, 32.3 percent (state rate is 35.1 percent)
• Physically inactive, 39.7 percent (34.8 percent statewide)
• Smokers, 25 percent (24.1 percent statewide)
Mississippi Department of Health, 2011 through 2015 self-reported statistics
Columbia will be represented this weekend at Carnegie Hall as 10 members of the Columbia High School Concert Choir sing at the prestigious New York venue.
Director Kim Walley and students will leave early Thursday to participate in the Sunday performance of Dan Forrest’s “Jubilate Deo.”
Editor’s Note: Information printed in the “Fire Report” comes via the responding department(s). The Columbian-Progress will correct any errors. Call Editor Charlie Smith at (601) 736-2611 to request a correction or clarification.
Monday, April 2
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.
Marion County won’t hold a referendum on additional fire property taxes this year because the costs could exceed $24,000 and deadlines are fast approaching.
Circuit Clerk Janette Nolan, election commissioners, fire officials and the Board of Supervisors met Wednesday, and all were in agreement that it was not feasible.
Ratatouille, the movie about a French rat with a dream to be a chef, debuted in 2007. I watched the movie then, but was so immersed in my business than I failed to give it my full attention. I am so sorry that I did that. This past weekend I watched it three times. It is amazing! The attention to detail is incredible.