Today's Top Stories

NEW ORLEANS — The Columbian-Progress staff garnered 14 awards, including five firsts, in the  annual statewide newspaper contest.

Andy Gipson has only been on the job a few months, but the Mississippi agriculture commissioner has spent a great deal of time on the road learning about the state’s farm products.

Two interested in same spot

A beloved Columbia physician who lost his battle with ALS last week is being remembered as a man who made a difference.

Credit union donates picnic tables

A donation from a local business will ensure people who want to eat lunch in a quiet spot or families who want to picnic can do so at Columbia’s Bluff Street Park.

(This week The Columbian-Progress spotlights Columbia Fire Department Firefighter Forrest Cawley.)

 

Q: When and where were you born?



Here am I, send me!

By MARK ROGERS,

Citizen volunteers to lobby for better roads

What started as a complaint about road conditions ended with a pledge to help the Marion County Board of Supervisors lobby state officials for more money for roads and bridges.





Fire Report: June 14, 2018

By STAFF,

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, June 4




Jail Docket: June 14, 2018

By STAFF,

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.

 


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