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A 17-year-old from Dallas loves visiting Red Bluff when her family comes back to Marion County, but she was disturbed by the amount of trash at the popular hiking destination.

So Macy Sherman did something about it.

The Columbia 10U Angels softball squad battled to a tie for third place with Yazoo City at the state tournament in Magee.

“We played pretty well,” assistant coach Todd Pounds said. “It was a great season.”

The Columbia 12u boys fought hard but came up just short at the state tournament in Brookhaven this weekend.

Two losses to Lincoln County led to elimination of the Duckworth 12U all-stars from the state tournament, but their head coach says he’s proud of their effort and third-place finish.

Columbia 10u all-stars clinch spot at World Series in North Carolina

The Columbia 10u boys all-stars triumphed in their state tournament Tuesday, overcoming several weather delays on their path to their fourth state championship.

William Breland has a lot to be thankful for.


Marion County incorporations

By STAFF,

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


Fire Report: April 12, 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, April 2




Choir to sing at Carnegie

By MARK ROGERS,

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.”


Winton-Souhlas to wed

By STAFF,

It is with joy that Tracy and Ellen Winton of Columbia announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Elizabeth Winton of Hattiesburg, to Nicholas Souhlas, of Mobile, son of Joe and Becky Souhlas of Slidell.   




Adventures In Eating: Ratatouille’s Ratatouille is a beautiful and classic labor of love

By FRAN GINN,

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.


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