For the first time Marion County will be represented by a Little Miss Hospitality.
A woman who allegedly stole more than $6,000 in phones from a local business is behind bars after an unusual incident led to her arrest.
Letesha Jeanae Smith, 22, of McComb allegedly told officers she was someone else after being pulled over – but a hospital band on her wrist revealed her true identity, according to Columbia police.
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.
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, Nov. 13
My mother was a history teacher and was quite an American history buff. One of the chief subjects of her interest was Native Americans. She especially loved the story of the first Thanksgiving, always talking of how the Indians were incredibly hospitable to the people who had moved into their land.