Today's Top Stories

The attendees at last week’s Marion County School District Board of Education meeting enjoyed a little entertainment before getting down to business.

Gabe Fowler was all smiles Monday in the Marion County Chancery Courtroom.

Purity Mae Beard Martise graduated from Columbia High School in 1952, while Amelia Magee Rogers followed her exactly 50 years later.

It’s a dream for every young slugger to play college baseball with the same guys he grew up playing with at Dean Griner.

While the high school baseball season may have ended weeks ago in Marion County, several area ball players were recognized for their prowess by the state’s coaches.

The fifth annual Youth Fishing Rodeo will be held at Lake Bill Waller Saturday morning and is presented by the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries & Parks.







CFD offering smoke detectors

By MARK ROGERS,

Seconds count when fire strikes and the Columbia Fire Department is helping to ensure residents have a fighting chance to discover fires in their homes before it is too late.

The CFD has nearly 100 smoke detectors to distribute this fall thanks to a grant from the State Fire Marshal’s Office.





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