(This week The Columbian-Progress spotlights Columbia Fire Department Firefighter Forrest Cawley.)
Q: When and where were you born?
Members of the Marion County Bar Association will host a free legal clinic on June 1 for low-income citizens.
Leigh Berry, Columbia attorney and spokesperson for the Bar Association, said this is the first time they’ve held this and they’re excited to give back to the community.
Many times people only meet police officers in times of crisis or under difficult circumstances.
The Columbia Police Department is hosting an open house next week to give residents a chance to meet the command staff and officers in a more friendly setting.
Preventing hunger is the goal of a summer feeding program in the Marion County schools.
Melinda Trahan, director of child nutrition for the Marion County School District, said they are once again part of the USDA Summer Food Service Program.
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, May 7
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.
The following marriage license applications were received by the Marion County Circuit Clerk’s Office between April 30 and May 11:
• Moses Esias Anderson of Foxworth and Laura Allison Gray of Columbia.
• Cordale Andrew Blocker of Sandy Hook and Kamryne Alexis Watson of Sandy Hook.