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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?





Woman survives fall at Red Bluff

By MARK ROGERS,

A photographer trying to get an angle on a shot survived an incredible fall at Red Bluff Sunday.

Carmen Reid, 31, of Ellisville tumbled an estimated 175 feet around 6 p.m., according to Morgantown Volunteer Fire Chief Krae Morgan. She was able to walk away but was later diagnosed with a broken vertebra at a hospital.


Fire Report: May 3, 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 23




Jail Docket: May 3, 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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