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Jail Docket: June 14, 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.

 




State has lost real leadership

By DAVID HAMPTON,

I've always liked post-apocalyptic science fiction movies. You know, movies like “Planet of the Apes,” “The Time Machine,” “Mad Max,” “On the Beach,” “Book of Eli.” Mankind has blown it up and all is a wasteland. The characters struggle to survive. They scavenge the crumbling remains of a civilization  their ancestors built.


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Adoptions highlight foster gains

By MARK ROGERS,

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

After more than 1,200 days as a foster child, he finally has a permanent home with his dad, Daniel, mom, Katcha, and brother, Aaron, in Hattiesburg. Gabe was one of 19 adoptions of foster children that have taken place in Marion County during the past year.



Jail Docket: May 31, 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.




Alabama author visits next week

By MARK ROGERS,

An Alabama author with Columbia connections will be in town Wednesday to sign copies of her latest book.

Kimberly Conn of Birmingham will be at the Columbia-Marion County Public Library at 3 p.m. that day with her work, “Audrey Anonymous.” Born in Ocean Springs, Conn is the daughter-in-law of Charles and Sharron Conn of Columbia.





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