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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.


Fire Report: June 14, 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, June 4




Tina Danielle McKenzie

By STAFF,

Tina Danielle McKenzie

44, Trenton, Missouri

Tina Danielle McKenzie, age 44 of Trenton, MO, passed away Sunday, June 3, 2018 at her residence.  She was in restaurant management and associated with Pine Grove United Pentecostal Church.





Here am I, send me!

By MARK ROGERS,

Citizen volunteers to lobby for better roads

What started as a complaint about road conditions ended with a pledge to help the Marion County Board of Supervisors lobby state officials for more money for roads and bridges.


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I'm innocent, I tell ya

Bobbie Jean Geverd was among the the Improve Baptist Church members “locked up” during a tour of the old Sumrall jail May 8. Pictured at left is the full “Young at Heart” group in the upstairs portion of the building, used as a courtroom and town library back in the day.








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