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Fire Report: May 24, 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, May 14




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.



Five earn All-State honors

By JOSHUA CAMPBELL,

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.

Between Columbia High School and West Marion, five players received All-State honors, voted on by 3A coaches throughout the state.



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NFL comes calling for Cooke

Millions of young boys dream of professional football glory, but the numbers bear the harsh reality: There are only 32 NFL teams with 53-man rosters. That limits the number of active players at any time to 1,696. That may seem like a lot until you compare it to the roughly 40 million American males in their 20s and 30s.




Register to vote

Monday is the deadline to register to vote for the upcoming congressional primaries. Many citizens of this country have given their lives, from the American Revolution to the civil rights era, to grant everyone a voice in choosing their leaders. We must all take that responsibility seriously.





Fire Report: April 26, 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 16


Fire Report: May 10, 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 30


Jail Docket: May 10, 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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