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Jail Docket: June 21, 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.

 



Doctor mourned

By MARK ROGERS,

A beloved Columbia physician who lost his battle with ALS last week is being remembered as a man who made a difference.

Dr. Mark Stevens, 66, died June 13, and colleagues at the Columbia Family Clinic warmly recalled his medical skills, sense of humor and dedication.




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City weighs ice cream truck rules

By MARK ROGERS,

The Board of Aldermen will study what other cities do regarding ice cream trucks before deciding if Columbia will allow them.

Gary Blackwell, who had brought the idea to the Board last month, visited again Tuesday to ask about the ordinance and then gave the history of the current ordinance, which prohibits ice cream trucks.



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