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Jail Docket: April 5, 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.

 



Evie Rebecca Pittman

By STAFF,

Evie Rebecca Pittman

72, Columbia

A celebration of life event will be held at a later date for Evie Rebecca Pittman, 72, of Columbia, who died on Saturday, March 24, 2018.

A native of Foxworth, she was a waitress and of non-denominational faith.





Adventures in Eating: A different kind of Easter

By FRAN GINN,

In the Deep South Easter meant new clothes, Easter eggs, “Up from the Grave He Arose” and a large lunch after church with my grandparents. I listened to the teachings in Sunday School of Jesus being crucified and rising on Easter Sunday. I guess I thought that everyone around the world marked the occasion known as “Easter” just as I did.




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