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Jail Docket: July 26, 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.

 









Dean Powell

By STAFF,

Dean Powell

54, Foxworth

Dean Powell, 54, of Foxworth,  died Thursday, July 19, 2018, at his residence. He was the owner of Diesel Tech in Foxworth and an avid race car fan. Dean was of the Church of God faith.



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Board smart on sales tax

For too long the state and federal governments have either cut spending to local governments or required new spending without allocating any funds for it. That allows politicians at those higher-up levels to brag on themselves without having to bite the bullet and face the on-the-ground consequences.











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2017: The year in review

By STAFF REPORTS,

January

A line of strong storms caused damage to buildings in the county Jan. 2 although no one was injured.

The Marion County Board of Supervisors opened the year by electing District 5 Supervisor Calvin Newsom as president and District 1 Supervisor Randy Dyess as vice president for 2017.





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Opinion:

Oliver Emmerich, a conservative Mississippian who founded the company that has owned this... READ MORE