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Kline-Elkins to wed

By STAFF,

Daniel and Kathy Kline of Semmes, Ala., announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Lesley Ann Kline of Semmes, Ala., to Gregory Shawn Elkins of Columbia, son of Greg Elkins and Dawn Greer of Columbia.



Child porn arrest made

By MARK ROGERS,

Columbia police arrested a man Wednesday and charged him with felony counts of child molestation and child pornography.

David Stogner, 27, was arrested at his Horseshoe Drive home and appeared in Marion County Justice Court before Judge Gwen Broom Thursday morning. Stogner’s bond was set at $55,000.


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Adventures in Eating: Christopher Columbus was also a food explorer

By FRAN GINN,

In fourteen hundred ninety two, Columbus sailed the ocean blue …” This line is part of the collective memory of school children in America. Besides that line, what do we know about Christopher Columbus? He was born in 1451 in Genoa, Italy, and was a contemporary of other Italians such as Bottecelli and Michaelangelo.








County schools close year

By MARK ROGERS,

A public hearing Monday will give people the chance to learn about the Marion County School District’s property taxes and 2019 budget.

The meeting is set for 5:30 p.m. July 2 at its offices on Mississippi 13 North. The district is requesting the same amount as last year.



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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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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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