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Van donated to women’s shelter

By MARK ROGERS,

A new minivan, donated by a Columbia man, will help WINGS continue its mission helping abused women.

Dick Jordan donated the vehicle this week, and Executive Director Allen Williams says it will be a big help to the organization, which has shelters in Columbia and McComb for women and children victims of domestic violence.







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The ultimate friend of the people

Oliver Emmerich, a conservative Mississippian who founded the company that has owned this newspaper for decades, understood more than most the danger of championing a free and independent press. During the tumultuous summer of 1963, the KKK burned crosses at his home and newspaper office, the Enterprise-Journal in McComb.








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City to explore annexation

By MARK ROGERS,

The City of Columbia may grow its borders if a study approved by the Board of Aldermen Monday shows the expansion is feasible.

In a special meeting Monday, the Board, Mayor Justin McKenzie and engineers Jeff Dungan and Sean Burns met with Mike Slaughter of Slaughter and Associates for nearly two hours at City Hall.







Ard-Pace to wed

By STAFF,

Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Pace Sr. of Foxworth proudly announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their son, Jerry Pace Jr. of Foxworth, to Lila Ard of Tylertown, the daughter of Robert and Jessica Ard of Tylertown.

The groom is the grandson of the late Rose Courtney and the late Fred and Mattie Pace.


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