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34th Annual Run for the Roses in Prentiss

The 34th annual Run for the Roses 5K race was Saturday, April the 8th and lots of folks from the local area and beyond were in attendance. Runners and walkers flocked into town on the crisp, cool Spring morning to take on the 5K challenge. The overall race winner was …Read More

Families Read First at Columbia Library this Saturday.

Families Read First Family Saturday will be this coming Saturday, April 8th at the Columbia–Marion County Public Library from 10am-11:30am. There will be a time for storytelling, crafts, fun family activities, and free books! Families Read First is a reading project designed to encourage families to spend time together reading, …Read More

School Delays for Monday, April 3rd

The following local area schools have been delayed today, Monday, April 3rd due to severe weather: Columbia and Marion County Schools are delayed 1 hour. Columbia Academy delayed until 10am. Prentiss Christian School delayed until 9am. Jefferson Davis County Schools are delayed 1 hour. Lawrence County Schools will continue with …Read More

State Record Catfish in Lawrence County

The record for the largest catfish caught in the state of Mississippi has been broken and a new record set. Richard Albritton of Bogue Chitto, MS, caught a 14.4 pound channel catfish this past Sunday at Lake Mary Crawford near Monticello. The fisherman will receive a certificate from the MS …Read More