2017 WJDR Country Showdown

The 2017 WJDR Country Showdown is coming to Columbia on October 7th at the stage in Friendship Park at 2pm! Our winner last year, Bailey Alford from Columbia, went on to place first in the state competition which made her a spot on the national ticket! There is so much …Read More

Ferguson Federal Credit Union Open in Columbia

Ferguson Federal Credit Union has successfully opened its latest branch on High School Ave in Columbia. The people and city officials of Columbia came out to help celebrate the grand opening of the branch on Tuesday, August 1st. The Marion County Development Partnership was in attendance to welcome Ferguson to …Read More

Murder Suicide in Jefferson Davis County

An attempted murder suicide in the block of Smith Jones Road in Jefferson Davis County early Wednesday morning has left 1 injured and 2 dead. Lee Sandifer shot his girlfriend of 10 years, Christine Lewis, and 10-year old child following a domestic dispute around 3 a.m. on Wednesday, May 31st. …Read More

Relay for Life in the Tri-County

Head on out to support a great cause for the American Cancer Society with Relay for Life events in the tri-county this Friday, May 5th. The Marion County Relay will be held at Woodlawn Church in Columbia beginning at 4:00pm. The Jefferson Davis County Relay will be held at the …Read More

New Credit Union Branch in Monticello

Ferguson Federal Credit Union has opened a new branch on Broad Street in Monticello. Across from Lawrence County Hospital, the new branch is a full service institution offering rewards checking, credit opportunities, insurance and much more to the community! A wonderful crowd turned out for the grand opening and ribbon …Read More

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

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