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06/28/2012 - 8:39am

Sipping early morning coffee on the porch in my favorite chair, I watch tumbling surf announce a windy day ahead. White foam cascades head over heels, sending spray to vanish in thin air. The American flag waves just below me in the dunes...

06/28/2012 - 8:36am

Students listed to the honor roll at Jackson Preparatory School for the fourth term include:

 

Sixth Grade

Head of school’s list: Lawson Yelverton;

Student list: Emme Aldridge, Seth Bailey, Zoie...

06/28/2012 - 8:34am

Sydney Margaret Holbert received two significant honors in the University of Mississippi’s annual Honors Convocation held earlier this spring. A Madison resident, she is completing work on her doctorate in elementary education. She is the...

06/28/2012 - 8:33am

Students listed to the honor roll at St. Richard Catholic School for the fourth nine weeks include:

Sixth Grade

First honors - Perry Leffler, Nina German, Shanell Kitchens, Linda Martinez, Justin Nesteruk, Ju’Nyla Silmon...

06/28/2012 - 8:31am

Zachary Dallaire, a junior at Jackson Academy, was recognized for his strong interest in innovation technology and high achievement in math and science classes.  

06/28/2012 - 8:30am

Students listed to the honor roll at St. Anthony Catholic School for the fourth quarter include:

Sixth Grade

First honors: Franco Frasconga, Chris Harrison;

Second honors: Emma Adkins, Anna Baladi, Emma Bruno, Riley...

06/28/2012 - 8:29am

Students listed to the honor roll for the fourth nine week term at Madison Ridgeland Academy include:

 

Fourth Grade

Headmaster’s list – Laura Lee Boyles, Max Brooks, Cali Chance, Mary Rogers Coon,...

06/28/2012 - 8:27am

Ridgeland High School hosted the 10th annual class day ceremony celebrating seniors’ accomplishments.  Shown are the Silver and Blue Award winners (from left, back) Cierra Bernard, Princess Carter, Kris Givens, Austin McQuirk, Avery...

06/28/2012 - 8:25am

At the annual Features Pageant at Jackson Academy, seniors (from left) Thomas Tardy, Mary Paxton Gibson, Jackson Baumann, and Andrew Ward were chosen as Most Intellectual.

06/28/2012 - 8:22am

Jackson Prep presented the Head of School Service Award to three seniors at Senior High Class Day. The purpose of the award is to spotlight seniors whose contributions have enhanced the quality and overall spirit of life at Jackson Prep. Shown...

06/28/2012 - 8:21am

Students listed to the honor roll at St. Andrew’s middle school for the second semester include:

 

Fifth Grade

High honor roll: Simms Abney, Grace Azordegan, Anna Kathryn Becker, Ishan Bhatt, Bradley...

06/28/2012 - 8:19am

Boy Scout Troop 18, of First Presbyterian Church,  recently held a Court of Honor to recognize new Eagle Scouts. Harrison Moore, son of Dr. and Mrs. Jimmy Moore, received the rank of Eagle. Moore is a student at Jackson Prep and is a...

06/28/2012 - 8:17am

Winterview Farm recently participated in the Jumpin’ into June Horse Show at Lagniappe Equestrian Center in Folsom, La.  Riders are members of the Mississippi Hunter Jumper Association and train with Patti Shoemaker. Shown are (back...

06/28/2012 - 8:10am

Jackson Academy junior class officers and ambassador this year were (from left) Brent Ferguson, Sarah Criddle, Katie Ferguson, Julia Beacham, Caroline Walker (ambassador), Laura Ramsey.

06/28/2012 - 8:09am

St. Andrew’s Episcopal upper school students who received book awards for excellence in English are (from left, back) J.T. Kitchings, philosophy; Anthony Gamble, honors English 12; Matthew Mosley, AP English 12;  Parks Douglas,...

06/28/2012 - 8:07am

Students listed to the honor roll at Jackson Academy for the fourth term include:

 

Seventh Grade

Academy honor roll: Lizzie Bowman, Mary Kathryn Brogan, Mary Kate Brown, Conley Chinn, Taylor Hawks, Ambie McCoy,...

06/28/2012 - 8:04am

Members of the 2012 junior high girls track team at Jackson Prep are (from left, back) Coach Malcolm Saxon, Coach Rusty Burke, Ann Leighton Malouf, Carson Easterling, Maley Lawrence, Hannah Higginbotham, Mollie Merrell, Emily Owen, Lexi Dodd,...

06/27/2012 - 1:22pm

By KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff Writer

MADISON COUNTY supervisors listed several reasons last week for firing Board Attorney Eric Hamer and replacing him with former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Mike Espy.

But perhaps...

06/27/2012 - 1:18pm

By RYAN RILEY

Sun Intern

SEEING THINGS from a different perspective and culture can open up one’s mind to see things through life’s big picture. Just ask Northsider Sandra Burns. Recently, Burns ventured off to...

06/27/2012 - 1:12pm

Jimmie Earl Walker

Services were held June 25 at St. Peter’s Cathedral for Jimmie Earl ‘Jim’ Walker of Madison.

Walker, 87, died June 22 at St. Catherine’s Village.

Walker was born October 17,...

06/27/2012 - 1:09pm

The Hinds County Public Works Department has earned accreditation by the American Public Works Association (APWA), becoming the first county agency in the state of Mississippi to be accredited. Hinds County becomes the 72nd public agency in the...

06/27/2012 - 1:07pm

A PORTION of County Line Road has been tapped for a major renovation under Hinds County’s newest four-year road plan.

It is the only Northside road being included in the plan, but one of several roads that the county is repaving...

06/27/2012 - 1:04pm

SEWER SERVICES on Jackson Street in Ridgeland will soon get an upgrade.
“We’re actually going to install a gravity-flow line in place of a force main on the south side of Jackson Street,” said Ridgeland Public Works...

06/27/2012 - 1:02pm

By ANTHONY WARREN

Sun Staff Writer

AFTER BEING closed for nearly two months, the LeFleur’s Bluff golf course will soon be reopened to the public.

State officials expect to meet their deadline of reopening the...

06/27/2012 - 12:51pm

Sun Staff Writer

RIDGELAND AND Madison are set to reap the benefits of Madison County’s recent settlement with the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) over the failed Reunion Parkway interchange.

In addition...