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06/20/2012 - 12:31pm

 By KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff Writer

THE CITY OF MADISON is keeping busy cleaning up unsightly yards and properties.

Two weeks ago, city officials held public hearings on four separate properties in need of work....

06/20/2012 - 12:28pm

By KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff Writer

STARTING IN mid-August, drivers should start thinking about alternate routes if they travel Pear Orchard Road in Ridgeland.

Thornton Construction Company will be replacing a ditch...

06/20/2012 - 12:23pm

Rick Dillard is the new  president of the Mississippi Wildlife Federation. He lives in Gluckstadt with his wife, Jocelyn, and two sons. Dillard has bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Mississippi State University in fisheries...

06/20/2012 - 12:19pm

By KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff Writer

MADISON COUNTY officials have gotten preliminary engineering approval for most of the state-aid road projects on the four-year road plan.

County Engineer Rudy Warnock told the board...

06/20/2012 - 12:10pm

by KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff  Writer

THE MADISON COUNTY Board of Supervisors has let another developer reduce the minimum square footage in a residential development.

This time, however, it doesn’t appear...

06/20/2012 - 12:04pm

For years, businesses on Fortification Street have been on an island.

Two businessmen with shops on the busy corridor hope to provide a lifeboat.

Tasho Katsaboulas and Walt Wofford are forming the Buy Belhaven Merchants...

06/20/2012 - 11:58am

by ANTHONY WARREN
Sun Staff Writer
Quentin Whitwell believes Parham Bridges Park has a bright future.
A new nonprofit being formed by the Jackson city councilman could help that potential be realized.
Whitwell is...

06/19/2012 - 1:07pm

Mississippi Children’s Museum recently held a preview party for its first traveling exhibit, Storyland.

Suggested dress was for chicka tropical fun.

Shown are scenes from the party.

06/19/2012 - 12:58pm

St. Andrew's Episcopal School's middle school baseball team for 2012 is (from left, back) Coach Mark Fanning, Jack Blumenthal, Wilson Montjoy, Jack Harth, Andrew Koltz, Ryan McCarty; (middle row) John Chase Bryan, Drew...

06/19/2012 - 12:55pm

Katelyn Murrah signs with Birmingham Southern to play fast pitch softball for the upcoming school year. Shown are (from left, back) Madison Central Head Softball Coach Kayla Watkins, hitting instructor Doug Owen; (front) Glenn,...

06/19/2012 - 12:53pm

Participating in the 2012 Country Club of Jackson Junior Championship, girls eight and under division, are (from left, front) Lee Margaret Sykes, Mallie Ward, Douglas Watkins, and Mary Will Sykes; (back) Coaches Brittany Cooper and...

06/19/2012 - 12:52pm

Madison Ridgeland Academy students honored on sports night included football awards to (from left) Most Coachable Defense – Morgan Dean; Most Coachable Offense – Bennett Yerger; Most Improved Offense – Adam Sims;...

06/19/2012 - 12:50pm

Jackson Prep seventh-grade basketball team members on the boys blue team include (from left, back) David Banks, Holman Buchanan, William Leech, Charlie Miller, Chris Puckett, Tate Fowler, Ryan Ables; (front) Hudson Little, John-Nix...

06/19/2012 - 12:47pm

Heritage

The Heritage Luncheon Club met in May at the Country Club of Jackson. President Jan Clifton presided. Hostesses were Beckye Yarborough, Betsy Cowden, Virginia England, Elizabeth Fugate, Sue...

06/19/2012 - 12:46pm

The late Wayne Parker recently received honorable mention at the 2012 Governor’s Initiative for Volunteer Excellence Awards.  Parker’s genuine concern for those less fortunate inspired him to form the LifeShare Foundation to...

06/19/2012 - 12:43pm

New Stage Theatre recently presented dinner and a musical salute to celebrated composers with “A Toast to Broadway” at the Fairview Inn.

The benefit also included a silent auction.

Shown are scenes from the event...

06/19/2012 - 12:35pm

Sometimes - not too often but occasionally - some group’s bitter disappointment is a blessing and a great relief for other groups, other individuals. A headline in last week’s Northside Sun pinpointed such a rare instance: “...

06/19/2012 - 12:31pm

Attending the recent planning meeting for the spring Ridgeland Community Garden (RCG) are (from left, standing) Ashley Burton, Joe Haynes, Gale Mitchell, Bea Berry, Verlena Porter, Randy Assink, Mike Mitchell; (kneeling) Mike McCollum and Jerry...

06/19/2012 - 12:28pm

Mr. and Mrs. Alan Blaine Chewning of Ocean Springs announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Brooke Chewning, to Benjamin Lee Barnett, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Alan Barnett of Madison.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of...

06/19/2012 - 12:26pm

Mr. and Mrs. Jamie Wallace Jones of Madison announce the engagement of their daughter, Leah Frances Jones, to Jonathan Douglas Eaton of Starkville, formerly of Nashville.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Trudy Wand, the late...

06/19/2012 - 12:14pm

Jennifer Lauren Whatley and Jacob Lee Vaughn were united in marriage 5:30 p.m. October 15, 2011, at Madison United Methodist Church. The Rev. Bill Barksdale officiated.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Steven Arthur Whatley of...

06/19/2012 - 12:11pm

Dinner a la Art for the Mississippi Museum of Art was held recently at Gallery 119, in the apartment of Mike McRee.

Shown are scenes from the event.

06/19/2012 - 12:02pm

Herbert Andre Kroeze Jr.

Funeral services were held June 15 at First Presbyterian Church of Jackson for Herbert Andre Kroeze Jr.

Kroeze, a beloved father, stepfather, grandfather and step-...

06/19/2012 - 11:54am

Bard College at Simon's Rock announces that Sarah Abusaa of Ridgeland, has earned a place on the dean's list for the spring semester of the 2012 academic year. To be eligible for this honor, a student must carry 14 or more credits and...

06/19/2012 - 11:53am

Janie Newman, master gardener and owner of Picture Perfect, was a recent speaker at the Ridgeland 50's Plus Club. Her topic was "Herbs, Health, and Homedics."

 

The annual DHS Small Business Achievement...