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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...

06/19/2012 - 11:51am

Benjamin Ege Ersin

Jennifer and Deniz Ersin of Istanbul, Turkey, announce the birth of their son, Benjamin Ege Ersin, May 16 at Baptist Medical Center. Grandparents are Jan and Dwight Morrison of Ridgeland, and Nese...

06/19/2012 - 11:49am

Summer movie

Mississippi Museum of Art and Crossroads Film Society will team up to offer a free outdoor film, “500 Days of Summer,” June 21, 7 p.m., in the Art Garden.

 

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06/12/2012 - 3:06pm

The Arthritis Foundation’s Jammin’ For Joints  was held recently at Duling Hall. The theme was ‘Studio 54’ Disco.

Shown are scenes from the event.

06/12/2012 - 2:56pm

The Palisades home of Ronnie and Patti Rushton was the setting for a Mexican fiesta engagement celebration honoring Elizabeth Frances Cole and Zachary Aaron Ring.

Miss Cole is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hughes Cole Jr. Ring...

06/12/2012 - 2:51pm

In recent days, I commented, “If I had a dollar for every crape myrtle that’s blooming right now in South Madison County, I could take my entire extended family out to dinner at one of these elegant new restaurants,” and...

06/12/2012 - 2:47pm

Howard and Bethany (Stockett) Boone of Madison celebrate 50 years of marriage, which began June 16, 1962, at Capitol Street United Methodist Church.   Both grew up in Jackson, and they raised their own family in the Westbrook Road...

06/12/2012 - 2:42pm

WAC Mary Leslie Thomas Townsend (center) is shown as the Color Guard led the
V-E Day parade in Paris, May 14, 1945, ahead of the troops. She was stationed in Paris during most of the war and survived the ‘buzz bombing’ of...

06/12/2012 - 2:39pm

Leo McGehee flew airplanes, tail draggers and tricycle gear, L5 “Bird Dogs,” Tri-Pacer, Decathlon, Ercoupe, a T-33 Jet. Leo McGehee flew gliders in Swiss mountains and towed sailplanes in Mississippi. He flew acrobatics in the Stits...

06/12/2012 - 2:36pm

The adult ballet class of Ballet Mississippi recently held a class demonstration at The Blake, a retirement community in Ridgeland. Residents observed and participated in the class. Shown are (from left, back) Jennifer Hardy, Ballet Mississippi...

06/12/2012 - 2:34pm

There are more than 67,000 homeless veterans, and 1.5 million other veterans are considered at risk according to the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans. The Youth Community Action Group is a community organization of Northside Drive. We...