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Features

07/24/2012 - 10:09am

Special to the Sun

Not long ago, taking care of every family member’s healthcare needs meant visiting the pediatrician’s office for the baby’s checkup; scheduling a trip to a primary care doctor for the older children...

07/24/2012 - 10:08am

WIDESPREAD misunderstanding about the proper use of motor vehicle child protective devices such as safety seats is seriously jeopardizing their effectiveness in preventing serious injuries and saving lives, according to the Mississippi Division...

07/24/2012 - 10:06am

Special to the Sun

Every four years when the Olympic Games make their appearance, viewers from across the world are treated to stunning displays of athleticism and determination, and evidence of a lifetime of commitment and discipline...

07/24/2012 - 10:05am

Special to the Sun

Every great step into the future was driven by a vision of what could be. Explorers and dreamers knew that although the future was uncertain and murky, it was inevitable. When Neil Armstrong’s foot touched the...

07/24/2012 - 10:04am

Special to the Sun

Every family has priorities. For some it may be a beautiful home. For others it may be safety. Some value a car or a career; others prize a vacation or a prestigious reputation. Several factors serve to shape a...

07/24/2012 - 10:02am

PARENTHOOD IS TOUGH. So tough it can turn the sanest of us into screaming, stressed-out lunatics.

Sometimes what parents when confronted with addressing behavioral problems with their children find themselves doing is yelling.

...
07/17/2012 - 3:33pm

The door opened, and it was as though the curtain parted.

I thought she might be the one, but there was a whisper of doubt.

I had not actually met her, you understand; I had only been one of thousands who had prayed for her...

07/17/2012 - 3:21pm

Mrs. Ada Brandon, a Northsider, is one of the oldest residents of the state. She turned 100 years old July 16. She is a member of Covenant Presbyterian Church. This is her story.

She has no siblings and was born July 16, 1912 in New...

07/17/2012 - 3:19pm

The Mississippi Art Colony was founded at Allison Wells Hotel in 1948. Since the fire in 1963, the colony has moved to several locations until 1973 when it found its present home at Camp Henry S. Jacobs outside Utica. As a nonprofit...

07/17/2012 - 3:17pm

Twenty floral designs, 20 photographs and numerous samples of horticulture will be on display, October12-13, at the Mississippi Museum of Art when the Garden Club of Jackson presents a juried flower show, Resilience and Recovery: ...

07/17/2012 - 3:14pm

The road to learning and good results, in gardening as in every other field, comes from asking questions. Persistently, thoughtfully, repeatedly, and directed to different sources. You may be hoping to get an affirmation for what you already...

07/10/2012 - 12:59pm

The third annual art benefit for the Deville YMCA, Luck of the Draw, will be July 13, 6 - 9 p.m. at St. James Episcopal Church Fowler Hall. Admission tickets are $50; limited ‘draw’ tickets $100, which guarantees a one-...

07/10/2012 - 12:29pm

AROUND THIS TIME last year, Madison County Tax Assessor Gerald Barber said the county would be fortunate to grow just one percent in total assessed value in the coming year.

He was wrong, and he’s happy about it. The county...

07/10/2012 - 12:27pm

Jackson’s police and firefighter retirement system is underfunded by nearly $62 million, but the system is still solvent, so say city officials.

The system was on track to be fully funded by 2020, but fell behind as a result of...

07/10/2012 - 12:16pm

HAPPY BIRTHDAY

   July 12:Winfred Lott, Dr. Mike Jabaley. July 13: Mark Waters, Aileen Burgess. July 14: Dr. Ed Ruff, Jack Hummel. July 15: Mary Jane Garraway,...

07/10/2012 - 11:59am

DOES YOUR neighbor’s yard stink? Can you walk past his house and know that his dog has been eating – and doing other things – regularly?

You might find some relief by calling animal control.

Madison County...

07/06/2012 - 3:34pm

You fell out of the stupid tree and hit yourself on every branch all the way down, I scolded myself.

Running late and still shaken from the early morning trauma I had just put myself through, I stomped the accelerator to the floor,...

07/06/2012 - 3:31pm

Last month a young friend gave me an orchid for a late birthday gift. She noticed it while on a quick grocery store run, and thought I’d like it. And she was right. It stands tall and beautiful, well-staked in its attractive pot, with a...

07/06/2012 - 3:28pm

Marc Scorca, president of Opera America, led a workshop on board member responsibilities at the annual retreat for the Mississippi Opera’s board of directors recently at River Hills Club. Attending were  Hogan Allen, immediate past...

06/28/2012 - 9:09am

Artist Eric McDonald (left) explains symbolism in his portrait of Metropolitan Opera tenor John Alexander to Mississippi Opera Artistic Director Jay Dean (middle) and Don Potts, (right) chairperson of the Mississippi Opera board of directors....

06/28/2012 - 9:07am

The NYCity Slickers will kick off the Millsaps Arts and Lecture Series on October 9. Jackson native Annie Chadwick performed with her bluegrass band, The NYCity Slickers, at the Mississippi Picnic at the Central Park Bandshell June 9 and10. The...

06/28/2012 - 9:03am

Ridgeland Community Garden Coordinator Jerry Williams (left) and Ashley Burton (right) display the first crop of squash and cucumbers recently picked and taken to MadCAAP (Madison Countians Allied Against Poverty) in Canton. The garden is...

06/28/2012 - 8:56am

Everything old comes back around again in a new form, especially in gardens. Plants our grandmothers grew and liked, especially those that took care of themselves between spectacular blooming seasons, were treasured and appreciated.

...

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...

06/19/2012 - 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...