still voting for more than 80 years Iva Dee Bondurant has never missed an opportunity to cast her vote

By NIKKI ROWELL,

Americans made their way to the polls last week to have their voices heard in the midterm election.

Iva Dee Bondurant, a 102-year-old resident of Ridgeland, was no different, as she said taking part in the election was her civic duty.





Random acts of kindness Last week, I had a bad morning.

By NIKKI ROWELL,

I try to always remember that bad moments do not make a bad day if you don’t let them.

But, sometimes that’s hard to remember when you wake up late because you didn’t hear your alarm, the dog potties inside before you can take her out, you don’t have time to make coffee and have to throw yourself together for an 8:30 a.m. interview.




Booming

By NIKKI ROWELL,

Gluckstadt area enjoying commercial and residential growth

As the battle for the incorporation of Gluckstadt wages on, the area is experiencing exponential growth.






Reservoir officials declare state of emergency to help stop spread of Salvinia

By NIKKI ROWELL,

The Pearl River Valley Water Supply District (PRVWSD) board has issued a state of emergency due to the presence of the invasive aquatic plant giant Salvinia, which is spreading in Pelahatchie Bay. This is the second time the plant has been found in the Ross Barnett Reservoir.


halloween fun

By NIKKI ROWELL,

Trick-or-treating, movie night, festivals included in halloween activities planned for area

Calling all ghouls and goblins. Halloween is approaching and Northsiders are preparing for trick-or-treating.

Trick-or-treating will take place on October 31. The trick-or-treating hours vary by neighborhood.


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St. Richard’s Halloween parties were full of treats.