Barefoot pleasures

By AVERYELL KESSLER,

Barefoot is a simple and joyous concept. Might be a Mississippi thing, I don’t know. Because I live in the age of high style, mega-bucks, multi-colored sports shoes, I’m not sure my opinion is appreciated by Reebok’s marketing department or considered valid by the pc crowd.




Fondren’s Grand Old Lady

By AVERYELL KESSLER,

I met her when she was young, but I was too. She was called Morgan Center, the first suburban shopping center in Jackson, and a modern hub of commerce for folks who didn’t want to drive downtown. The anchor tenant was a new Jitney Jungle and it attracted my mother like an electromagnet.



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A popular Northside park could soon be named after a late Jackson Academy student.

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Bragging rights for another year are on the line tomorrow night, as St. Joseph Catholic School takes on St. Andrew’s Episcopal School, in a storied matchup formerly dubbed “The Holy War.”