Fellow Inductees

Twenty attorneys were inducted as “Fellows” of the Mississippi Bar Foundation at the foundation’s annual meeting. They are (from left, standing) Dennis W. Miller, J. Douglas Minor Jr., Hubbard T. Saunders IV, L. Grant Bennett, Pope S. Mallette, Judge M. Ronald Doleac, Judge Lee J. Howard IV, Roy A. Smith Jr., James M. Hood III, Timothy C.

Gift to speech school

The Debutante Mother’s Club of Mississippi recently made a $500 charitable donation to the Magnolia Speech School for their work with children facing speech and language challenges. Shown are (from left, back) Frances Cole, Holly Buchanan, Valerie Linn, Lyn McMillin, Krish Sachdeva; (front) Haylen Sorrell and Chloe McGinty.

Good Samaritan

Veronica Herrin, director of volunteer services and case manager at The Good Samaritan Center, recently spoke to the Rotary Club of North Jackson. Herrin told about the different services and events the non-profit social service organization offers. The Rotary Club of North Jackson meets at noon on Tuesdays at The Rickhouse.

International ballet

Janet Scott introduced speaker Mona Nicholas, executive director of the USA International Ballet Competition of Mississippi, at a recent meeting of the Rotary Club of Jackson. The competition  will be held June 10 – 23 for this, Jackson’s 11th competition. Shown are (from left) President Brooks Buchanan, Nicholas, and Scott.

Service pins

Four Madison County master gardeners received service pins recently. They are (from left, back) Roy Dunn, 15 years; Tanya Brieger, five years; (front) Mary Morris, 10 years; and Jane Galloway Hart, 10 years. The master gardener program is offered through the Mississippi State University extension program.

Planning committee

A Women in Rotary luncheon event was recently held at the Country Club of Jackson. Hostesses were (from left) Chere Stegall, Jennifer Young-Wallace, Becky White, Barbara Travis, Regina Todd, and Jan Collins. Not pictured: Ann Barnes, and Nancy Fletcher-Smith.


Rotary Club of Jackson met recently at Sparkman Auditorium at the ag museum. Julian Watson introduced speaker, Coach Joe Moorhead, head football coach at Mississippi State University.

Author speaks

Local writer and journalist Dawn Dugle was the guest speaker at a recent meeting of the Madison-Ridgeland Rotary Club. Dugle offered advice on building better relationships with media and journalists. Shown are (from left) M-R Rotary past president John Rings, Dugle, club member Jan Collins, and club President-Elect Sharon Moulder.



The Home Place has been a part of the Northside community since 1946, but Lucille Nichols is who really makes it feel like home.