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A year later, the Pearl River Valley Water Supply District (PRVWSD) board is returning to several tactics to fight Giant Salvinia, which has been rediscovered in Pelahatchie Bay.
Northsider attempting to replenish disappearing trees
NCL Waste has hired an attorney and announced opposition to Ridgeland’s plans for annexation.
St. Anthony plans December 7 event
Dick Hall has served nearly 21 years as Central District Transportation Commissioner, having first been appointed to the position by the late Gov. Kirk Fordice.

Telemarketers

The Rotary Club of Jackson was welcomed Cecil Brown, public service commissioner, as guest speaker for a recent meeting. Brown opened his discussion with a description of the work of the commission which regulates telecommunications, electric, gas, water and sewer utilities. He highlighted the difficulties with robocalls and telemarketers.


Jackson Crime

The Jackson Police Department received the following reports for:

Briarwood Dr., 211 block, auto burglary, Oct. 31;

Canton Heights Dr., 5000 block, auto theft, Oct. 31;

Cedars of Lebanon Rd., 100 block, house burglary, Oct. 31;

Duling Ave., 600 block, auto burglary, Oct. 31;




a murder is announced

St. Andrew’s Upper School Theatre Department’s fall play will be the mystery A Murder is Announced based on the novel by Agatha Christie and adapted by playwright Leslie Darbon. A mysterious announcement in the local paper states the time and place when a murder is to occur. The victim is an unexpected and unknown visitor.



All about me

Preschoolers at First Presbyterian Day School spent the first week of school with a fun “All About Me” unit. Shown are, from left, Giles Houston, Wyatt Bufkin, and Liam Bowling.


Chapel Acolytes

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School Lower School students who recently served as chapel acolytes are (from left) John Douglas, Chris Gordon, Caleigh Mason, Georgia Paduda, Benjamin Wilson, Chase Jones, Caroline Champagne, and Morgan Lee.



JA senior court

Jackson Academy students representing the senior class on the 2019 Homecoming Court were (from left) Cyrus Manning, Sydney Morris, Henry Lee, Zipporah Hawkins, Tanner Golden, Hailey Swalley, Will Thomas, Virginia Parry, Bryan Jameson, Kennedy Nations, Don Waller, and Reeves Stratton




prep cheerleaders

Cheering for Jackson Prep this year are (from left, back) D’Ambrah Watts, Isabella Hicks, Emily Metcalf, Sage Sharp, Evelyn Thornton, Margie Frye, Kayla Craddock, Elena Zouboukos, Francie Heidelberg; (middle row) Grace Greenwood, Leigh Hardin, Blakely Amis, Liz Heigle, Sarah Douglas Craig, Sara Scott Gideon, Miriam Cochran, KK Heigle; (front) H


SGA junior officers

Madison Central High School Junior Student Government Association (SGA) officers and representatives include  (from left, back) Rob Embry, Connor Chisolm, Robert Tickner, Taylor Boyt, Kellen Fairburn, representatives; (front) Phillip Wright, treasurer; Anna Kay Bumgarner, secretary; Mary Addison Gregory, president; and Will Scoggins, vice presi


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St. Andrew’s Upper School Theatre Department’s fall play will be the mystery A Murder is Announced based on the novel by Agatha Christie and adapted by playwright Leslie Darbon.