Recent bill could be contributing to increase in vagrancy
A bill authored by a North Mississippi lawmaker likely has increased panhandling in the capital city.
Mississippi State’s irrepressible Jake Mangum was hitting for a .401 average coming into this week. He had stolen 20 bases. As a centerfielder, he uses sprinter’s speed to catch balls others can’t reach. He turns triples into outs. He is the heart and soul of a team that has won 42 games while losing 10.
Tom Sheppard, Head of School for St. Andrew’s Episcopal School, spoke to the Rotary Club of North Jackson recently about “Why St. Andrew’s Matters to Mississippi”. He talked about the alumni that have made a name for themselves in business and the curriculum the school offers.
Aaron Pelch, interim athletic director and head football coach at Millsaps College, has been formally named as athletic director. Pelch will continue to serve as head football coach.
Mr. and Mrs. Mark Sutton Bowen announce the engagement of their daughter, Mary Elizabeth Bowen, to Michael Dale Barker, son of Mr. and Mrs. Rickey Dale Barker of Vina, Ala.
Mr. and Mrs. Jim Sims of Madison announce the upcoming marriage of their son, Joshua Allen Sims, to Lindsey Elizabeth Wilson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Chris Clay of Tupelo and Mr. and Mrs. Greg Wilson of Roanoke, Ala.
The Mississippi State Society Colonial Dames XVII Century held its 55th annual State Conference recently at the Holiday Inn Trustmark Park.
Twenty attorneys were elected as Fellows of the Mississippi Bar Foundation at the Foundation’s annual meeting in April. They include (from left, back) Judge Andrew K. Howorth, William O. Luckett Jr, Thomas M. Fortner, David M. Allen, James T. Dulin Jr; Judge Halil S. Ozerden, Presiding Justice James W. Kitchens, Joe N. Tatum, J.