Manpower and money hurting city’s efforts to repair streets
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Efforts to soften terms of Jackson’s sewer consent decree are officially under way.
Recently, Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba’s administration met with federal officials to discuss challenges the city faces in meeting decree terms.
SEC Coach of the Year runs in Davis family
Kermit Davis Jr. has earned Southeastern Conference Coach of the Year honors in his first season at Ole Miss. That’s a big deal – a really big deal – but SEC Coach of the Year in your first year on the job is not unprecedented.
Soccer coaches will have a tougher time running out the game clock next season, thanks to recent rules changes handed down by the national agency overseeing high school sports.
The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) recently announced eight rule changes for high school soccer.
Two area high schools have started what will be an annual competition to raise money for waterfowl conservation. Jackson Prep and Jackson Academy now both host Ducks Unlimited Varsity (DUV) programs geared at high schoolers.
Why certain Southerners are preoccupied with Old South iconography instead of future potentiality is a puzzlement. Our achievements have been legion when we have focused upon the present and future rather than a mythical yesteryear.
The refrain to the Temptations 1964 hit “The Way You Do The Things You Do” is apropos:
Ben Edwards, chief operating officer of Gateway Rescue Mission, was the guest speaker at a recent meeting of the Madison-Ridgeland Rotary Club. Edwards talked about the program of work at the mission, which is to serve the “physical and spiritual” needs of the homeless by providing three daily meals, a clean bed, and counseling.
Members of the Madison-Ridgeland Rotary Club recently attended the Women In Rotary Celebration and Awards Luncheon at the Country Club of Jackson including (from left) Ann Barnes, Karen Bonner, Joyce Hart, Jan Collins, club President Sharon Moulder, Fran Flood, Beverly Surles, Lavon Fluker-Reed, and Addy Keith.