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Jackson could soon the join the myriad of other cities that have sued Siemens following complications with a water system overhaul.

Fines continue to increase for delay in completing airport work

Madison Mayor Mary Hawkins Butler said her goal for 2019 is to continue building on the city’s success, safety and overall quality of life that earned Madison national accolades in 2018.

St. Joseph drawdown planned February 23

Madison couple exchange marriage vows in Bahamas with sharks part of the wedding party

She loves being active and doesn’t like to sit still.

She collects Herend figurines.

She’s crafty and knows how to sew and knit.

She can use a jackhammer well.

Sophomore reps

Jackson Prep recently held its 2017 Précis Pageant. Voted Mr. and Miss Sophomore Class are (from left) Mary Noble Howard and Alex Stradinger.


Above and beyond

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School recently held the middle school builders of peer support assembly, which recognizes students whom each grade level team feels demonstrate leadership and support of their classmates above and beyond the call of duty to help improve the life of the Middle School.



Champions

Jackson Academy students (from left) Bo Barbour, Bailey Berry, and Clayton Mahaffey competed in the school’s National Geographic geography bee. Mahaffey took third place, Barbour second, and Berry claimed first-place to become the school champion.


Bike Club

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School upper school students in the Bike Club are (from left, back) Rush Lacoste, Audrey Funkhouser, John Ray, Warner Speed, Brooks Lacoste, Trey Gray, John Sistrunk, Ian Espy, Forrest Hutchison, Miles Baker; (front) faculty sponsors Grace Self and Przemek Tokarski.



College sports

Jackson Academy seniors (from left) Trent Tyre, John Raines Jr., and Sam Ciaccio committed to play collegiate sports at a signing ceremony recently held in the school’s learning commons.


Honors induction

Prep students inducted into the National Honors Society include (from left, back) Ashton William Heath, Alex Stradinger, Alex Payne, Parker Wilkerson, William Bronzi, J.C.



Buddy bench

Anne Clements (seated) donated a buddy bench for the playground at Madison Ridgeland Academy where her three grandchildren (from left, standing) Beau and Mary Bratton Guest, and Nasson Rodriguez go to school.




CF board

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation 2018 board of directors includes members (from left, back) Ken Graeber, Michael Heard, Mike Robbins, Ryan Irving, John Boydstun, David Jackson, Andrew Ousley, Michael Baker, Frank McCool, Les Hardin; (front) Dr. David Josey, Lauren Casciola, Sally Scalf, Melissa Underwood, and Dr. John Spurzem.


Varsity basketball

Jackson Prep boys varsity basketball team members include (from left, back) Bennett Johnston, Sam Buchanan, Colt Blough, Andrew Beard, Pete Zouboukos, Brooks Martin, John Ahanotu, Steven Wyatt, Thomas Thornton, Cam Carroll, Brady Polk; (front) Devin Brown, Jacob Perkins, Hayden Perkins, Reece Davis, Cooper Carroll, Morgan Williams, Russell Weat


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We are fortunate to attend a small church with a tight-knit congregation. Our children’s committee hosts a baby shower for each expectant family in our church and invites the entire congregation.