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My oldest daughter was asked to be the banner bearer for our church’s Ash Wednesday service.
An inspector from the Jackson Fire Marshal's office says if it was up to him, he would close the Welty Library.
The Mississippi Kidney Foundation’s Uptown Drawdown Patron and Sponsor Party was held recently in the home of Kerk and Elizabeth Mehrle.
Nothing if you are one. Like Entergy Mississippi and Mississippi Power. Regulated monopolies are largely protected from competition and are great for their shareholders.
As one of the city of Madison’s historical landmarks, the Madison-Ridgeland High School building has had many lives over the years.

Wreath Making

First Presbyterian Day School second-graders participated in their long-standing wreath-making tradition before Christmas. Shown are (from left) Eliza Jane Dukes, Katie Adeline Suggs, and Evelyn Luckett.

Coca-Cola Scholars

Germantown High School students (from left) Christopher Young, Kiersten Selman, and Chandler Alexander were selected as semifinalists in the 2019-2020 Coca-Cola Scholars Program.

Holiday classic

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School had 22 students dancing in the 25th celebration of Ballet Mississippi’s “The Nutcracker” at Thalia Mara Hal.

Nursery rhymes

Covenant Presbyterian Preschool recently studied a unit on nursery rhymes. Shown acting out a classic are (from left) Emerson West, Levi Eaton, Nolan Newcomb, and Caleb Lee.

Scores recognized

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School has three seniors who received Letters of Commendation from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation based on their above average scores on the PSAT. They are (from left) Krystyn Murray-Wright, Hayes Waycaster, and Abby McCaughan.

Ancient mythology

Seventh graders at Jackson Academy recently read and acted out ancient myths to complete their study of the stories in literature class. Pictured are (from left) Mathias Bridges, Lofton Harris, Adonis Terry, James Chapman, Jacob Scarbrough, Law Stanley, Mason Brantley, Ava Bailey, Leta Decker, and Cameron Benton.

Shark Tank

First Presbyterian Day School fifth-grade students recently participated in a Shark Tank competition in their Idea Lab classes. Students worked together to invent a product and make a presentation to judges that included financial, marketing, and advertising details.


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My oldest daughter was asked to be the banner bearer for our church’s Ash Wednesday service.


Martha Hardage Magee, 90, died Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at Highland Home.  She was born in... READ MORE


1. He has been married for 21 years to his high school sweetheart. 2. He and his wife have four children.