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Mississippi State, Ole Miss top choices for Northside graduates

The numbers are in, and Mississippi State University is the top choice this year for Northside graduates.

The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) is moving forward with several projects in south Madison County and North Jackson.

St. Andrew’s honors trustees

Northsider returns home from iraq as part of his travels around the world with National Guard

Lauren Rhoades was recently named director of the Eudora Welty House and Garden in Belhaven.

DeAsia was being shown around the governor’s mansion after her birthday, when she asked First Lady Deborah Bryant if she could stop for just a few minutes in the rose parlor.

Century club gift

Mississippi Food Network received a $7,500 donation from Century Club Charities, the host organization for the Sanderson Farms Championship. Shown are (from left) Steve Jent, executive director, Sanderson Farms Championship; Ken Hall Barnett, Century Club Charities; Charles H.


Got weeds

The Garden Club of Jackson is preparing for the second annual Weed Wrangle Jackson event, set for Saturday, April 7 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.



ABC Speaker

Jamie Eubanks, director of Mississippi Alcohol Beverage Control, spoke recently to the Rotary Club of North Jackson. Shown are (from left) Rotarian Matt Monsour, Eubanks, and Rotary Club President Witt Ruffin.


New superintendent

Reunion Golf and Country Club has named Charley Crell golf course superintendent. Crell is a Mississippi State University graduate with a degree in agronomy. Crell and his wife Suzanne have a three-year-old daughter, Caroline.




CID Legislation Dead

By ANTHONY WARREN,

Despite support from neighborhood leaders across Jackson, Lt. Gov. Reeves has again killed CID legislation.

Here is the text of a letter from District 25 Sen. Walter Michel discussing the bill’s outcome:

Thank you and all of the neighborhood associations for your work with this legislation.



Roadblock?

By ANTHONY WARREN,

Northsiders urge Tate Reeves to pass CID legislation

Northside leaders are again hoping Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves doesn’t block the passage of a bill that will give neighborhoods another tool to preserve property values and improve quality of life.





Amy Turner on therapeutic foster care

Amy Turner is director of children’s services for Catholic Charities Diocese of Jackson, Miss. Turner has been in the position for two years, but has been with the nonprofit for 18.5 years. She has an undergraduate degree in social work from Delta State University and a master’s degree in social work from Jackson State University.


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Mississippi State, Ole Miss top choices for Northside graduates

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Obituaries

Betty McCarty Edwards, age 96, passed away peacefully on May 23, 2019 at St. Catherine’s... READ MORE


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Jackson Prep Chi Alpha Mu 2019 members include (from left, back) Will Skipper, Sam Stogner, Jackie Chen, Harrison Jones, William Walker, Maddox Noe, Walker Headley, Jeffrey Jordan, George Pittman,