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The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) permit board decided Tuesday to table the NCL Waste landfill decision until its January 14 meeting.
After a bid was accepted for $5.7 million in short-term borrowing, the Madison County board of supervisors wasted no time throwing their respective projects into the ring.
Allowing the construction of a new landfill in one of the most prosperous, fastest growing areas of our state makes zero sense.
After 80 years, leaders in Fontaine Place say it is finally time to establish protective covenants.
1. He drove a blue ‘77 Chevy Nova in high school. 2. He played on Jackson Prep’s 1985 and 1986 state championship basketball teams.


Families First

The Families First for Mississippi Healthy Teens Council Members recently encouraged schools in their communities to wear white September 10 to bring awareness and educate peers about suicide prevention.



Bible studies

First Presbyterian Day School fifth and sixth grade boys and girls have begun monthly Bible Studies. Shown are (from left, back) Jennifer Dryden, Emily Oswalt; (front) Rose Turner, Meg Barbour, Elizabeth Sweat, Isabella Bryant, Olivia Mitchell.




Varsity girls

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School members of the 2018-19 varsity girls cross country team are (from left, back) Cate Purvis, Claire Waddell, Adeline Anderson, Sarah Bradford Seawright, Olivia Mitchell, Olivia Huckabay; (front) Avery Stallings, Xenia Minton, Amy Zhang, Phoebe Xu, and Cole Morse. Not pictured: Isabella Flores.


Freshman court

Madison Central High School freshman homecoming court members are (from left, back) CJ Barney, Vic Hollins and Corey Daniels; (front) Mia Valentine, Jamyiyah Cotten and Ally Haynie. Homecoming is set for the week of September 24-28. The court will be presented September 27 during the football game’s halftime festivities.



First day

Middle school students at St. Andrew’s Episcopal School enjoying the first day of the 2018-19 school year are (from left) Anna Everly, Olivia Sheppard, and Lily Hillhouse.


Monsters

Jackson Academy fifth grade students (from left, back) Yates Elfert Jr., Luke New, Caleb Bidwell; (front) Sara Kate Long, Katherine Gault, Olivia Salvo, and Sanders Reeves created monsters and wrote presentations describing them, exercising their imaginations and practicing writing skills.



Cheer seniors

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School seniors on the 2018-19 varsity cheer squad are (from left) Saffron Quinn, Logan Wood, Katlyn Garner, Maggie Meeks, and Julia Mitchell.


Interaction

At the Jackson Academy Club Fair (from left) Burkette Moulder, Camille Felder, Gabrielle Morris, and Ashton Berry represented the newly formed Upper School Interact Club, a service group that connects students to local and national charitable organizations.


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Evelyn Sanders Forkin, 86, died on Tuesday, December 10, 2019.

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1. He drove a blue ‘77 Chevy Nova in high school. 2. He played on Jackson Prep’s 1985 and 1986 state championship basketball teams.