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I was looking at a credit card receipt the other day at a restaurant. On the receipt, there was a “transaction id.” It was a number with 15 spaces. That’s a lot of space, enough for 999 trillion transactions.
With the exception of the interstates, I’m not familiar with many Alabama highways.
But for more than two decades on vacation trips and family visits to Florida, I was glad to reach the Mississippi state line coming back by way of Mobile.
How did it all get started? This is a question I often hear when telling others I have written my first novel. Well, it blossomed out of my research into my family’s ancestry. The earliest ancestor of which I am certain was born in the late 1700s in a small village about 15 miles north of London, England.
In a recent article by Anthony Warren, covering Levee Board attorney Keith Turner’s One Lake presentation to the Metro Lions Club, there were some statements that need examination. The Vicksburg Corps of Engineers was said to have signed-off on the findings of the first phase of review.
It seems to be a foregone conclusion that, before the summer is out, Mississippians and plenty of visitors to this state will be placing their bets on college and professional sporting events at state-domiciled casinos.
Virginia has seen the light, becoming the 33rd state to expand its Medicaid program to cover the working poor.
When will Mississippi?
Twenty attorneys were inducted as “Fellows” of the Mississippi Bar Foundation at the foundation’s annual meeting. They are (from left, standing) Dennis W. Miller, J. Douglas Minor Jr., Hubbard T. Saunders IV, L. Grant Bennett, Pope S. Mallette, Judge M. Ronald Doleac, Judge Lee J. Howard IV, Roy A. Smith Jr., James M. Hood III, Timothy C.
The Debutante Mother’s Club of Mississippi recently made a $500 charitable donation to the Magnolia Speech School for their work with children facing speech and language challenges. Shown are (from left, back) Frances Cole, Holly Buchanan, Valerie Linn, Lyn McMillin, Krish Sachdeva; (front) Haylen Sorrell and Chloe McGinty.
Veronica Herrin, director of volunteer services and case manager at The Good Samaritan Center, recently spoke to the Rotary Club of North Jackson. Herrin told about the different services and events the non-profit social service organization offers. The Rotary Club of North Jackson meets at noon on Tuesdays at The Rickhouse.