The Titanic ran into an iceberg, and sank. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has run into a “Mudberg,” and its reputation is sinking. Mudberg is a 30-foot-high mound of sediments in the Mississippi River above Baton Rouge that restricts its flow.
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Cable television offers countless channels. Cyberspace provides ceaseless content. Yet technology leaves people unfulfilled on account of antediluvian impulses which found our ancient ancestors huddled around campfires answering “Who am I?” through creation stories and myths about constellations.
The Mississippi Department of Education has invited 30 people to participate on a task force about how public schools conduct testing.
It’s common for State Auditor Stacey Pickering to announce that he wants officials in a Mississippi town or county to repay money they’ve been accused of misspending or even stealing.
The constant upgrade of cellphones also creates a stream of obsolete ones needing disposal. This creates a hazard if not done correctly.
Local writer and journalist Dawn Dugle was the guest speaker at a recent meeting of the Madison-Ridgeland Rotary Club. Dugle offered advice on building better relationships with media and journalists. Shown are (from left) M-R Rotary past president John Rings, Dugle, club member Jan Collins, and club President-Elect Sharon Moulder.
The Garden Club of Madison had its final meeting of the year with the annual progressive garden tour and luncheon.
MR. AND MRS. GARY Lee Ragland of Madison announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily Walker Ragland, to Stephen Joseph Juel, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Lawrence Hindman of Collierville, Tenn.
Mr. and Mrs. James Andrew Ault of Okemos, Mich. announce the engagement of their daughter, Julie Kathryn Ault, to Jeff Davis Pace III, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Davis Pace Jr. of Brookhaven, and Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Lamar Hood of Flowood.