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.
Mississippi needs to join a growing list of states that allow Community Improvement Districts (CID). The Jackson City Council, including Northside councilwoman Virgi Lindsey, supports CIDs. Twenty-five neighborhood associations endorse CIDs including Eastover, Loho, Lefleur East, Rollingwood, Fondren, Belhaven and Heatherwood.
It’s likely that the departure of Thad Cochran from the U.S. Senate is going to generate more news about the political jockeying to replace him than the service he gave to Mississippi over nearly half a century in Washington.
It rarely makes sense for a legislature to pass laws that are unlikely to be enforced. But the Mississippi Legislature has done just that.
The Senate last week sent House Bill 80 to Gov. Phil Bryant. The bill forbids motorists from driving in the left-hand lane on a multi-lane roadway “whenever it impedes the flow of other traffic.”
Tripp Segars was the big winner of the late winter River Hills King of the Court session, getting a $180 paycheck for his tennis doubles prowess. Other winners sharing the $1,000 total purse are (from left) Nelson Creath, Will Puckett, Kevin Kellum, Jamie Chustz, Segars, Fred Ferguson and Gil Burke.
Fondren artist Roz Roy spoke recently to the Metro Jackson Lions Club. Roy, who launched her studio / gallery in 2007, discussed her process for creating art, as well as growing up in Jackson and living with the effects of polio. Shown are (from left) Roy and Lion Jerry File.
You may love him. Millions of golf fans do adore Tiger Woods, the most gifted if not the most accomplished golfer in history. (Jack Nicklaus, 18 majors to Tiger’s 14, remains the most accomplished in my mind.)
You may pull against Tiger. Many do, mostly because of his well-publicized character issues.
Mr. and Mrs. Jack Benton Bailey of Tupelo and Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Harley Streeter of Brandon announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Leigh Bailey, to Carlton Randall Wall, son of Mr. and Mrs. Randall Bernard Wall of Jackson.
Mr. and Mrs. Trip Brown announce the engagement of their daughter, Caroline Barrett Brown, to Nico Guiliano Forlenza, son of Mr. and Mrs. David Forlenza Jr.
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,