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Reform is desperately needed for Mississippi’s defined benefit pension system.
One summer morning in mid-August, Ridgeland resident Lisa Magee noticed a foul odor at her home in Dinsmor subdivision.
Tax Collector Kay Pace is working to make errands like paying property taxes and renewing car tags easier for Madison County residents.
The Reservoir Police Department is taking steps to ensure the safety of Ridgeland motorists with the installation of traffic camera equipment.
The constant squealing and splashing distracted me from my task of watching the briar studded ridge.

Alumni meet

The Jackson Alumni Chapter of Kappa Sigma fraternity met recently at a Ridgeland restaurant to plan service projects and socials for the coming fiscal year. Attending were (from left) Trent Burns, Glen Castle, Haden Hughes, Chris Blount, Tip Johnson, John Zupko, Bill Carr, Joe Rankin, Sandy Isbell and Dale Beasley.


Chapel

Amy Elizabeth Cockroft from Broadmoor Baptist Church spoke recently about contentment at Madison Ridgeland Academy’s Elementary Chapel.



PreK chefs

St. Richard Preschool chefs created fruit kabobs made out of strawberries, bananas, grapes and marshmallows as a part of their Community Helpers study.


Senior homecoming

Germantown High School homecoming court 2018 includes senior maids (from left) Anjelica Channa, Emme Walker, Maggie Robinson, Grayson Amis, Hailey Soper, Madison Smith, Lauren James and Haley Grace Allen.



Homecoming freshmen

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School recently celebrated homecoming 2018. Members of the homecoming court representing the freshman class are (from left) Avery Stallings and Yasmine Ware.


Junior maids and escorts

Madison Ridgeland Academy junior homecoming maids and escorts are (from left, back) Kyle Savell, Christopher Snopek, Josh Thomas, Nathan Tullos, Tyler Francis; (front) Campbell Owens, Sara Carson Hailey, Mae Correro, Rivers Futral, Mary Rogers Coon.

 



Set to learn

Coach Larry Calhoun recently visited First Presbyterian Day School as part of the Mississippi Department of Education and The Bower Foundation’s Move to Learn Initiative. Shown are (from left) Madelyn Magee, Marshall Felker, Calhoun, Easton Bailey, and Emery Stansell.


Commended

Jackson Prep students Mackenzie Nichols (seated) and Charlie Davis (standing) are 2018-19 National Merit Commended students.

 



Cancer awareness

Students at First Presbyterian Day School recognized September as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month by Going Gold to raise money for The Campbell Bulldog Fund.


MAD project

Jackson Prep seniors Parks Flynt, Kennedy Marble and Mary Parker Plunkett were recipients of the Impact Award Presentation for MAD (Make A Difference) Project “Red, White, and You,” a special needs camp. Shown are (from left) Nell and Parks Flynt, Chyna and Kennedy Marble, Mary Parker and Shannon Plunkett, and Head of School Lawrence Coco.


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