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Jackson could soon the join the myriad of other cities that have sued Siemens following complications with a water system overhaul.

Fines continue to increase for delay in completing airport work

Madison Mayor Mary Hawkins Butler said her goal for 2019 is to continue building on the city’s success, safety and overall quality of life that earned Madison national accolades in 2018.

St. Joseph drawdown planned February 23

Madison couple exchange marriage vows in Bahamas with sharks part of the wedding party

She loves being active and doesn’t like to sit still.

She collects Herend figurines.

She’s crafty and knows how to sew and knit.

She can use a jackhammer well.





Sing anything

Music —listening to it and making it—has the ability to unlock human potential, even when normal forms of communication have been altered. This is particularly true and well-documented in those affected by Alzheimer’s disease.



Prepare for fall

The Garden Club of Madison’s October meeting took place at Southern Institute of Faux Painting. The program was presented by Virginia Weathersby, who demonstrated chalk painting and leaf glaze on a pumpkin. Members learned the possibilities of using this process in preparing fall decorations.


Yard of the Month

Keep Ridgeland Beautiful awarded the home of Mark and Mauri McKay, 540 East Jackson St., for the October Residential Yard of the Month.  The home and grounds included a display of fall and Halloween decorations appropriate for the season.




Senior maids

The senior maids elected by their class at St. Joseph Catholic School are (from left) Mary Scott Wolf, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Wolf; Leah Blevins, daughter of Dr. Phil Blevins and MaryJo Blevins; Amari Wells, daughter of Felicia Wells; and Akili Lewis, daughter of Nkemdili Lewis and the late Vassel Lewis.



Ends season

Jackson Academy junior high football players (from left) Parker Grant, Daniel Adams, Harrison Johnston, and Julian Palmer enjoyed their final pep rally before closing out the season. 


Tour the schools

Paul Gallo, host of the Gallo Radio Show on SuperTalk Mississippi, recently toured New Summit School, Mississippi Dyslexia Center, and Spectrum Academy. He observed different classroom settings and learned about the numerous services the school has to offer. Tours are available Monday-Friday. To set up a tour call 601- 982-7827.


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We are fortunate to attend a small church with a tight-knit congregation. Our children’s committee hosts a baby shower for each expectant family in our church and invites the entire congregation.