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Giant Salvinia has had a ripple effect on the Barnett Reservoir since it was discovered in Pelahatchie Bay last year.
Sara Buffington hasn’t lived in LOHO for two years, but she’s still a regular in the neighborhood, going there almost daily to take care of a few straggling, wild cats.
In 2004, Brooks Eason received a life-changing phone call from his dad.
The  2019 Chimneyville Arts Festival, featuring all original, hand-crafted work by many members of the Craftsmen’s Guild of Mississippi, is scheduled for December 6, 7 and 8 at the Mississippi Tra
After four terms as state representative and one term as Central District public service commissioner, Cecil Brown is retiring.

Miss Zachary and Walters planning July 28 wedding ceremony in Fairhope

Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Alan Zachary of Flowood announce the engagement of their daughter, McKenzie Ann Zachary, to Matthew Vincent Walters, son of Lt. Col. and Mrs. Timothy Wayne Walters of Jonesboro, Ark. Miss Zachary is the granddaughter of Patricia Ann Eastland and the late Woods C. Eastland, and Everette Zachary and the late C.







Leaders

Germantown High School recently held its Underclassmen Awards Day. Ninth, tenth and eleventh-grade students who display qualities of leadership, character, loyalty, and service to Germantown High School were selected by the faculty to receive the prestigious Maverick Citizenship Award.


Mia Parker

Mia Parker, Madison Central High School art student, won a Choice Award in the MCHS Visual Art Exhibit and Competition. She also won Gold Key and Silver Key in the Mississippi State Scholastic Art Competition. Parker received honorable mention in the Walter Anderson Museum Youth Art Contest.



Indian culture

Lakshmi Kandra visited First Presbyterian Day School K3 classes to tell them about Indian culture, including food and dress. Shown are (from left) Easton Bailey, Thomas Hoeniges, Charlie Price, Kandra, Srihan Kandra, Hutson Hontzas, Quinn Norsworthy, Amos Sledge, and Lucas Truong.




WellsFest beneficiary

The Southeast Tourism Society has named WellsFest as one of the STS Top 20 Events in the Southeast for September 2018.  Now in its 35th year, WellsFest is a family friendly outdoor musical festival. This year’s WellsFest will be held Saturday, September 29, at Jamie Fowler Boyll Park at 1398 Lakeland Dr.


Little House

Jackson Academy students (from left, back) Ava Grantham, Porter Meeks, Taylor Ueltschey; (front) Caleb Ashley, Cody Simmons, and Nicholas Rula recently presented the annual Little House program. The program celebrated the anecdotal lessons in the writings of Laura Ingalls Wilder.


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