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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.

The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) is moving forward with several projects in south Madison County and North Jackson.

St. Andrew’s honors trustees

Northsider returns home from iraq as part of his travels around the world with National Guard

Lauren Rhoades was recently named director of the Eudora Welty House and Garden in Belhaven.

DeAsia was being shown around the governor’s mansion after her birthday, when she asked First Lady Deborah Bryant if she could stop for just a few minutes in the rose parlor.

Toys for tots

Olde Tyme Commissary has teamed up with students at St. Andrew’s Episcopal School to collect donations for the annual Toys for Tots Drive. Toys may be dropped off at Olde Tyme Commissary in the Renaissance in Ridgeland through December 15.


Corps work

Greg Raimondo, chief of the Public Affairs Office for the Vicksburg District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, provided an overview of the work of the Corps in a recent meeting of the Rotary Club of North Jackson. Shown are (from left) Rotary Club of North Jackson President Witt Ruffin, Raimondo, and Rotarian Matt Monsour.




Rowdies

The Jackson Academy Rowdies are a group of senior boys who promote school spirit at pep rallies and athletic events.



All district offense

Jackson Prep recently presented football varsity awards. Receiving the MAIS 2017 All District Offense Award were team members (from left, back) Russell Roberts, Charlie Ott, J.P. Guilbeau, Forrest Smith; (front) Chance Lovertich, Jerrion Ealy and Jake Maloney.


Baseball signing

Madison Central High School senior Hunter Blalock signed a letter of intent for baseball at Mississippi State University. Shown are (from left) Susanne, Hunter and Jason Blalock.




XC Seniors

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School seniors on the defending state champion boys cross country team are (from left) Sam Marcus, Jack Archer, Trey Gray, Emmanuel Opata, Wynn Garriga, John Spencer Jones, Jack Ditto, Dalton Dear, and Charley Hutchison.



Squanto day

Understanding the history and traditions of Thanksgiving is one of the lessons of Squanto Day at Jackson Academy, where second grade students share a special meal with one another. A second lesson is to share the meal and fellowship with grateful hearts.


Baseball for HCC

Connor Carter, senior at Germantown High School, signed his letter of intent to play baseball at Hinds Community College.  Shown are (from left, back) Drew Crowell, Wesley Bolden, Brian Hardy, TJ Grissom, Presley Hill; (front) Lesley, Connor and Christian Carter.


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Mississippi State, Ole Miss top choices for Northside graduates

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Obituaries

Betty McCarty Edwards, age 96, passed away peacefully on May 23, 2019 at St. Catherine’s... READ MORE


Social

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,