On Saturday, December 9, I was lucky enough to attend the historic opening of the Museum of Mississippi History and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum. These museums offer an honest, courageous look back at our state’s storied and sometimes troubled history. As Sen.
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It’s hard to comprehend that one carpenter with a vision 2,000 years ago is responsible for the massive celebration today we call Christmas. It is even more amazing considering this carpenter, Jesus Christ, died in relative obscurity in a dry and dusty city in what is now called the Middle East.
Wright and Ferguson Funeral Home recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony for its new location at 114 Burney Drive off of Flowood Drive in Flowood. Ellis Wright, (left) manager for Wright and Ferguson and funeral director, is shown with John Oates, Flowood Chamber of Commerce diplomat chair. “My grandfather started Wright and Ferguson in 1923.
The kid in me just will not go away. As far as I am concerned, this is a good thing. I can’t stop thinking about our most recent snow. I think I am just excited about receiving the fluffy stuff now as I was when I was in grade school. I had more to gain then for a day of snow meant a day less of school, if it fell at the right time.
Emmy award-winning painter Frank Ordaz was a recent chapel speaker at Jackson Academy. He has worked as a matte painter for films such as “Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan,” and “E.T.
Sisters Anne Fair (left) and Charlotte Lucas (right) raised $254 from a recent lemonade stand that they donated to Mission First, First Presbyterian Day School’s 2017-2018 school-wide mission project. Also shown is Head of School Gary Herring (center).
Jackson Prep varsity football MAIS 2017 All-Star team members include (from left) Cooper Carroll, Forrest Smith, Chance Lovertich.
The Duke University Talent Identification Program (TIP) identifies seventh-graders in 16 states in the Southeast, Midwest and Southwest who have scored at the 95th percentile or above on a grade-level achievement test. These students are invited to participate in the Duke TIP 7th Grade Talent Search and take either the SAT or the ACT.