St. Andrew’s Episcopal School students recently enjoyed the rare December snow day. Spotted building a snowman were (from left) Eli, Susanna and Watts Everett.
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Jackson Academy fifth-graders (from left) Emma Ray, Ann Campbell Lake, Wiggy Ball, and Stanton Cole attended a showing of “Wonder” recently with their class. After the film, which deals with themes of kindness, student’s signed a pledge stating “when given the choice between being right or being kind, [we pledge to] choose kind.”
Three things I don’t understand about football:
• Why do you have to be tall to run successfully with the ball? I mean, the idea is to make the other guy miss, right? Why do you have to be six-feet tall to make the other guy miss?
Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Lee Morgan of Madison announce the engagement of their daughter, Molly Lee Morgan, to Blake Reynolds Besselievre, son of Mr. and Mrs. Scott Sylvin Besselievre of Birmingham.
Mr. and Mrs. Alan Wise of Baton Rouge announce the engagement of their daughter, Kathryn Clarice Wise, to Robert Garrett McInnis, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert McInnis of Hattiesburg.
Miss Wise, a graduate of Millsaps College, is the professional development and recruiting assistant at Butler Snow LLP in Ridgeland.
The Mu Sigma Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma fraternity recently hosted the 2017 Image Awards at the MS E-Center @ JSU. The annual banquet benefitted the Mississippi Kidney Foundation, as well as the 2017 scholarship recipients. The MS Kidney Foundation was presented a check in the amount of $2,000.
Construction is expected to wrap up this week on a major sewer main project on the Northside.
And residents living nearby will be happy to know that once the work is finished, the smell of sewage in that area and along Crane Boulevard should go away.
The madison County Economic Development Authority (MCEDA) is in the middle of investigating a conflict of interest arising from an airport study commissioned in 2013.
Improving voting issues and state-owned property uses top Blount’s 2018 list
Moving state agencies to state-owned buildings and making it easier to vote and register to vote are among top priorities next year for District 29 Sen. David Blount.