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A couple of months ago, a miracle happened. One bright morning, a crew of men and equipment appeared on Briarwood Drive and began to work rapidly. Within a few days, almost half of Briarwood was repaved. I was full of joy.
The Mississippi Levee Board (MLB) was created right after the Civil War to build and maintain levees in the Mississippi Delta. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) took over levee building in 1927. But the MLB, located in Greenville, still maintains them. It has had some famous chief engineers in its storied history.
Although no longer a Jackson resident, I enjoy weekly visits through the interesting pages of the Northside Sun. Thank you for bringing me news of some of my favorite people and topics.
Paying to fix bridges is kind of like paying for a new roof: It’s a lot of money, is not exciting at all and doesn’t improve your business or home value one cent. Because of those reasons, both things tend to get pushed back as we all battle more pressing expenses.
It’s easy to criticize law enforcement officers when they make a bad decision and people get hurt. However, officers also should be praised when they do the right thing in trying circumstances, and that’s what occurred in Durham, N.C.
Betty Wong with New Stage Theater was a recent guest speaker at the Madison Lions Club. Shown are (from left) Lion John Bell Crosby , Wong, Lion Dick Largel .
The Mississippi Asthma and Allergy Clinic, P.A. will soon celebrate its 50th anniversary. Shown are associates (from left, back) Winn Walcott, MD; James Haltom, MD; Daniel Venarske, MD; Mark Murray, MD; Joshua Phillips, MD; Todd Adkins, MD; (front) Claire Rosenblatt, MD; Don Mitchell, MD (retired); Chelle Wilhelm, MD.
Mississippi Supreme Court Chief Justice Bill Waller addressed the North Jackson Rotary Club recently, and provided an overview of the work being done in courts statewide, including advancements in efficiencies, success of drug courts, and the celebration of Mississippi’s bicentennial.