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A year later, the Pearl River Valley Water Supply District (PRVWSD) board is returning to several tactics to fight Giant Salvinia, which has been rediscovered in Pelahatchie Bay.
Northsider attempting to replenish disappearing trees
NCL Waste has hired an attorney and announced opposition to Ridgeland’s plans for annexation.
St. Anthony plans December 7 event
Dick Hall has served nearly 21 years as Central District Transportation Commissioner, having first been appointed to the position by the late Gov. Kirk Fordice.


MUW luncheon

Metro Jackson alumni of Mississippi University for Women (MUW) gathered recently to learn more about the Eudora Welty Symposium held annually on campus.



Chi Omega Board

The Metro Jackson Chi Omega Alumnae Association Board met recently at the home of Amanda Puckett to finalize plans for its upcoming Annual Fall Wine and Cheese. The event will take place  Thursday, October 24 in the Ridgeland home of Mary Tison Brown. All Chi Omega Alumnae are welcome.




Performing at unwrapped

Northsider David “Dafe” Womack, who received his second Parents’ Choice Award for his latest CD, “I’ve Got A Bo Bo on my Toe Toe,”  will be preforming songs and signing CDs from both CDs November 14 at Interior Markets between 5 and 8 p.m. as part of Fondren Unwrapped.


Pruning pro

The Garden Club of Madison’s first meeting of their new year was held recently at the Denson Building in Madison. The program was “Pruning like a Pro”, featuring Jeff McManus, director of landscape services at the University of Mississippi.



Fondren Unwrapped

Fondren merchants are decking their walls for Fondren Unwrapped, the annual holiday open house, Thursday, November 14, 5 - 8 p.m. The Mississippi Symphony String Ensemble will be playing in a shop window on Duling. There will be sidewalk hot chocolate stands, complete with marshmallows and peppermint canes.  Kids will enjoy face-painting.


Eagle Scout

Christopher McHenry (center) was recognized for earning his Eagle Scout rank at Troop 8’s October Court of Honor at First Baptist Church of Jackson. For his Eagle Project Christopher constructed multiple Adirondack chairs for Sunnybrook Cares’ Sunset Hill, a foster care and adoption respite facility.




Age is a work of art

By LOTTIE BOGGAN,

Dressed for a dinner at the Country Club, I found myself in a much shorter line than the buffet; instead of dining on a gourmet meal, I spent my evening visiting a Doc in a Box clinic. And no. I had not yet made it to cocktail hour.


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St. Andrew’s Upper School Theatre Department’s fall play will be the mystery A Murder is Announced based on the novel by Agatha Christie and adapted by playwright Leslie Darbon.