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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.
County officials and engineers are making headway on the Reunion Parkway project, according to a presentation from Waggoner Engineering last week.

Determination

Shearer overcomes back injury to continue love of dance at Indiana University

What at one point seemed impossible for a young ballerina has now become a reality.

After suffering a back injury, Mary Kate Shearer is attending Indiana University Bloomington and is now part of the ballet program at the Jacobs School of Music.





2017 Debutantes

PRESENTATION BALL SCHEDULED NOVEMBER 24

This 84Th year’s formal presentation of debutantes as planned by the executive board of the Debutante Club of Mississippi, Inc. will take place Friday, November 24 in the ballroom of the Country Club of Jackson.



News Briefs

Madison Landing Work

The Madison Landing boat ramp at the reservoir will be getting new improvements, which boaters and lake users should be able to use next year.







Public works director wants guidelines for calling state of emergency overhauled

By ANTHONY WARREN,

Jackson Public Works Director Bob Miller would like to overhaul the city’s state of emergency guidelines, in hopes of responding more quickly to major infrastructure problems.

Recently, the city declared a state of emergency to repair a sewer main burst along Meadow Hill Drive.



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Edward B. Ramirez, a retired electrical engineer, passed away at the age of 90. He was a veteran... READ MORE

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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.