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City plans changes to mass transit system; hiring consultant.
Olivia moore gives back to community through establishing city tennis camp. When athletes make something look easy, they’re said to be “putting on a clinic.”
A new campaign was recently launched to bring roads and bridges to the forefront of this year’s statewide elections.
The Reunion Parkway saga continues as Madison County voted last week to retain Mississippi Engineering Group (MSEG) to provide design, right of way and construction services for Reunion Parkway fr
Jill Ford recently announced her candidacy for the House of Representatives District 73 vacated by Cory Wilson, citing her desire to keep up the fight for conservative reforms in the legislature. 

Emily Zhang

Emily Zhang, daughter of Yi Quian and Zhao Zhang, is Madison Central High School Valedictorian for the class of 2017. She plans to attend the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the fall.



Brantley Hudnal

Brantley Hudnall, daughter of Kristof and Amy Edgar and Thomas Hudnall, was selected to the Germantown High School Hall of Fame. She has been a part of the Speech and Debate Team, Beta Club and St.


Year end

First Presbyterian Day School’s Pure Energy II dance team (fourth through sixth grades) recently performed their year-end show. Shown are (from left) Sammie Zoog, Katherine Speed, Elizabeth Head, and Sarah Pittman. Not pictured: Lydia Tidwell.



Hall of fame

At the recent Madison Ridgeland Academy graduation ceremony, graduates (from left) Cooper Ruwe, Rachel Russell, Caitlin Coon, Clay Chance, Anna Claire Bowdon and Lennis Barlow were selected as inductees to the MRA Hall of Fame.


Summer camp

During New Summit School summer camp, Kara Norris and Nick Cason took the fourth and fifth-grade boys fishing with their parents at Lefleur Bluff State Park. Shown are (from left) Cason, Carter Clay-Davis, Theo Carter, Cole Norrell, and Norris.



StD scholarships

Germantown High School has enjoyed much support from the community, including St. Dominic Hospital, which has established a scholarship for GHS seniors. Recipients are (from left) Erin Kight, Owen Ivan, and Breana Pigott.


Jeffie Dee Carter

Services will be held at Covenant Presbyterian Church, August 7 at 2 p.m., preceded by visitation from 12:30 to 2 p.m. for Jeffie Dee Carter. Burial will be in Parkway Memorial Cemetery.



Benson Reed Ingram

Benson Reed Ingram, age 23, went to be with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Saturday, July 22. He was born in Jackson September, 24, 1993, to Reed and Janet Ingram.



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The 12U Major team, Mississippi Angels, won the 2019 Triple Crown Slumpbuster Series in Omaha. There were 291 teams in the tourney and 65 in their division.