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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.

N’siders recognized by Ole Miss

Two Northsiders were among 10 individuals honored by the University of Mississippi (UM) School of Education. Terre Blanton Harris and Wanda Quon were selected for significant contributions to the field of education.

Blanton was also inducted into the education school’s fifth class of the Alumni Hall of Fame.


Discusses appellate court

Mississippi Court of Appeals Presiding Judge Jack L. Wilson was the guest speaker at a recent meeting of the Madison-Ridgeland Rotary Club. Wilson discussed the procedures of the appellate court process. Pictured are (from left) Program Chair Jan Collins, Rotary President Felipe Zuluaga, Wilson, and Todd Burwell.



Bird hunting wins the prize

By JEFF NORTH,

Hunting is more than just the pursuit of a game animal or fowl. Though by pure definition, this accurately describes the connotation of the word. If, however, we were satisfied with just this, “the pursuit,” we would have tragically missed what the real meaning brings to those of us who, put simply, live for.




Prep Jr. High Cheerleaders

Cheering for Jackson Prep this year are (from left, back) Eliza Hollingsworth, Margaret Dye, Livi Mathews, Addy Katherine Allen, Rosemary McClintock, Kennedy Cleveland, Rachel Rutledge, Mari Lampton Walker, Lila Wartes; (front) Percy Oliver, Anders Morgan, Lizzie Kellum, Elam Roberson, Hannah Caloss, Bradley Carter, Kelsey Clay, Vail Wartes, Sa




Executive officers

Madison Central High School Executive SGA Officers for the 2019-2020 school year are (from left) Emma Grace Trammell, treasurer; Allie Grace Bell, secretary; Brooks Stewart and Allison Hill, co-presidents; and Anna Cate Strong, vice president.


Service project

For the National Honor Society September Service Project, Madison-Ridgeland Academy students collected food items for donation to the Madison Police Department. These students delivered the items to show support and appreciation for their service.



Rock Project

High school band members reunite for Michael J. Fox Foundation parkinson's research benefit. 

For Mart McMullan, it’s not adversity that defines you, but how you handle it.

In May, Mart was diagnosed with early onset Parkinson’s Disease.



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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.