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In 2006, Charley Reese, one of the nation’s most popular newspaper columnists, predicted the catastrophic consequences of running out of fossil fuels.
Whether it was a press release by Entergy Corp. or an answer to a question from an inquisitive reporter, the utility’s announcement of large savings from its membership in a regional grid is very well-timed.
As for overhauling the overhauled U.S. health-care system, President Donald Trump gives conflicting signals.
There are admittedly more laws enacted in Mississippi every year than most people, including those in public office, can keep up with.
Still, those who serve in local government in the Jackson area need to get up to speed with House Bill 1116, which took effect Saturday.
Here’s what the law says:
An Associated Press article in a couple of newspapers I read Sunday reported kids don’t work summer jobs like they used to.
I’m not surprised, considering a lot of things aren’t like they used to be when I was young and when my two children were kids.
Burns are damage caused to one or multiple layers of skin and flesh by external sources of heat, and range in severity from minor to major. In this column I will not cover chemical or electrical burns, nor will I address the handling of major burns.
James Threadgill, (center) son of Mr. and Mrs. Tim Threadgill, was recently awarded the rank of Eagle Scout at a Court of Honor held by Boy Scout Troop 18 of Jackson. For his required Eagle project, he oversaw the building of storage shelves at Peyton’s House, an after-school program for inner-city middle and high school young men.
The Jackson Police Department received the following reports for:
Benning Road, 700 block, auto burglary, June 26;
Benning Road, 700 block, house burglary, June 22;
Briarwood Drive, 600 block, auto burglary, June 22;
Briarwood Drive, 600 block, larceny, June 23;
Funeral services were held in the chapel of Parkway Funeral Home in Ridgeland for Betty M. McNair of Ridgeland.
Betty McNair, 84, died July 8, after a lengthy illness.