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State wildlife officials conduct rescue operations on North Canton Club Circle during the Pearl River Flood
Local leaders have submitted the final draft report on the One Lake Project to the U.S. Assistant Secretary of the Army for final review.
Flushing the toilet could be a problem for some Northsiders, another complication resulting from the Pearl River flood.
City, county and state officials have been working to help with evacuations and with rescues. 
Flow coming from the reservoir spillway dam
Officials with the Ross Barnett Reservoir said today that they were nearing capacity and would begin releasing more water beginning late this afternoon.
Operation Sandbag at Public Works Maintenance yard on Michael Avalon Road. Hundreds of cars and trucks are waiting to pick up and fill sand bags at 9 a.m. Saturday morning.
State wildlife officials conduct rescue operations on North Canton Club Circle during the Pearl River Flood
Flow coming from the reservoir spillway dam

Showchoir

Encore, Jackson Academy’s upper school showchoir, was awarded, first runner-up at the Opelika Invitational, fourth runner-up at the South Jones Invitational, and first runner-up at the Oak Grove Invitational.




Performing arts

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School students who received book awards for outstanding achievement in the performing arts are (from left, back) Darby Farr – theatre production: acting; Spencer Carter – Rhapsody Choir; Brooks Lacoste, theatre production: technical; Meredith Johnson, St.




Swimmers

First Presbyterian Day School students recently participated in the Makos State Swim Meet, including (from left) Kimmons Sheppard, Reese Russ, Charlie Penny, Asher Reynolds, Evans Reynolds, Warner Russ, Piper McCalop, and Nan Sheppard.


Banner school

The Mississippi Council on Economic Education named Germantown High School a banner school for 2016-17.  Because of this honor, one student was awarded the MCEE Banner School for Financial Readiness $500 Scholarship. Shown are (from left) recipient Laurel Lee and Selena Swartzfager.



Memory house

Habitat for Humanity Mississippi Capital Area recently dedicated a new Habitat house in memory of Earle F. Jones Jr., a business and community leader who died in August 2013 at 86.





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1. She took her first ceramics class at seven years old at Pickenpaugh Pottery. 2. She and her father got their black belts in Tae Kwon Do together.