With the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently saying it would have a minimal environmental impact, supporters of the One Lake project are now focusing on the final phase of the approval process: getting leaders in the nation’s capital to sign off on plans to allow for its construction.
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Thomas Dale (center) was recognized for earning his Eagle Scout rank at Troop 8’s October Court of Honor at First Baptist Church of Jackson. His Eagle Project provided environmental clean-up, migratory birdhouses and trail management for the Fannye Cook site benefitting Pearl Riverkeeper.
Yet another hurdle has been thrown in the path of the Museum Trail, but Northsiders are certain they’ll be able to jump it.
This time, the hurdle came in the form of bids. The city recently opened bids on the much-anticipated project, both of which came in hundreds of thousands of dollars over budget.
There is a disturbing national trend of increasing pedestrian deaths.
An estimated 6,227 pedestrians were killed in traffic in 2018, according to the study from the Governors Highway Safety Association. That figure represents a striking rise from a decade earlier, when 4,109 pedestrians were killed in traffic.
When the United States ratified the Sixteenth amendment in 1913 allowing a federal income tax, the balance of power shifted from the states to the federal government. The power to tax is the power to enslave.
Mississippi is no stranger to disparagement; deservedly for outrageous racial injustice and indefensibly when human nature seeks scapegoats.
Natives exist who cannot conceive of life beyond “the Magnolia Curtain” alongside natives who like the state less than any disapproving Yankee.
Well, it’s that time of year again, time to fall back with the clock.
Sunday at 2 a.m., most of the nation and part of the rest of the world reverts to standard time. Some folks are looking forward to an extra hour of sleep. Since I usually wake up before sunup, it doesn’t make that much difference to me.
St. Andrew’s Episcopal School pre-K4 students celebrating Homecoming 2019 were (from left) Rory Taylor, Patterson Machost, and Jewell Evins.
Covenant Presbyterian preschoolers are having fun celebrating colors. Shown on yellow day are (from left) Callie Collins, Molly Jones and Sarah Cate Collins.
Jackson Academy Upper and Middle School students recently performed Disney’s” Newsies”, the Broadway musical, for three packed audiences in the 800-seat JA Performing Arts Center.