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My oldest daughter was asked to be the banner bearer for our church’s Ash Wednesday service.
An inspector from the Jackson Fire Marshal's office says if it was up to him, he would close the Welty Library.
The Mississippi Kidney Foundation’s Uptown Drawdown Patron and Sponsor Party was held recently in the home of Kerk and Elizabeth Mehrle.
Nothing if you are one. Like Entergy Mississippi and Mississippi Power. Regulated monopolies are largely protected from competition and are great for their shareholders.
As one of the city of Madison’s historical landmarks, the Madison-Ridgeland High School building has had many lives over the years.

Pulitzer Center finalist

Toni Oluwatade, St. Andrew’s Episcopal School senior, was selected as a finalist for the Pulitzer Center Contest, Local Letters for Global Change. Toni’s letter was selected from among 500 entries from all over the U.S. and three countries and will be published on the Pulitzer Center website.

Flood waters creeping up

Scott and Virginia Carlton are sealing their garage and moving irreplaceable photos stored there as the water slowly but surely creeps up. Rollingwood Street will be a foot under water if the Pearl reaches 38 feet Sunday as predicted.

Cooking class

Covenant Presbyterian preschoolers showing the creations they made in cooking class are (from left) Wilson Sanders and Lynlee Newman.

Robot programming

Bailey Potter brought her robot Artie 3000 from home to share with her third grade computer class at Madison-Ridgeland Academy. Artie 3000 is a Wifi enabled drawing robot, similar to Dash and Cue robot. Kelly Edwards’ third grade computer class enjoyed programing Artie 3000 by using Blockly, Python, and Javascript.

Fifth grade choir

First Presbyterian Day School Fifth Grade Choir members include, (from left, back) Cate Bailey, Hensley Burns, Mollie Stansell, Reese Russ, Raney Hogan, Aiden Dungey, Wil Franklin Collins; (third row) Blair Winscott, Mary Hollis Maddux, Aili Legget, Brogen McCluskey, Jonathan Nations, Manning Parks, Bernie Jones, Addison Dungey, Lily Grubbs, Ma

Winter Wonderland

St. Anthony Catholic School PK4 students recently created a workable winter village. Pictured are (from left) Hudson Grace Beck, Anthony Oberbeck, Kaitlyn Rottmann, and Leo Kosek.


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My oldest daughter was asked to be the banner bearer for our church’s Ash Wednesday service.


Martha Hardage Magee, 90, died Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at Highland Home.  She was born in... READ MORE


1. He has been married for 21 years to his high school sweetheart. 2. He and his wife have four children.