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A report detailing the One Lake Project is now available for view online.

Less than two months into the project, Siemens has corrected some 5,400 water bills and $547,000 in back usage fees, according to Public Works Director Bob Miller.

Former Precinct Four Cmdr. James McGowan is retiring after 27 years with the Jackson Police Department.

Federal funding delays road projects, increases costs

Last February, the city of Jackson received $1.4 million to repave a little more than a mile of East Northside Drive.

The legal battle in the Ridgeland Costco case continues.

And again, the amendments to the city of Ridgeland’s zoning ordinance are being questioned.

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Gardening Glimpses

By MRS. HERMAN MCKENZIE,

In our ADS convention diary, Saturday was an even busier day than Friday. It began promptly at 9 a.m. with a discussion with pictures by Frank Veul from the Netherlands. Frank is a special friend from the New Zealand trip, and we’ve connected at every convention.



Senior inductees

Seniors (from left, back) Luke Pitts, Baley Reed, Blake Mills, Gage Morgan; (front) Mary Mitchell, Lillie Walker, Sarah Grea Walker, and De’ja Bradford were recently inducted to Jackson Academy’s chapter of the National Honor Society.


Jerseys and jewels

Kindergartners at First Presbyterian Day School dressed in jerseys and jewels as they studied the letter J. Shown are (from left) Davison Tyra, Eloise Ketchum, Marie Young, and Blake Townsend.



Citizenship award

Germantown High School recently held its Underclassmen Awards Day. Ninth, tenth and eleventh-grade students who display qualities of leadership, character, loyalty, and service to Germantown High School were selected by the faculty to receive the prestigious Maverick Citizenship Award.


Law day art

Madison Central High School art students were named 2018 Law Day Art Contest winners. Shown are (from left) Abigail Deville (first place statewide in 10th-grade division) and Candace Williams (first place statewide in 11th-grade division and overall division winner in grades 10th-12th).



Entrepreneurial alley

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School held Arts on the Green on April 21. Students who participated in the event’s Entrepreneurial Alley are (from left) Bess Ketner, Susanna Everett, Emmy Painter, and Annabelle Abraham.


Accelerated readers

First Presbyterian Day School students were recognized as having the most Accelerated Reader points in the school for the 2017-2018 year. Shown are (from left) Ellis Rich, Will Conner, Alex Guidry, Emily Maggio, Nichols Katsaboulas, and Charlie Penny.



Ash Wednesday

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School’s lower school held an Ash Wednesday chapel service. Shown are (from left) Chloe Marion, Annie Walker, James Machost, Brooks Maier, Jude Misenar, The Rt. Rev. Brian R. Seage, Avery Shiflett, Garet Longabaugh, and Sophia Sabin.


May Crowning Mass

Wearing their favorite dresses and suits, sixth-graders of St. Richard Catholic School led the May Crowning Mass at St. Richard Catholic Church. In the Catholic Faith, May is the month to Honor Mary as the Mother of Jesus Christ. May is considered the season of the beginning of new life, and the “May Crowning” marks a new spiritual season.


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