St. Andrew’s honors trustees
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St. Andrew’s honors trustees
Mississippi often is called a football state, and you can make a strong case because so many of the world’s greatest football players come from here. Again, this year, Mississippi produced the largest percentage (per capita) of players selected in the NFL Draft.
After a 32 year association with St. Dominic, Claude W. Harbarger is retiring as president of St. Dominic Health Services, Inc. June 30.
Harbarger’s decision corresponds with St. Dominic’s transition of sponsorship to the Franciscan Calais Ministries and the Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System (FMOLHS) on July 1.
This spring marked the 110th anniversary of Eudora Welty’s birth in Jackson.
Mr. and Mrs. John Burdette Campbell of Madison announce the engagement of their daughter, Caroline Elizabeth Campbell, to Mark Christopher Dyess, son of Mrs. Samuel Thomas Peeler Jr. of Brandon and Anselm Lewis Dyess of Canton.
Two developers are hoping second time’s the charm when it comes to developing the vacant property next to the Jackson Convention Complex.
Jackson city officials are hoping to develop the roughly 7.75-acre site across from the convention center, in part, to drive economic growth downtown.
Mississippi Justice Institute Director Aaron Rice has been named a recipient of the 2019 Buckley Award, given annually by America’s Future Foundation.
This time last year I wrote about taking my wife and two teenage girls to the Memphis in May music festival. Ginny and I were about the oldest people there. I predicted that would be my last music festival. But I was wrong.
Chanci Danielle Marks and Corey Dean Macumber exchanged vows December 1 at Providence Hill Farms.
The bride is the daughter of Simon and Terry Marks of Flowood. She is the granddaughter of the late Dr. Hunter Daniel and late Margie Bowman, and the late Simon and Rose Marks.
I have been working on just the right words to say to the four or five people who call me everyday and who say, “I received a call from this number.”
For a while, I would just say, “I didn’t call you.” That led to a variety of responses such as a defiant, “Yes you did. It says so right on my phone.”
Mississippi's state accountability model is designed to measure the instructional effectiveness of schools and districts in the state. It includes students' scores on language and math tests as well as attendance and graduation rates. Schools and districts are given a letter grade from A to F according to their performance.
“The DEA is on the phone.” Those are words you really never want to hear. To my relief the call wasn’t about my practice. The next week I found myself meeting with two United States District attorneys as well as DEA agents. I was asked to be an expert in a case against two pain specialists in Alabama.
During the 2016 fiscal year, the U.S. Postal Service’s Postal Inspection Service received 60,000 customer complaints regarding attempts to steal mail.
A Madison County couple is finding out just how easy it is for mail to be stolen, even in person.
The second and third phases of Renaissance are on track to be finished next year, complete with another show fountain and Malco theater.
The city of Ridgeland director of community development Alan Hart said, based on reports from the developer, that phase two of Renaissance should be open by summer or fall of 2019.
This summer, Jackson resident Erin Smith will move to Los Angeles, not to try to make it on the big screen, but to train under world-renowned plastic surgeons as a part of her fellowship.
She will be trained by Dr. Paul Nassif, who stars on the television show “Botched” and Dr. Babak Azizzadeh.
The Ridgeland Costco could be welcoming customers next spring.
Meanwhile, residents opposed to the store are still fighting the matter in court.
Developers have applied for and received a permit to clear the Costco site, which is located on the east side of Highland Colony Parkway south of the Old Agency Road roundabout.
So I’m kind of a frugal guy. My wife says cheap, but that’s just semantics. I like cars that get good gas mileage.
I also don’t like air pollution, since my job often has me reading about how particulates from car exhaust and other sources cause childhood asthma, premature deaths and things like that.
Beemon Drugs Owner Lester Hailey has announced that the iconic North Jackson drug store will be closing on June 25.
A notice was posted at the Maywood Mart institution today.
The store, which has been a staple on the Northside for years, is known for providing home delivery of medications to customers.
Hartfield Academy recently opened its newly expanded and renovated main campus at 1240 Luckney Rd.
Arthur Warren Scott was recently graduated during the 129th commencement exercises at Woodberry Forest School in Madison County, Virginia. He will attend Southern Methodist University. Scott is the son of Mr. and Mrs. David A. Scott of Jackson.
Garden Club of Jackson member and rose expert, Miriam Ethridge, has selected several of her favorite antique roses for purchase in The Secret Garden gift shop. Miriam will be on hand to offer tips on these hardier varieties. The Secret Garden is part of the club’s fund-raiser, scheduled April 20-21, will also offer garden tools, original artw
The Pearl River Valley Water Supply District board recently approved a ratification of plat correction for Arbor Landing Phase 2B.
According to reservoir general manager John Sigman, the original plat omitted a utility easement, so a correction was submitted to the board for approval.
Madison Ridgeland Academy fifth-grader Isabella Bentley received the Leigh Ann Ward Scholarship, one of the highest honors in the elementary this year. Dr. and Mrs. Ward established an Endowment Fund in memory of their daughter, Leigh Anne, who taught at MRA for 12 years.
Sixth-graders at First Presbyterian Day School packed shoe boxes for Samaritan’s Purse’s Operation Christmas Child. Shown are (from left) Thomas Coco, Reid Vineyard, Will Morgan, Knox Strebeck, and Charlie Penny.
Madison Central High School’s Pawprint yearbook financial and production staffs hosted sophomore night of Beauty and Beau recently. Beaus include (from left) Brandon Strain, Clayton Fairchild and RJ Mack.
Kindergartners at First Presbyterian Day School enjoyed a fall festival with games, face-painting, and fun.
Haley Adams won Best in Show in the Madison Central High School Visual Art Exhibit and Competition.
It is certainly noteworthy that in choosing Alfred Rankins Jr. as Mississippi’s next commissioner of higher education, the state College Board made him the first black person to hold the position of great influence and responsibility.
A Mississippi House committee this week passed a bill that would raise teacher pay by $500 for each of the next two school years.
If the proposal becomes law, the starting pay for a teacher with a bachelor’s degree would increase by $1,000, to $35,390 in 2020.
The Ridgeland Chamber of Commerce and Keep Ridgeland Beautiful received the 2018 Keep America Beautiful Innovative Partnership Award for Zinnia Fields Forever – a partnership between the Ridgeland