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Connection

Randy Watkins’ love of golf takes him to the U.S. Open and mentoring young players on the sport.

Sports are a hobby for many, but one Northsider understands the connections that can be gained through sports.









William Sherman Sampson Jr.

William Sherman Sampson Jr., 75, died unexpectedly Saturday July 13, 2019 at his home near Learned, MS. Bill was the first of 5 children in is family and was born at Fort Ft McClellan in Alabama July 2, 1944. Bill grew up in Jackson, MS and attended the University of Mississippi. He was an avid fan of Ole Miss football his entire life.


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back on course

By SUSAN CHRISTENSEN,

Cossar enjoying recovery after reaction to cancer immunotherapy drug leaves him paralyzed. John “Bones” Cossar has been flaunting his golf scorecard lately.

But it has nothing to do with proving whether he eagled, birdied or parred.


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Basketball seniors

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School’s basketball teams recently celebrated Senior Night, recognizing seniors on the teams and their families. Shown are (from left) Hillis, Ed, Anna Kathryn and Ann Becker.

 


Emory Ware

Emory Ware, an 11th-grader at Madison Ridgeland Academy has been selected as Madison County’s 2020 Distinguished Young Woman.


Veterans Christmas

Members of the Magnolia State Chapter, Chief Red Jacket, Judith Robinson, Twenty Star,  Ashmead, and the Annandale Chapter, NSDAR of the Jackson Metro Area, Ashmead Chapter, NSDAR of Vicksburg, Judith Robinson, NSDASR of McComb, and Twenty Star, NSDAR of Hattiesburg all participated in the recent Veteran’s Christmas Shoppe.


Holiness

First Presbyterian Church’s Rev. Brister Ware spoke to First Presbyterian Day School students in chapel to introduce the month’s theme of “Rooted in Holiness.” Shown are (from left) Hayden Jones, Jake Bailey, Ware, Chadwick Mask and Nick Kogan.


All about D.C.

The third grade at Madison Ridgeland Academy enjoyed having Sandy Sanford, Wells Sanford’s dad, speak to them about Washington, D.C. Shown are (from left) Taft Webb, Mary Catherine Smith, Crew Smith, Wells and Sandy Sanford, Luciana Universal, Anderson Sullivan.

 


Award in math

At the recent Jackson Prep 10th and 11th-grade class day, students (from left) Miriam Cochrane, Alex Gibbs and Leigh Hardin won the Subject Area Award in Math. Not pictured: Elizabeth Speed.


Boys soccer

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School recently celebrated Senior Night, recognizing senior members of the boys soccer team. Shown are (from left) John Watt, Jack Ferguson, Luis Flores, Tucker Shelson, Charley Blount, Hunter Bryson, Hamza Qureshi, and head coach Simon Barinas.

 


News Briefs

More Apartments Planned

More apartments could soon be coming to the Northside, this time at the Quarter at Lakeland Drive.

Developers are seeking a use permit for the second phase of the project, which will include tearing down several buildings there and building new apartments in their place.


Spirit parade

Jackson Academy eighth grade students (from left) Sophie Rhoden, Caroline Bennett, Molly Baldwin, Mary Elise Lowe, Lilly Gebhart, and Emily Buchanan recently attended a spirit parade in honor of the school’s varsity football.


Congressman honored

The Madison County Business League & Foundation honored retired Congressman Gregg Harper and his wife Sidney at a reception recentlly.. More than 200 guests attended the event. Shown (from left) are Executive Director Jan Collins, Congressman and Mrs. Harper and Board Chairman Cecil Harper.


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St. Andrew’s Episcopal School recently held the 2019 Honors Day Assembly, recognizing students’ accomplishments.