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I am the Meanest Mama in the World. That’s the word around my house, at least. The criteria for earning this title is ever-changing. Some days, the bar is as low as telling my children that they have to bathe. Other times, I have to work harder, like when I impose a consequence: ‘You hit your sister with the iPad, so now it’s mine.’
Nearly 15 years after the original plans were announced for Harbor Walk, Pearl River Valley Water Supply District (PRVWSD) officials are still optimistic about the development.
The planning process is ongoing for the proposed development to be built on reservoir property.
Eddie Spencer is pastor of church and society at Galloway United Methodist Church. Spencer has served in the position for nearly six years. He recently spoke to Sun Senior Staff Writer Anthony Warren about Galloway’s ministries to the homeless, in particular, Grace Place.
Spillway Road Project
Work is slated to begin soon to improve traffic at the intersection of Spillway Road and Northshore Parkway/Old Fannin Road.
The long-term goal is to ease traffic at the busy intersection, which has approximately 30,000 vehicles using it daily.
Plans to address flooding problems in Belhaven appear to be stalled, thanks to a handful of reluctant homeowners unwilling to grant the temporary easements for the work.
He spent 35 years in healthcare administration before going into business. He and Barbara recently went on their 28th trip abroad. He loves wood working and refinishing furniture. He studied art for more than three years under Karl Wolfe. He is invested in the Fondren area.
The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) is moving forward with two projects in Madison County intended to relieve congestion during peak hours and promote economic growth.
Safety is another driving force behind the work.
It has often been said that government does not create jobs, it merely creates the environment that encourages, or in some cases, discourages, job growth. When it comes to occupational licensing, the emphasis is on discouraging job growth.
The LeFleur East Foundation will host its first annual summit Thursday, March 7, 5:30 p.m., at the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum on Lakeland Drive.
Opera prepares for April 27 production
The Rev. Dr. John (Jack) William Chinchen, Founder of African Bible Colleges, went to be with our Lord and Savior Tuesday, February 26 at the age of 94. Dr.
I’ve been asked repeatedly, “Why don’t you write about cars?” The short answer is, “I don’t want to,” but a more useful reply is that I spent 40 years doing that, six of them as editor of Car and Driver. That said, I am no longer up to speed on the auto industry.
Mr. and Mrs. Guy Hamilton Davant III of Jackson announce the engagement of their daughter, Natalie Loran Davant, to Justin Aaron Wilson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Lance Hanusch, and Mr. and Mrs. Dan Harold Wilson, all of Arcadia, Fla.
Dressed for the game, Ole Miss cheerleader and Delta sophomore beauty, Sara Simmons, left the Delta Gamma house late morning on a cool November Saturday in 1946. The opponent was Mississippi State and was one of only two campus battles for the '46 Rebels.
The summer after first grade I traveled to Houston, Texas, to visit my best friend, Katie Rogers, whose family had recently moved there. I was traveling with Lindsay Hines Dehmer who was best friends with Katie’s older sister. Back then, children flying alone could be escorted onto the plane by their parents.
Memorial services were held March 9 at Parkway Funeral Home in Ridgeland for Linda McCluney Anglin. Mrs. Anglin passed away peacefully March 5 at the age of 89. She is survived by her husband, Joe V.
A vigil will be held tonight for the Jackson Academy (JA) student killed in a car crash today.
Frances Anne Fortner was driving along Ridgewood Road around 1:30 p.m., when she hit a manhole cover and her car flipped, according to Precinct Four Cmdr. Keith Freeman.
The vigil will be at 7 p.m., on the school's campus.
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.
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.
Van Devender family donates for expansion of Batson Children’s Hospital
The simple prayer of a child for the patients of Batson Children’s Hospital brought about a $1.5 million gift from the Van Devender Family Foundation to expand pediatric care at the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC).
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.
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.
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.
Jackson Prep students (from left) Turner Isonhood, Olivia Clapp, Robert Griffis and Alex Gibbs were awarded the Gold Medal in Languages.
Rep. Cory Wilson spoke recently to the Madison-Ridgeland Rotary Club on the recently concluded special legislative session that resulted in the passage of bills on state infrastructure and transportation modernization and the creation of a state lottery.
St. Andrew’s Episcopal School held a birthday lunch for seniors celebrating birthdays in June, July and August.
With their classmates, Jackson Academy second-grade students (from left) Carson Lester, Emily Lampton, Preston Gough, and Lillian Griner participated in activities inspired by the book The Polar Express before Christmas.
Mr. and Mrs. Hunter Thomas Arnold of Madison announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Ruth Arnold, to Daniel Hartley Duddleston, son of Dr. and Mrs. David Newman Duddleston of Madison.
Members of the 2018 Jackson Prep varsity soccer team include (from left, back) Head Coach Jon Marcus Duncan, Anna Grace Morgan, Campbell Perkins, Olivia Sasser, Cassidy ZumMallen, Avery Lee, Dylan Freeman, Madeleine Black, Annie Jicka, Parker Dausman, Dylan Burkhalter, Coach Kaylie Reeves, Coach TJay Busin; (middle row) Ramsay Jeffreys, Sarah C
Jackson Prep recently held its Precis Pageant. Students voted Most Talented were (from left) Meriwether Marchetti and Charlie Davis.
Madison Central High School senior Connor Henderson has signed to play soccer in the fall at Millsaps College. Shown are (standing) Madison Central Head Soccer Coach Cecil Hinds; (from left, sitting) Terri, Connor and Wes Henderson.
Rick Cleveland, sports columnist with Mississippi Today spoke to the Rotary Club of North Jackson at a recent meeting.
First Presbyterian Day School preschoolers enjoyed pajama day before the Christmas holidays. Shown are (from left) Elizabeth Stringer, Anne Hayden Hughes, Rilyn Watkins, Elie Murphey, Taylor Goodwin, Betsy Grace Grubbs and Tessa Goodwin.