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vaping on the rise

By NIKKI ROWELL,

JUUL Labs has since responded to our story published in print and online. Their statement is in the story below.

 

Local school officials and parents are working to fight the vaping epidemic that is sweeping the nation.


News Briefs

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.




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Stan Buckley on But God Ministries

Stan Buckley is founder and director of But God Ministries in Ridgeland. The Madison resident started the group in 2011, around the time he stepped down as pastor of First Baptist Church of Jackson. He graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi and received his Juris Doctorate from the Mississippi College School of Law.





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MAD project

Jackson Prep seniors Parks Flynt, Kennedy Marble and Mary Parker Plunkett were recipients of the Impact Award Presentation for MAD (Make A Difference) Project “Red, White, and You,” a special needs camp. Shown are (from left) Nell and Parks Flynt, Chyna and Kennedy Marble, Mary Parker and Shannon Plunkett, and Head of School Lawrence Coco.


Back to school

St. Richard Catholic School began its school year with the annual “Back to School” night where students are able to meet their teacher, get a preview of their classroom, and learn what after school activities will be available in StR’s “CASA” enrichment program.


Commended

Jackson Prep students Mackenzie Nichols (seated) and Charlie Davis (standing) are 2018-19 National Merit Commended students.

 


Good to be here

Middle school students at St. Andrew’s Episcopal School enjoying the first day of the 2018-19 school year are (from left) Ivy Alley and Caitlin Penton.


PTO BOARD

The Madison Central High School 2018-2019 PTO Board includes members (from left, back) Bonney Henderson, Holly Dean, Dara Bariola, Liz Howell Pritchard, Beth Embry; (sixth row) Tammy Barham, Jessica Lewis, Erin Barbour, DeAnne Walburg , Karen Falgout, Bridget Chisolm, Julia Bruce, Mandy Walters; (fifth row) Amy Watson, Karen Evans, Mac Brown, H


Impact play

Jackson Prep’s 2018 Football Impact Players Award went to (from left) Caleb Gay, Offense; and Matt Jones, Defense.


Rotary speaker

Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba was a recent speaker for the Rotary Club of Jackson. Shown are (from left) club president Neddie Winters,  Lumumba and LeRoy Walker.


Carter Elliott

Jackson Academy junior, recently toured Mississippi State University’s Mitchell Memorial Library. A member of JA’s Upper School band, Elliott is one of the school’s Jernberg Scholars and participates in the Rankin County Chamber of Commerce’s Youth Leadership program.


Celebrate seniors

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School recently celebrated Senior Night, recognizing senior members of the football team, spirit squads, and band. Shown are (from left) Jan, Holland and Andrew Townes.


Tour mansion

The Garden Club of Madison recently enjoyed a tour by Becky Herrin of the Mississippi Governor’s Mansion. Shown are (from left, back) Sheila Salyer; (middle row) Jamie Peters, Rhonda Roberts, Judy Voelker, Alexis Burkhalter, Nancy Bauman; (front) Emily Dear, Jo Ann Armato, Carol Winniford, Marianne Wilson.


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Social

Kindergarteners (from left) Jaycee Baker, Paylor Jordan, Lucy Hines, Hart Noblitt and Carter Haralson recently dressed for their hundredth day of school at Jackson Academy.