Guest speaker

Malcolm White, executive director of the Mississippi Arts Commission and co-founder and proprietor of a local restaurant, was the guest speaker at a recent meeting of the Madison-Ridgeland Rotary Club. White discussed and read from his new book, “The Artful Evolution of Hal & Mal’s,” a collection of short stories illustrated by Jackson artist Ginger Williams Cook. Shown are (from left) Ryder Taff, White, Layne Bruce and  Don Burnham.