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.

Social

Two area high schools have started what will be an annual competition to raise money for waterfowl conservation.