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Ducote on bar's Kid's Chance program

Kid’s Chance is a Mississippi Bar charitable organization that offers scholarships to college-aged children whose parents have been killed or seriously injured in a work-related accident. Attorney Andre Ducote is in charge of marketing for the organization.  Ducote is a long-time Northsider and Ole Miss undergraduate and law graduate.

BEHIND THE SCENES

By MEGAN PHILLIPS,

FROM PROGRAMS TO VENUES TO FUND-RAISING, TIPPY GARNER GUIDING FORCE OF OPERA

A Jackson native, Tippy Garner has always lived in the north and northeast area of the city.

She attended Callaway High School, and she studied business at Hinds Community College and Belhaven University.

Crime Report

Madison Crime

The Madison Police Department received the following reports for:

Arapaho Lane - house burglary, September 7;

Carrington Drive - lost tag, September 6;

Fairfield Drive - lost property, September 18;

Fenwick Circle - credit card fraud, September 19;

Looking for Builders

Nearly a year and a half after the project was given the go-ahead by the Jackson City Council, construction has still not gotten under way on the Colonial Highlands.

Colonial Highlands is a mixed-use development planned for the Colonial Country Club and its 153-acre golf course.

Intersection work

The Stribling and Catlett intersection is finally about to receive improvements that could improve traffic.

Madison County officials recently approved advertising for bids for improvements to the Stribling and Catlett roads intersection.  The work would include a 300-foot turn lane on Stribling Road, turning southward onto Catlett.

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Esperanza Velasquez is founder of the Mississippi Hispanic Association in Flowood.