Flying fun

Frank Kimmel, owner of Kimmel Aviation Insurance in Greenwood, recently spoke to the Rotary Club of North Jackson about his passion for flying the F4U Corsair, one of the iconic fighter planes of World War II.

Plant swap

The Garden Club of Madison held its annual spring luncheon and plant swap at the home of Barbara Summers.  Members brought plants from their gardens to share with other members.


Jackson area attorneys were recently selected for the Mississippi Bar’s Leadership Forum 2017. Participants include (from left, back) Barbara H.W. Byrd, C. Tyler Ball, Blythe K. Lollar, G. Austin Stewart, David E. Stovall, Andrew S. Harris, Michelle R.

Sensory safari

Lion John Emory recently recounted the Metro Jackson Lions Club’s efforts to help children who are visually impaired. Emory said the club obtained a stuffed lion that was used to help blind children learn about the animal.

Sports news

Rick Cleveland, syndicated columnist with the Mississippi Press Association and a freelance writer with Mississippi Today, recently spoke to the Rotary Club of Jackson about changes in news delivery and past athletes he has covered.



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