Keeper interns

My Brothers Keeper interns at the Center for Research, Evaluation, Environmental Policy and Change, (CREEP), from the central Mississippi area visited the Capitol for a tour and held discussions about their community work with Sen. John Horhn.

New president

Susan Marquez (left) is the new president of the Mississippi Writers Guild, a statewide non-profit organization of writers and aspiring writers. She replaced G. Mark LaFrancis (right) who was president since 2015. Marquez is a freelance writer who has experience in advertising and marketing.

Plant sale

Holding the plants purchased at the recent Madison County Master Gardeners annual plant sale are (from left, standing) Amy McKensie, Master Gardener Sharron Rodgers; and (seated) Brooke McKensie.


The Madison Lions Club recently held an installation dinner for its new members Joshua Gates and Eric Harmon. Shown are (from left) Dick Largel, Joshua and Lynda Gates, John Kirk, and Harmon.



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