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Northside schools enjoying increase in enrollment

The start of the 2017 academic year meant continued growth at most of the Northside’s private and parochial schools.

Once the foundation is poured, a Costco Wholesale can typically be open for business within four months.

After Tulane University’s abrupt closure in January of this year in Madison, the city is demanding $10 million in punitive damages.

The Gluckstadt incorporation is making slow and steady progress, but there is one commercial entity that wants to stay out of the issue.

Bob Devaney is regional disaster officer (RDO) for the American Red Cross Mississippi Region. Devaney, a Chicago native, has a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a master’s in human service administration.

The Women’s Foundation of Mississippi will celebrate its 2017 Women of Vision honorees and grantees October 2 at the Mississippi Museum of Art from 5 to 7 p.m.

William Jeanes

William Jeanes, Northside Sun columnist, received a Gold Medal in the Magazine Writing category at the 26th International Automotive Media Competition awards ceremonies in Plymouth, Michigan. The award was for a personality profile of the late Brock Yates that appeared in Autoweek magazine.


The 31st annual Gluckstadt GermanFest is scheduled for Sunday, September 24, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, located off Interstate 55 North of Madison.  The family-oriented festival is best known for its German food and authentic German Folk music provided by the band, Polkameisters.

Royal nares


Because the shifting bus gears were loud and my ears still stopped up from airline flights day before yesterday, I had a hard time hearing our guide and grasping what he said about the sights we were seeing in Hong Kong.

Garden Club

The Garden Club of Madison held its September meeting at the Madison Methodist Church.  After refreshments, guest speaker, Cindy Pickle of Memphis presented a program on container gardens.


Germantown High School yearbook staff includes members (from left, back) Bella Amis, Kennedy Corey, Victoria Jackson, Kylie Cockrell, Clark Templeton, Harrison Grimes, Callie Ball, Tae McGehee, Millie Murphy, Sophia Parsa; (middle row) Katelyn Adams, Mattie Kaitlyn Nowell, Jacqueline Lee, Grayson Hewes, Bailey Baudier, Jamey Cobb, Ann Lashley,


Madison Central High School 2017-2018 Pawprint yearbook financial staff members (from left, back) Sydney Stokes, Mary Morgan Williams, Allison Hill; (fourth row) Maggie McKinnis, Claire Iupe, Courtney Reid, Addison Baney, Kathryn Scoggins; (third row) Mallory Dale, Francie Davis, Victoria Stevens, Hannah Cloud, Elle Muirhead; (second row) Timot


Jackson Prep Pacers include (from left, back) Emma Sapen, Grace Parker, Avery Andress, Katie Walker, Elly Lamb, Elizabeth Herring, Evie Farrington, Lawson Yelverton; (middle row) Breelyn Davenport, Katelyn Cox, Julia Zouboukos, Mackenzie Nichols, Stewart Shive, Alex Trumpore, AnnAdair Blackledge, Beth Ann Young, Miriam Box, Alexis Simon, Jordan

Will Laird

Will Laird, Jackson Academy senior, was recognized as an Outstanding Volunteer by Goodwill Volunteers Services for exemplary community leadership and service.