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Mississippi State and Ole Miss top picks for Northside graduates

The numbers are in and it seems students are tied when it comes to choosing between Rebels and Bulldogs.

FUNDING FOR THE Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) has yet to be decided.

For the second time, a solid waste municipal landfill is being proposed on North County Line Road, just outside Ridgeland city limits.

Madison officials recently approved site plans for the Mississippi Premiere Plastic Surgery Center and a Dyatech office building.

Northside couple continue endowing Mississippi State with two new gIfts

CASA (court appointed special advocates) was originally established as a nationwide program in 1977. In 2002, CASA Mississippi became a part of the organization. Although 15 years old, CASA Mississippi is revitalizing its chapter.

Crime report

Madison Crime

The Madison Police Department received the following reports for:

Ashton Cove - identity theft, May 3;

Azalea Circle - lost tag, April 24;

Brisage Drive - petit larceny, April 28;

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.

Gardening Glimpses

Great-grandson Mason was picking daffodils by age 2, always just one, a small one, and if none were open, he’d pick a wildflower instead.

And just as he was leaving, he’d bring it, with that grin that said he knew he’d done something kind and loving for you.

Chapel guest

Dr. Mary Taylor was a guest speaker at First Presbyterian Day School’s chapel services. She has served as a medical missionary to Tenwek Hospital in Bomet, Kenya. Shown are (from left) Will Ferguson, Holt Huff, Taylor, Maggie Rich, and Laila LaFontaine.

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Columns

Madison county Sheriff Randy Tucker isn’t the only person who has been caught up in the constitutionality of road blocks. It’s a question that even the U.S.

Weddings/Engagements

Dr. and Mrs. Randall Kirk Reid of Madison announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer... READ MORE

Social

The future of a popular summer destination on the Northside could be decided at a meeting this... READ MORE

Editorials

Republicans in the Mississippi Legislature are so determined to avoid raising taxes for highway... READ MORE

Schools

Madison Ridgeland Academy faculty members Barbara Hutchins and Coach Nathan Stamper recently... READ MORE

Obituaries:

Mary Elizabeth Trest, 82, a Georgia native and longtime resident of Jackson and Madison, died... READ MORE

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Events:

First Presbyterian Day School’s Crusader Club parent organization is made up of multiple... READ MORE

Church

Shown after schoolwide Mass at St. Joseph Catholic School recently are (from left) senior Jason... READ MORE