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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.

Math honors

Mu Alpha Theta, the National High School Mathematics Honor Society, aims to inspire an interest in mathematics, develop strong scholarship, and promote the enjoyment of mathematics.

Dancers

Dancers in Madison Middle School’s production of “Peter Pan, Jr.” were (from left, back) Ankita Talukdar, Lana Evans, Libby Kate Noland, Hayden Bracey, Morgan Mason, Sadie Bryan; (center row) Sara Kate Cummings, Sarah Kate Killens; (front) Rhaly Milling and Bella Bach.

Sophomore beauties

Madison Central High School’s yearbook staff hosted the Winter Wonderland Beauty and Beau pageant. Sophomore beauties are (from left) Dailee Ellis, Mallory Walker, Kailyn Gardner, Sydney Storm, Victoria Stevens, Claire Iupe, and Mallory Dale.

Most spirit

Seniors at Jackson Academy selected (from left) John Scott Milam and Grace Cartwright as Most School Spirited.

Symmetry

Fifth-graders at First Presbyterian Day School created “symmetrical bugs.” Shown are (from left) Sarah Roberson, Elyse Lemly, Mollie Mozingo, and Katherine Speed.

Girls basketball

Jackson Prep junior high basketball awards went to (from left) Best Offensive Player – Anna Grace Morgan, Patriot Award – Allie Wise, Best Defensive Player – Maggie Muenzenmay, Most Valuable Player – Campbell Perkins.

Intellect

Chosen as Most Intellectual from Jackson Academy’s senior class are (from left) Nancy Usey and Alexander Scott.

Three piggies

St. Richard Catholic School Pre-K3 and Pre-K4 classes recently performed “The Three Piggy Opera” for the school and a separate performance for their parents. Shown are (from left) Katherine Curley, Elizabeth Elmore, Abieyuwa Ekunwe.

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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

Jackson Prep Precis Pageant was held recently. Who’s Who winners include (from left) Balie Crim... 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