Lions speaker

Leah Rupp Smith, assistant secretary of state of communications for Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann spoke recently to the Metro Jackson Lions Club.

Energy speaker

David Gates was the guest speaker at a recent Rotary Club of Jackson meeting. Shown are (from left) Duane O’Neill, President Brooks Buchanan, Gates, and Neddie Winters, Rotary president-elect.

Tim Basel

Tim Basel, PGA Head Professional of Reunion Golf and Country Club, recently received the 2017 Gulf States PGA Professional of the Year award, the highest honor paid to a Gulf States PGA Professional.

Holiday gathering

Mona and Ted Enstrom recently hosted Magnolia Travel Group’s Christmas party. Enjoying the evening were (from left, back) Jose Sosa, Ted Enstrom, Dottie Grubbs, Trey Tracy, Kathleen Fitzpatrick, April Stevenson; (front) Joe Upton, Amy Mayhue, Kim Sims, Lindsey Upton, Jennifer Wooten and Mary Kathryn Sharpe.

Counter Terrorism

Todd Bobe, special agent with the Jackson field office of the FBI, was the guest speaker at a recent lunch meeting of the Madison-Ridgeland Rotary Club. Bobe discussed the FBI’s efforts at counter terrorism investigations close to home in Mississippi.

Club speakers

Mississippi Insurance Commissioner Mike Chaney, Director of Life, Health, and Actuarial, Bob Williams, and Chief of Staff Sandy Ray recently spoke to the Madison Lions Club. Shown are (from left) Ray, Lion John Bell Crosby, Williams, Lion Rusty Healy, and Chaney.

Casey Smith

Casey Smith, PGA general managaer of the Reunion Golf and Country Club, has been awarded the Top Ten Under 40 Award presented annually by the City of Madison Chamber of Comcerce.


Major General (Retired) Allen Edmon Brewer, Dr. William Hollis Burrow III, Sam Robinson Coker, John Armistead Conway III, Justyn Bennett Dixon, Roger Mayo Flynt III; (front) Shelby Leigh Brewer, Courtney Lynne Burrow, Louise Montgomery Coker, Julia Rivers Conway, Mary Reid Dixon, Olivia Clair Flynt



Refill Café is a developing organization, run by Jeff Good, that will open late this year.