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One of the biggest stars in recent baseball history will be sharing at a luncheon this week how Jesus Christ shaped his life.

plans have changed for the Green Oak Lane intersection, which will connect Reunion Parkway, phase three, within the next few years.

Nathan Shrader is assistant professor of political science and director of American Studies at Millsaps College.

Rowan Brinston celebrates 60 years with Beemons and soon hitting 90 years of living

Rowan Brinston joined Beemon Drugs in 1958, the iconic pharmacy sold ice cream, had a soda fountain and a grill.

Heart Association plans luncheon

Crews were working today to repair a collapsed sewer main at the corner of Ridgewood Road and Northside Drive.

The cave-in was reported on April 13. Since then, the area has been reduced to two lanes, while crews make repairs.

Scholarship pageant

A scholarship pageant sponsored by the Jackson Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. themed: “Princess in the Mirror, Destined for Greatness,” will be held May 6, at 4 p.m. in the auditorium of the Clyde Muse Center in Pearl.  Tickets are $20 and available from sorority members and will be available at the door.




Most likely

Madison Central High School students awarded most likely to become famous are (from left) Jimmy Holiday and Julia Bhansali.

 


In 3D

Third-graders at First Presbyterian Day School presented the play “Under God’s Sea in 3D” for family and friends. Shown are (from left, back) Grace Hoeniges, Raney Hogan, Addison Dungey; (front) Aubrey Bailey, Leighton Myrick, Kaedence Chiasson, and Lily Grubbs.

 



Beads to throw

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School Early Childhood students celebrated Mardi Gras by forming the Krewe of Little Saints and parading for the first to fourth-graders, tossing beads to the cheering throngs along the way. Shown are (from left) Abby Ireland, Bea Birdsall, Caitlin Penton, Hayden Lee, and Gia Ngo.

 


Girls basketball

Jackson Prep 2017-2018 junior high girls basketball awards went to (from left) Josie Duncan, Best Offensive Player; Olivia Smith, Best Defensive Player; Andie Flatgard, Most Valuable Player; Callie McKinney, Patriot Award.

 






Stribling Road Reopened

By MEGAN PHILLIPS,

For our Gluckstadt readers, residents and motorists, Stribling Road is back open. The Madison County engineering department closed Stribling Road this morning at 9 a.m. until just minutes ago at 4 p.m. in order to install a storm water drain. "We closed it to lay a pipe across Stribling Road today," County Engineer Dan Gaillet said.



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Rowan Brinston celebrates 60 years with Beemons and soon hitting 90 years of living