The Salvation Army Jackson Corps and The Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary recently hosted a welcome party for Majors Robert and Karen Lyle. Members of the community and The Salvation Army Advisory Board met the Lyles and welcomed them to Mississippi. The Lyles came to Jackson from a posting in Chattanooga, where they served as area commanders.
Melvin Priester was recently elected as president of the Jackson City Council. Priester, who is now in his second term, is a graduate of Murrah High School, Harvard University and the Stanford Law School at Stanford University.