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Football walk-on

Madison Central High School senior Truett Bourne has accepted a position of preferred walk-on with the University of Mississippi for football in the fall.


J. Harvey Johnston, Jr., M.D.

A Requiem Eucharist will be held at St. Andrew’s Cathedral at 2:30 p.m., Saturday, February 24 for James Harvey Johnson Jr., M.D. There will be no reception following the service, but there will be visitation in the Cathedral’s Parish Hall beginning at 1 p.m. 



Salmonella

By BILL MCKELL,

Although there are more than 2,500 serotypes of this genus (class or group), for the sake of this column, we'll address only two – typhoid fever and nontyphoidal Salmonella.



New fellows

Five members of the Rotary Club of North Jackson were named Paul Harris Fellows during a recent meeting. The recognition, named after the founder of Rotary International, recognizes individuals who contribute, or who have contributions made in their name, of $1,000 to The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International.



Enjoy science

Covenant Presbyterian preschoolers having fun during science class are (from left) Oliver Davis, Louis Eaton, Taylor Usry, Leighton Lampton, Rainey Maize Griffing, and Ann Hudson Vines.


Thanksgiving project

Second-graders at First Presbyterian Day School collected dental supplies for Mission First’s Medical and Dental Clinic as their 2017 Thanksgiving project. Shown are (from left) Drew Hederman, Leigh Hand, Elise Hawkins, and Ables Hurley.



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parent volunteer

Natalie Gibbs finds time to support children’s school as PAT president

Natalie Gibbs claims she’s not a very interesting person, but that could not be further from the truth.






Canton Academy

By ALISON MARTIN,

Special to the Sun

Caroline Terry’s very earliest memory of being at Canton Academy is being in Mrs. McKay’s five-year-old kindergarten class. “I always got in trouble for not sitting still and wanting recess to be an all day, every day event,” remembers Caroline - who has trouble sitting still even now.




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SESSION OUTLOOK

Bomgar tackling transparency, the economy and Justice system in 2018

Mississippi House District 58 Rep. Joel Bomgar has a lot in store for the 2018 legislative session.


Trying Again

By ANTHONY WARREN,

Michel still wants neighborhood improvement district

District 25 Sen. Walter Michel hopes the fourth time will be the charm when it comes to seeing a “neighborhood improvement district” bill passed.

The Northside senator is planning to introduce a bill creating the NIDs in the 2018 session.






City meet

The River Hills parent relay team (from left) Ben Kerr, Will McCraney, Tal Hendrix, and Parker Ellison swam to a first place finish during this year’s event at the Jackson Swim Association’s City Meet.


Court denies R’land request

By ANTHONY WARREN,

Opponents of the Ridgeland Costco Wholesale scored a minor victory recently in their efforts to keep the wholesaler from locating on Highland Colony Parkway.

Last week, the Mississippi Supreme Court denied the city of Ridgeland’s request to expedite the appeal of the city’s 2015 vote to amend the zoning ordinance.



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SESSION OUTLOOK

Bomgar tackling transparency, the economy and Justice system in 2018

Mississippi House District 58 Rep. Joel Bomgar has a lot in store for the 2018 legislative session.


Trying Again

By ANTHONY WARREN,

Michel still wants neighborhood improvement district

District 25 Sen. Walter Michel hopes the fourth time will be the charm when it comes to seeing a “neighborhood improvement district” bill passed.

The Northside senator is planning to introduce a bill creating the NIDs in the 2018 session.






City meet

The River Hills parent relay team (from left) Ben Kerr, Will McCraney, Tal Hendrix, and Parker Ellison swam to a first place finish during this year’s event at the Jackson Swim Association’s City Meet.


Court denies R’land request

By ANTHONY WARREN,

Opponents of the Ridgeland Costco Wholesale scored a minor victory recently in their efforts to keep the wholesaler from locating on Highland Colony Parkway.

Last week, the Mississippi Supreme Court denied the city of Ridgeland’s request to expedite the appeal of the city’s 2015 vote to amend the zoning ordinance.



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Social

First Presbyterian Day School fifth-graders celebrated National Kite Flying Day by constructing kites out of household materials.