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Princess Ariel visits with children during the tea event last year.
Princess Ariel visits with children during the tea event last year.
Wednesday, August 31, 2016 6:00 PM
Once Upon A Fairytale: A Mother Daughter Princess Tea is an event raising awareness for adoption in the world. This year, the event is presented by Ergon, Exmark, and Regional Enterprises. This special event will take place on Sunday, Oct. 9, at The South Warehouse on East Silas Brown Street in Jackson. The tea, intended for mothers and their young daughters to attend together, will help raise money for Eagle’s Nest Children’s Home in Guatemala to send its residents to school.
  • MRA victorious Reeves-led Pats rally, tally win
    GALLMAN – The only thing missing from Jake Reeves’ final run here on Friday night was former ESPN broadcaster Chris Berman on the mic yelling, with enthusiasm, “He’s rumbling, bumbling, stumbling!”

    Tired from a long, exhausting night at the office, Reeves somehow managed to stay on his feet and weave his way into the end zone on a scoring play covering 74 yards. While it wasn’t necessarily the most graceful run of his high school career
  • Love for hunting leads to new shop
    A new Ridgeland business hopes to offer high-end out doorsmen equipment to people all over the metro Jackson area.

    Andy Williamson, owner at Hook and Bullet Outfitters on Highway 51 in Ridgeland, said he saw a need in the local market for a high-end hunting and fishing store.
  • New comedy debuts next week
    Once Upon a Mattress is stuffed with enough hilarity, melodies, and high-energy show tunes, to keep Princess Winnifred the Woebegone awake.
  • St. Andrew’s opens new center
    RIDGELAND — St. Andrew’s Episcopal School unveiled its newest state-of-the-art $14 million Athletics and Recreation Center (ARC) here on Sunday to a crowd of over 1,000 students, parents and alumni.

    The 65,000 square-foot facility boasts a number features, including three competition courts, multi-purpose floor, Jumbotron, coaches’ offices and even a gift shop.
  • st. joe wins rivalry 29-7
    St. Joe earned a decisive win over local rival St. Andrew’s (1-3) in a 29-7 showdown in Ridgeland last Friday.

    St. Andrew’s managed to return a fumble for a touchdown early but a stout Bruins defense kept them sputtering for the rest of the night. The Bruins' relentless air attack would steadily hang points on the board throughout the night.
  • Printing their own future, It’s Vinyl Y’all succeeding in Gluckstadt
    A small team of three people and two dogs are dutifully trying to bring the best product in the signage market to the entire metro area from Gluckstadt.

    Austin LaSource and his wife, Lauren, have been at the Gluckstadt location of their signing business, It’s Vinyl Y’all, since October 16 but have been doing online business for the past four years.
  • Ridgeland hosting 5K for vets
    The Ridgeland Fire Department has hosted a 9/11 memorial service every year since the terror attacks, but this year they will partner with a national organization that raises money to help fallen soldiers’ families.

    This year, the RFD will host a 5K in conjunction with 55 other places in the U.S. and across the world.
  • High School football roundup
    Madison Central remains undefeated as they come off a 27-21 victory over D’Iberville (1-2) Friday night.

    On defense, senior linebackers Truett Bourne and Kirkland Trahan both racked up 16 tackles each. Trahan took an interception 10 yards and Bourne caused a fumble. Junior Peyton Rea came in close behind with 11 tackles and seniors Kenneth Ndebele and Kobe Cole both recorded sacks.
  •  Burn Boot Camp Fitness company coming to Strawberry Festival Market
    MADISON - Burn Boot Camp, a popular fitness franchise based in North Carolina, is sweeping the nation with 307 franchise locations. Its newest facility is opening in Madison in October 2017 and is located at 2160 Main Street at Strawberry Festival Market.

    Franchise owner Charlie Dyer is kicking off the new location in October beginning with a free 30 day Rapid Fat Loss Challenge.
  • MRA aces Pillow; 1st big test awaits
    GREENWOOD – As MRA scat back/return specialist William
         Milam took the field to return a punt in the second quarter here Friday night, Patriots’ center Matthew McCrory looked at him and playfully said “Go get me one.”
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