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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.
  • Euro Fest Renaissance event features classic cars
    RIDGELAND — It is not every day you see a gleaming hand-crafted Rolls Royce next to a row of Ferraris and Bentleys around Central Mississippi, but car lovers can get an eye full of more than 130 varieties of exotic European cars at Saturday’s annual Euro Fest car show.
  • Mississippi Metropolitan Ballet presents 24th season
    The Mississippi Metropolitan Ballet, under the Artistic Direction of Jennifer Beasley, recently announced the 2016-17. The 24th season will open on December 10 and 11 with the return of MMB’s beloved production of The Nutcracker. This celebrated production has had unparalled success and has become a holiday favorite in the community. With imaginative choreography by Jennifer Beasley, Erik Kegler and Crystal Skelton, spectacular sets and exquisite costumes, it is an entertainment delight for all ages for the holidays. Performances are December 10 at 2:00 PM and 7:00 PM and December 11 at 2:00 PM. The “Nutcracker Sweet” Tea Party will follow the matinee performances on Saturday and Sunday at 4:00 PM. The tea party includes a whimsical candy buffet, savory appetizers and pastas, festive decorations and the opportunity to meet the characters from the ballet. Tickets to the Tea Party must be purchased in advance and are sold separately from performance tickets. Performance tickets are $20 and $22, with discounts offered to senior citizens. Tickets for the Tea Party are $25. Tickets will go on sale October 1.
  • Madison central loses to Clinton
    Madison Central (2-3-1) has not had an easy season, but no one can say it has been uneventful. This season the Jags served Meridian their single loss in an overtime victory to start the season and featured a road victory against struggling powerhouse South Panola and the rare 17-17 tie while hosting West Monroe.
  • Ridgeland's Stella Allen portrays ‘Deepwater’ daughter in new movie
    Although Stella Allen was only five years old when the Deepwater Horizon oil rig dumped millions of barrels of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico, she has a different insight into the incident.

    Allen, 11, stars in the upcoming Hollywood film “Deepwater Horizon,” playing the daughter of A-list stars Mark Wahlberg and Kate Hudson. The move is based off the April 2010 incident and the explosion that started it all.
  • CMU board reinstates fired CEO
    CANTON — The Canton Municipal Utilities Board of Commissioners voted on Friday to reinstate CEO Brian Finnegan and Staff Attorney LaToya Thompson following a hearing in federal court last Wednesday.

    The two were abruptly fired by the CMU Board in a 3-2 vote last Tuesday. General Counsel Lisa Ross was also terminated from the position and replaced with Mike Espy.
  • Jackson prep bests MRA
    MADISON – Jerrion Ealy garners most of the headlines for top-ranked Jackson Prep.
       Don't sleep on Jacob Crawley, though.
       Crawley, the at-times overlooked "other" half of Prep's potent 1-2 punch, scampered for 187 yards and three touchdowns on Friday night to lead his team to a convincing 34-7 victory over No. 2 MRA before an overflow crowd at Patriot Field.
  • CMU officials reinstate CEO, attorney
    CANTON — The Canton Municipal Utilities Board of Commissioners voted unanimously this morning to reinstate Brian Finnegan as CEO and LaToya Redd Thompson as staff attorney following a hearing in federal court on Wednesday.
  • CMU board fires CEO, attorney and name Espy new general counsel
    CANTON — Senior Canton Municipal Utilities officials were sitting in an office Tuesday afternoon after the five-man board of commissioners kicked everyone out of the meeting room during an executive session before acting Chair Charles Weems walked into the room and closed the door.

    Minutes later, CEO Brian Finnegan exclaimed in a hallway full of people that he and two CMU attorneys were just fired. The attorneys were general counsel Lisa Ross and staff attorney LaToya Redd Thompson.
  • St. Joseph bests St. Andrew's
    The Bruins’  relentless first-half attack left their rival Saints searching for answers on how their 2-0 season has fallen to .500.
        St. Joe’s (4-0) Nick Louvier told St. Andrew’s (2-2) how it was going to be minutes after kickoff with a long run and a touchdown. Quarterback Jack Garrard fired off four touchdown passes to Trey Frierson, Kiland Harrison, Hayden Brice and Holt Stocket for a total of 221 yards. Louvier only had the one touchdown but accounted for 158 yards of the Bruin’s ground game on 14 carries.
  • It’s A Sassy Jones Reunion at Ridgeland Under the Stars
    County Line Road was a two-lane developer’s dream; the hit film Jaws was on its way to becoming the highest grossing film of all time; WZZQ-FM was the station to turn to for top 40 hits; The OZ and Second Hand Rose were the go to boutiques for trendy threads and the blues rocker outfit Sassy Jones was splashing onto the Ross Barnett Reservoir making musical waves Jacksonians had never heard before.
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