At College Hill Missionary Baptist Church in Jackson, Miss., on Sept. 13, 2022, Jackson Mayor Chokwe A. Lumumba opened the possibility of a new water treatment plant for the capital city after explaining ongoing challenges running and staffing the O.B. Curtis water treatment center to the people gathered there for a town hall meeting.
Phyllis Haynes’ goal for this year’s Hills Meet the Delta Quilt Show—which is set to take place on Saturday, Sept. 24, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.—is to honor the memory of E.T. Jordan, one of the earliest settlers of Carter, Miss., just five miles north of Yazoo City.
Mississippi House Speaker Philip Gunn announced a bipartisan slate of lawmakers who will comprise his Speaker’s Commission on Life and steer the effort to craft legislation focused on pregnancy, children and families.