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MADISON

COUNTY

Madison County Magazine is a supplement to the Madison County Journal.

July 2010 Published by The Madison County Journal President and Chief Executive Officer James E. Prince, III Publisher Edward C. Darling, Jr. Associate Editor Steven Watson Contributing Editor Amanda Wells Layout Greg Pevey greg@onlinemadison.com

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Ad Design Justin Schultz Jason “Twiggy” Lott Contributing Writers Amber Alexander, Pete Clark, Susan Marquez Contributing Photographers Ron Blaylock, Rachel Underwood David Wiggins/Wiggins Photography Advertising Sales Krissie Hill, Advertising Sales krissie@onlinemadison.com Lauren Bicker, Advertising Sales lauren@onlinemadison.com Madison County Magazine is a monthly supplement to the Madison County Journal designed to promote Madison County in an informative and positive manner. We welcome contributions of articles and photos; however, they will be subject to editing and availability of space and subject matter. Photographs, comments, questions, subscription requests and ad placement inquiries are invited! Return envelopes and postage must accompany all labeled materials submitted if a return is requested. No portion of this publication may be reproduced without written permission of the publisher. The opinions expressed in Madison County Magazine are those of the authors or columnists and do not necessarily reflect the views of the publisher, nor do they constitute an endorsement of products or services herein. We reserve the right to refuse any and all advertising. Subscribe to the magazine by subscribing to the Journal, mymcj.com, or call the office at 601-853-4222. © Copyright 2010 Madison County Publishing Co.

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Features 10 Design on a Dime The Fritts family makes the most of their home (and budget).

14 Falling for Fashion

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Get a jump start on fall fashions with the help of these local retailers.

24 Standing on her Own Two Feet Making her way from Madison County to the catwalk, Lauren Jones is standing tall in everything from pumps to platforms with her own line of footwear.

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5 Don’t Miss

Our picks for the biggest, best, and brightest to-dos to do!

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6 What’s Hot? Summer Picks

12 Wine of the Month Keep it Simple by Pete Clark

20 Art

Anne Taylor Duease makes a splash with her artistic shell jewelry line, Adonis.

28 Meet the Neighbors The McKay Family

32 Madison Seen

MS Children’s Home Fundraiser

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Jee Vice Trunk Show

Ridgeland Chamber Golf Classic

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Allison and Caroline Redding, decked out in fashions from Sweet Dreams, have a ball in Freedom Ridge Park. Photo by David Wiggins. Madison County Magazine - 3


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COME DOWN TO THE MANSION

THAT’S ONE BIG MOUTH You’ve probably never seen jaws like these before. They belonged to a behemoth 60-feet long, whose giant mouth bristled with 276 teeth.  Megalodon, the biggest prehistoric shark of all time, cruised all the world’s oceans more than two million years ago.  The Mississippi Museum of Natural Science will host the “Megalodon:  Largest Shark that Ever Lived” exhibit from June 5, 2010-January 9, 2011.  Related to the modern great white and mako sharks, Megalodon was a dominant marine predator for 15 million years before vanishing 2 million years ago. 

The exhibit conveys current research findings of Florida Museum paleontologists, and showcases both fossil and modern shard specimens and full-scale models from several collections. Visit live sharks in the Museum aquariums and enjoy special related programming throughout the summer. Visit www.msnaturalscience.org for hours of operation and ticket prices. 

Governor’s Mansion Tours begin July 8 and run through the rest of July. The second oldest continuously occupied residence in the United States, the Mississippi Governor’s Mansion provides visitors insight into what makes this mansion so unique and special. Named a National Historic Landmark, the mansion is one of two to receive this mention. It was first occupied in 1842 and will excite visitors with its history and tradition. For more information, call 601-359-6421.

IT’S STORYTIME LIVE! Nickelodeon Presents Storytime Live! is headed to Thalia Mara Hall July 20. The tour has made its rounds across the United States and will be in Jackson at 4 p.m. The event showcases some of today’s top-rated and exciting preschool shows on television. Thalia Mara Hall will host the event and costs between $15.00 to $35.00. Included in the show are fan favorites “Dora The Explorer”, “The Backyardigans”, “Wonder Pets”, and “Ni Hao, Kai-Ian.” For more information, call 601-960-1537. Madison County Magazine - 5


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STACKABLE BRACELETS BY LAUREN G. ADAMS Material Girls The Renaissance @ Colony Park Ridgeland

MAGNETIC CHARM BRACELET BY MOGO Inside Story 2081 Main Street Madison

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FRYE BOOTS Angie’s 562 Hwy 51 N, Suite D Ridgeland

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True Religion Trucker Hat Angie’s 562 Hwy 51 N, Suite D Ridgeland

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Python Leather Bracelet w/ Gold Screws by C C Skye 44|50 4450 I-55 N Jackson

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Vicki shoe® from Lauren Jones Collection Found in Belk and The Bridal Path at Banner Hall


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madison home

Design on a

Dime

By Amanda Wells Photos by Ron Blaylock

With the help of a talented and accommodating designer, this young family made the most of their space and their budget.

(Above) Becki utilized items that the Fitts already owned to create a new display in the bookcases

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(Above) In the master bedroom, Becki had the walls painted a soothing shade of blue and recovered the couple’s existing upholstered headboard.

“We by no means live in a mansion,” laughs Tim Fritts. “It may not be the biggest and the best, but it suits us perfectly and we love it.” As newlyweds, Tim and his wife Tracy moved into their Madison home twelve years ago. Most people don’t have a lot of disposable income, so they can’t sit back and spend thousands of dollars on window treatments in a new house,” says Tim. “Plus, when you start having kids and life gets in the way, those are the things that get put off for a while.” Years after the couple moved in, Tim’s parents turned to interior designer Becki Huesle of Something Southern Design and Furnishings to decorate their Oxford condo, and a light bulb came on. “We had never thought to use a designer in our house,” explains Tracy. But seeing Becki’s sense of style as well as her personal


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involvement in Tim’s parents’ project made the couple mull over the possibility of bringing in a professional. “What really appealed to us is that Becki will work with any budget and anybody,” says Tim. With a goal of giving Tim and Tracy a home that would suit their lifestyle – particularly that of parents to two young kids – Becki went to work. “They were unhappy with their house for a lot of reasons,” says Becki. “They are young and vibrant and love to entertain, but they just needed guidance in achieving they house that they wanted for their life. Plus, it really is easy to completely transform a house for not a lot of money.” “We lived in this house for ten years with no window treatments,” says Tim. “Being a man, I had no idea what curtains could do! But they have added so much to the house.” In fact, the window treatments, transplants from Tim’s parents’ condo, are a perfect example of how Becki is a believer in making what you have new again. - MC

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wine of the month

Keep it Simple

By Pete Clark

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e have begged for relief from the much colder winter, and at last it has arrived. The warmer days lead us out to patios and decks in the evening to enjoy the longer days. A big part of my time at home is spent out on the patio, and I’ve found a simple way of entertaining and a great way to relax at the end of the day. A single apple, a small wedge of cheese and a chilled bottle of wine can be a wonderful way to unwind.   I have found that the best way to enjoy wine is to keep it simple when possible.  Three or four folks over for a glass on Thursday or Friday after work are the times we recall as the best.   The good ole days are right now.   I remember my mom and dad having friends over when I was a kid. They would all gather on the deck to catch up on the week and discuss everything from politics to children to the latest craze, like who had the new color TV or that rock and roll music that my older brother and sister were listening to. These were the best of times and have been passed on to the next generation.   While the wine of their day, Blue Nun or Mateus Rose, is no longer what we might consider fine wine, I see nothing wrong with drinking the lighter, slightly sweet stuff if that’s what you like. No one should feel uncomfortable when enjoying a glass of

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wine. Over the last twenty years, the wine trade has changed along with the tastes and preferences of people here in Madison County and all across the country.   For instance, the blend from Pine Ridge of their Chenin Blanc and Viognier is fantastic for just such a setting as this.  It is light and refreshing with grapefruit and pear flavors that are a fine accompaniment to any patio get together. The Legado Torrontes is another hidden beauty in this category.  Crisp and peachy, this is one of those wines that people seem to say, “Wow I’ve never had that before, but it sure is good. What is it?”   For a red wine, warmer weather presents us with a small problem.  Reds are generally served too warm (and the opposite is true of whites being served too cold).   If the temperature is above 85° outside, reds can start to hint of musty alcohol. Do not be shy to slightly chill a red wine if it is to be served outside on the deck on a warmer evening.  Stick it in the fridge for a few minutes to help knock it down a few degrees before serving.  By no means put it on ice, but a little cooling off may help it show its fruit better. - MC Pete Clark is the owner of Madison Cellars. Visit Madison Cellars at 1031 Hwy. 51 in Madison or call 601-856-0931.


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ON MICHAEL Fun Separates by Mis Tee V-Us available at Sweet Dreams, 1896 Main Street, Madison

Model, Michael Greenlee

FALLING FOR

FASHION With back to school time just around the corner, hit the books in the latest and greatest fashion finds. From toddlers, tweens, teens, to all grown up, we’ve got you covered. 14 - Madison County Magazine


ON ALLISON & CAROLINE Fun Separates by Mis Tee V-Us available at Sweet Dreams 1896 Main Street, Madison

Models, Allison and Caroline Redding Madison County Magazine - 15


ON WEBB Shirt and Shorts by Monster

Republic available at Pop Fizz,

1481 Canton Mart Road, Jackson

ON LIVVIE Flowers Dress by Zoe available

at Pop Fizz, 1481 Canton Mart

Road, Jackson

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ON LONDON Multi-print silk jumper by Karina Grimaldi, linen fringe scarf by

Love Quotes, brown woven belt by Bed | Stu, antique brass demitasse necklaces, neon leather bracelet

with silver screws by C.C. Skye, black leather messenger bag by

Foley & Corinna. All available at 4450, 4450 I-55 North, Jackson

ON CHRISTIAN Leather luggage bag by

Purdey Attache, Randolph Engineering aviator

sunglasses, Alden Driving

Moccasins, Ibex Vest, shirt by Purdey Tattersall, Mountain khaki pants. All available at

Circle 7, 100 Mannsdale Park

Drive, Madison

Models, London Sivira and Christian Harden Madison County Magazine - 17


ON TRAVIS Coppley Wool, linen & silk sport coat, Ballin trouser in year-round wool fabric, Kinkade’s blue

herringbone wrinkle free French cuff shirt, Codis Maya cufflinks, shoes by Cole Haan, belt by

Trafalgar, J.Z. Richards neckwear, all available at Kinkade’s Fine

Clothing, 120 West Jackson Street, Ridgeland

ON LAUREN Dress by Tibi, necklaces by Me & Ro and Mary Louise, bracelets C.C.

Skye, watch by Michael

Kors, earrings by Miguel, clutch by Diane von

Furstenberg, all available at Coattails, 111 West

Jackson Street, Ridgeland. Shoes by Lauren Jones Collection, available at Belk.

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Models, Lauren Jones and Travis Pope


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local art

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Jewelry of the Sea Anne Taylor Duease. She sells seashells by the seashore. Quite literally, in fact. The born and raised Madison Countian uses her creative flair to make sure summer lasts all year long.

Story by Amanda Wells | Photos COURTESY OF ANNE TAYLOR DUEASE

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rowing up, Anne Taylor developed an affinity for not only beautiful baubles, but for all things coastal as well. “Our family has always spent most summers in Seaside, FL or other coastal resorts,” she says. According to

her mother, Kim, an artist herself, Anne Taylor’s artistic nature has been evident her whole life. “She was born with a crown on her head and a basketball on her side,” says Kim, who says she diluted the gene pool when it came to Anne Taylor, whose father is Richard Duease, who served as the head basketball coach at Madison Ridgeland Academy for nearly 30 years. “It just wasn’t enough to make a basketball player out of Anne Taylor,” says Kim. “She definitely followed in my ways. We work well with each other and glean from each other as needed.” Since graduating from MRA in 2007, Anne Taylor has been Madison County Magazine - 21


Anne Taylor Duease creating her jewelry of the sea.

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working on a degree in fashion merchandising from Mississippi State. “My mom and I played around making handmade rings before deciding that I really wanted to make a go of it,” says Anne Taylor. The summer before her freshman year at MSU, she spent

versatility among beachgoers, celebrities, and fashionistas alike.

the summer working at La Vie Est Belle in Seaside, where she

Some celebrities that have been spotted sporting Adonis shell

debuted her Adonis ring collection. During her time off, she

rings are Denise Richards, Sela Ward, Lindsay Lohan, Shoshanna

would spend her time hand making rings to keep up with the

Bush, Anna Lynne McCord, and Nancy Odell to name a few.

great demand.

“I’m very pleased with the interest and rate of growth

While some love a great yard sale, Anne Taylor has a hobby

considering that I’m a full time student and a business owner and

of combing the beaches and snorkeling for various found objects

the fact that I personally hand make each of my rings,” says Anne

to create her next work of wearable art. Most of her rings are

Taylor. “I would be hard pressed to ask for more blessings than

crafted from seashells that are decked out with jewels and other

have already been given, but I will take whatever comes my way.

eye-catching adornments. Anne Taylor says that she has always

I know I haven’t reached my full potential, but I look forward to

been taught that all talents are of God and to be used as gifts. The

the journey!”

encouragement of her parents and her own internal drive has sky

Anne Taylor has spent this summer working on new designs

rocketed her career in the fashion and accessories world.

in the U.S. Virgin Islands, where she is gaining inspiration and

Adonis shell rings are now sold coast to coast at upscale

making new business contacts. With the coastline as her canvas

boutiques and through Anne Taylor’s private studio in Madison.

and the treasures of the sea her prizes, Anne Taylor has set out to

Her creations have gained recognition for their originality and

provide shoppers a piece of paradise. - MC

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Standing

on her own Two Feet Story by

SUSAN MARQUEZ Photos courtesy

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While Lauren Jones of Madison has led a storybook life, she’s also worked hard and is a very driven young woman. “I know what I want in life, and I’m willing to work for it!”


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he blonde beauty grew up in Jackson, going to school at St. Andrews from pre-K through the

ninth grade. “Going to St. Andrews was a great experience for me,” said Jones. “Not only did I

receive an excellent education, they also fostered the idea in us to dream big, and to have lofty aspirations. That has always stayed with me.”

After the ninth grade, Jones moved to New York with her mother and new stepfather. She

began modeling and when she was 16, she won the national modeling contest for Seventeen magazine. “My mother and grandmother sent me to the audition, mainly just for the experience. I got there, and saw the most

beautiful girls from all different ethnic backgrounds, and I was just a blond-haired girl from Mississippi. I never thought I could win, so when I did, I was shocked!”

That win meant she was featured in the magazine, and went on to appear on shows like Live with Regis and

Kathie Lee. “At that point, I got an agent and went on some serious auditions. That’s where my Mississippi upbringing really helped me. After seeing so many jaded models, casting directors liked that I was so relatable and down-to-earth, so I got a lot of jobs.”

Jones could have continued on that path, but her mom stepped in and said she had to complete her education. “She said I had to go to college and get an undergraduate degree, and then she’d support anything I wanted Madison County Magazine - 25


“She said I had to go to

college

and get an undergraduate degree, and then she’d support anything I wanted to do.” 26 - Madison County Magazine

to do.” Jones went to the Parson’s School of Design in New York, “under protest,” but she went on to earn her degree. She also studied abroad in London. “I had some great experiences.”

After college, Jones did well, even landing a magazine cover, but she decided she wanted to move to Los Angeles. “It was scary, because I had convinced three of my Mississippi friends to

move into an apartment in New York with me, and they were my support team. When I went to L.A., I was on my own.” She also

learned that in L.A., everyone wants to know you because of what you have to offer. “There was a lack of sincerity for sure.”

Yet Jones thrived in L.A. She was selected to be a “Barker’s Beauty” on The Price is Right, and she was cast in several other

projects. She was in the Bay Watch Beach Body Workout and

hung out with Sylvester Stallone on a daily basis. But two years

into her L.A. adventure the writer’s strike began. “Things were tough,” sighed Jones. “And I missed home.” By then, her mom had moved back to Mississippi. “My mom said I should just come home for Christmas and re-evaluate. Once I got home, she

commented that I never stayed long when I came because I was


always rushing back to L.A. But I didn’t have any friends left

Fast forward to the Lauren Jones Collection for Martinez

spread across the country. But my mom is a wise woman. She

Swimwear/shop/, as well as at www.endless.com, Nordstrom,

here. My best friend had moved to Singapore, and others were

introduced me to her neighbor’s son, and we fell in love. I’m now engaged to Travis Pope!”

That prompted Jones to move back to Mississippi, and in with

her mom in Reunion. She missed modeling and acting, so she

knew she’d have to create a way to stay involved on some level. I read about people like Kathy Ireland, Elle McPherson, Oprah and Martha Stewart. They sought out opportunities.”

Her mind went back to a gentleman she met in 2007 in a sushi bar. “He was a partner in the Martinez Valero shoe company. We

talked and he sent me a pair of shoes and said if I wore them on

a red carpet or other event to send him a picture. We stayed in touch, and last year he called me to model for him. I told him I

didn’t want to model shoes–I wanted to design them!” He flew to Mississippi and we talked, and he was concerned because

designing shoes is a lofty aspiration. I told him I graduated from

Parson’s and that I wanted to begin designing a bridal collection. We drove over to the Bridal Path in Banner Hall, and I went in and showed him that I had selling and marketing skills, too!”

Valero. The line is available online at www.laurenjones.net/ Belk, and Sears department stores.

“I never realized the kind of opportunities that are available

here. But sometimes you have to make your own opportunities. Being here has forced me to think more creatively. I still jet out on

weekends for meetings and to shoe shows, but during the week, I’m right here and I love the fact that I can go by any time and give my 81-year-old grandmother a hug.”

After living in New York, L.A., London and Austin, Texas, Lauren Jones has come back to her roots to roost. “ I love living

in Madison County, where there is great shopping and amazing restaurants. I found I can do the same things I was doing before

and still live here. I was called to New York to do a makeover for “O” magazine, and two weeks later, Sylvester Stallone needed a

girl to play Mickey Roark’s girlfriend in an upcoming film and I got the job! The great thing is the Jackson airport is so easy to fly in and out of, yet when I’m home, the people here are absolutely real. I’ve got the best of both worlds!” - MC

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meet the neighbors FAMILY FOCUS

Meet the By Amber Alexander

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McKays

immy and Shannon McKay are proud parents. They have three beautiful daughters, all of who are thankful for what they have. 
They raised their children on the foundation of love and support but also guidance. 
“My parents have always been completely positive and encouraging throughout everything with school and made me feel like I was the best student and the smartest one there was,” Oldest daughter, Molly, an Ole Miss senior studying hospitality management, said. 
Molly’s little sisters, Shelby Jo and Jamie are following in her footsteps.
Shelby Jo is an incoming sophomore at Mississippi State, majoring in elementary education while Jamie will be a sophomore at Madison Central High School in the fall. 
 Shelby Jo’s summer will be spent in Peru for a month, doing missionary work as an intern for Christ

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Jimmy and Shannon McKay with their daughters Jamie, Shelby Jo, and Molly.

United Methodist Church. 
“Every summer I’ve been and just gotten to know the staff and what they do and how they serve the people over there,” Shelby Jo said.
 Jamie is taking voice lessons as well as competing in hip hop dance exhibitions. 
She has two older sisters to look up to for guidance but she knows there are some benefits of being the youngest. 
“They give me free clothes and drive me places,” Jamie says and her family laughs.
 The final question I ask is with one daughter at Ole Miss and the other at Mississippi State, who do they pull for in the Egg Bowl? 
“Southern!” Shannon says immediately.
“State!” A proud Jimmy, a graduate of Mississippi State, says.
“Whoever wins,” Jamie replies.
 One thing about this family is that there is always a smile on their parents face, and that transcends into a simple gesture of love. 
“We do as much as we can with what we have to do with,” Jimmy says. - MC


is proud to announce:

BENJAMIN T. JEFFCOAT, MD has joined the practice of Mississippi Ear Nose and Throat, PC and the medical staff of Baptist.

Scott Harrison, MD

Michael Osborne, MD

Stephen Lee, MD

Benjamin Jeffcoat, MD

www.mbhs.org

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(601) 709-7700

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madison seen

MS Children’s Home Fundraiser On April 30, the Mississippi Children’s Home hosted their annual fundraising wine tasting at a supporter’s home in Jackson. - Photos by Rachel Underwood

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2) Angela Jones, Susan Murphy, Dr. Laura McCalop 3) David Sanders, Toddy Sanders, Betty Collins, Frank Collins

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4) Scott Magee, Holly Magee, Jennifer Lyles, Brian Gray 5) Doug and Cathy Hudgins 6) Tracy Murray, Ira Murray 7) Dr. Henry Tyler, Barney Daly, Kathy Eure 8) Jill Beneke, Debbie Westbrook 9) Patrick Kelly, Mary Kelly, Jeanne Liston, Karl Bombich, Meredith Hewitt 30 - Madison County Magazine

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Jee Vice Trunk Show On May 27th, Azul Denim hosted a Jee Vice Trunk Show featuring sunglasses from Sex & the City 2. A crowd came out to shop, enjoy cosmopolitans, and to celebrate the release of the new movie.

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2) - Kasey Alford, Judy Orozco 3) - Judy Orozco, Kasey Alford 4) - Rachel Pooley 5) -  Ruth Pooley, Katie Sims 6) - Paula Tauzim 7) - Jennifer Gowan 8) - Judy Orozco, Sonia Miller, Rachel Pooley, Kasey Alford Madison County Magazine - 31


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Chamber Golf Classic Ridgeland Chamber of Commerce Golf Classic was held recently at the Lake Caroline Golf Club with more than 29 teams participating.

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1) 1st - Environmental Landscape Services – Perry Collette; David Coleman; Todd Coleman; Wade Spooner

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2) 2nd - Barksdale Cadillac II – John Clay Ashford; Bobby McClellan; Brad Varner; Aaron McClellan 3) 3rd - Staffing Solutions, Ltd. – Mike Smith; Nade Ellis; Nathan Smith; Lee Williamson 4) 1st – Entergy – Charles Bryan; Gene McGee; Ricky Ates; Mitch Harkins 5) 2nd – Neel – Schaffer, Inc. – Anthony Covington; Chris Wheeler; Brandon Rut; Rob Shepard 6) 3rd – Barksdale Cadillac I – Ted Enstrom; Daniel Alexander; Charles Porter Jeffreys; Steve Younger 32 - Madison County Magazine

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