Author: Jamie Johnston

MPS Boardmember Passionately Pleads Case for Ad Valorem Tax Increase


At Tuesday night’s Montgomery School board meeting, the board approved the hiring of lobbyists to work on the Ad Valorem tax with the legislature. Before the vote, several members made impassioned pleas in support of the issue,  including District 1 member Jannah Bailey. Categories: Montgomery, News Extras, News Video Tags: Ad Valorem, Jannah Bailey, Montgomery Public School Board, mps

Candlelight Wave of Light Memorial

Dozens gathered at the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts Tuesday evening to honor lost loved ones.  This was a part of International Wave of Light; a day of remembrance for pregnancy loss and infant death.  The Wave of Light is based on progressive candle lightings all around the world at 7 pm on October 15th. These candles are lit in memory…

World Diabetes Awareness Day Candlelight Vigil

Members and friends of the heart of Gold Foundation braved the cold and wet weather to gather at the Capitol steps and light candles for those struggling with the diabetes Wednesday evening. Fourteen-year-old Richelleng Ramirez Pieruccini started the foundation to help those in poorer countries who do not have access to medication and treatments for the disease. “There are millions…