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08/02/2012 - 11:23am

By ANTHONY WARREN

Sun Staff WRiter

The LeFleur East Foundation hasn’t given up on the Creekmore House.

Now, it’s up to the Jackson City Council to determine the home’s future.

The council is...

08/02/2012 - 11:13am

It's important we all understand the term "debt service" as it applies to the federal government's borrowing to finance its operation. At this point in time 40 percent of our spending comes from debt. The Treasury Department...

08/02/2012 - 11:09am

The E911 fund for Hinds County will run out of money in March 2014 if contracts with Airwave LLC are not terminated in October when it is legal for the county to do so, according to a spreadsheet obtained by this columnist. County and municipal...

08/02/2012 - 11:06am

Assault weapons

 

Whenever there is a mass shooting in this country, the reaction from both extremes of the gun debate is predictable.

Gun-control advocates use the carnage as an excuse to argue for stricter...

08/02/2012 - 11:03am

when I changed the date on my editorial page, I realized this will publish on my birthday. Time for my annual column of personal retrospection. I will be 54.

It seems like yesterday, I was having to admit to middle age. Now I am having...

08/02/2012 - 10:52am

By ANTHONY WARREN

Sun Staff Writer

For 30 years, New Stage Theatre hasn’t complied with the city of Jackson’s zoning ordinance.

A recent push to have the theater’s property rezoned to neighborhood...

08/02/2012 - 8:56am

SEVERAL NORTHSIDE schools are finishing up or still working on construction and improvement projects as classes begin this semester.

At Madison County Schools, “construction’s hot and heavy right now,” said newly...

08/02/2012 - 8:53am

 

DESPITE LESS IN state funding, Madison County Schools 2012-2013 budget has no tax hike and a (small) pay raise for teachers.

Funding from the state has been reduced from $51 million to $46 million for the district,...

08/01/2012 - 11:56am

by ANTHONY WARREN

Sun Staff  Writer

Ward Seven Councilwoman Margaret Barrett-Simon said there’s no silver bullet to address the capital city’s road problems.

Jackson has 1,600 miles of roadway, of...

07/31/2012 - 3:21pm

Jackson Academy’s 6th grade choir, Finale, gave a performance at the end of the last school year. Choir members include (from left, back) Nicholas Zouboukos, Braden Lewis, Bailey Magee, Dolph Maxwell, Meredith Ann Hornsby,...

07/31/2012 - 3:18pm

Jackson Prep varsity baseball team members are (from left, back) Rob Huffman, Cade Noble, David Huffman, Tyler Coleman, Hill Garbo, Noah Hughes, Will Skelton, William Mounger, Grayson Lamb; (middle row) Wesley Kerce, Ross Renfrow,...

07/31/2012 - 3:12pm

At The Veritas School’s academic honors assembly students were recognized for their achievement.  Faculty member Michael Estes presented awards to students for humanities.  Shown are (from left) Estes, Mari...

07/31/2012 - 3:10pm

St. Andrew's Episcopal School kindercampers recently planted a garden, which they have maintained and used for cooking purposes throughout the summer.  Shown after the blessing of their garden are (from left, back) Alexis...

07/31/2012 - 3:07pm

Jackson Prep held its Chi Alpha Mu induction ceremony recently. New eighth and ninth-grade members are (from left, back) Adam Crawford, Sam Mosley, Mae Mae Walker, Marion Manning, Alex Joyner, Weslee-Parks Patti, Kelsey Harmon,...

07/31/2012 - 3:05pm

St. Andrew's kindercampers recently completed a week of activities centered around the continent of North America.  Shown with their decorated cowboy boots from the American West are (from left) Grace Pritchett, Nicholas...

07/31/2012 - 3:03pm

The local Tigers baseball team recently won the 11-year-old AAA division state tournament that was held in Brandon.  The boys went 5-1 in the tournament to win the state title. Team members include (from left, back) Coaches...

07/31/2012 - 3:00pm

Olde Towne Middle School Students of the Year 2012 were selected by  faculty and staff based on leadership and citizenship qualities exhibited throughout the school year.  Shown are (from left) Natalene Vonkchalee, eighth...

07/31/2012 - 2:58pm

Second-graders at Ann Smith Elementary presented a program called “Every Day is Earth Day.” Students sang songs while delivering a message about taking care of the earth. Shown are students (from left, back) Yosiah...

07/31/2012 - 2:53pm

Jackson Academy recently awarded Academic Medals to the following students who maintained scholastic excellence and made a significant contribution in a subject area. They are (from left, back) Matt Whitfield (Latin 1), Maris...

07/31/2012 - 2:50pm

John Emmerich (left) recently won the grand prize in the Covenant Presbyterian Church talent show.  He was the only youth who entered. He played a guitar piece featuring “The Rocky Road to Dublin.” Also shown is...

07/31/2012 - 2:47pm

At Family Reading Night, Ann Smith Elementary students (from left) Ethan Livingston and Hunter Westby-Gibson participated in "Our Family's Story," a literacy station where families made a collage of magazine pictures...

07/31/2012 - 2:45pm

Wee Care celebrated Mother's Day by having muffins with mom. Shown are Chalyn Mayes with her mom Heather Brewer.

07/31/2012 - 2:43pm

Boy Scout Troop 18, of First Presbyterian Church,  recently held a Court of Honor to recognize new Eagle Scouts. Alex Russell, son of Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Russell, received the rank of Eagle. Russell is a student at Jackson Prep...

07/31/2012 - 2:41pm

Jackson Prep will offer three options for ACT / SAT workshops in the fall for students in grades 11 and 12. Option one and two: August 11, 18 and 25 or September 15, 22 and 29, 10 a.m. - noon and 12:30 - 2:30 p.m. Option three is...

07/31/2012 - 2:36pm

What is that particle within that magnetically draws me closer to a screen door?

Perhaps it is the proximity to a porch with rocking chairs or a swing hanging low or a kitchen where tomatoes sit upside down on the counter.

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