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City, county and state officials have been working to help with evacuations and with rescues. 
Pearl River water levels continue to undershoot forecasts, which is good news. Saturday night at 6 p.m.
Flow coming from the reservoir spillway dam
Officials with the Ross Barnett Reservoir said today that they were nearing capacity and would begin releasing more water beginning late this afternoon.
Operation Sandbag at Public Works Maintenance yard on Michael Avalon Road. Hundreds of cars and trucks are waiting to pick up and fill sand bags at 9 a.m. Saturday morning.
As the Pearl River rises, houses at the intersection of Rollingwood and Dendron take on water.
Flow coming from the reservoir spillway dam

Varsity Girls

Jackson Prep’s Varsity Girls baskbetball team includes (from left, back) Head Coach Michael McAnally, Julia Stradinger, Madeleine Black, Julia Zouboukos, Mackenzie Shoemaker, Olivia Sasser, Coach Mariclaire Nix, manager Lauren Nickels; (front) Annie Jicka, Elle Lingle, Andie Flatgard, Anna Grace Morgan, Campbell Perkins, Allie Wise, Caroline Dr





After all these years

By LOTTIE BOGGAN,

Friday, January 17, 2020

When Roo Roo and I left the house for our afternoon dog walk, heavy gray clouds flirted with a pale blue sky; after all the rain we’d had the air was musty, yet cool. I was on a time frame so it would be a quicker dog walk than usual.





Menu of Love

By CHEF KISTLER,

Food and love. When I began my journey to becoming a chef, I never even considered how the two were intertwined. Yes, I loved to cook. Sure, I had been in love. But it wasn’t until I fell in love with cooking that I realized the connection between the two.

“Food is memories.” The Hundred Foot Journey - Richard Morais.




Keeping The Beat

By SHERRY LUCAS,

Jackson musician Denny Burkes realizes dream with international Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio tour.

Denny Burkes has kept the beat for Jackson bands since his teenage years, but a recent opportunity launched him onto the international stage and lassoed a dream he’d held for almost just as long.



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