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The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) permit board decided Tuesday to table the NCL Waste landfill decision until its January 14 meeting.
After a bid was accepted for $5.7 million in short-term borrowing, the Madison County board of supervisors wasted no time throwing their respective projects into the ring.
Allowing the construction of a new landfill in one of the most prosperous, fastest growing areas of our state makes zero sense.
After 80 years, leaders in Fontaine Place say it is finally time to establish protective covenants.
1. He drove a blue ‘77 Chevy Nova in high school. 2. He played on Jackson Prep’s 1985 and 1986 state championship basketball teams.


First Presbyterian Day School preschoolers wore “colorful colors” during their week of learning the letter C. Shown are (from left) Sarah Day, Ella Kate Adcock, Evie Dukes, Ella Dismuke, and Madelyn Magee.

Visit from the zoo

Covenant Presbyterian Preschool had an educational visit from the Jackson zookeepers who brought several animals and taught about where they live and what they eat. Shown are (from left)  Birdie Frascogna, Harper Reid, Isabella Zheng and Will Tann.

Worship band

Jackson Academy’s 2018-2019 chapel worship band is led by (from left, back) Meagan Gautier, Josh Watson, Charlie Earl, Don Waller, Anna Carlisle Nichols; (front) Lila Robertson, Reese Overstreet, Emma Collums, and Thomas Earl.

Homecoming seniors

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School recently celebrated Homecoming 2018. Members of the Homecoming Court representing the senior class are (from left) Lindsay Moriarity, Anna K. Case, Anna Kathryn Becker, Mia Hammond, and Kate Coffin.

Camouflage for C

Kindergartners at First Presbyterian Day School dressed in camouflage to conclude their week of learning the letter “C.”  Shown are (from left) Caroline Bryan, Rivers Newman, Reid Hurley, Patrick Tabor, and Antonina Karam.

John Vanderloo

John Vanderloo, M.D., a family medicine physician, was recently named a Doctor of Distinction by the Mississippi State Medical Association. MSMA Doctors of Distinction are named after they complete the full course of the MSMA Physician Leadership Academy, which trains them to be leaders and advocates.

Big Rivalry


Jackson Academy and Prep face off on football field Sept. 28

The rivalry between Jackson Preparatory School and Jackson Academy (JA) isn’t lost on Annie Craig.

And if her team wins tomorrow night, the JA fourth-grader will have something to hold over her older brother and sister, both of whom attend Jackson Prep.



The Millsaps Majors are 4-0 and off to their best start since 2013, under Head Coach Aaron Pelch.


Breaking News

Evelyn Sanders Forkin, 86, died on Tuesday, December 10, 2019.


1. He drove a blue ‘77 Chevy Nova in high school. 2. He played on Jackson Prep’s 1985 and 1986 state championship basketball teams.