Today's Top Stories

City plans changes to mass transit system; hiring consultant.
Olivia moore gives back to community through establishing city tennis camp. When athletes make something look easy, they’re said to be “putting on a clinic.”
A new campaign was recently launched to bring roads and bridges to the forefront of this year’s statewide elections.
The Reunion Parkway saga continues as Madison County voted last week to retain Mississippi Engineering Group (MSEG) to provide design, right of way and construction services for Reunion Parkway fr
Jill Ford recently announced her candidacy for the House of Representatives District 73 vacated by Cory Wilson, citing her desire to keep up the fight for conservative reforms in the legislature. 

Gray team

Jackson Prep 2017-18 seventh-grade boys basketball gray team includes members (from left, back) Harrison Jones, Will Skipper, Hayden Holloway, Owen Ishee, Will Upton; (front) Paxton Thompson, Reid Sushenia, Carson Springer, Paul Gregg.


Daisies

A group of members of the Daisy Troop meeting at First Presbyterian Day School held a sidewalk cookie sale to benefit Mission First, the school’s 2017-2018 mission project.



Winners

Caroline Hill (left) and Emory Laseter from Jackson Academy won the MAISS AAAA number one Doubles Championships. Hill was also named to the Clarion Ledger’s 2018 All-State Girls Tennis Team as part of the Best of #MSPREPS.


Dramatists

Madison Central High School seniors awarded most talented in drama are (from left) Bradley Davis and Riley Houston.




Book signing

Kenneth Ivan Guyton, a student with the VSA Mississippi Community Arts Group, recently participated in a book signing at the Arts Center of Mississippi. Guyton and his fellow VSA students were production consultants on “Bear’s Special Christmas Tree,” a children’s book written by Mary Kitchens.



Club speaker

Commissioner Pelicia Hall, Department of Corrections was a recent speaker for the Rotary Club of Jackson. Shown are (from left) President Brooks Buchanan, Rotary president; Hall; and Dean Jim Rosenblatt. The club meets Mondays at noon Sparkman Auditorium, 1150 Lakeland Dr.


May Day

St. Andrew’s Episcopal lower school presents May Day 2018: Milestones. The Lower School will celebrate the school’s 70th anniversary with dances representative of the last seven decades, culminating with the traditional wrapping of the maypole by the fourth-grade May 11 at 6 p.m. on the school’s Fondren campus.



Boys red team

Jackson Prep 2017-18 seventh-grade boys basketball red team includes members (from left, back) Luke Harrigill, Matthew Cochran, Charles Phillips, Chad Chudy; (front) Trey Welch, Ivey Yelverton, Victor Grantham, Patrick McClintock.


Junior beauties and beaus

Jackson Academy recently hosted its annual Features Pageant. Voted to represent the  junior class as beauties and beaux are (from left) Emory Rhodes, Daniel Courtney, Ashley Brown, Kinkead Dent, Ashley Manning, and Owen Fracchia.


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The 12U Major team, Mississippi Angels, won the 2019 Triple Crown Slumpbuster Series in Omaha. There were 291 teams in the tourney and 65 in their division.