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The public comment period, which was originally scheduled to end on September 26, has been extended to October 28 for residents to voice comments or concerns about NCL Waste’s plans to construct a
Friend’s move inspires Abby McCaughan award-winning choreography.
When Jackson resident Kim Evans realized he had accidentally let his driver’s license expire, he went to the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) in Jackson to renew it.
Annual event benefits Extra Table.
The Sanderson Farms Championship is under way, and even for the casual golf fan, the tournament has a lot to offer.

100 milers

Jackson Academy third-grade students (from left, back) Avery Pickering, Jack Satcher III, Leighton Sijansky, Sam Smith, Liam Spratlin, Vaidan Towery, Adrianna Wang, Brianna Wang, Elizabeth Wells; (second row) Coleman Edmonson, Whit Davis, Anna Holladay, Avery Buchanan, Caden Clay, Audrey Chapman, Liza Benner, James Ogden II, Parker Orr, Mikhade


Vacation time

Preschoolers at First Presbyterian Day School dressed in summer beach wear to complete their “sun and sand” unit. Shown are (from left) Crowder Steiner and Jackson Robichaux.



High grades

Jackson Prep sixth-graders who made 95 or above in all classes are (from left) Will Herron, Sammie Johnson, Thomas Cross.


Maestro award

The Madison Middle School choral department recently attended the Worldstrides Heritage Choral and Instrumental Festival in St. Louis.  Eighth-grader JT Evans received a Maestro Award for his solo performance with the Kaleidoscope Show Choir.  Shown are (from left) MMS Choral Director Jan Bruening and Evans.






Scholarship presentation

Madison Ridgeland Academy fifth-grader Isabella Bentley received the Leigh Ann Ward Scholarship, one of the highest honors in the elementary this year. Dr. and Mrs. Ward established an Endowment Fund in memory of their daughter, Leigh Anne, who taught at MRA for 12 years.


All subjects high

At the Jackson Prep seventh-grade honors forum, students recognized for having 95 or above in all subjects were (from left, back) William Walker, Chase Thompson; (front) Kelsey Clay, Will Upton and Tyler Reeves.



Plural ice cream

First Presbyterian Day School third-graders created “plural ice cream cones.” Shown are (from left) Lily Grubbs, Addison Dungey, Carr Calvert, and Jackson Roberts.


Subject achievement

Jackson Academy fifth-grade students (from left) Titus Taylor, Gautam Ray, Bo Barbour, Vivian Baker, and Rachel Lehman received Subject Area Achievement awards for scholastic excellence and significant contribution in a subject area.


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The Women’s Foundation of Mississippi will host its “Women of Vision” event and honor four women... READ MORE

Obituaries

Willie Alan Weeks was born November 24, 1966 on Thanksgiving Day to Adell Newsom and Willie... READ MORE

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A special Commissioning Service was held for St. Richard Catholic School sixth grade students in honor of the leadership they will provide  this school year.