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Giant Salvinia has had a ripple effect on the Barnett Reservoir since it was discovered in Pelahatchie Bay last year.
Sara Buffington hasn’t lived in LOHO for two years, but she’s still a regular in the neighborhood, going there almost daily to take care of a few straggling, wild cats.
In 2004, Brooks Eason received a life-changing phone call from his dad.
The  2019 Chimneyville Arts Festival, featuring all original, hand-crafted work by many members of the Craftsmen’s Guild of Mississippi, is scheduled for December 6, 7 and 8 at the Mississippi Tra
After four terms as state representative and one term as Central District public service commissioner, Cecil Brown is retiring.

Class officers

Jackson Academy’s 2018-2019 senior class officers and representatives are (from left, back) Matthew Brown, Tanner Robertson, Leah Richardson, Charlotte Palmer, Mary Lindley Tharp, Tafarri Pleas, Jarvon Gaines; (front) Kate McDowell, Mary Parker Williams, Anne Marie Lundy and Erin Hederman. Not pictured: Pier Thompson.


Junior varsity cheer

Cheering for the Jackson Academy Raiders 2018-2019 season are junior varsity cheerleaders (from left, back) Mollie Ann Robertson, Kennedy McKee, Ellis Tharp, Mary Manning Farese, Kendall Ross, Crisler Johnson; (second row) Annalee Willson, Olivia Quin, Molly McClure, Mary Elise Lowe, Lilly Gebhart; (front) Emma Duncan Hogue, Mary Elizabeth Sewa



Walk tradition

Madison Ridgeland Academy elementary begins every year with a prayer walk. Parents, faculty/staff and students all take part in this special time each year. Shown are (from left) James Dykes, Aleks Georgiev, Lucas Poole, Parker McNeese, Tate Regan.


All together

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School Early Childhood Center students enjoyed the first day of school and meeting Head of School Tom Sheppard. Shown are (from left) Sheppard, Zuri Abston, Cenae Rogers, and Carrington King.



Getting started

First Presbyterian Day School students and teachers returned to school excited to start a new year. Shown are (from left, back) Tori Williams, Mathes Tompkins, Charlie Beard; (front) Victoria Morgan, Leigh Hand, Ables Hurley, Olivia Collins, Frances Hollingsworth, and John Morgan Secrest.


Enter Pre-K3

St. Richard Catholic School began its school year with the annual “Back to School” night where students are able to meet their teacher, get a preview of their classroom, and learn what after school activities will be available in StR’s “CASA” enrichment program.



Junior varsity soccer

Members of the 2018 Jackson Prep junior varsity soccer team include (from left, back) Coach Kaylie Reeves, Head Coach Jon Marcus Duncan, Miller Jordan, Piper McGraw, Margie Frye, Trevor Robinson, Bella Cole, Ava Moak, Candace Holman, Emily Van Uden, Katie Poole, Madison Lee, Coach TJay Busin; (front) Bella Sushenia, Jenna Lancon, Truus Alford,


Dancers

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School members of the 2018-19 middle school dance team are (from left, back) Katie Peterson, Enyla Blackmon, Gigi Fraser, Mari Finseth, Lauren McKay; (middle row) Hannah Moore, Anna Everly, Jessica Livingston, Sophie Lewis, Kara Pickett; (front) Tia Harris, Caroline Champagne, Anne Avery Boling, and Carol Rappai.



Farming

Jackson Academy kindergarten students (from left) Dommy Mink, Ali Clare Simpson, Nylah Longino-Henderson, and Owen Gay learned about planting seeds in science class.

 


Real Men

In its fourth year in Central Mississippi, 24 area men will take a stand against breast cancer by supporting the American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Central Mississippi through participation in the Real Men Wear Pink campaign.


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