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Due to the recent loss in water pressure, the city of Jackson has issued a boil water notice for residents on Robert Drive.

Since May more than 400 potholes in North Jackson repaired

More than 35,000 faulty water meters were installed as part of the city’s $91 million energy performance contract with Siemens.

Mississippi Food and Wine Festival

Grandfather and grandson become traveling partners enjoying tennis tournaments

A national criminal justice reform group wants a federal investigation into Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman.

Jackson Prep Honor Roll

Students listed to the honor roll at Jackson Preparatory School for the first term include:

 

Sixth Grade

Head of School’s List: Thomas Cross, Will Herron, Sammie Johnson, Gage Liston;

Faculty List: Clancy Baker, Nate Britzke, Kennedy Cleveland, Mason Deas;


Wittest

Jackson Prep recently held its 2017 Précis Pageant. Voted Wittiest are (from left) Marley Parkman and Forrest Smith.



Powerlifters

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School members of the varsity boys powerlifting team are (back) Isaac Watts; (from left, front) Forrest Hutchison, Logan Koltz, Jace Roach, Patrick Turner, and Rush Lacoste.


Celebrate season

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School’s football team recently held its end-of-year banquet to celebrate a winning season that saw the Saints advance to the 3A playoffs for just the second time in school history.



Fund-raiser

At Jackson Academy Molly McClure, Mary Gibson Lundy, Caroline Crisler, Mollie Ann Robertson, Sydney Gholar, Crisler Johnson, Natalie Turner, and Avery Adair spent Halloween in themed outfits to raise funds for the Sunnybrook Children’s home.


Versatile

Jackson Prep recently held its 2017 Précis Pageant. Voted Most Versatile are (from left) Bailey Winscott and Graham Roberson.



Christmas child

Sixth-graders at First Presbyterian Day School packed boxes together for Operation Christmas Child - Samaritan’s Purse. Shown are (from left) Katherine Speed and Katie Poole.


Basketball with Hinds

Madison Central High School senior Michael Hammond signed to play basketball at Hinds Community College. Shown are (from left, standing) Madison Central assistant basketball coach Ben Gardner, Michael Hammond Sr.; Madison Central head basketball coach Timothy Speech; (seated) Elaine and Michael Hammond and Mary Jane Palmer.




College tour

Students (from left) Garrett Clarke, Jarvon Gaines, Kelsey Ford, Max Rogers, and Elliott Butler toured several Texas universities together with Jackson Academy Counseling Department staff members.


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