Today's Top Stories

If it seems the Sanderson Farms Championship is a little earlier this year, it is.
Seeking to help others leads northside couple to marriage and starting redeemer 54.
A date has been set for an information session and public hearing on NCL Waste’s plans to construct a third landfill in Madison County.
Foundation to present Symphony at Sunset.
No raise again for beleaguered Jackson Police Department.

Precis pageant

Jackson Prep recently held its 2017 Précis Pageant. Voted among the beauties and beaux are (from left) Jordyn Jefcoat and Duncan Jones.

Parade finale

Jackson Academy’s K3 students (from left) Evelyn Sims, Eva Mosal, Sanders Harwell, McKenzie Rushing, Jamey Scheider, and Thad Lovelace participated in a nursery rhyme-themed parade as the grand finale for a week of learning the classic children’s poetry.

Regan Felder

Regan Felder, Jackson Academy eighth-grader, was awarded first prize in the state of Mississippi in the National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution’s American History Essay contest.

Senior night

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School’s varsity boys basketball team recently held their Senior Night, recognizing the seniors on the team and their parents. Shown are (from left) Walt, Fletcher and Jennifer Clark.

Drawdown to build

The fourth annual Drawdown to Build Anew, a fund-raiser in support of the next Habitat for Humanity – Episcopal build, will be held April 21 from 6 to 9 p.m. at St. James’ Episcopal Church in Fondren. Tickets are $100 and are good for one draw and admission for two.

David C. Davis

David C. Davis of Madison, associate professor of history at Millsaps College, has been named the Arthur Vining Davis Foundations International Perspectives Faculty Fellow for the 2018-19 academic year. He will teach in the fall of 2018 a seminar at Millsaps focused on local identities in the global village.

Women in Rotary

Adding final touches to the “Women in Rotary” celebration event on April 18 at the Country Club of Jackson are planning committee members (from left) Dr. Jennifer Young Wallace, Chairman Barbara Travis, Jan Collins and Becky White. Not pictured: Ann Barnes, Nancy fletcher Smith and Regina Todd.

Safety and security

Jenny Williams and Ashley Lucas of the Mississippi Analysis and Information Center spoke to the Rotary Club of North Jackson recently about their work supporting the Mississippi Department of Public Safety and Mississippi Department of Homeland Security.


Breaking News

A popular Northside park could soon be named after a late Jackson Academy student.


Lane Spell Rosson, 74, passed away peacefully Wednesday, September 11, 2019, at home in Ridgeland... READ MORE


Jackson Academy’s Summer Care students celebrated the Fourth of July with a dress-up day and parade.