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(May 21, 2019,  Jackson, Miss.) Claude W. Harbarger, FACHE, has informed St. Dominic’s leadership, medical staff and employees of his intention to retire as the President of St.

Recent bill could be contributing to increase in vagrancy

A bill authored by a North Mississippi lawmaker likely has increased panhandling in the capital city.

Four years after it was approved by Jackson’s one-percent oversight commission, the Riverside Drive Reconstruction Project has yet to get off the drawing board.

Special Olympics hosts fundraiser

Stadium gate named in honor of longtime supporters of University of Mississippi

The Children’s Defense Fund recently released nine policy changes that could help lift 5.5 million children across the country out of poverty.





Debutante mothers

Making plans for the Debutante Mother’s Club luncheon to be held Friday, December 8 are (from left) officers Lyn McMillin, first vice president; Collette McIntyre, corresponding secretary; Pam Butts, treasurer; Holly Buchanan, president; Frances Cole, advisor. The luncheon will welcome the mothers of the newly recognized debutantes of 2017.



IBC Poster

The official commemorative poster for the 11th USA International Ballet Competition was revealed at a recent news conference at Thalia Mara Hall. Standing next to an enlargement are (from left) W.D.


Award dames

The Colonial Dames of America, America’s Oldest Colonial Society, award the Jackson chapter the President’s Award for Excellence for its work in restoration and digitization of records in Marion County. The award carried with it a check for $1,000 to be used on the project.






Swin team wins

The St. Joseph Catholic School girls swim team won the state championship recently at the state championship swim meet held at the Tupelo Aquatic Center. The St. Joseph boys swim team was runner-up to the state championship.


Heisman nominees

Stdents (from left) Dolph Maxwell and Maggie Smith, seniors at Jackson Academy, have been nominated for the Wendy’s High School Heisman, an award that recognizes the nation’s scholar-athletes who demonstrate characteristics of respect, excellence in education and athletics, and service to their communities.


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(May 21, 2019,  Jackson, Miss.) Claude W. Harbarger, FACHE, has informed St. Dominic’s... READ MORE


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Ann Klaus Holloman, 80, passed away Sunday May 19. The family will receive friends from 1-3 p.m... READ MORE


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Aaron Pelch, interim athletic director and head football coach at Millsaps College, has been formally named as athletic director. Pelch will continue to serve as head football coach.