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Although it might not be as festive as the idyllic White Christmas that Bing Crosby sings about, some residents on the Northside might actually benefit from a dry, warm holiday season.
A new service with the Jackson-Hinds Library System has made hundreds of thousands of books available in electronic form. Is digital the wave of the future for public libraries?
Morris chronicles association with Doo Wop artists and his journey of faith in new book. Bill Morris reflected as he rode back to hisWash-ington D.C. hotel.
First Presbyterian Day School presents annual tradition.
Parents, young people learning to navigate digital platforms. Like mANY parents, Katie Chustz is concerned about how social media affects her sons.

Club speaker

Commissioner Pelicia Hall, Department of Corrections was a recent speaker for the Rotary Club of Jackson. Shown are (from left) President Brooks Buchanan, Rotary president; Hall; and Dean Jim Rosenblatt. The club meets Mondays at noon Sparkman Auditorium, 1150 Lakeland Dr.


May Day

St. Andrew’s Episcopal lower school presents May Day 2018: Milestones. The Lower School will celebrate the school’s 70th anniversary with dances representative of the last seven decades, culminating with the traditional wrapping of the maypole by the fourth-grade May 11 at 6 p.m. on the school’s Fondren campus.



Boys red team

Jackson Prep 2017-18 seventh-grade boys basketball red team includes members (from left, back) Luke Harrigill, Matthew Cochran, Charles Phillips, Chad Chudy; (front) Trey Welch, Ivey Yelverton, Victor Grantham, Patrick McClintock.


Junior beauties and beaus

Jackson Academy recently hosted its annual Features Pageant. Voted to represent the  junior class as beauties and beaux are (from left) Emory Rhodes, Daniel Courtney, Ashley Brown, Kinkead Dent, Ashley Manning, and Owen Fracchia.



AdvancED STEM

Madison Mayor Mary Hawkins Butler issued a proclamation recognizing St. Anthony Catholic School for its AdvancED STEM Certification. Shown are (from left) Cyndie Robertson, Butler, Jim Bell, and Stephanie Brown.


Varsity Tennis

Competing on Jackson Academy’s 2017-2018 varsity tennis team are (from left, back) Coach Colleen Roberts, Michael Lowe, Turner Willson, Yeager Whitehead, James McLemore, Charles Rand Beneke, Steven Chustz, Harris McLemore, Gage Morgan, Penn Whitehead, Bryan Barksdale, Coach Ronnie Rogers; (front) Emory Ann Laseter, Elena Roberts, Olivia Stringe



Junior favorites

Madison Central High School junior class favorites are (from left, back) Caleb Smith, Cade Harrison, Christian Watson, Bailen Haynie, Peyton Wilbanks, Myles Hopson, Westbrooks Ross, Haaris Patel, Michael Zhang; (front) Sydney Storm, Hannah Brady, Bonnie Hill, Amber McAlpin, Katie King, Cady Lloyd, Elle Muirhead, Cara Dale Palmer and Qunajia Hil


Watch from seeds

St. Richard’s first-grade Cardinals are ushering the spring season in by planting seeds and watching them grow. Students planted seeds in small individual pots and journaled their observations as their seedlings grew into grass.




Senior players

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) Nolan and Kim Turner.


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