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The city of Jackson has spent close to $3 million since last April to address problems associated with the Siemens contract.

Now, the city is trying to recoup those costs and much more.

LeFleur East planning annual fundraiser

Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba remembers his recent trip to Iceland well.

Treasurer Lynn Fitch and several fellow Republicans running for statewide office are banking on controversy over the state’s new license plates to shore up conservative support in competitive...

Grinch day

Dressed and ready for grinch day at Jackson Academy are first-grade students (from left) Daulton Lynskey, Tommy Litton, Betsy Beard, Pettey Sandifer, and Hayden Warren.

Leaf people

Second-graders at First Presbyterian Day School created “leaf people.” Shown are (from left) Mary Ainsley Zischke and Elizabeth Mann.

All district defense

Jackson Prep recently presented football varsity awards. Receiving the MAIS 2017 All District Defense award are team members (from left, back) Nevin Wells, Spivey Gault, William Cotten, Christopher Russell, Andrew Beard; (front) Cooper Carroll, Reed Peets, Wilson Mink, Adam Norsworthy, and Maddox Henry.

Alpha and Omega

At Jackson Academy’s recent Alpha and Omega event students (from left, back) Mamie Fortenberry, Amelia Chandler; (front) Sara Brooks Adams and Hadley Brennan joined in a turkey trot after working together to create Thanksgiving Day cards for families who will receive sacks filled through the JA canned food drive.


Madison Central High School showchoir, Reveille, has their Reveal Show January 25 at 6:30 p.m.

Rewards project

First Presbyterian Day School earns money for special projects when families sign up for Kroger Rewards.  Shown with the latest earnings are (from left) Sophia Barnett and Abbott Adams.

Brand new

New faculty and staff at First Presbyterian Day School include (from left) Abram Hernandez, technology support specialist; Connie Cade, fifth-grade teacher; Sara Riles, art teacher; Elizabeth Brown, first-grade teacher; and Julie Hoeniges, fifth-grade teacher.

First team

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School’s football team had several players selected to the 1st Team All District for 2017. Recipients of this honor are (from left) Nathan Barham, Wade Montjoy, Joseph Garner, and Dickson Ray.

Baseball for UM

Madison Central High School senior Knox Loposer signed a letter of intent for baseball with the University of Mississippi. Shown are (from left, back) Madison Central head baseball coach Patrick Robey, Ed and Susan Hodger; (front) Leslie, Knox, Price  and Jay Loposer.

Football defense

Jackson Prep recently presented football varsity awards. Receiving the MAIS 2017 Defensive award are team members (from left) Maddox Henry, Most Valuable Back; William Cotten, Most Valuable Lineman; Adam Norsworthy, Most Valuable Lineman; Wilson Mink, Most Valuable Back; and Hayden Hill, Most Valuable Linebacker.


Breaking News




Cathy Haynie, head of school at Christ Covenant School, is serving JAAIS (Jackson Area Association of Independent Schools) as president this year.