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Made of brightly colored yarn and stitched together with prayers, hundreds of crocheted or knit blankets will make their way from St.
Members of the Jackson Academy Board of Trustees provide guidance and resources for the proper governance of the school.
The city of Ridgeland is experiencing a significant drop in new residential construction this year due to a low inventory of available lots.
When Ken Adcock built his Carolwood Drive home two decades ago, White Oak Creek was a meandering stream, lined with trees and a sloping creek.
The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) permit board decided Tuesday to table the NCL Waste landfill decision until its January 14 meeting.

Best of fair

Twenty-nine St. Anthony Catholic School students won awards at the MS Science and Engineering Fair held recently at Jackson State University. St. Anthony Catholic School won the Class 2 School Award. St. Anthony Catholic School third-grade student Ella Eatherly won Class 1 Best of Fair Student award.

Basketball awards

Jackson Prep 2017-2018 junior high boys basketball awards went to (from left) Mason Nichols, Patriot Award; Cam Brent, Most Valuable Player; Matt Jones, Best Offensive Award; Owen Lundberg, Best Defensive Player.

Raider walk

Jackson Academy's Athletic Booster Club hosted a parade that students (from left, back) Daulton Lynskey, Tanner Ueltschey, Camden Alman, Haley Barbour, Triston Donovan, Knox Seward, Colton Ogden; (front) Pettey Sandifer, Betsy Beard, Neely Catherine Usry, Hayden Warren, Jordyn Funchess, and Gabriella Lomax participated in to cheer for the Raide

Legacy luncheon

The Central Mississippi Phi Mu Alumnae Chapter recently held their 13th annual Legacy Luncheon at the home of Lana Bulger.  Members attending with their legacies were (from left, back) Roxie Hood holding Harper Hood, Tisha Oglesbee Cox, Casey Carmichael, Lisa Carmichael, Hailey Layne, Stephanie Brantley, Palmer Brantley, Emory Layne, Sandi Layn

Garden party committee

The Garden Club of Jackson’s Spring Tour 2018 kicks off with an evening garden party Thursday, April 19 at the Eastover home of Pryor and Robert Lampton.  Working on the party are garden club members (from left) Lee Threadgill, Ingrid Taylor, Marsha Cannon, and Pryor Lampton.  Party tickets are $50 and require a reservation.

Opening prayer

The Rev. Neddie Winters, (left) president of Mission Mississippi, delivered an opening prayer to the senate recently at the invitation of Sen. Willie Simmons, (right) who led the Pledge of Allegiance before Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves (center) led lawmakers into the day’s business.

Governor’s page

Linda Martinez (left) recently served as a page for Gov. Phil Bryant (right) during the recent session. Martinez has served in this limited position for four years. She is a senior at Saint Joseph Catholic School and is the daughter of Kim and Eddie Martinez.

Celebrate ARC

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School recently held an open house in the new Athletics and Recreation Center (ARC). Shown are (from left) Grace and Shinn Lee.

Boys basketball

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School members of the 2017-18 varsity boys basketball team are (from left, back) William Harkless, Hughes Boling, James Xu, Garrison Wade, Arness Georgetown, Nathan Barham, Noel Wiggs, Lleyton Carr; (front) Guy Easterling, Aaron Cooper, Rashad Bolden, Fletcher Clark, and Nolan Turner.


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