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Due to the recent loss in water pressure, the city of Jackson has issued a boil water notice for residents on Robert Drive.

Since May more than 400 potholes in North Jackson repaired

More than 35,000 faulty water meters were installed as part of the city’s $91 million energy performance contract with Siemens.

Mississippi Food and Wine Festival

Grandfather and grandson become traveling partners enjoying tennis tournaments

A national criminal justice reform group wants a federal investigation into Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman.





Fund-raiser board

The Mississippi Opera Guild will present its fund-raiser An Evening in Tuscany October 8 at the Chapel at Livingston. A wine bar and silent auction will be at 5:30 p.m. with dinner and live entertainment at 6:30 p.m. Fund-raiser board members include (from left) Mary Atchley, Dr.



Tacky tourists

After the middle school pep rally during Jackson Academy’s spirit week students (from left, back) Bailey Berry, Rosanne Maxwell, Addison Comer, Katie Chustz, Houston Hearn; (front) Emily Buchanan, and Josie Huff are shown in their tacky tourist attire.


Ready to play

Sixth-grade First Presbyterian Day School Crusaders preparing for their weekly football game are (from left) Will Dungey, Andy Brown, and Banks Hewitt.



Project fit

Students at Mannsdale Upper Elementary School recently cut the ribbon on their new Project Fit America fitness equipment. The new outdoor fitness area, along with indoor fitness equipment, is designed to enhance the physical education curriculum and further encourage students to live healthy lives.


Red riding hood

In preschool at Jackson Academy students (from left) Caroline McKinnon, Bowman Sandifer, Kate Prescott Orr, Lucy Hines, and Palmer Williams reenacted the story of “Little Red Riding Hood.” Students practice listening, taking turns, and acting all together in this creative learning experience.



Celebration

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School held its annual Saints Celebration recently, honoring each sports team and celebrating the grand opening of the school’s brand-new Athletics and Recreation Center (ARC). Shown are (from left) Clay Morris, Kayla Crossley, Olivia Lantrip, and Allen Ryu.


Biographies

First Presbyterian Day School fourth-graders presented character book reports on any biography of their choosing. Shown are (from left) Anna Davis Vernon, Rosalie Oliver, Cameron Clune, and Jacob Pritchett.


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