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John Hugh Tate stood in front of his congregation and made the announcement.
The annual HeartStrings Gala, a benefit for the McClean Fletcher Grief Center for Children, a nonprofit organization and service of Hospice Ministries, is scheduled for February 13 from 7-10 p.m.
Residents with Barnett Reservoir car tags and plans to visit one of the Pearl River Valley Water Supply District (PRVWSD) parks must purchase a $30 annual pass, as the car tag will no longer serve
If one Northside lawmaker has his way, finding the right pinot to go with that fresh cut of salmon in your shopping basket could be as easy as going down another aisle at the grocery.
Construction has yet to wrap up on a $17.4 million project to repave the western runway at the Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers Airport, (JMAA) nearly 550 days after work was slated to be completed.

champs visit

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School’s 3A MHSAA State Champion varsity boys basketball team greeted lower school students at carpool, visiting classrooms and signing
team posters. Shown are (from left, back) Wynn Garriga, Fletcher Clark, Garrison Wade, Nolan Turner, Hughes Boling, assistant coach Michael Timmer, assistant coach


Look at this

First Presbyterian Day School preschoolers showing off their mighty tower during free play are (from left) Gray Nichols, Charlie Jones, Walt Mardis, and Samuel Warf.



Raider run

 
Students at Jackson Academy (from left) Besty Beard, Neely Catherine Usry, Callie Ghere, and Gabriella Lomax prepare to participate in the Athletic Booster Club’s Color Me Raider Run. 

Scholastic art winners

Jackson Prep Visual Art students participated in the Annual 2018 Scholastic art competition. Prep received 86 awards made up of 1 American Vision Nominee, 17 Gold keys, 19 Silver Keys (2 National Silver Keys) and 47 Honorable Mentions.



Poster contest

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School’s Arts on the Green will be held Saturday, April 21. Among the day’s activities is a drawdown for free tuition, and junior Olivia Hardwick won this year’s Tuition Drawdown Poster Contest. Shown are (from left) Leslie Baskin, upper school art teacher, and Hardwick.




The best

Jackson Prep 2017-2018 junior varsity soccer awards went to (from left) Seth Cook, Most Valuable Player; Braedon Mabry, Best Offensive Player; Owen Lundberg, Best Defensive Player.


Visit lower school

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School’s 3A MHSAA State Champion varsity boys basketball team greeted lower school students at carpool, visiting classrooms and signing team posters. Shown are (from left, back) Nolan Turner, assistant coach Michael Timmer, Fletcher Clark, Garrison Wade; (front) Sam Bishop and Hughes Boling.



Black team

Jackson Prep 2017-18 seventh-grade boys basketball black team includes members (from left, back) Sam Stogner, Winn Crosby, Colton Holman, William Seymour; (front) Jake Matthews, Ian Underwood, Collin Williams, Ryan Groebe.


News Briefs

Changing Plan

 

Months after saying he would like to overhaul the city of Jackson’s state of emergency guidelines, Public Works Director Robert Miller is changing his strategy.


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John Hugh Tate stood in front of his congregation and made the announcement.

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