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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.

Soccer awards

Girls soccer wwards were won by Jackson Prep students (from left) Price Loposer, MVP; Mary Price Montagnet, Best Offensive; Addison Galloway, Best Defensive; Cassidy ZumMallen, Impact Player; and Macey Abraham, Patriot Award.


Celebrate Mississippi

Jackson Academy students (from left) Mya Coins, Alex Guild, Abby Fielder, and Lucy Allen have been recognized in the Mississippi Children’s Museum’s ‘Celebrate Mississippi’ art competition.



Rock slinger

The fourth-graders at First Presbyterian Day School presented the play “The Rock-Slinger and His Greatest Hit,” based on the story of David and Goliath. Shown are (back) Elliot Dawson; (front, from left) Christy Rutledge, Mac Anderson, Crew Hassell, Worth McGehee.


Bankers build

Nine banking institutions are partnering for a third year in a row with Habitat for Humanity Mississippi Capital Area to sponsor and build a home for a family in need of a decent, affordable place to live. Employees from the banks are working together to construct a Habitat house on Greenview Drive.




Sculpture dedicated

A life-size sculpture of writer Eudora Welty, commissioned by two Millsaps College alumni and created by an alumnus, was unveiled and dedicated recently at the college. Given in honor of Dr.



Senior company

Mississippi Metropolitan Ballet’s Senior Company for the 2017-18 season includes dancers (from left, back)  Taylor Binkley, Emily Dew, Mae Correro, Victoria Jackson, Mattie Grace Morris, Thalia Graves, Anna Claire Nelson; (third row) Sydney Sanders, Erin Lochmann, Parris Flakes, Hannah Jane LeDuff, Anna Cate Patterson, Rhaly Milling; (second ro




Trick or treat

The Families First Resource Center in Jackson was recently transformed into a spooky, kid-friendly environment for trick-or-treating. Families from around the metro-Jackson area stopped by for candy and games.


Volunteers

First Presbyterian Day School’s Crusader Club parent organization is made up of multiple committees of parent volunteers. Shown are Uniform Swap Shop committee chairs (from left) Latricia McCoy and Shelley Sheppard.

 


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The Millsaps College football team opened up the 2019 season with the Riverside Rumble against cross-town rival Belhaven University.