Today's Top Stories

A settlement could be on the horizon in the city of Jackson’s $225 million lawsuit against Siemens Industry.
The coming weeks promise to be busy for leaders with two Northside community groups, who are pushing forward with plans to implement “community improvement districts” (CIDs).
Children learning early value of Community Commitment through Junior Homeowners Association. Residents and officials in the city of Madison talk a lot about having “hometown spirit.”
A second arrest has been made in Jackson’s water theft investigation.

Junior court

Juniors on Jackson Academy’s homecoming court, held September 15, are (from back, left) Eeshaan Bajaj, son of Dazy and Manoj Bajaj; Gregory Johnston, son of Michelle and Greg Johnston; Tafarri Pleas, son of Arnetra and Sean Pleas; (front) Ellie Brent Cartwright, daughter of Lori and Brent Cartwright; Ansley Hill, daughter of Amy and John Hill;


Sophomore court

Sophomores on Jackson Academy’s homecoming court, held September 15, are (from left, back) Henry Lee, son of Drs. Ann Marie and Stephen Lee; Douglas Noble, son of Angie and Doug Noble; Tanner Golden, son of Kristal and Dr.



Help victims

Christ Covenant School partnered with Mt. Salus Christian School, First Presbyterian Day School, and Hartfield Academy in a hurricane relief project. Christ Covenant School focused on flood buckets for the project and collected items to assemble 100 buckets.


JA Fall carnival

The Jackson Academy Association, JA’s parent association, will host the JA Fall Carnival October 17 from 5 to 8 p.m. This community-wide event features old-fashioned carnival games, a costume contest, jump houses, a bake sale, a pumpkin decorating contest and more, all on the Jackson Academy campus.



JA Fall carnival

The Jackson Academy Association, JA’s parent association, will host the JA Fall Carnival October 17 from 5 to 8 p.m. This community-wide event features old-fashioned carnival games, a costume contest, jump houses, a bake sale, a pumpkin decorating contest and more, all on the Jackson Academy campus.


SCHOLASTIC ART AWARDS

Jackson Prep won 78 Scholastic Art awards including five senior portfolios and one ninth-grade National Gold Medal. Currently, Jackson Prep Scholastic winning artworks are on display through July in the Mary Katharine Loyacono McCravey Art Gallery in the Prep library.



Engineers

Jackson Academy’s senior-level Introduction to engineering class visited Entergy’s Hinds power plant. Shown are (from left) John Smith, Allie Perkins, Dolph Maxwell, Lacey Irby, T. J. Smith, Cameron Welch, Edwin Smith, Will Laird, Garrett Clarke, and Jameson Dear.


Hands on

Third-graders at Madison Ridgeland Academy conducted hands on experiments with Celsius and Fahrenheit using thermometers in STEM. Shown are (from left) Silvia Arcas Raez and Yuna Yano.



JV softball

Jackson Prep junior varsity softball team includes members (from left, back) Haley Toler, Head Coach Cory Caton, Sydney Ray, Lauren Noe, Belle Welch, Grace Sinclair, Ivy Vaughn, Shane Bennett; (front) Tyler Reeves, Raylei McKinney, Claire Gordin, Colby Ray, Maggie Birdsall, Miller Jordan, Emma Stensaas.


Sophomore reps

Madison Central High School Student Government Association sophomore members are (from left, back) representatives Logan Landis, Allison Hill, Mary Morgan Williams, Miller Widemire, Sadderika Mason and Justin Storm; (front) secretary Jordan Williams, treasurer Emma Grace Trammell, vice president Anna Cate Stro


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Obituaries

Waymond Lee Rone died August 19, 2019 in Jackson, Mississippi. Just two weeks earlier he had been... READ MORE

Social

First Presbyterian Day School sixth-graders (from left) Causey Jones and Casen Macke were chosen Best Manners by their classmates.