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High school band members reunite for Michael J. Fox Foundation parkinson's research benefit.  For Mart McMullan, it’s not adversity that defines you, but how you handle it.
Yet another hurdle has been thrown in the path of the Museum Trail, but Northsiders are certain they’ll be able to jump it.
With the future of the city and opportunity for growth in mind, Ridgeland has filed a petition to annex a section of land that Mayor Gene McGee says is the only viable option for growth.
Special Olympic plans annual benefit.
Developer Clint Herring is banking on a series of protective covenants/deed restrictions to garner support for his efforts to rezone Meadowbrook Office Park.

Buddies

Fifth-graders at First Presbyterian Day School held a “pumpkin investigation” with each kindergarten class as part of their “buddy program.” Shown are (from left) Jacob Marble and Aidan Dunbar.

 


Mini-golf

Wee Care Schoolagers mini-golfing are (from left) Crews Russum, Phil Nelson, and Robert Ogletree.

 



Lots of spirit

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School recently held Lower School Spirit Night during a home football game against Raleigh. Shown are (from left, back) Miley Ray, Virginia Kate Gammon, Ally Brumfield; (front) Mary Mac, Cilia and Caitlin Penton.


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


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Breaking News

Some Northside businesses will experience a water outage tonight, thanks to a water main break.

Social

Cheering for Jackson Prep this year are (from left, back) Eliza Hollingsworth, Margaret Dye, Livi Mathews, Addy Katherine Allen, Rosemary McClintock, Kennedy Cleveland, Rachel Rutledge, Mari Lampt