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Another water main break in Jackson is blocking Old Canton Road between I-55 and State Street at East Hill and Grove Park roads.
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.

Curious savage

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School’s upper school theater department presents the play “The Curious Savage” by John Patrick. Starring in the play are (from left, back) Jay Warnock, Hunter Newell, Betsy Seage, Stephen Cook, Turner Martin, Iain Brumley; (front) Gracie LaRue, Lauren Tanaka, Darby Farr, Julienne Sones, and Ellie Caraway.

Sentry staff

Editorial staff for the Sentry, Jackson Prep ‘s student newspaper, are (from left, standing) social media editor Emory Maxwell; sports editor Steven Wyatt; entertainment editors Tanner McCraney and Tori Newsome; opinion editors Maclain Kennedy and Caroline McIntyre; records managers William Fletcher and Anna Stack; and online editor Preston Dub

Community Service

The students at New Summit School held a collection booth for food, baby items, dog food and cat food taken to Salvation Army for hurricane relief victims of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Shown are (from left) Kaitlin Fortenberry, Colton Mulligan, Mark Hunter, Dylan Conn, Sam Cranston, Mr.


Matt Hinkle, Jackson Academy class of ‘03, spoke to a broadcast class about using sound in media. Shown are (from left, back) Matt Hinkle, Luke Pitts, Will Whitfield, John Raines, Asher Morgan, Bryan Eubank; (front) Don Waller, Jordan Davis, Bonner Dinkins.

Sophomore court

Madison Ridgeland Academy 10-grade homecoming maids and escorts include (from left, back) Eli Miciello, Mae Correro, Rivers Futral, Josh Thomas; (front) Graham Feild, Campbell Owens, Sara Carson Hailey and Christopher Snopek.

Halloween party

Covenant Presbyterian preschoolers celebrating Halloween during the school day are (from left) Eliot Frascogna, Clifton Decker, Iyanu Carson, Henry Moore and Anny Yerger.

Lively presentations

In costume as iconic leaders, explorers, and entertainers are (from left) Walter Towery, Porter Meeks, Rett Robinson, Mary Madison New, Landon Stringfellow, Liza Benner, and Landon Lagg. Jackson Academy’s third-grade studied the lives of famous Americans and came to school dressed and ready to give presentations about their lives.


St. Andrew’s Episcopal School fourth-graders serve as acolytes in the school’s chapel service each Friday. At a recent service, senior and honor code prefect Jasmine Deng spoke with students about the school’s honor code.

STEM balloon

Third-graders at Jackson Academy (from left) Phoebe Graham, Caden Clay, and Parker Orr waited for the sunlight to heat up the balloon sitting behind them and send it soaring over the campus’ buildings during STEM period.

Field Trip

First Presbyterian Day School preschoolers enjoyed a field trip to the Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum’s Pumpkin Adventure. Shown are (from left, back) Laura Vaiden Clark, Metta Ferris; (front)  David Mann, Alec Dier, Ford Collins, James Nix, Charlie Rich, and Josef Bynum.


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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