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Lane Myers, a graduate of Madison Central High School and the University of Alabama, is the Mississippi task force leader for the Ride for Kids Mississippi benefitting the Pediatric Brain Tumor Fo
Tournament inspires Sarah Broom to work with Chastain to improve the school’s tennis program.
Canopy hosting gala.
Work on the Ridgeland Costco finally appears to be moving forward, thanks to several weeks of dry weather.
Questions surround future use of parking lot at Meadowbrook.




State takeover of JPS

According to a recent audit by the Mississippi Department of Education, the Jackson district is a managerial and pedagogic disaster. Rated “F” on the state’s A-to-F accountability grading, it was in violation of 24 out of 32 of the state’s accreditation standards, even after being given a year to try to correct its mess.



Champion

Amateur golfer Sheila Haynes (right) has recently won her fifth Ladies Club Championship at the Reunion Golf and Country Club. Reunion is a member club of the Mississippi Women’s Golf Association. Haynes first round score was a 67, with a second round 69.









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The Montessori Academy of Jackson recently celebrated World Peace Day.  Participating were (from left) Lincoln Songcharoen, John Hudson Abel, Jake Aldy, Emmerson Laschanzky, Blue Harper Mitchel, R