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A simple double-wide trailer situated in a parking lot along Lake Harbour Drive has become a beacon of hope for those in need.
Ballet Mississippi will celebrate 25 years of  The Nutcracker production December 6 through December 8.
After a bid was accepted for $5.7 million in short-term borrowing, the Madison County board of supervisors wasted no time throwing their respective projects into the ring.
Use of Jackson’s flagship library continues to slide, two years after it was temporarily closed by the state fire marshal.
By ANTHONY WARREN Senior Staff Writer With both pothole patchers up and running at press time, it appeared the city of Jackson was finally seeing the machines pay off.

Finalist

Madison Central High School engineering teacher Michelle Robinson (center) was recently named state-level finalist for the 2017 Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) program. Also shown are Rosemary G.


I dare you

Jackson Academy juniors receiving the National “I Dare You Leadership Award” for exhibiting personal integrity, balanced living and a potential for leadership are (from left)  James McLemore and Janise Bennett.



Fire safety

Covenant Presbyterian Preschoolers enjoyed a visit from local fireman to learn about fire safety. Sitting on the fire truck are (from left) Clifton Decker, Townes Kelly, Eliot Frascogna, Henry Collins, Simmons Davis, and Henry Moore.


Rally

Madison Central High School students (from left) Cedric Beal and Bonnie Hill serve on the Governor’s Healthy Teens For A Better Mississippi council.



MAIDS

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School members of the 2017 Homecoming Court are (from left, back) Madison Jones, Alyssa Cronin, Olivia Hardwick, Meredith Johnson, Olivia Campbell, Elizabeth Angel; (front) Xenia Minton, Emerson Boone, Claire Azordegan, Mia Hammond, Zahra Naveed, Chappel Pettit, Addie Hillhouse, and Amy Zhang.


Double Taxed

By ANTHONY WARREN,

Jackson residents paying twice to keep all libraries open

Jackson taxpayers are helping to keep the Clinton library open, but don’t expect that city to return the favor any time soon.








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1. He drove a blue ‘77 Chevy Nova in high school. 2. He played on Jackson Prep’s 1985 and 1986 state championship basketball teams.