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Friend’s move inspires Abby McCaughan award-winning choreography.
When Jackson resident Kim Evans realized he had accidentally let his driver’s license expire, he went to the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) in Jackson to renew it.
Annual event benefits Extra Table.
The Sanderson Farms Championship is under way, and even for the casual golf fan, the tournament has a lot to offer.
If it seems the Sanderson Farms Championship is a little earlier this year, it is.

Keeper interns

My Brothers Keeper interns at the Center for Research, Evaluation, Environmental Policy and Change, (CREEP), from the central Mississippi area visited the Capitol for a tour and held discussions about their community work with Sen. John Horhn.


New president

Susan Marquez (left) is the new president of the Mississippi Writers Guild, a statewide non-profit organization of writers and aspiring writers. She replaced G. Mark LaFrancis (right) who was president since 2015. Marquez is a freelance writer who has experience in advertising and marketing.



Crime Report

Jackson Crime

The Jackson Police Department received the following reports for:

Beasley Road, 1800 block, business burglary, Entergy, June 27;

Beasley Road, 400 block, auto burglary, July 6;

Briarwood Drive, 100 block, stolen license plate, June 28;

Briarwood Drive, 400 block, auto theft, July 5;










True Confessions

Sixth-graders at First Presbyterian Day School performed skits of the book “The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle.” Shown are (from left) Thomas Turner, Andrew Puckett, Kate Ferguson, Molly Baldwin, Gia Picarella, Caroline Hopkins, Charles Phillips, and Vanndel Chinchen.


Showtime

Jackson Academy’s Showtime took second place in the large division at the Jackson Prep Showchoir Masters, first place as well as caption awards for best vocals and best overall effect at the South Jones Showchoir Invitational; first runner up and best visuals at the Oak Grove Magnolia Invitational, and first runner up and best visuals at the We


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Breaking News

Hospice Ministries of Central Mississ-ippi celebrates its 30th anniversary this year.

Obituaries

Richard Ward Dortch, lifelong resident of Jackson, Mississippi, died peacefully on September 18,... READ MORE

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Jackson Academy’s Summer Care students celebrated the Fourth of July with a dress-up day and parade.