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Made of brightly colored yarn and stitched together with prayers, hundreds of crocheted or knit blankets will make their way from St.
Members of the Jackson Academy Board of Trustees provide guidance and resources for the proper governance of the school.
The city of Ridgeland is experiencing a significant drop in new residential construction this year due to a low inventory of available lots.
When Ken Adcock built his Carolwood Drive home two decades ago, White Oak Creek was a meandering stream, lined with trees and a sloping creek.
The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) permit board decided Tuesday to table the NCL Waste landfill decision until its January 14 meeting.

Bird houses

First Presbyterian Day School second-graders made construction paper bird houses. Shown are (from left) Audrey Adams, Anna Impastato, Hazel Ginn, and Parker Thomas.

Distinguished Scholars

The Mississippi Association of Independent Schools - Education Association honors students based on their ACT scores. Jackson Academy’s recipients of the Distinguished Scholar Award are (from left) Mary Kathryn Brogan, Alexander Schott, and Nancy Usey.

Network crew

Students in the sports broadcasting elective at Jackson Academy use state of the art equipment, including an 18-foot production trailer, to cover a variety of events.  The class gives students hands-on experience with live production equipment while producing events based off training material used by the University of Mississippi to train thos


Madison Central High School students voted Most Talented in Music are (from left) Emily Haskins and Jesse Li.


First Presbyterian Day School second-grade students were recognized for reciting the Children’s Catechism in groups of five questions. Shown are (back) Head of School Gary Herring; (front, from left) Wil Franklin Collins, Manning Parks, Bailey Bryant, Addie Dier.

Voted favorites

Madison Ridgeland Academy eight-grade class favorites are (from left, back) Peyton Young, Everett Heard, Carlisle Johnson; (front) Nikolas Mazza, Stone Blanton and Drew Peacock.

Essay contest

The Fort Rosalie Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution sponsors an annual essay contest for junior high students. Jackson Academy students receiving recognition in the competition are (from left) Elena Roberts and Annalee LeDuff.


DOWNTOWN FITNESS, powered by Baptist Health Systems, will open August 1 to provide fitness, health and wellness programs to downtown Jackson. The facility will be where the University Wellness Center Downtown was previously located at 100 East Capitol.

Plant sale

Holding the plants purchased at the recent Madison County Master Gardeners annual plant sale are (from left, standing) Amy McKensie, Master Gardener Sharron Rodgers; and (seated) Brooke McKensie.


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1. Before she began working at Premier Fabrics, she was a teacher. 2. She is a life-long resident of Jackson.