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State wildlife officials conduct rescue operations on North Canton Club Circle during the Pearl River Flood
Local leaders have submitted the final draft report on the One Lake Project to the U.S. Assistant Secretary of the Army for final review.
Flushing the toilet could be a problem for some Northsiders, another complication resulting from the Pearl River flood.
City, county and state officials have been working to help with evacuations and with rescues. 
Flow coming from the reservoir spillway dam
Officials with the Ross Barnett Reservoir said today that they were nearing capacity and would begin releasing more water beginning late this afternoon.
Operation Sandbag at Public Works Maintenance yard on Michael Avalon Road. Hundreds of cars and trucks are waiting to pick up and fill sand bags at 9 a.m. Saturday morning.
State wildlife officials conduct rescue operations on North Canton Club Circle during the Pearl River Flood
Flow coming from the reservoir spillway dam

Sneak peek

First Presbyterian Day School recently welcomed the kindergarten class of 2017-2018 for a sneak peek into kindergarten. Shown are (from left) Ella Rose Ainsworth and Jack Milner.


French awards

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School students who received book awards for outstanding achievement in French are (from left) Ruth Ann Richardson – The Warren D. Reimers Prize in French, Elizabeth Angel – French 5, Darby Farr – French 4, Ian Espy – French 3, Wake Monroe – French 2, and Riley Charet – French 1.



Visual arts

Madison Central High School students voted Most Talented in Visual Arts are (from left) Elaina Hart, Dylan Tompkins and Levell Williams.


Chicken life

First Presbyterian Day School first-graders studied the life cycle of a chicken. Shown are (from left) Kathleen Bess McClain, Porter Wyatt, and Elizabeth Mann.



Ere we forget

By LOTTIE BOGGAN,

It’s amazing how many things we take for granted.

“She’ll always be our little Tootsie Roll.” That’s the way husband Willard spoke of our daughter, Linda Gail, so many times. Ah, but so much can change in a heartbeat.


Sugject awards

Jackson Prep students earning subject area awards are (from left, top) Neha Adari (French I), Abigail Metcalf (Honors English), Anna Reagan Mask (Algebra I), Leigh Hardin (Honors Geometry), Anna Grace Morgan (Honors Biology), Spence Byrd (Ancient Cultures); (middle row) Allie Wise (Spanish I), Brittany Wilson (9th Grade English), Sarah Gregg (P



Honor Roll

St. Andrew’s Upper

Students listed to the St. Andrew’s Episcopal School upper school final honor roll are:

 

Ninth Grade




Good character

The Leigh Ann Ward Memorial Scholarship is given each year to rising eighth-grade students at Jackson Academy who have a GPA in the upper half of the class and who demonstrate a love for children, a serving heart, Christian love and concern for others and a strong moral character.  The 2017 recipients are (from left) Drew Barrentine and Fran Wi


ACT excellence

The 41 Jackson Academy students who have scored 29 or above on the ACT are eligible for Mississippi’s Eminent Scholars Grant, a $2,500 per year grant awarded to in-state residents pursuing a degree at a post-secondary institution in Mississippi.


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1. She took her first ceramics class at seven years old at Pickenpaugh Pottery. 2. She and her father got their black belts in Tae Kwon Do together.