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Low pay translates into low numbers for Jackson police

The capital city continues to hemorrhage police officers, something interim Police Chief James Davis said is a direct result of low pay.

Officer Mark Hodges is central vice president of the Mississippi Law Enforcement Officers’ Association (MLEOA). MLEOA is a nonprofit organization that provides training free-of-charge to law enforcement agencies across the state.

Northside students start school year off with campus updates; MRA builds new middle school

Special evening planned

In a press conference today, Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba said Jackson should officially begin a search for a new zoo management firm this week.

Eastover lakes attract alligators annually, pose no threat

Everyone’s trying to get into Eastover, even the alligators.


Honorary member

Julian Carroll was named an honorary member of the Rotary Club of North Jackson for his 45 years of membership and as the longtime chairman of the club’s classification committee recently. Carroll served as chairman of the committee for 44 years. The Rotary Club of North Jackson meets at noon on Tuesday’s at The Rickhouse.









Pass the gavel

Outgoing Madison Ridgeland Rotary Club President Steve Jackson (left) is presented a plaque of appreciation from incoming President Sharon Moulder (right) during a recent meeting. Moulder joined the club in 2009. Jackson joined the club in 2012.


College choices

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School recently celebrated College Day, during which seniors announced their college decisions by wearing various college t-shirts. Shown are (from left) Betsy Little, Vallie Castle, Brandon Johnson, Addie Hillhouse, Elizabeth Scott, and Garrison Wade.





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St. Andrew’s Episcopal School recently held the 2018 Honors Day Assembly, recognizing students’ accomplishments over the course of the school year.