Madison County residents showed up at the September 16 meeting of the board of supervisors to voice their opposition to the proposed landfill, which would be the third in Madison County.
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Fletcher Leo Callaway entered into the presence of our Lord on September 23, 2019 in Jackson, MS at the home of his daughter Carol Hardy. A native of Oxford, MS and student of Hinds Jr. College where he met and married the love of this Jean Cockerham Callaway having 75 years of marriage.
Henrietta Minor Burnham passed away peacefully on the afternoon of Tuesday, September 24.
Dancing with Jackson Academy’s award-winning Accent dance team for the 2019-2020 season are (from left, back) Pariss Smoot, Mary Gibson Lundy, Regan Felder, Fran Wilkirson, Caroline Crisler, Annalee LeDuff, Jane Arnold, Anna Claire Bush, Reid Hewitt, Elizabeth Castle, Gretchen Morris; (third row) Jenna Daly, Anna Carlisle Nichols, Fowler Boyll,
Jim Hood’s investigation into Tate Reeves’ alleged arm-twisting to try to get the taxpayers to fund an access road into his gated community might be fodder for some commercials.
As a campaign bombshell, however, in the governor’s race between the two, it largely fizzled.
Jackson’s flagship library could soon have a new home, at least temporarily.
Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba said the city is planning to relocate the Eudora Welty Library to the Metrocenter Mall.
The move would be temporary, until a permanent location could be found, he said.
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.
Madison Central High School’s September students of the month are (from left, back) Trey Smith, Joseph Perryman, Will Farthing and James Covington; (third row) Justice Rose, Connor Bell, Madison Biggerstaff and Carmen Sumrall; (second row) Josh Dear, Reid Hewitt and Christian Hawthorne; (front) Tyra Swan, Neely Kiihnl and Yolanda Edwards.
“Into the Breeches!” opens New Stage Theatre’s 54th season with a comic splash, an ensemble cast and a pull-together spirit that toasts the power of art in community.
Eastover Work Planned
Eastover residents will soon have a better road and better water, but they’ll probably have to put up with temporary road closures before they’ll get it.
With the statewide political campaigns gearing up, we are sure to hear often this year from candidates who say they want to stop government overreach from stifling small businesses, innovative startup companies, and job creation in Mississippi. This is a worthy goal.
Mrs. Claus visited Jackson Academy’s kindergarten library before Christmas. Visiting with teacher Ali Dinkins in costume were (from left, back) Will Thomas, Guy Copeland, Joseph Banks, Oliver Harris, Keegan Black, Colt Anderson; (front) Paylor Jordan, Lucy Hines, Carter Haralson, Hart Noblitt, Alena Asher, Jaycee Baker and Connor Asbell.
St. Andrew’s Episcopal School students are challenged every year to read 50 books the summer before starting first grade. Each year, on the first week of school, the students who successfully completed the challenge are awarded a certificate and a book of their own.
Attorney General Jim Hood was the guest speaker for a recent meeting of the Madison Lions Club. Shown are (from left) Dan D’Amico, Stacey Philley, Hood, Greg Shows, and Chris Johnson.
When a police officer kills a citizen should his identity be kept secret? Mayor Chokwe Lumumba thinks not. A special task force appointed by the mayor on the issues agrees.
Fifteen ninth-graders at Jackson Academy earned their Girl Scout Silver Star Award in September.
A recent U.S. Supreme Court decision in a case out of Ohio might be good news for Mississippi in trying to reduce the bloat in its voter rolls.
Students in the listening and spoken language class at Magnolia Speech School enjoyed learning about the farm and even milked a cow. Shown are (from left) Barrett Vaughn, Ami Hall, Sehaj Babber, EJ Nichols, Gaby Mazy, Betty Murphy and Smith Barksdale.
Jackson Academy recently hosted its annual Features Pageant. Voted wittiest are (from left) Elizabeth McCubbins, Chase Canton, and Sydney Simmons.