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5 things you didn’t know about Mark & Mary Shapley

By NIKKI ROWELL,

They are going to become grandparents for the first time in February 2020. Their best memories are from family trips with their children. While they cook up tasty meals at the restaurant, their meals at home are usually really simple. Several of the paintings on the restaurant walls were done by Mark. In their off time, they like to binge-w




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NewSouth NeuroSpine

By DR. RAHUL VOHRA,

“The DEA is on the phone.” Those are words you really never want to hear. To my relief the call wasn’t about my practice. The next week I found myself meeting with two United States District attorneys as well as DEA agents. I was asked to be an expert in a case against two pain specialists in Alabama.


Renaissance to feature new show fountain, theater and Costco

By NIKKI ROWELL,

The second and third phases of Renaissance are on track to be finished next year, complete with another show fountain and Malco theater.

The city of Ridgeland director of community development Alan Hart said, based on reports from the developer, that phase two of Renaissance should be open by summer or fall of 2019.




Beemon Drugs closing

Beemon Drugs Owner Lester Hailey has announced that the iconic North Jackson drug store will be closing on June 25. 

A notice was posted at the Maywood Mart institution today. 

The store, which has been a staple on the Northside for years, is known for providing home delivery of medications to customers. 




Josie Bidwell on lifestyle medicine

Josie Bidwell is associate professor of nursing and lifestyle medicine clinician for the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC). She holds a bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate in nursing from UMMC. Bidwell spoke to Sun Staff Writer Anthony Warren about her position and about the school’s lifestyle medicine clinic.

 



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Ash Wednesday

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School’s lower school held an Ash Wednesday chapel service. Shown are (from left) Chloe Marion, Annie Walker, James Machost, Brooks Maier, Jude Misenar, The Rt. Rev. Brian R. Seage, Avery Shiflett, Garet Longabaugh, and Sophia Sabin.


Western style

Fourth-graders at First Presbyterian Day School enjoyed “Cowboy and Cowgirl Day” during their Western unit. Shown are (from left) Cate Bailey, Addison Dungey, Caroline Conner, Carlyle Davis, Blair Winscott, Hazel Ginn and Lily Johnson.



Basketball awards

Jackson Prep varsity girls basketball awards went to (from left) Hannah Arnold, Patriot Award; Anna Minich, Best Defensive Player; Julia Zouboukos, Most Improved Player; Campbell Perkins, Best Offensive Player; Anna Grace Morgan, MAIS Division 1 Second Team All-Conference.


showtime

Performing with Jackson Academy’s award-winning middle school show choir, Showtime, are (from left, back) Sarah Clay, Elizabeth Copeland, A’miracle Owens, Kendall Ross, Lila Eubank; (fourth row) Lilly Gebhart, Liles Williams, Anna Margaret Hooker, Natalie Turner, Lucy Allen, Lindsey Johnson, Avery Adair, Jalia Coins, Eliza Perkins, Lucy Elfert;


Spirited

Jackson Prep recently held its 2017 Précis Pageant. Voted Most School Spirit are (from left) Frances Hill and Parker Daily.


Dreams

Karen Mori Bonner was a recent speaker at a Rotary Club of Jackson meeting. She is a practicing counselor who has a special interest and expertise in dream therapy. Shown are (from left) Rotary President-Elect Janet Scott, Bonner and Becky White.


Homecoming time

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School recently celebrated Homecoming 2018. The day’s festivities began as football players, cheerleaders, and dancers greeted Early Childhood Center and Lower School students at carpool and visited classrooms. Shown are (back) Saffron Quinn; (from left, front) Mehak Bedi, and Simria Bedi.

 


King of the Court

Trey Clark (center with crown) was the big winner of the September River Hills King of the Court session, getting a $180 paycheck for his tennis doubles prowess.


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Breaking News

Northsiders were among the 1,254 SPRING graduates from Hinds Community College.

Obituaries

Waymond Lee Rone died August 19, 2019 in Jackson, Mississippi. Just two weeks earlier he had been... READ MORE

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St. Andrew’s Episcopal School recently celebrated Holland Townes (center) during the 2019 Senior Night. He was recognized with the baseball team.