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On October 24, Rotary District 6820 joins the 34,000 local Rotary clubs around the globe in celebrating World Polio Day, commemorating the near elimination of polio, once considered among the most feared diseases in the United States and abroad.
The Country and Blues Rock for Recovery will take place from 6:30-9:30 p.m. October 17, at Duling Hall in Fondren. The alcohol-free event will benefit the McCoy House for Sober Living in Jackson. Music will be presented by The Patrick Harkins Band. The event will feature a silent auction and food.
Ole Miss football has had two more mascots than winning seasons since 2015.
You remember 2015? The Rebels, coached by Hugh Freeze and sporting future NFL players at several key positions, won their 10th game in the Sugar Bowl, trouncing Oklahoma State 48-20.
Dr. and Mrs. Ralph Phillip Wells of Jackson announce the marriage of their daughter Dr. Ashley Carlton Wells to Justin Daniel Kirby of Charleston, son of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Nichols and James Edwin Kirby Jr. both of Woodruff S.C.
The Madison County Business League and Foundation recently announced the 2019-20 Youth Leadership Committee. The committee steers the course for the annual program. Members include (from left, back) Pat McNulty, Jan Collins, Don Burnham; (front) Becky Morgan, Mary Sims Johnson, Mary Kate Rankin, and Rochelle Thompson.
The serpentine backroads that I travel so frequently are almost like the gateway to freedom. My whole demeanor changes when I exit the fast pace of planes, trains, and automobiles in and around Madison. Life seems to move at a snail’s pace when the last orange barrel that lines so many of our highways and streets is in the rearview mirror.
Jay A. Travis III, admired and respected attorney and gentleman, entered into the heavenly kingdom of saints on October 10, 2019, as a result of complications from Alzheimer’s disease.
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.
Jacquelyn Eve Massey and Matthew Arba Thomas were united in the Sacrament of Holy Matrimony at 6:30 p.m. Friday, July 5 at Saint Richard Catholic Church. The ceremony of family and close friends was officiated by Father John Bohn.
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.
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,
Henrietta Minor Burnham passed away peacefully on the afternoon of Tuesday, September 24.
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.
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.
Juniors serving as class officers on the Jackson Academy Student Council for 2019-2020 are (from left) Alice Williams, Priya Ray, Thomas Arnold, and Ava Couey. Not pictured: Lila Robertson.
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.
First Presbyterian Day School will hold its annual fundraiser Holiday Potpourri on October 25 at the home of Tommy and Laura Stansell in the Eastover neighborhood.
St. Andrew’s Episcopal School recently celebrated 2018-19 Senior Night, recognizing senior members of the softball team. Shown are (from left) Hannah, Hannah Clay and Burney King.
At the Rotary Club of Jackson’s recent meeting. Amanda Fontaine (right) presented our “Service Above Self” award to Tom Johnson. In addition to being a former president, Johnson has led the charge in many of the club’s community service initiatives.
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Jackson Academy Upper School students (from left, back) Will Spence, Charlie Gautier, Harris McLemore, Eeshaan Bajaj, McNeil Dinkins, Connor Gee; (front) Kaylan Sanders, Anna Claire Seago, Kit McCormack, Reid Hewitt, and Reese Anderson were recognized at the 2018-19 school awards day ceremony due to their enthusiasm for learning, respect for ot
First Presbyterian Day School students (from left) Emma Reeves and Reid Vineyard were chosen Best Leaders by their classmates for the 2018-19 school year.
Students in grades seven through 12 at Jackson Academy (from back, left) Raygaen Hall, Ebner Baker, Mary Hampton Walker, Isabella Conn, Emory Young, Parker Bracken, Jayden Jackson, Robert Sheely; (front) Richard Sumrall, Major Quin, Liles Williams, Reeves Stratton, Anna Kate Lucas, Nick Spratlin, Jack Tate, Annalee Willson, Olivia Quin, Alice W
St. Andrew’s Episcopal School middle school recognized students who demonstrate leadership and support of their classmates above and beyond the call of duty as Builders of Peer Support.
American drivers used to pay a high price whenever there was military action in the Middle East. The best examples were during the 1970s, when the Arab oil embargo and the Iranian revolution caused steep increases in gasoline prices.
One of the challenges parents (and pediatricians!) face is determining if a child is experiencing symptoms consistent with allergies, or if an infectious process is to blame. There is considerable overlap between symptoms of allergies and a cold, and, as with most diagnostic processes in medicine, obtaining a good history is key.
Misleading, negative campaign ads are a fact of life in politics, and they aren’t going away. But the voters should at least know who is really paying for them.
Jackson Academy sophomores (from left) Lily Rhoden, Julianna Copeland, Zoe Ladner and Anne York dressed in bright orange to celebrate the school’s spirit week leading up to a Wizard of Oz-themed homecoming weekend.
Thad Cochran’s life will be remembered for its devotion to Mississippi and gentlemanly approach to solving the problems this nation and this state face.
Margaret Biggs (left) and Amber Arnold (right) are the 2019 chairmen for Madison Ridgeland Academy’s 25th annual Gardens of Madison County. Plans are underway for the 2019 garden tour, which will be held May 4 and 5. On May 3 the weekend event will kick off with a garden party at Lost Rabbit Town Center.
Jackson Academy students (from left) Will Spence, Carneilus Powers, Ashton Berry, Cole Robinson, Peyton DePriest, and Elliott Butler recently celebrated the start of the class of 2019’s senior year with refreshments during a break in the school day.
Madison Central High School senior Jessica Styres has been offered a competitive scholarship for her participation on the University of Alabama Forensics Council Team. Shown are (from left, back) Belinda, Julia and Jeff Styres; (front) Rachel Clapper, Jessica Styres, and Bobby Imbody.
Jackson Prep recently held its 2017 Précis Pageant. Voted Most Versatile are (from left) Bailey Winscott and Graham Roberson.
St. Andrew’s Episcopal School’s swim teams gathered for their end-of-season banquet and award recognitions. The team was able to celebrate a girls state championship and the boys state runner-up finish to the 2018 season.
Kindergartners at First Presbyterian Day School dressed in camouflage to conclude their week of learning the letter “C.” Shown are (from left) Caroline Bryan, Rivers Newman, Reid Hurley, Patrick Tabor, and Antonina Karam.