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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.
Mary Patton Murphy and Spence Graves
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.
The First Presbyterian Day School kindergarten presented the play “Barnyard Praise” for family and friends. Shown are (from left, back) Angie Thigpen, Jennifer Morgan;
Jackson Academy granted sixth-grade students (from left) Liles Williams and Tack Mahaffey the Spirit of Finale award for their positive participation in Finale Show Choir, loyalty to the group, and encouragement to others.
First Presbyterian Day School first and second grade students participated in a spring Soccer Academy to learn the fundamentals of soccer and enjoy fellowship.
Mississippi homeowners who are thinking about becoming seriously energy efficient now have one good estimate on how much that might cost: $15,000.
Early in the 2020 legislative session, the full U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals will consider whether a lower court erred in ordering the redrawing of Mississippi Senate District 22 to correct racial gerrymandering.
Coach Larry Calhoun recently visited First Presbyterian Day School as part of the Mississippi Department of Education and The Bower Foundation’s Move to Learn Initiative. Shown are (from left) Philip Chiasson, Calhoun, and Russell Gunn.
September 17, 2018, marked the 231st anniversary of the drafting of the Constitution of the United States of America by the Constitutional Convention. Shown are Ridgeland Mayor Gene McGee (seated) proclaiming the week of September 17 through 23 as Constitution Week, and Martha F. Denny of the Magnolia State Chapter, NSDAR.
Jackson Academy seventh-grade students (from left) Dev Sharma, Lucy Elfert, Bailey Berry, Josh Watson, and Sydney Grace Hewitt received subject area achievement awards for scholastic excellence and significant contribution in a subject area.
J Nelson from Christ United Methodist Church spoke recently at elementary chapel at Madison Ridgeland Academy. His daughter Ella Kate’s class led chapel that day.