Volleyball team

Playing for the 2019-2020 Lady Raiders volleyball team at Jackson Academy are (from left, back) Coach Ashlyn Raybon, Dajionae Weathersby, Emma Robertson, Hannah Towery, Anna Claire Sheffield, Parker Bracken, Anna Katherine Ray, Natalie DeRusso, Fran Wilkirson, Head Volleyball Coach Melissa Denson; (middle) Karma Oberholzer, Remy Jones, Pryor Me

Powerlifting team

Members of the St. Andrew’s Episcopal School 2019-2020 powerlifting team are (from left, back) Luke Tynes, Isaac Watts, Forrest Hutchison; (front) Alex Brown, Jace Roach, Christopher McCain, Jack Noel, and Rush Lacoste. Not pictured are Charlie Johnson, Larry Johnson, and Benjamin Johnson.

National Geographic GeoBee

Nine Students from Madison Ridgeland Academy recently participated in the school competition of the National Geographic GeoBee with teacher/coordinator, Mrs. Marcia Smith. Ben Horner, an 8th grade student, won first place for his third consecutive year.

Cardinal Spirit

St. Richard Catholic School students dressed up as Cardinals and in school colors for “This is St. R!” Spirit Day during Catholic Schools Week.

Support Singers

The Jag Singers Booster Club board members include (from left) President, Tracy Ogburn; Vice President, Kim Sims; Treasurer, Becky Covington; Assistant Treasurer, Mary Ann Spell; VP Booster Memberships, Neece Little; VP Sponsorships, Sheri Bradford; VP Fundraising, Mary Ball; CHARMS Administrator, Holly Widemire; Madrigal Liaison, Leigh Ann Pie

Chess medalists

The First Presbyterian Day School Chess Team recently placed second in both the primary and elementary sections of the Mississippi Scholastic Team Championship Chess Tournament. Recipients of second place medals for various board finishes include (from left) Anne Fair Lucas, David Mann, Staton Adams, and Charlie James.

St. Andrew play

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School’s Upper School Performing Arts Department will present the Tony Award winning Broadway musical comedy, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, February 27- 29. As the young contestants compete in the bee, each character reveals a bit of their individual life story, using monologues, songs, and flashbacks.

Wreath Making

First Presbyterian Day School second-graders participated in their long-standing wreath-making tradition before Christmas. Shown are (from left) Eliza Jane Dukes, Katie Adeline Suggs, and Evelyn Luckett.

Coca-Cola Scholars

Germantown High School students (from left) Christopher Young, Kiersten Selman, and Chandler Alexander were selected as semifinalists in the 2019-2020 Coca-Cola Scholars Program.


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My oldest daughter was asked to be the banner bearer for our church’s Ash Wednesday service.


Martha Hardage Magee, 90, died Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at Highland Home.  She was born in... READ MORE


1. He has been married for 21 years to his high school sweetheart. 2. He and his wife have four children.