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Mayor hopeful council, commission go along with plan

Jackson neighborhoods could have a tougher time getting public access gates if Ward Seven Councilwoman Margaret Barrett-Simon’s amendments to the city’s gating ordinance go through.

Plans to rezone a former day care center at the corner of Ridgewood Road and Sheffield Drive has sparked debate among Northsiders.

For the County Line Road project, officials have approved the motion to bid out new traffic signals.

a small stretch of Eastover Drive will soon be repaved, thanks to the efforts of two Northside developers.

The Madison Summer Arts Camp is entering its 12th year this summer.

Michale Corkern III

Michael Corkern III, St. Joseph Catholic School junior, is one of 51 students – one from each state and the District of Columbia – selected to attend a June conference on journalism in Washington.

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Madison Ridgeland Academy 2017 Most Beautiful and Most Handsome announced at the Features Pageant are (from left) Noah Watson and Nikki Tullos.

Senior officers

Serving as officers for the senior class on the Jackson Academy Upper School Student Council are (from left) Chelsea Francois - historian, Mary Hunter Johnston - secretary, Malon Stratton - president, Micah Morgan - vice president, and Sahil Patel - treasurer.

Varsity soccer

The 2016-2017 Jackson Prep varsity soccer awards went to (from left) John-Mark Rose, Impact Player; Tate Fowler, Best Offensive Player; Hunter Patterson, Best Defensive Player; Brent Hall, Most Valuable Player; John Nix Arledge, Patriot Award.

Top hats

A five-year-old kindergarten class at Madison Ridgeland Academy celebrated Dr. Seuss’ birthday with “Top Hat Tuesday.”  That week they also did an experiment using eggs to see how coffee, soda, and water would affect their teeth.

Sign with Northwest

Madison Central High School had several seniors participate in National Signing Day. Senior Jack Hendershot has signed with Northwest Community College to play football in the fall.

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Wouldn’t you love to sell something for $50 million and only be required to pay back $5 million if you failed to deliver? What a deal!

Weddings/Engagements

Elizabeth “Liz” DeLes Lancaster and Andrew Brock McIntyre were joined in holy matrimony the... READ MORE

Social

The future of a popular summer destination on the Northside could be decided at a meeting this... READ MORE

Editorials

When Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant signed legislation this week to stop public officials from... READ MORE

Schools

Michael Corkern III, St.

Obituaries:

Elliott Frank Thomas Sr. passed away at St. Dominic Hospital April 10 at the age of 87. He will... READ MORE

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Fondren Renaissance Foundation announces the return of Arts, Eats and Beats on Thursday, May 4... READ MORE

Church

Shown after schoolwide Mass at St. Joseph Catholic School recently are (from left) senior Jason... READ MORE