Spanish Food

Sixth-graders at First Presbyterian Day School made homemade tortillas for a project in Spanish class. Shown are (from left) Colton Holman, Kimmons Sheppard, Caroline Crumpton, and Alexis Renee Heath.

Little Lighthouse

Annual garden party held at the Hilton

The Little Light House, a Christian developmental center providing tuition-free educational and therapeutic services for children with special needs, held its 2017 garden party recently at the Jackson Hilton.

One-percent tax commission meeting canceled; co-chair not given reason for action

Even the co-chair of Jackson’s one-percent oversight commission couldn’t find out why this month’s board meeting was canceled.

Last week, Mayor Tony Yarber called off the commission’s April meeting. However, no reason was given for the meeting’s cancellation.

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Tickets are on sale for the annual drawdown to benefit Habitat for Humanity Episcopal Build... READ MORE

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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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Christopher Freeze, special agent in charge of the Jackson office of the FBI, recently spoke to... READ MORE

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