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Jackson residents paying twice to keep all libraries open

Jackson taxpayers are helping to keep the Clinton library open, but don’t expect that city to return the favor any time soon.

Kid’s Chance is a Mississippi Bar charitable organization that offers scholarships to college-aged children whose parents have been killed or seriously injured in a work-related accident.

FROM PROGRAMS TO VENUES TO FUND-RAISING, TIPPY GARNER GUIDING FORCE OF OPERA

A Jackson native, Tippy Garner has always lived in the north and northeast area of the city.

Michael Causey, a ninth-grader at Jackson Prep, won the INEX Legends Car Racing regional qualifier at Sunny South Raceway in Mobile, that secured him an entry for U.S. Legend Car Nationals.

Annual JA event planned October 17

The Northside Sun has just learned that the Eudora Welty Library is expected to be shut down by the state fire marshals today at 5:00pm, that according to Jackson-Hinds Library Executive Director Patty Furr.

Habitat donation

Regions Bank has donated $4,000 for this year’s WellsFest, which will be held September 30, at Jamie Fowler Boyll Park next to Smith Wills Stadium. The event includes at 5K Race, Walk and 1-Mile Fun Run at 8 a.m.; a Pet Parade at 9:30 a.m.; and from 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Crime Report

Jackson Crime

The Jackson Police Department received the following reports for:

Cedar Hill Drive, 1000 block, house burglary, September 12;

County Cork Road, 5700 block, larceny, September 16;

County Line Road, 1100 block east, auto burglary, September 15;

Juried winners

Fondren Renaissance Foundation recently announced winners of the sixth annual Cedars Juried Show.  This year’s show was presented by Jan and Lawrence Farrington and Bulter Snow, LLP and represented works from all across the state including 28 Mississippi cities. Juror for the show was George Bassi, director of The Lauren Rogers Museum of Art.

New Officers

Frances Carlton, first vice president National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century recently installed the new officers for the Reverend Samuel Swayze Colonial Dames XVII Century Chapter.

Gardens cahirmen

Madison Ridgeland Academy’s “PATS” organization  introduces the 2018 Gardens of Madison County chairmen (from left) Luly Johnson and Michelle Crews. Planning is already under way for the 2018 Gardens of Madison County Tour. Johnson and her husband, Trey, have a son, Ford, in the fifth-grade and a daughter, Reese, in the third-grade.

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FROM PROGRAMS TO VENUES TO FUND-RAISING, TIPPY GARNER GUIDING FORCE OF OPERA

A Jackson native, Tippy Garner has always lived in the north and northeast area of the city.