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Budget constraints, growing expenses plague library

By anthony warren

Senior Staff  Writer

Difficult decisions could be on the horizon for the Jackson-Hinds Library System.

For months, Madison County officials have been discussing what to do about the awful traffic conditions in the county’s unincorporated area of Gluckstadt.


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In anticipation for Reunion Parkway, phase three, Madison County officials will soon place a stoplight at the intersection of Green Oak Lane and U.S. Highway 51 in Madison.

Jennifer David is the new principal at St. Richard Catholic School.

Reverend Walker turns away from accounting to embrace calling to preach

Northsider Kit Whitsett Fields has been named as the official artist for the 2018 competition to be held June 10-23, in Jackson.

Art buddies

First Presbyterian Day School fifth-graders serve as “buddies” to first-graders, reading and assisting with art projects. Shown are (from left) Sarah Headley and Katherine Ritchie.

Class day

Rob Thames (left) presented Madison Central High School senior Jamya Hopson (right) with the Shelter Insurance Scholarship at class day.


Baptist Adult Day Health Services of North Jackson Lead Program Assistant Sarah Sample (left) accepts two framed prints from Madison County Master Gardener (MCMG) representative Linda Townsend (right). MCMG members recently presented the program “All About Birds” to the center as part of their ongoing outreach program.

American Legion

The American Legion Award at Jackson Academy is designed to recognize students who display courage, honor, leadership, patriotism, scholarship, and service.  The students chosen to receive the American Legion Medals for 2017 for most exemplifying these qualities of citizenship and true Americanism are (from left) Livvie Strickland and Travis Ro


Madison Central High School students voted Funniest are (from left) JonMorgan Malone and Logan Hollins.

Display art

Jackson Academy students (from left) Win Hooker and Sophie McIntyre’s art work was selected for display in the Mary Sprayberry Art Gallery for 2017-2018.


Work on Briarwood and Ridgewood remains unfinished

Contractors and the city of Jackson appear to be at fault for delays on a $4.7 million street resurfacing project.