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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.

Joseph Adams

Joseph Adams received the 2016-2017 Herschel Brickell scholarship. This award is given to a Jackson Academy sophomore who possesses excellent personal qualities, appreciates the values and goals of the US founding fathers and shows interest in the study of history and government.

Conley Chinn

Conley Chinn, a 2017 graduate of Jackson Academy, has been selected to the Esmark High School All American basketball team.  Conley was also selected by the Clarion Ledger as a Dandy Dozen and was voted “Athlete of the Year” by the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools.  Conley will attend Belmont University in Nashville, on a basketba

Amerikids

Fourth-graders at First Presbyterian Day School recently presented the play “AmeriKids.” Shown are (from left, back) Sarah Grace Nail, Lora Vessell, Claire Crosby, Lyndi Polk; (front) Lilah Lane, Abby Clark, Meredith Hawkins, Kate Cothren, Lily Grace Coppage.

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.

Presentation

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

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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.