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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.

Varsity baseball

Jackson Prep varsity baseball team includes members (from left, back) Jerrion Ealy, Hudson Little, Adam Norsworthy, Travis Hudgins, Hayden Hill, Alex Gibbs, Spence Graves, Parker Gleason, Kole Crotwell, manager; (middle row) Coach Shane Bennett, Matt Mills, Christopher Russell, Knox Loposer, Matthew Myers, Will Warren, Gregory Oden, Duncan Jone

Sneak peek

First Presbyterian Day School recently welcomed the kindergarten class of 2017-2018 for a sneak peek into kindergarten. Shown are (from left) Ella Rose Ainsworth and Jack Milner.

French awards

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School students who received book awards for outstanding achievement in French are (from left) Ruth Ann Richardson – The Warren D. Reimers Prize in French, Elizabeth Angel – French 5, Darby Farr – French 4, Ian Espy – French 3, Wake Monroe – French 2, and Riley Charet – French 1.

Visual arts

Madison Central High School students voted Most Talented in Visual Arts are (from left) Elaina Hart, Dylan Tompkins and Levell Williams.

Chicken life

First Presbyterian Day School first-graders studied the life cycle of a chicken. Shown are (from left) Kathleen Bess McClain, Porter Wyatt, and Elizabeth Mann.

Ere we forget

By LOTTIE BOGGAN,

It’s amazing how many things we take for granted.

“She’ll always be our little Tootsie Roll.” That’s the way husband Willard spoke of our daughter, Linda Gail, so many times. Ah, but so much can change in a heartbeat.

Sugject awards

Jackson Prep students earning subject area awards are (from left, top) Neha Adari (French I), Abigail Metcalf (Honors English), Anna Reagan Mask (Algebra I), Leigh Hardin (Honors Geometry), Anna Grace Morgan (Honors Biology), Spence Byrd (Ancient Cultures); (middle row) Allie Wise (Spanish I), Brittany Wilson (9th Grade English), Sarah Gregg (P

Honor Roll

St. Andrew’s Upper

Students listed to the St. Andrew’s Episcopal School upper school final honor roll are:

 

Ninth 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.