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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.

Camouflage

Kindergartners at First Presbyterian Day School dressed in camouflage as they finished their studies of the letter C.

Go Gold

Jackson Academy’s Go Gold pep rally glittered as the school raised awareness and support for pediatric cancer research. Sporting their support are (from left) Hallie Hillman, Slates Veazey, Gavin Lomax, Pearson Greer, Gloria Helen Scott, Zoe Laney, Aubrey Mapp, Hampton Blanks, Julia McCrory, and Addie Hahn.

Senior Homecoming Court

Seniors on Jackson Academy’s homecoming court, held September 15, are (from left, back) Charles Rand Beneke, son of Jill and Richard Beneke; Sam Ciaccio, son of Cori and Jay Ciaccio; Tre Lewis, son of Linda and Rob Lewis; Duncan Scanlon, son of Mary Schiele and Dr.

Mystix dance

The Rosa Scott JV Mystix dance team recently held their summer camp for the 2016-2017 season. During the four-day private camp, the team was taught by a choreographer from American All-Star, based in Louisiana.

Boosters

The goal of the Germantown High School MAVS Booster Club is for student athletes to be ambassadors for the Mavericks not only on the field but also in the classroom. Shown are (from left) Josiah Thomas, Larry Taylor, club president, and Emma Simpson.

Tea parties

Students in Jackson Academy’s preschool celebrated the start of the school year with tea parties. Sharing cookies and other sweets gave (from left) Carmen, Claire and Adam Thrash a special reason to smile.

Flood buckets

Christ Covenant School partnered with Mt. Salus Christian School, First Presbyterian Day School, and Hartfield Academy in a hurricane relief project. Christ Covenant School focused on flood buckets for the project and collected items to assemble 100 buckets.

Community service

Madison Ridgeland Academy’s first-graders collecting donations for Webster Animal Shelter include (from left) Bailey Potter, Jack Evans, Dylan Duncan, Collins Kirk, Lydia Foote, Sims Wiggins, Sarah Kate Williamson, Pablo Arcas Raez.

Junior maids

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School’s 2017 Homecoming maids representing the junior class are (from left) Mia Hammond, Meredith Johnson, Olivia Hardwick, and Zahra Naveed.

Senior Maids

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School’s 2017 Homecoming maids representing the senior class are (from left) Alyssa Cronin, Elizabeth Angel, Chappel Pettit, Addie Hillhouse, and Olivia Campbell.

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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.