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Mayor hopeful council, commission go along with plan

Jackson neighborhoods could have a tougher time getting public access gates if Ward Seven Councilwoman Margaret Barrett-Simon’s amendments to the city’s gating ordinance go through.

Plans to rezone a former day care center at the corner of Ridgewood Road and Sheffield Drive has sparked debate among Northsiders.

For the County Line Road project, officials have approved the motion to bid out new traffic signals.

a small stretch of Eastover Drive will soon be repaved, thanks to the efforts of two Northside developers.

The Madison Summer Arts Camp is entering its 12th year this summer.

Performers

Madison Ridgeland Academy third-graders auditioned for speaking and singing parts for the first through third-grade musical “Bugz” and Grandparents Day. Shown are (from left) Adelaide Jacobs and Meredith Rimmer.

King and queen

King and queen for the 2017 school year at New Summit School are Laura Ramey and Brandon Porter. The theme this year for the dance is a “Masquerade Dance.”

Tennis team

Jackson Prep’s tennis team includes members (from left, back) Russell Roberts, Hayes Newcomb, Wesley Roberson, Elkin Crews, Hays Dubberly, Neil Marchetti, Holman Buchanan, Will Massey, Lampton Moore, Carlisle Porter, Andrews McIntrye, Graham Roberson; (middle row) Coach Carlo

Mass

Shown after schoolwide Mass at St. Joseph Catholic School recently are (from left) senior Jason Price, the Rev. Frank Cosgrove, and senior Graham Hlavac.

Sophomore class

Jackson Prep Precis Pageant was held recently. Who’s Who winners include (from left) Emison Geiger and Reece Davis - Mr. and Miss Sophomore Class.

Winners

Matthew Hendley, a senior at St. Joseph Catholic School, and Joshua Clayton, a 2016 graduate, are shown at Ole Miss following the Mississippi Scholastic Press Association awards. Hendley was awarded the Ed Meek Scholarship to study journalism, worth $1,000.

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Weddings/Engagements

Elizabeth “Liz” DeLes Lancaster and Andrew Brock McIntyre were joined in holy matrimony the... READ MORE

Social

The future of a popular summer destination on the Northside could be decided at a meeting this... READ MORE

Editorials

When Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant signed legislation this week to stop public officials from... READ MORE

Schools

Tickets are on sale for the annual drawdown to benefit Habitat for Humanity Episcopal Build... READ MORE

Obituaries:

Elliott Frank Thomas Sr. passed away at St. Dominic Hospital April 10 at the age of 87. He will... READ MORE

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Christopher Freeze, special agent in charge of the Jackson office of the FBI, recently spoke to... READ MORE

Church

Shown after schoolwide Mass at St. Joseph Catholic School recently are (from left) senior Jason... READ MORE