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H. Coy McAdory

H. Coy McAdory, 85, passed away May 16, at St. Dominic Hospital from congestive heart failure.

Coy was born July 14, 1931, to John Dennis and Sarah Jesse Evans McAdory. He was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church.

House page

Serving as a page in the House of Representatives for the 2017 Mississippi legislative session was Will Spence, a sophomore at Jackson Academy. He was sponsored by Rep. Cory Wilson. Shown are (from left) Wilson, Spence, and Speaker of the House Philip Gunn.

Homeschooled scholars

Christian Home Educators Connection recently inducted new members into the Eta Sigma Alpha National Home School Honor Society. Eta Sigma Alpha’s purpose is to recognize and encourage scholarship among homeschool students.


The McCoy House

Special to the Sun

Cradled in a secluded, gated lot in North Jackson is a hidden sanctuary. Named the McCoy House, it’s a secret refuge for women who have started their courageous journey into addiction recovery.


IMS blames oversight commission for lack of progress

Jackson’s oversight commission is again being scapegoated as the reason residents aren’t seeing more work done with the city’s one-percent infrastructure sales tax.

College Bound

Mississippi State and Ole Miss top picks for Northside graduates

The numbers are in and it seems students are tied when it comes to choosing between Rebels and Bulldogs.


Another huge drug lawsuit

The Washington Post observed last week that another Mississippi lawsuit has the potential to change the way America fights a medical crisis of this decade: The continued increase in addiction and overdose deaths from prescription opioid medication.



The parents night for the 22nd annual Jon D. Williams Cotillion was held recently at Sparkman Auditorium at the ag museum.



New Summit School’s National Honor Society (NHS) is a premier organization established to... READ MORE


Mary Elizabeth Trest, 82, a Georgia native and longtime resident of Jackson and Madison, died... READ MORE



First Presbyterian Day School’s Crusader Club parent organization is made up of multiple... READ MORE


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