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State marks bicentennial with museums opening, events

Jim Wikirson is executive director of the Fondren Renaissance Foundation (FRF) and a member of JXNUNITED, a group of neighborhood association leaders that meets regularly to discuss common concerns.

Christ Methodist program offers special ministry to middle, high school students

Metropolitan ballet presents holiday favorite

Move could help zoo correct problems study concludes

A new location could be key to saving the Jackson Zoo, according to a memo from zoo Executive Director Beth Poff.

As shoppers descend on their favorite stores this holiday shopping season, police across the Northside are gearing up for another busy few weeks.




Debutante mothers

Making plans for the Debutante Mother’s Club luncheon to be held Friday, December 8 are (from left) officers Lyn McMillin, first vice president; Collette McIntyre, corresponding secretary; Pam Butts, treasurer; Holly Buchanan, president; Frances Cole, advisor. The luncheon will welcome the mothers of the newly recognized debutantes of 2017.


IBC Poster

The official commemorative poster for the 11th USA International Ballet Competition was revealed at a recent news conference at Thalia Mara Hall. Standing next to an enlargement are (from left) W.D.


Award dames

The Colonial Dames of America, America’s Oldest Colonial Society, award the Jackson chapter the President’s Award for Excellence for its work in restoration and digitization of records in Marion County. The award carried with it a check for $1,000 to be used on the project.




Swin team wins

The St. Joseph Catholic School girls swim team won the state championship recently at the state championship swim meet held at the Tupelo Aquatic Center. The St. Joseph boys swim team was runner-up to the state championship.


Heisman nominees

Stdents (from left) Dolph Maxwell and Maggie Smith, seniors at Jackson Academy, have been nominated for the Wendy’s High School Heisman, an award that recognizes the nation’s scholar-athletes who demonstrate characteristics of respect, excellence in education and athletics, and service to their communities.


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The St. Joseph Catholic School girls swim team won the state championship recently at the state championship swim meet held at the Tupelo Aquatic Center. The St.