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One of the biggest stars in recent baseball history will be sharing at a luncheon this week how Jesus Christ shaped his life.

plans have changed for the Green Oak Lane intersection, which will connect Reunion Parkway, phase three, within the next few years.

Nathan Shrader is assistant professor of political science and director of American Studies at Millsaps College.

Rowan Brinston celebrates 60 years with Beemons and soon hitting 90 years of living

Rowan Brinston joined Beemon Drugs in 1958, the iconic pharmacy sold ice cream, had a soda fountain and a grill.

Heart Association plans luncheon

Crews were working today to repair a collapsed sewer main at the corner of Ridgewood Road and Northside Drive.

The cave-in was reported on April 13. Since then, the area has been reduced to two lanes, while crews make repairs.

And I shall hear


February 14, 2018. This day of love hadn’t started out too well. My old lady dog sleeps with me, her head pressing the bend of my knees.

This morning when I got out of bed, she made sharp yelping noises, as if she were having a bad dream. I had a hard time waking her up.

“I need you, June Cleaver.”


Staffers and volunteers for Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Mississippi are planning an inaugural fund-raiser scheduled for May 5 at The Fairview Inn.

Meet the champs

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School’s 3A MHSAA State Champion varsity boys basketball team greeted lower school students at carpool, visiting classrooms and signing team posters. Shown are (from left) Garrison Wade, Mary Mac Penton, Caitlin Penton, and Nolan Turner.

Jeans for genes

The Fabulous Friends (Down Syndrome) class at First Presbyterian Day School held a Jeans for Genes Day to recognize World Down Syndrome Day. The class raised more than $1,300 for the Central Mississippi Down Syndrome Society by asking the school for donations for the opportunity to wear jeans to school.

Girls white team

Jackson Prep 2017-18 seventh-grade girls basketball white team includes members (from left, back) Maggie McMillan, Bella Sushenia, Hannah Caloss, Catherine Kennedy, Bella Cole​; (front) Truus Alford, Clair Gordin, Elizabeth Head, Sammie Zoog.


spring play

The cast of Jackson Academy’s spring play, “Dilemmas with Dinner,” (from left, backt) Brent Butler, Katherine Kelly, Latham Nance, Caitlin Johnson, Ashlyn Adair, Sarah Fisher; (middle row) Reese Overstreet, Thomas Iupe, Thomas Arnold, Francie LeDuff; (front) and Rett Stanley prepare for the show’s May 1 opening.

Honor Roll

Congratulations on your achievement

Students listed to the honor roll for the third nine weeks at Madison Avenue Upper Elementary include:


Third Grade

Lucas Truong

Lucas Truong, First Presbyterian Day School preschool student, enjoyed a visit from firemen at their neighborhood station during Community Helper Week.


Madison Central High School students awarded friendliest are (from left) Vertreace Sanders and Adam McDonal.



Rowan Brinston celebrates 60 years with Beemons and soon hitting 90 years of living