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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.


Spirit night

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School recently held Lower School Spirit Night during a home football game against Raleigh. Shown are (from left) Molly Flynn, Maggie Meeks, and Ryan Ward.


Monkey hats

The two-year-olds at Wee Care made monkey hats for Safari Week. Shown are (from left) Jensen Keith, Noah Corley, and Londyn Moore.


Colleen Roberts

Colleen Roberts, Jackson Academy Head Tennis Coach was recognized by the United States Tennis Association’s Mississippi league Coach of the Year.


American Indian heritage

November was designated as National American Indian Heritage Month in August of 1990.  Each year the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution celebrates this event with cultural and educational programs.


District Speaker

The Rotary Club of Jackson met recently with guest speaker Rotary District 6820 District Governor Bill Walker. Shown are (from left) Neddie Winters, Rotary president-elect; President Brooks Buchanan; Walker; Amanda Fontaine, immediate past district governor; and Mark Fields, past president.


Recognition

Rotary District 6829 Governor Bill Walker presented Rotary Club of North Jackson Past Presidents with Rotary Foundation recognitions during a recent meeting. Past President Wyatt Emmerich received a Paul Harris Fellow Award and Past Presidents Don Roberts and Mark Green were named Rotary Foundation Benefactors.


Crusader officers

The Crusader Club is the parent/ teacher organization of First Presbyterian Day School. The 2017-2018 officers are (from left, back) Christy Marion, Courtney Hewitt, Sara Whelan Morgan, Caroline Mason, Melissa Hederman, Alli Sherman; (front) Charles Marion, Thomas Hewitt, Doug Morgan, Brad Mason, Arnie Hederman, Anthony Sherman.


Golf Champs

Tim Basel, head golf professional at the Reunion Golf and Country Club, announced that three young golfers brought home US KIDS Fall Series and Overall Summer Tour Championships for 2017. Connor Gee (left) won the 13-14-year-old US Kids Fall Series on the Jackson Tour and the Championship at the Deerfield Golf Club.


Zoo Blues

By ANTHONY WARREN,

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.

The memo, which was sent to city officials in June, states that the zoo’s location is a major deterrent to visitors, and moving may be necessary to save it.


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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.