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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.




PEER pressure

During Carey Wright’s four-year tenure as the state’s public education chief, there have been regular concerns about the hiring and spending practices at the Mississippi Department of Education.


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Recent hearings by Congress with Navy officials regarding the deaths of 17 Navy sailors in collisions of the USS McCain, the USS Fitzsgerald, the USS Lake Champlain and USS Lake Antietam cited budgetary, operational, training and operational management and leadership.


Health services

Chris Anderson, CEO of Mississippi Baptist Health Services was a recent speaker at the Rotary Club of Jackson. Shown are (from left) President Brooks Buchanan, Anderson, and Neddie Winters, Rotary president-elect.



Brown, Dossett exchange vows April 22

Mr. and Mrs. John Terrell Brown Jr. of Baton Rouge announce the marriage of their daughter, Jane Lloyd to David Laurence Goodyear Dossett, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Kethley Dossett of Cleveland and Covington, La. The double ring ceremony took place April 22, at First United Methodist Church in Baton Rouge and was officiated by the Rev.




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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.