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State eyes undeveloped land in attempted takeover

State officials have at least 1,200 reasons they’re trying to take over the Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport, namely the 1,200 acres of undeveloped land surrounding it.

Sherry Hartfield’s cancer provided a platform ‘to reach others for Christ’

Smith Park likely won’t be reopened for another month, but downtown officials say the wait will be well worth it once they see the improvements.

The Greenville Golf and Country Club was the setting for the 75th annual Delta Debutante Ball December 29. The Delta Debutante Club was founded in 1942. It is the oldest debutante club in Mississippi.

Refill Café is a developing organization, run by Jeff Good, that will open late this year. It will provide young adults with the tools to take their first steps in the professional world and with training in an entry-level job.

Children’s museum hosting ‘adults-only’ party

LINDA BISHOP

LINDA BISHOP was named fitness director and personal trainer at Reunion Golf and Country Club. She is a nationally certified personal trainer, nutrition specialist and group fitness instructor.


Ricky Black

Ricky Black from Jackson Preparatory School has advanced as a finalist for the National High School Athletic Coaches Association national coach of the year in the sport of football. Eight finalists from across the nation will be honored during The National Coach of the Year Awards Banquet which will take place in Sioux Fall, S.D. in June.



Volunteers

First Presbyterian Day School’s Crusader Club parent organization is made up of multiple committees of parent volunteers. Serving as hospitality chairmen are (from left, back) Ashley Smith and Amy O’Mara with (front) Walker and Wade Smith, Evelyn  and Emily O’Mara.








Art Exhibit

The Jackson Watercolor Group will host a reception for an art exhibit February 15 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Mary Katharine Loyacona McCravey Gallery in the McRae Building at Jackson Preparatory School.




Wish party

For the second consecutive year, Paul Moak Subaru selected Make A Wish® Mississippi as its hometown charity partner for the annual Subaru A Lot to Love Sales Event held throughout the 2017 holiday season.  As a part of the partnership, Paul Moak Subaru hosted a send-off party for five-year-old Stormy Barnes and her family who live in the metro


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Refill Café is a developing organization, run by Jeff Good, that will open late this year.