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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.

First day

Enjoying the first day of school for the 2017-18 school year at Madison Ridgeland Academy are (from left) Hannah Saulters, Emma Ducote, Casey Cash, Claire West.

The highest

Receiving Jackson Academy’s Highest Academic Achievement award for 2017 in the fifth grade are (from left, back) Red Deaton, Alex Guild, Sydney Thaxton; (front) Mason Deas, Margaret Dye, Rachel Lehman.

Character and service

Jackson Academy upper school students (from left, back) William Janous, Webb Strickland, Garrett Clarke, Michael Payne; (front) Mary Gray White, Lucy Clement, Emma Lucas, and Callie Hall received the Character and Service Award.

Junior academics

Jackson Academy presents Academic Awards to students who have maintained scholastic excellence and have made a significant contribution in a particular subject area.  Juniors receiving awards (from left, back)  Trussell Jones - Moral Leadership, Braden Lewis - Pre-Cal, Dolph Maxwell - AP Physics, Luke Pitts - US History, Walker Pedigo English,

Team builders

New seventh-graders at St. Joseph Catholic School participate in team-building exercises on the first day of school. Shown are (from left, standing) Kyndal Pace, Gia Picarella; (seated) Chloe Taylor and Kelsey Shaffer.

Diploma online

The Families First for Mississippi Online High School Diploma Program 2017 graduation ceremony was held recently at the New Summit School gymnasium.

First day

Win Pleasant (left) and Mason Taylor enjoy the first day of preschool at First Presbyterian Day School.



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.