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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.


Football buddies

Football buddies at Jackson Academy are students in first-grade who befriend a football player and accompany them into a pep rally. Lining up to make their entrance together are (from left, back) Webb Strickland, JT Carney, Walker Benner, Joshua Lucas; (front) Carson Lester, Triston Donovan, Josh Hubbard, and Laurence Asher.


Ole Miss baseball

Madison Central High School senior Logan Savell signed a letter of intent for baseball with the University of Mississippi. Shown are (from left) Chris, Logan and Tammy Savell.



Winning Swimmers

The St. Joseph Catholic School boys swim team and girls swim team both took first place at the recent North State Meet, on the Delta State University campus. Shown after the awards program are (from left) Emma Adkins, Maren Hrivnak, Jax Rasmussen, Coach Lauri Collins, Avery Nicholas, Andrew Dotson, and Emma Dotson.


Spirited

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School recently held Lower School Spirit Night during a home football game against Raleigh. Shown are (from left) Anna Clay Wadlington and Julia Mitchell.


David Dismukes' Testimony

Expert David Diskmukes, testifying before the Mississippi Public Utilities Staff, said a proposed rate increase requested by Mississippi Power Company would cost Mississippi $5.6 billion.

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Zoo Blues

By ANTHONY WARREN,

Location cited as factor in low attendance at Jackson Zoo

For the Jackson Zoo, it’s all about location, location, location.

The zoo has been hemorrhaging visitors for years, and local and out-of-towners alike cite the park’s surroundings as a major reason why.



Determination

Shearer overcomes back injury to continue love of dance at Indiana University

What at one point seemed impossible for a young ballerina has now become a reality.

After suffering a back injury, Mary Kate Shearer is attending Indiana University Bloomington and is now part of the ballet program at the Jacobs School of Music.


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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.