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Valentine Dance

January 26, 2015 by Doris Magee Harris (Register to contact)

JHH - Class of 1968
Annual Valentine Dance
Feb. 7, 2015. 7:00pm
Wahhabi Shriners Lodge
I55south off Elton Rd exit
Advance - $20.00. Door - $25.00
Cabaret Style - BYOB
Dress to impress and have a good time.

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Local students selected for United States Senate Youth Program  WLBT

JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - Cadet Col. Ruben Banks from Jim Hill High School and Kennedy Guest, a student at Brandon High School, have been selected for the ...

2 Jim Hill students arrested, 1 hospitalized after stabbing on bus, JPS says  WAPT Jackson

A female Jim Hill High School student is hospitalized after she was stabbed with a pair of scissors on a school bus, authorities say.

Best of Jackson 2019: People  Jackson Free Press

We here at the Jackson Free Press like to keep our focus on local: local people, local business, local food—you get the idea. There's nothing to us more local ...

Jim Hill High counselor charged with sexual battery  WJTV

A Jim Hill High School counselor is arrested for an alleged sex crime.

Girl stabbed, 2 charged after fight on Jackson school bus  Jackson Clarion Ledger

A girl was hospitalized and two girls were charged after a fight an stabbing on a Jackson Public School District bus.

Arts on the (Drum) Line  Jackson Free Press

The Mississippi Alumni All-star Band is preparing for the Independence Showdown, an annual competition featuring marching bands from states such as ...

Odie Mae Sweezer Hayes  Themississippilink

September 1, 1926 – January 23, 2019. Hayes. “If I can help somebody, as I pass along, if I can cheer somebody, with a word or song, if I can show somebody ...

Young entrepreneurs give back to homeless community  WJTV

Jackson natives and young entrepreneurs continue the holiday spirit of giving by feeding the homeless community.

Students remember Jim Hill High School coach  WJTV

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) - The Jim Hill High School family has lost a beloved coach and teacher.

Jim Hill teacher caught on tape slamming student to ground  WJTV

Shocking video surfaced Friday afternoon of a teacher slamming a student to the ground at Jim Hill High School.

Karl Robinson  Jackson Free Press

When Karl Robinson, 31 was working as an assistant coaching coach for an Amateur Athletic Union team in 2012, he noticed the pre-game chat would often ...

Jim Hill high school cheerleaders  WAPT Jackson

Jim hill cheerleaders visit 16 WAPT and show us their cheer.

rising to the top  Northside Sun

Bridges' path leads him from Walthall County farm boy to president of capital city bankBernard Bridges knew he wanted to go into banking the day his father took ...

Jim Hill High School broken into, items stolen  WAPT Jackson

Campus officials are investigating a break in at Jim Hill high school.

Jim Hill Teacher Wins Prestigious Award  Jackson Free Press

The Milken Family Foundation National Educator Awards recognized Tracee Thompson, an English teacher at Jim Hill High School in Jackson, with a $25000 ...

Gone But Not Forgotten in Mt. Olive Cemetery  Jackson Free Press

Amid a national discussion on which monuments of old white men should stay or go, Jackson State University unveiled two refurbished ones that day dedicated ...

17 Jackson students inducted into Mayor's Youth Council  Jackson Clarion Ledger

Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba unveiled a list of 17 students into his signature Youth Council program Monday.

IBC Dance School at Belhaven, JSU Heritage Award and USM Adventure Therapy  Jackson Free Press

This year, Belhaven University is playing a part in the USA International Ballet Competition by hosting the USA IBC Dance School, which runs simultaneously ...

JROTC Preps Students for College, Life  Jackson Free Press

Willie Day, a senior at Callaway High School, just got his acceptance letter in the mail. "I think I'm going to Hinds Community College. I'm going for graphic ...

How Integration Failed in Jackson's Public Schools from 1969 to 2017  Jackson Free Press

Jackson's public schools, like the majority in the state, remained solidly separate and unequal in the 1950s and 1960s despite the ruling in the Brown v. Topeka ...

FBI: Miss. school bomb threats are local matter  Jackson Clarion Ledger

Multiple school districts across the Mississippi received bomb threats Tuesday which are being investigated by local authorities.

What it's like to attend an underfunded school  Jackson Clarion Ledger

Ask Murrah High School junior Kaitlyn Fowler what her school district could have done with the $11.5 million it was shorted by the Legislature this year, and her ...

Award-winning choir earns L.A.; now they have to get there  Jackson Clarion Ledger

Fundraising efforts continue to get the 52-member Murrah H.S. Concert Singers to L.A..

How the JPS Takeover Affects Students  Jackson Free Press

JPS has been under scrutiny for 18 months, and I would not claim that the district does not need major improvements. But is JPS in such bad shape that the state ...

Chronically Absent: Is Quality Education in Juvenile Detention Possible in Mississippi?  Jackson Free Press

Rankin County Youth Court Judge Thomas Broome told the Jackson Free Press with some pain that before 2006, juvenile-detention centers in the state didn't ...

Amazing Teens 2017  Jackson Free Press

A major part of our mission at the Jackson Free Press is to celebrate youth in the Jackson metro area. These 13 teens plus this week's Jacksonian are part of ...

Amazing Teens 2018  Jackson Free Press

In the current political climate in the U.S., teens have shown that they are a force to be reckoned with, and that they are pretty amazing. Each year the Jackson ...

Local schools to feel effects of 2019-2021 reclassification  WDAM

Athletic reclassification will affect some Pine Belt high schools.

Former Jackson Navy cadet cleared of rape accusations  WAPT Jackson

It's been a rough five years for Patrick Edmond, who was cleared of rape charges after an initial court martial.

Parents' Conundrum: Mississippi Charter Schools  Jackson Free Press

Jackson mom and business owner Tracie James was dissatisfied with the lack of one-on-one opportunities at school for her youngest son, formerly a North ...

A Hunger to Live: The Struggle to Interrupt the Cycle of Violence  Jackson Free Press

Several members of the “Undivided” crew told their story recently in Sheppards Brother Park in the Washington Addition.

Nick Chamberlain  Jackson Free Press

When Nick Chamberlain was assigned to a JROTC course as a freshman at Jim Hill High School, he saw it as a sign that the school faculty felt he could make ...

Adding Comedy to the Bill  Jackson Free Press

Tonight, Aug. 4, at The Hideaway, Elton Pope, who is the chief executive officer of event company Carpe Diem Management, LLC, will present the "Made in ...

Murder in the City: Deep Causes, Harmful Biases, Unexpected Solutions to Gun Violence  Jackson Free Press

On the night of Thursday, Feb. 9, a group of twenty-something Jacksonians were hanging out in Westwood Apartments at 3150 Robinson Road playing ...

Inside Jackson's Officer-Involved Shooting Task Force  Jackson Free Press

Last month, Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba had prepared to make an executive decision about how the Jackson Police Department would handle transparency ...

Oh, the Places You'll Go: Project EJECT Expels Gun Offenders to Faraway Prisons  Jackson Free Press

U.S. Attorney Michael Hurst has charged 35 people since he first announced the anti-crime initiative Project EJECT in late 2017.

Anthony Robinson  Jackson Free Press

Anthony Robinson, owner of Ant Rob Apparel, started his clothing business out of his Jackson home in 2002 out of a desire to help inspire people through ...

Bryce Yelverton  Jackson Free Press

Thirty-one-year-old government-relations consultant Bryce Yelverton has dedicated 19 years of his life to helping inner-city kids through Calvary Baptist Church's ...

UPDATED: Teens Quiz Mayor Hopefuls on Crime, Sidewalks and Myths About Youth  Jackson Free Press

Five teenagers of the Mississippi Youth Media Project challenged seven mayoral candidates during Jackson's first Youth Mayoral Forum held at Provine High ...

Kristy Johnson  Jackson Free Press

For Kristy Johnson, the current Miss Black Mississippi U.S.A., pageants are an opportunity to inspire change.

Joshua Mannery and Maisie Brown  Jackson Free Press

Joshua Mannery, a 17-year-old Jackson resident and senior at Murrah High School, was attending a rally to change the state flag at the state capitol in March ...

JFP Q&A: Ward 7 candidate LaDarion Ammons (Democrat)  Jackson Free Press

LaDarion Ammons, 25, is running for the open Ward 7 city council seat in 2017 to replace retiring Councilwoman Margaret Barrett-Simon.

Governor Owes Apology for 'Racial Reconciliation Month,' Protesters Say  Jackson Free Press

Gov. Phil Bryant should apologize for declaring October "Racial Reconciliation Celebration Month" without acknowledging the dark past of racism in Mississippi ...

Digging Up the Roots of Jackson's 'Numbing' Crime with Mayor Tony Yarber  Jackson Free Press

Tony Tarzel Yarber, 16, waved at his best friend, Lakenya Bolden, as he drove past him in Jackson's Subdivision 2 on Aug. 4, 1994. Bolden was driving into the ...

Edrick G. Franklin  Jackson Free Press

Edrick G. Franklin was recently promoted from the eighth grade at Northwest Middle School, where he was an International Baccalaureate student. There, he ...

Anne O'Hara  Jackson Free Press

The Mississippi Arts Commission granted $1.5 million to fund artists and art programs across the state for fiscal year 2013. One of those grant recipients was ...

Amazing Teens 2016  Jackson Free Press

A major part of our mission at the Jackson Free Press is to highlight the positives in the metro area. These 14 teens plus this week's Jacksonian are part of how ...

Josh Paige  Jackson Free Press

Josh Paige doesn't have to look far for inspiration for his poetry, or his lyrics.

Royce Boyer  Jackson Free Press

When Royce Boyer, the co-director of the Metro Male Chorus, and Chuck Reynolds, the band director for Madison Central High School, formed the Mississippi ...

Four New JPS Board Members to Lead Next Chapter for Beleaguered District  Jackson Free Press

The Jackson City Council restored a quorum to the Jackson Public Schools Board of Trustees on Wednesday, unanimously confirming four new members who ...

In Memoriam: Emmitt W. Hayes Sr.  Themississippilink

“To everything, there is a season…” “A time to be born”. Emmitt W. Hayes Sr. was born to the late Dan Henry and Pauline Beatrice Hayes on July 4, 1922 in ...

Phillip Lafayette Gibbs & James Earl Green  Jackson Free Press

In May 1970, the sound of gunfire aimed at students ceased sounds of protest on what was then the Jackson State College campus (now Jackson State ...

Blitz 16 National Signing Day 2018: Latest signing news  WAPT Jackson

Get the latest National Signing Day news from Blitz 16.

Police make new arrest in 2013 case of body found on church property  Jackson Clarion Ledger

Haneefah Muhammad, 34, was arrested Tuesday on unrelated charges and questioned by investigators in the 2013 death of Felisha Spann, 41, of Jackson.

Tamarra Grace Butler  Jackson Free Press

The person who replaces state Sen. Alice Harden, who died earlier this month, will have some big shoes to fill to continue Harden's legacy of fighting for public ...

Tracee Thompson  Jackson Free Press

Tracee Thompson is the Jackson Public School district's 2013 Teacher of the Year.

Flawaan Flaggs  Jackson Free Press

In just the team's second year in existence, the Jackson Showboats have nominated a player for the American Basketball Association All-Star Game, Jim Hill ...

Don Hinton  Jackson Free Press

Don Hinton became executive director of the MHSAA July 1, 2011, when Mississippi Sports Hall-of-Famer Ennis Proctor retired after 20 years in the position.

Connecting the Dots Foundation presents Modeling for Malawi  Themississippilink

By Janice K. Neal-Vincent. Contributing Writer. Pictured (from left) Cassandra Brown, volunteer; Marilyn Luckett, founder/CEO Connecting the Dots Foundation, ...

Davis IB Program Helps Kindergartners Shine on Exam  Jackson Free Press

Principal Kathleen Grigsby has a reason to be proud: Kindergarteners at Davis IB Elementary in downtown Jackson scored in the top 10 of all schools in the ...

Murrah Mustangs Playing for Coach Eiland  WJTV

The Murrah Mustangs continue to play with assistant coach Christopher Eiland in mind.

JPD: Indicted murder suspect wanted in armed robbery  Jackson Clarion Ledger

A man who has been arrested twice on murder charges, including one in which he is actively under indictment, is wanted in a south Jackson armed robbery, ...

Antwone Perkins  Jackson Free Press

Even within a specific genre, music listeners and critics often try to categorize the style of a given artist. Jackson-native producer and musician Antwone Perkins ...

Amazing Teens  Jackson Free Press

If kids are our future, we have a lot to look forward to as the 16 young people chosen as this year's Amazing Teens grow into adulthood.

Miss Black Mississippi fought depression, won crown  Jackson Clarion Ledger

Miss Black Mississippi Robin Jackson rocks a crown of confidence. To get there she had to battle depression.

Jackson municipal election  Jackson Clarion Ledger

Candidates for Tuesday's Democratic and Republican primaries.

Amazing Teens 2015  Jackson Free Press

Each year, the JFP highlights some of Jackson's best and brightest teens, and each year, the list grows and grows.

Tourney at 'The Big House'  Jackson Free Press

Some call the Mississippi Coliseum "The Big House." And for two weeks every March, it plays host to one of the biggest and best events in Mississippi sports: the ...

Meridian High School homecoming parade Thursday  Meridian Star

Meridian High School's 2015 Homecoming Parade is Thursday in downtown Meridian.

Facing the Odds in the Washington Addition  Jackson Free Press

On command, two black boys marched into Wesley Murray's office and slouched against the wood paneled wall.

City Council approves mayor's JPS school board picks  Jackson Clarion Ledger

The Jackson City Council confirmed the mayor's four picks for a revamped JPS school board.

Can Mississippi schools get ahead after a new round of budget cuts?  PBS NewsHour

This fall, students at Enterprise Attendance Center in the small city of Brookhaven may get to draw, paint and make crafts in an elementary art class — the first ...

Guys We Love  Jackson Free Press

Each Father's Day, we present the Guys We Love issue, which highlights men who are making a difference in the community. This year's batch is no exception.

DA Files: 'Too Sweet' Reverend, Old Faces Back in News  Jackson Free Press

Names of men who were involved in the late and controversial Mayor Frank Melton's universe keep popping up in the convoluted accusations encircling Hinds ...

JPS Gifted Students Teach Classmates About Mardi Gras with a Parade  Jackson Free Press

Decked out in feathers and beads and decorative umbrellas, the sixth-grade Northwest Jackson IB Middle School students hosted a lively parade celebrating the ...

Bleau Print Project rewards JPS kids  Jackson Clarion Ledger

The Bleau Print Project is giving away toys to some Jackson Public Schools students.

Running Jackson: New CAO Robert Blaine Shares His Vision  Jackson Free Press

After a vibrant career as a traveling trombonist and conductor, Robert Blaine put down roots in Jackson, where he hopes to direct a comeback story.

Iyanla Thomas, BGCCM Youth of the Year  Jackson Clarion Ledger

The 2017 Youth of the Year for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Mississippi is a Murrah High School student who dreams of starting a program that would use ...

Parents seek justice for slain son in Jackson lawsuit  Jackson Clarion Ledger

On April 29, 2014, Zachary Robinson, 22, was gunned down outside the southwest Jackson home he shared with his parents and younger sister after a carload ...

UPDATED: Complete list of athletes honored at Best of MS Preps  Jackson Clarion Ledger

On Thursday, May 28 - The Clarion-Ledger will honor more than 1,500 student athletes in 22 sports at the Best of MS Preps banquet. It's going to be a great night ...

Caroline Herring  Jackson Free Press

Longtime listeners of "Thacker Mountain Radio Hour" may recognize one voice in particular at the program's latest live taping. Canton-native folk singer Caroline ...

JPD Targets 'Bandos': A Different Kind of 'Broken Windows' Policing  Jackson Free Press

JPD Chief Lee Vance is frustrated at the State for owning so much crumbling housing in Jackson but is glad that his department is helping to bring it down.

John Dickerson now permanent enrollment leader at MSU  Mississippi State Newsroom

Mississippi State's registrar and a veteran administrator at the university now is his alma mater's permanent assistant vice president for enrollment.

Mississippi high school students participate in Girls State, elect officers  WDAM-TV

Young women from all over the state of Mississippi have been on The University of Southern Mississippi's Hattiesburg campus June 1-6 to participate as ...

MCC Tabs James Green New Basketball Coach  WTOK

Former USM Coach James Green Takes over at MCC.

Madison woman knows what 'home' really means  Jackson Clarion Ledger

Tyna McNealy, volunteer coordinator for Habitat, grew up in a Habitat home. She knows first-hand the difference she can make.

Inmate dead at Parchman 'young life wasted'  Jackson Clarion Ledger

Jasper Bell, who shot a Jackson State University researcher and was accused as an accessory in the slaying of a high school student in 2010, was found dead ...

Gibbs-Green shooting: Family, JPD unite at JSU  Jackson Clarion Ledger

Ceremony marks 45 years since violent outbreak at JSU that claimed two lives.

Today in history: The 1970 killings at Jackson State College  People's World

The Jackson State killings occurred on Friday, May 15, 1970, at Jackson State College, a historically Black college (now Jackson State University) in Jackson, ...

Mississippi unveils marker for 1963 civil rights sit-in at Jackson Woolworth's (updated)  Mississippi Press

JACKSON, Mississippi -- Mississippi on Tuesday unveiled a historical marker commemorating the sit-in exactly 50 years earlier at a whites-only lunch counter in ...

Mississippi Women's Turn: Can They Break the Political Ceiling?  Jackson Free Press

The political landscape might have shifted in Mississippi, but in 2012, women are still struggling with the same issues.

Educators say International Baccalaureate program's advantages outweigh costs  The Commercial Dispatch

Columbus High School’s International Baccalaureate students work on a project Friday afternoon. Seated, from left, is Kristina Patel and Ricky Hackler.

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