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Valentine DanceJanuary 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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Flooding was above the tires of several cars in the Jim Hill High School parking lot.
‘Their day begins, ends with me’: Bus drivers know your kids, and this is what they see Jackson Clarion Ledger
I try to talk to my babies and let them know that materialistic things don't make or break anyone," says bus driver Marie Burse, a mother of six.
Storm water floods Jim Hill High School WJTV
The Jackson Public School District confirms flash flood waters have encroached on the ground of the building and is inside the entire school.
Two Jim Hill High School students arrested after stabbing on bus WLBT
JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - Three female Jim Hill High school students were involved in a fight this morning on a bus on the way to the school that ended with one ...
Focused on Mississippi: Jim Hill Choir provides movie soundtrack WJTV
A concert by the Jim Hill High Choir in Canada eight years ago becomes a movie soundtrack years later.
Jackson mayor declares state of emergency over flooding WAPT Jackson
Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba has declared a state of emergency after heavy rain Thursday caused widespread flooding.
Students remember Jim Hill High School coach WJTV
JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – The Jim Hill High School family has lost a beloved coach and teacher. Sunday morning, an outpour of social media posts began to ...
Heavy rain brings flash flooding to thousands in the metro WJTV
Power is back on for people in downtown Jackson after Entergy crews repaired a blown transformer on Capital Street and Lamar Street. The planned power ...
Jim Hill High counselor charged with sexual battery WJTV
A Jim Hill High School counselor is arrested for an alleged sex crime.
Hillary Watkins Jackson Free Press
Jackson State University senior Hillary Watkins was one of 21 competitors who entered the Metropolitan Opera National Council District Auditions on Jan. 12.
Jim Hill School hosts Boys to Men Bowtie Edition WJTV
Boys to Men Bowtie Edition educates young men on proper interview etiquette, writing proper emails, and good communication.
Susan Bender Jackson Free Press
Susan Bender, 56, fosters a passion for biological sciences among her students. "It's a wonderful bunch of students that just need someone to tell them it's OK to ...
National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc. Central MS Chapter gives $10000 in scholarships Themississippilink
The Mississippi Link Newswire,. Front Row: Wendalyn Towner, Alashija Johnson, Rita Wray – president, Victoria Baker and Kaila Love. Back row: Cynthia ...
Flash floods inundate metro area Jackson Clarion Ledger
A flash flood emergency has been issued for the Jackson metro and surrounding areas due to continued heavy rain, the National Weather *Service* said ...
Jim Hill high school cheerleaders WAPT Jackson
Jim hill cheerleaders visit 16 WAPT and show us their cheer.
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.
UMMC Empowering Through Base Pair Jackson Free Press
The Base Pair initiative, which has been around for 27 years, started with a simple question: "How can the sole academic medical center for this state help ...
'It's a milestone' JPS students graduate WAPT Jackson
Graduation ceremonies are this week for Jackson Public Schools seniors.
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 ...
Jim Hill High School broken into, items stolen WAPT Jackson
Campus officials are investigating a break in at Jim Hill high school.
Food Truck Festival, Miss Jackson Hospitality Pageant and Regions Financial Debates Jackson Free Press
The Mississippi Museum of Art recently announced that it will expand the hours for its sixth-annual Food Truck Festival on May 16 to include lunch *service*.
Lewis hired at Jim Hill following stint with Viking ninth grade - The Vicksburg Post Vicksburg Post
James Lewis helped build a championship ninth-grade basketball program at Warren Central. Now he's got the chance to do it at the varsity level. Lewis, who ...
Honoring Southern Soul and Scholars, Pothole Accountability, Gay Pride at City Hall Jackson Free Press
Lee King, executive producer of the Farish Street Heritage Festival, preached the importance of Jackson becoming the birthplace of "southern soul" because of ...
'Blood Was Spilled On These Grounds': JSU Remembers Gibbs and Green Jackson Free Press
Jackson State University hosted the 49th-annual memorial ceremony and wreath-laying for James Green and Philip Gibbs on May 15, 2019, to commemorate ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Amazing Teens 2019 Jackson Free Press
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Storm damage to nonprofit’s building cancels summer reading program and others WLBT
PEARL, Miss. (WLBT) - A Rankin County summer reading program was forced to stop operating after the building was damaged during storms. The Pearson ...
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 ...
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 ...
Best of Jackson 2019: People Jackson Free Press
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MSU students join Continental Internship Program in Clinton Mississippi Business Journal
Continental Tire has selected Mississippi State University students Sarah Chipley of Vicksburg and James Leggett of Jackson for summer engineering ...
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.
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.
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 ...
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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 ...
'If I died today don't cry,' Jackson homicide victim tweeted minutes before he was shot Jackson Clarion Ledger
"He was a good person. He didn't deserve this," 22-year-old Kameron Pierson's mom said.
Murrah Singers go to WorldStrides OnStage Festival Concert Tour in Italy; time to fundraise Jackson Clarion Ledger
The Murrah High School Concert Singers received an invitation to perform in Italy. Fundraisers are underway.
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 ...
Local schools to feel effects of 2019-2021 reclassification WDAM
Athletic reclassification will affect some Pine Belt high schools.
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 ...
Amazing Teens 2017 Jackson Free Press
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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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Amazing Teens 2018 Jackson Free Press
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Adding Comedy to the Bill Jackson Free Press
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Anthony Robinson Jackson Free Press
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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.
Murrah Mustangs Playing for Coach Eiland WJTV
The Murrah High Mustangs are moving forward with their high school football season without on their assistant coaches. Asst. Coach Christopher Eiland, who's ...
Bryce Yelverton Jackson Free Press
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Joshua Mannery and Maisie Brown Jackson Free Press
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Antwone Perkins Jackson Free Press
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Don Hinton Jackson Free Press
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Edrick G. Franklin Jackson Free Press
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Mississippi schools face loss of millions in federal funds WAPT Jackson
A $19 million mistake could leave thousands of Mississippi students without access to tutoring.
Phillip Lafayette Gibbs & James Earl Green Jackson Free Press
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Tourney at 'The Big House' Jackson Free Press
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Meridian High School homecoming parade Thursday Meridian Star
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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 ...
Jackson municipal election Jackson Clarion Ledger
Candidates for Tuesday's Democratic and Republican primaries.
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U.S. Attorney Michael Hurst has charged 35 people since he first announced the anti-crime initiative Project EJECT in late 2017.
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.
Amazing Teens Jackson Free Press
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Blonda Mack Jackson Free Press
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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.
Mississippi unveils marker for 1963 civil rights sit-in at Jackson Woolworth's (updated) Mississippi Press
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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 ...
JPD: Indicted murder suspect wanted in armed robbery Jackson Clarion Ledger
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Anne O'Hara Jackson Free Press
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Josh Paige Jackson Free Press
Josh Paige doesn't have to look far for inspiration for his poetry, or his lyrics.
DA Files: 'Too Sweet' Reverend, Old Faces Back in News Jackson Free Press
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JPD Targets 'Bandos': A Different Kind of 'Broken Windows' Policing Jackson Free Press
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MCC Tabs James Green New Basketball Coach WTOK
Former USM Coach James Green Takes over at MCC.
Caroline Herring Jackson Free Press
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Running Jackson: New CAO Robert Blaine Shares His Vision Jackson Free Press
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JPS Gifted Students Teach Classmates About Mardi Gras with a Parade Jackson Free Press
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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.
John Dickerson now permanent enrollment leader at MSU Mississippi State Newsroom
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Price named Laurel Varsity Boys' Basketball Head Coach WDAM-TV
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Storms result in flash flooding all over Jackson WJTV
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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 ...
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.
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