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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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Jim Hill High School students practice Spanish skills at restaurant  WLBT

Several students of different grade levels went to Fernando's Mexican restaurant in Pearl on Friday.

'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.

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 counselor charged with sexual battery  WJTV

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

Students remember Jim Hill High School coach  WJTV

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

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 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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Local schools to feel effects of 2019-2021 reclassification  WDAM

Athletic reclassification will affect some Pine Belt high schools.

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 ...

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..

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

JPS Teenagers to Question Mayoral Candidates at YMP-PTA Forum Today  Jackson Free Press

Teenagers will take center stage at Jackson's first Youth Mayoral Forum on Monday, April 17, in the Provine High School auditorium.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Kristy Johnson  Jackson Free Press

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

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 ...

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 ...

JPS board nominees: 4 names to know  Jackson Clarion Ledger

Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba on Wednesday will ask the City Council to consider a new slate of board members to govern the capital city's school ...

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 ...

Tougaloo College names community college leader as next president  WAPT Jackson

Tougaloo College has named a community college leader as its next president.

Buchanon-Williams: 'Plan, Prioritize and Execute'  Jackson Free Press

A woman of many trades A. Shae Buchanon-William is a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, mother and business owner. Buchanon-Williams works with communities in ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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

Get the latest National Signing Day news from Blitz 16.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

Josh Paige  Jackson Free Press

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

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

JPS initiative offers signing bonuses  Jackson Clarion Ledger

New teachers could receive a $5,000 signing bonus if they commit to working three years at one of seven schools Jackson Public Schools Superintendent ...

Murrah Mustangs Playing for Coach Eiland  WJTV

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

Jackson municipal election  Jackson Clarion Ledger

Candidates for Tuesday's Democratic and Republican primaries.

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.

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 ...

Media Literacy Project: Intentional Bias  Jackson Free Press

Earlier this year, in a span of less than two weeks, two tragedies rocked the communities of Jackson, Madison and Canton.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Tracee Thompson  Jackson Free Press

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

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 ...

Blonda Mack  Jackson Free Press

Blonda Marie Chess Mack, former chairwoman of the Hinds County Democratic Executive Committee and president-elect of the Mississippi Federation of ...

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.

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 ...

MCC Tabs James Green New Basketball Coach  WTOK

Former USM Coach James Green Takes over at MCC.

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 ...

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

Meridian High School homecoming parade Thursday  Meridian Star

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

Ceara's Season  Jackson Free Press

Ceara Sturgis' home in Wesson, Miss., is filled with cookie jars. Ancient, smiling caricatures of 1950s-era "Campbell's Kids" join recent additions featuring the ...

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 ...

Bleau Print Project rewards JPS kids  Jackson Clarion Ledger

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

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 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 ...

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 ...

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

They were *fresh*-faced and eager, half-shy and half-confident in that way only high school seniors can be. They stood in the lobby of Columbus High School last ...

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