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  1. May 10- May 18. Get Info HereRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Z 106.7 Jackson

    For 5 years in a row, The Trail Of Honor has been named as a top 20 event by the Southeast Tourism Society. 2015 Schedule of Events Sunday May 10: Arrival of 1 Huey and 1 Cobra Gunship at Hawkins Field.


  2. 20-Year-Old Charged in Ferguson Cop ShootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2015 | Z 106.7 Jackson

    The 20-year-old man charged in the shooting of two St. Louis-area officers had been at the protest outside of the Ferguson Police Department earlier that night, authorities said today. St. Louis County Prosecutor Robert McCulloch says 20-year-old Jeffrey Williams told authorities he was firing at someone with whom he was in a dispute, not at the police officers.


  3. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Z 106.7 Jackson

    The free-market Competitive Enterprise Institute is suing the Environmental Protection Agency over its extremely slow release of emails related to chief Lisa Jackson's alias email account. In 2012, CEI requested records regarding Jackson's alias email account under the name " Richard Windsor " - an address she used to communicate with government officials and green groups while avoiding federal transparency laws.


  4. April 23rd-26th - Mississippi ColiseumRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2015 | Z 106.7 Jackson

    Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Built To Amaze! is a comedic, high-energy production featuring horsepower and spark with amazing acts you can only see this year, like a one-of-a-kind trick riding performance on horseback that includes handstands, jumps and flips on top of galloping horses and an electrifying single trapeze routine.


  5. Ferguson Police Chief To ResignRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Z 106.7 Jackson

    Tom Jackson, the police chief in Ferguson, Missouri is stepping down. The move was prompted by a Department of Justice report that found the department displayed a racial bias for years.


  6. Fondren's Zippity Doo Dah WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | Z 106.7 Jackson

    Friday, March 27 The Bluz Boys in concert on Duling Avenue and the arrival of the Budweiser Clydesdales 6pm - Free Saturday, March 28 BancorpSouth Zippity Doo Dah Parade featuring grand marshal, Braveheart writer/director Randall Wallace; the Jackson State University Sonic Boom marching band; "Bravehearts for Batson" servicemen, first responders and many others who place their lives on the line; and the Sweet Potato Queens lead by THE sweet potato queen herself, Jill Conner Browne historic downtown Fondren dusk Free!! 2015 is the 20th Anniversary of BRAVEHEART and so Randy is the Grand Marshal of the BancorpSouth Zippity Doo Dah But feel free to totally ignore the theme and do what YOU wanna do-always keeping in mind, of course, that we are a family-friendly event! Weekend Passes are still just $74 for advance reservations-- ORDER HERE and order NOW! REMEMBER, Weekend Passes ARE NOT and ... (more)


  7. Bacchus Ball with the Diabetes Foundation of MSRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2015 | Z 106.7 Jackson

    "Laissez les bon temps rouler!" Come be a part of the incredible Bacchus Ball on Saturday, February 7 at the Country Club of Jackson as the Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi rolls out the Mardi Gras carpet for Bacchus Ball 2015! Originally organized by the late Warren and Elsie Hood, the party has grown each year and is the grandest of galas. It caters to those who enjoy the pure magic of Mardi Gras.


  8. Obama's Sore Throat Prompts Medical TestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2014 | Z 106.7 Jackson

    President Obama had some medical tests today at a military hospital just outside Washington because of a persistent sore throat. White House press secretary Josh Earnest said Obama's physician, Dr. Ronny Jackson, suggested that some diagnostic tests be done this afternoon since the president had free time in his schedule.


  9. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | Z 106.7 Jackson

    Michael Brown's step-father, Louis Head, may be investigated for inciting a riot by urging bystanders last week to "burn this bitch down," in reference to Ferguson, Mo., the town's police chief said Monday. "Do you believe those comments should be pursued? Is that inciting a riot?" Fox News host Sean Hannity asked the police chief, Thomas Jackson, in an interview.


  10. Mac McAnally concert December 11th benefitting Extra TableRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Z 106.7 Jackson

    On Thursday, December 11th, Extra Table will host Mac McAnally and the Mississippi Opera Symphony with the Coral Reefer Band in a benefit concert at Thalia Mara Hall in Jackson, Mississippi, at 7:00 p.m. Extra Table founded by chef, author and restaurateur, Robert St. John is a non--profit organization working to fight hunger in Mississippi by providing healthy food in bulk to food pantries and soup kitchens. They partnered with the nation's largest food distribution company, Sysco, who delivers the food directly to the doors of the agencies that Extra Table helps provide for.


  11. Benefitting the Mississippi Food NetworkRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Z 106.7 Jackson

    Join us as we try to stock the shelves with food for the Mississippi Food Network in time for the Holidays. You can drop off non-perishable food items at the following Kroger locations on Friday, November 7th from 9am till 6pm.


  12. Ferguson Police Chief Hits Back At Eric HolderRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | Z 106.7 Jackson

    Ferguson, Missouri police chief Tom Jackson is hitting back at Attorney General Eric Holder who recently called for "wholesale change" at the Ferguson police department. "I think he's about to leave office and needs to say he accomplished something in Ferguson," Jackson told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Thursday .


  13. 1 Guy Sings 'Thriller' in 20 StylesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | Z 106.7 Jackson

    Singing any Michael Jackson song as Michael Jackson isn't going to be easy - but singing quite possibly the most epic Michael Jackson song of all time in 20 different styles? Yep...takes some serious talent!


  14. Saturday, Nov. 1st at The Art Garden at the Mississippi Museum of ArtRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2014 | Z 106.7 Jackson

    Fourth Annual Town Creek Arts Festival - Saturday, November 1, 2014 The Art Garden at the Mississippi Museum of Art 380 South Lamar Street in Downtown Jackson 10 AM 6 PM; evening concert at 6 PM - This year's art component centers around a custom-built pop up gallery in The Art Garden by Art Space 86 featuring work for sale from contemporary Mississippi artists. - Festival also features - morning kid's breakfast with Ferdinand the Bull.


  15. Ferguson Police Chief Marches With Protesters, Clashes EnsueRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | Z 106.7 Jackson

    Just hours after Tom Jackson issued a video apology to Michael Brown's parents and the peaceful demonstrators of Ferguson , the police chief tried one more tactic to reach out to the crowd protesting outside police headquarters last night: march with them. Jackson stepped outside to meet with people on the streets who demanded his resignation, letting them know his department is investigating "all those things that are causing mistrust," NBC News reports.


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