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Tragedy for Jackson Prep: Football player Walker Wilbanks dies

Jackson Preparatory School football player Walker Wilbanks died Monday after coming off the field and  complaining of illness during the school’s home opener Friday night against Oxford. The official cause of death was listed as cerebral adema secondary to exercise associated hyponatremia. Joe Pressler, the high school junior’s lead physician at University of Mississippi Medical Center, said Wilbanks’ death “was a freak ...

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Sullivan named MBJ's Businesswoman of the Year

Janet Sullivan loves her job. In fact, she enjoys it so much that on many weekends while others are having fun, Sullivan can often be found working in her Natchez office. As special projects coordinator for the Southern District of the Mississippi Department of Transportation, Sullivan’s dedication to both her profession and the community has been officially recognized. Last Thursday, ...

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Fike to head up annual giving

Beth Fike has joined Jackson Preparatory School’s administrative staff as director of annual Giving. Fike spent her entire career at AT&T Business Systems (formerly BellSouth and South Central Bell). She served as major account manager in large business sales, which gave her the opportunity to work with a number of different industries, including education (K-12) and private colleges. Fike’s role ...

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