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Optimist Ice Arena hosts East Jackson High School 2018 prom

East Jackson converted the Optimist Ice Arena into a dance floor for their prom on Saturday, May 5, 2018.

Middle schoolers launch lunar rovers at Jackson robotics event

Middle schoolers from across Michigan launched their lunar rovers at East Jackson High in first match of the season.

Teen killed in I-94 crash remembered as kind soul, good friend

BLACKMAN TWP., MI - Brandon Walker was your best friend, even if you never met him. He had a kind soul, a big heart and would go out of his way to help ...

Mourning the loss of a son, a star athlete, a junkie turned warrior

After years of aiding in the fight against opioid addiction, and months of staying sober, Christopher Risner, 29, died in his home on Nov. 21.

Former teacher taking over as East Jackson superintendent

LEONI TWP., MI - Steve Doerr is taking over as leader of a school district he's very familiar with. Following a second-round interview on Tuesday, July 12, the ...

Assistant principal, athletic director going to work in East Jackson

East Jackson High School has a new assistant principal and athletic director, Jeff Punches.

Biggest battle yet in final 2017 Citizen Patriot Prom of the Week poll

Six schools go head-to-head in the hunt for the May 12-13 Prom of the Week.

Jackson man raising funds for CPR Training  WILX-TV

A man is hoping to start CPR training after attempting CPR on a teen who died in a car accident.

Here's how Jackson County schools rank on the 2017 SAT

By Leanne Smith | JACKSON, MI – This is the second year high school juniors have taken the SAT, which serves as a college entrance ...

Improvements at East Jackson's The Dome concession stand start next week  The Jackson Citizen Patriot -

Improvements will take place next week at East Jackson's historic "Dome" concession stand next week.

145 Family Restaurant closes, will become medical marijuana dispensary

"Closed for business" signs were posted at the 145 Family Restaurant Wednesday morning and workers were removing equipment from the space.

First Jackson-area boys high school basketball rankings in 2018

Let's hope for the sake of clarity the next few weeks of conference play can clear up the Jackson-area boys basketball picture.

Second annual 'Domecoming' at East Jackson this Friday seeks to raise funds to renovate historic building  The Jackson Citizen Patriot -

The second annual Domecoming, held in conjunction with the varsity football team's homecoming game, will take place at East Jackson High School from 4 to 7 ...

3 graduates get money for college from Kiwanis Club of Jackson

JACKSON, MI - Three Jackson County high school graduates have received money for college from the Kiwanis Club of Jackson. Lauren Howe, Morgan ...

10 storylines to watch in the Jackson area boys basketball season

Every season, some Jackson-area team seems to come out of nowhere and surprise. So, who will it be in 2017-18?

East Jackson teen dies 14 months after brain cancer diagnosis  The Jackson Citizen Patriot

MICHIGAN CENTER, MI – Jordyn VanSyckle appeared Feb. 7 before students and fans at an East Jackson high school basketball game. A team had assembled ...

Family, friends remember 20-year-old Travis 'TJ' Stowe for his smile and heart  The Jackson Citizen Patriot -

Family members said Stowe had been feeling ill for about a week and they thought he had the flu. When Stowe complained of a toothache on Wednesday, his ...

Manchester Wrestling Wins Tenth Straight League Title

Share this page! Facebook · Twitter · Google+; Pinterest; LinkedIn. By: Seth Kinker, The Manchester Flying Dutchmen Wrestling ...

Peek Through Time: Known for its ice cream and hamburgers, The Dome was a cool hot spot for Jackson teenagers for decades  The Jackson Citizen Patriot -

Citizen Patriot File PhotoThe Dome, 3231 E. Michigan Ave., in its early days. The drive-in restaurant opened in 1939 and served ice cream, frosted malts and ...

Former Jackson High School Principal Bob DuBois given district's first Lifetime Viking Award  The Jackson Citizen Patriot -

DuBois served as JHS principal from 1985-90 and as JPS interim superintendent in 1998.

Jackson Current: Jackson's Underworld Extreme Haunted House; high school football playoffs; Team Hope  The Jackson Citizen Patriot -

Lance Cuffle and his wife, Susan, have constructed haunted houses for 12 years and the past five years have been dedicated to creating Jackson's Underworld ...

Peek Through Time: St. Patrick's Day blizzard buried Jackson in 1973  The Jackson Citizen Patriot -

There's a joke that says the "luck of the Irish" is all bad. But no one was laughing on St. Patrick's Day 37 years ago when anything remotely green was covered ...

It could be worse -- Big snow socked St. Patrick's Day 44 years ago

That winter was a lot like this one in that there had been relatively little snow up to that point.

Benefit honoring man killed by heroin raises $45,000 to combat issue

"My response is to look them in the eye and say, 'what are you doing about it?'" said Mike Hirst, who lost his son in 2010 to the drug and has tried since to ...

Friend calls Nicholas Jackson 'normal teenager'; Judge says he was 'appalled' by October assault preceding alleged homicide  The Jackson Citizen Patriot -

JACKSON, MI – Nicholas Jackson had never been in any serious trouble at school. The 18-year-old played baseball, liked to fish and planned to study music.

Peek Through Time: Chicken Inn known for huge fiberglass chicken outside, tasty dinners inside

JACKSON, MI - Anyone going there for the first time simply had to look for the giant fiberglass chicken in front to know they had arrived. And once they'd been to ...

From jazz band to Superman: Jackson native makes name for himself in comic book industry

Jackson native Evan "Doc" Shaner is an artist on the rise in the comic book industry with working credits that already include the likes of Superman, Flash ...

Peek through time: Dave Driscoll was a mentor to many during his years coaching football  The Jackson Citizen Patriot -

Citizen Patriot File PhotoDave Driscoll, center, with his St. Mary's High School football coaching staff, Jack Sherwood, left, and Wayne Case, right. They helped ...

Jackson firefighter helps save life by donating cells to stranger with leukemia, organizes bone marrow donor registry drive

The fire department is hosting a marrow donor registry drive from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11 at the downtown fire station, 518 N. Jackson St. The event ...

Peek Through Time: Jackson skated to the 1970s disco beat under a glittering ball at The Rollatorium  The Jackson Citizen Patriot -

The building at the Jackson County Fairgrounds that housed the Rollatorium is still going strong after 95 years. It's now the Fair Events Center.

Jackson-area youth sports: Baseball, football, golf, soccer announcements for June 22  The Jackson Citizen Patriot -

Vandy Blast is holding a 10U and 12U baseball tournament June 24-26 at Townsend Elementary School in Vandercook Lake. The cost is $275 with three ...

Column: For those who used to rock (at Sharp Park), we salute you!

If memories are correct, four bands in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame performed in free shows at Ella Sharp Park over a span of 10 weeks in 1970.

Body of 19-year-old Kaley Brooks found Tuesday night in river in Leoni Township

LEONI TWP., MI – Authorities found the body of 19-year-old Kaley Brooks on Tuesday night in Portage River near a bridge on Wooster Road. The Jackson ...

Tim Sindt Tops The True Top 500 Rankings  MileSplit

We pulled ever athletes time run this season to see how many times they have in the top 500.

Police work of Jackson native to be featured on Investigation Discovery's 'Swamp Murders'  The Ann Arbor News -

Brad Hoyes, a native of Jackson, will be featured in Tuesday's episode of "Swamp Murders" on Investigation Discovery.Courtesy photo | Investigation Discovery.

Teen dating, domestic violence too common; experts say there should be more awareness, education  The Jackson Citizen Patriot -

JACKSON, MI – Even after he dragged her by the hair, leaving her scalp swollen and starting to bruise, she talked to him. Even after he threw her down and ...

Jackson native found dead in Las Vegas home days after he reportedly suffered injuries in fight  The Jackson Citizen Patriot -

Called fun-loving by friends and family, Thomas Phelps accumulated friends easily. The Jackson native, who lived in Las Vegas, could be goofy and fiercely ...

Recovering heroin addict and mother spread message of recovery and hope  The Jackson Citizen Patriot

For Corey Warren and his mother, Jacque Liebner, talking about the past never gets any easier, but that doesn't stop them from spreading their message of ...

The Teen Network: Having kids a reality check for teenagers  The Jackson Citizen Patriot -

When Keysha Eaton's 10-month-old son smiles at her, she can't help but smile back. “He makes my day all the time,” Eaton said. He's smart, cute, loves girls and ...

FINAL Top 500 Boys Cross Country Times In Nation For 2016 Season

Check out the final list of the top 500 boys cross country 5K times in the nation for the 2016 season.

FINAL Top 500 Girls Cross Country Times In Nation For 2016 Season

Check out the final list of the top 500 girls cross country 5K times in the nation for the 2016 season.

15:37 Is The Current Cut-Off For Nation's Top 500 Boys 5K List!

Check out the top 500 boys 5K cross country times in the nation as of November 21st.

Nation's Top 50 Boys Outdoor Returnees By Event: Spring Season Is Already Here (For Some)!  MileSplit

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In anticipation of the Beggars' new album, MT sits down with frontman Steven Tuthill  Detroit Metro Times

At a time when playing rock 'n' roll and having a good time on stage were not exactly synonymous, the Beggars laid out the foundation...

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