The Exchange Club of Jackson on Feb. 7 hosted its 36th annual Student Teacher Achievement Recognition (STAR) banquet at Jackson High School, recognizing 20 outstanding high school seniors and 17 teachers that have inspired them. Abby Shurtz was named the overall STAR student for 2019, and she, in turn, named Christa Miller her STAR teacher.

Michael Davis has been the editor of the Jackson Progress-Argus since 2010. He previously worked as an editor and reporter for the Henry Daily Herald and Clayton News-Daily.