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We're so pumped to finally introduce the Our Jackson Home journal—our makeover on the look, feel, frequency, and price of our magazine. Mark your calendars because a month from tomorrow we'll be premiering Vol. 3, Issue 1: Identity at A Night of Storytelling at the CO. Check out this video by Shelby Kee highlighting the exciting changes, then head over to our shop to sign up for a one-year subscription for just $20 (shipping included). Music courtesy of PSALLOS.
Sometime between fifth grade and high school my dad altered my musical taste. I didn’t understand it at the time, and I have to give him credit because it was subtle, but now that I have two kids of my own toting around digital devices, filtering all means of communication in the home is an important part of parenting. What does that have to do with the short documentary I recently produced? Today lovers of R&B music have no fewer than four radio stations in Madison County to get their fix.
2016 has been full of a lot of Our Jackson Home firsts and the celebration of growth throughout our second year. Check out this stop motion by Katie Howerton highlighting some of our favorite moments. Featuring "Wolves" by Asha Moody of Small Town Big Sound.
We had a blast last year at theCO's first annual celebration of theCOtoberfest—but what is it exactly? Check out this video by Kevin Adelsberger highlighting the best of last year's event, and join us this weekend for an even better time!
The West Tennessee State Fair is one of Jackson's most colorful, crowd-drawing events all year. Check out this video from Madison Academic student Tori Phillips giving a glimpse inside the transformed Fairgrounds.
Our first annual celebration of 731Day was a blast, and we're so glad that our old friend Trevor Masterson captured so many of its best moments on video. Check out this recap of some of this awesome day, and start getting ready for next year!
This 731Day, we're proud to bring you Vol. 2, Issue 3: Harvest! This fall 2016 magazine will be available July 31, premiering at the 731Day Summer Pop-Up Shop. You can pick up your preordered copy at the shop or theCO, or you can have it shipped directly to you. Enjoy this short promo video by Katie Howerton hinting at some of our magazine's best stories.
We are so excited to bring you Vol. 2, Issue 2: Elements! Preorder your copy today here. This summer 2016 magazine will be available May 5, premiering first at the West Tennessee Strawberry Festival. You can pick up your preordered copy at the festival or theCO, or you can have it shipped to you.
We are so excited to bring you Vol. 2, Issue 1: Discovery! Preorder your copy of this spring 2016 magazine today, available February 20, 2016. It premieres first at the Star Center's Andrew Peterson Concert. You can pick up your preordered copy at the concert or theCO, or you can have it shipped to you. Enjoy this short promo video hinting at some of our best stories, including Marmilu Farms, Tennessee Safari Park, Cypress Grove, Rugged Reclaimers, and HaliHannigan's.
We had a blast at the 2015 ARM Color Run this Saturday! Check out this awesome downtown tour of Jackson as seen through the eyes of contributor and runner Kristi Woody. It features "The Takeoff" by Flying Colours, one of our favorite local bands.
Jackson non-profit Area Relief Ministries (ARM) hosted their annual Salt & Light Banquet Thursday evening (August 20th) at the Civic Center. Members of the Hub Club choir kicked off the event, and then ARM helped educate the audience to display the wide variety of ministries they oversee including Room in the Inn, freshSTART, and Hub Club. These ministries have goals such as giving youth alternatives to the gang lifestyle and creating jobs for those who may not easily find one elsewhere
Barnfest 2015 brought Humble Tip, Scott Dawson, and David Crowder to nearby town Denmark. An audience of around 4,000 gathered at the Barn at Snider Farms to hear these beloved performers and speakers from the Christian community. Local food venders provided plentiful dinner options, and several organizations, including Farmers & Merchants Bank, sponsored the event in order to keep it free to the public.
We're excited to introduce Jackson to Grubb's Grocery and owner Chris Felder! See just how many yummy, healthy, and fresh products they have to offer.
Jackson's Chamber of Commerce awarded local businesses and volunteers at their 2014 Annual Celebration, and Trevor Masterson and Kevin Adelsberger were there to capture the celebration of the volunteers and businesses that help make our Chamber and city great.
Amazing artists are in our very midst right here in Jackson, Tennessee. Many of them call the art classroom at Jackson Central-Merry High School home. Learn how teachers Eugene Clark and Marilynn Eblen have helped the students reach their maximum potential.
Filmmaker Trevor Masterson's shows his take on last week's snow day (March 6, 2015). See what fun our community had together bonding over the snowy weather.
Happy Fat Tuesday! On Saturday, February 14, the Jackson Downtown Development Corporation hosted one of Jackson's most entertaining annual events: the 2015 Kids Mardi Gras Parade! It was blast for all ages and our filmmaker Trevor Masterson was on the scene.
On Friday we got to visit with the great folks at theCO. They are doing some amazing work, so here's a peek into the space they provide for members and visitors. Become a member! OJH will be bringing a podcast and article telling more about theCO in the next couple of days.