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Katie Eubanks

01/02/2014 - 9:47am

MADISON COUNTY supervisors recently hired a right-of-way acquisition agent for the widening of Bozeman Road and construction of the third phase of Reunion Parkway.

An engineering contract with Warnock and Associates was also approved...

01/02/2014 - 9:45am

CHURCH PLANTS are on the move on the Northside, with different locations and additional campuses planned as young congregations continue working to spread the gospel throughout the metro area and state.

Grace City Church held its first...

12/27/2013 - 11:49am

LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT and Mississippi Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) agree that the primary offenders when it comes to underage drinking aren’t lazy liquor stores or fake I.D. manufacturers, but parents and friends who supply kids with...

12/18/2013 - 2:19pm
Santa Claus travels around the world every Christmas Eve night and gives children gifts. He lives at the North Pole with Mrs. Claus, nine reindeer, and several million elves. He recently spoke with Sun staff writer Katie Eubanks via satellite...
12/05/2013 - 12:34pm

THANKSGIVING, Christmas and New Year’s are busy, fun-filled times of the year, but for many people the holidays bring a seasonal bout of depression.

Madison resident Vivian Gibson, who says she has learned to live a normal life...

12/05/2013 - 10:24am

OFFICIALS SAY per-pupil spending in public schools does not necessarily correlate with student performance.

The Sun obtained data from the 2011-12 statewide superintendents report that shows DeSoto County spending the least amount per...

11/08/2013 - 10:47am
SOMEWHERE near Bass, Ark., Dad pulled up to a gate at the end of a gravel road. My brother, Austin, got out and started to open the gate. 
“Whoa, what are you doing? We passed a balloon!”
We were on...
10/16/2013 - 12:07pm
IN A RECENT activity at Madison Avenue Elementary (MAE), students read the first chapter of a book called “Tiger Rising” and then were asked to look through a collection of art-printed postcards and pick one that described the...
10/11/2013 - 9:54am
THE VERY REV. Keith Allen didn’t set out to be an Anglican.
In fact, he didn’t even set out to be a Christian.
“I grew up in a non-Christian home. We weren’t anti-God, but we just didn’t...
10/11/2013 - 9:46am
Ronnie McGehee has been superintendent of Madison County Schools for two years. He has 36 years of experience in education and was assistant superintendent in Madison County before moving into his current position. He and his wife, Jodie,...
10/02/2013 - 10:31am

Jody Perkins took office October 1 as the new director of the Madison County Library System (MCLS). Perkins replaces Sandra Sanders, who retired in June after 11 years as MCLS director. Perkins had been the branch manager in the city of Madison...

09/19/2013 - 2:41pm

 POLITICAL STRAIN between Madison County and the city of Madison continues, with Madison Mayor Mary Hawkins Butler saying her constituents aren’t getting a fair shake, and three county supervisors saying they’re doing the best...

08/22/2013 - 10:42am
WILD HOGS have made the short list of nuisance animals in Mississippi, and an August 26 meeting could determine the next steps to control the hog population.
The future of wild hogs is now under the authority of the Beaver...
08/15/2013 - 10:58am

 HUNTERS, BOATERS, and upriver campers at the Ross Barnett Reservoir and Pearl River might not be able to recreate for free next year.

The Pearl River Valley Water Supply District (PRV), the state agency that owns and manages the...

06/26/2013 - 11:03am

Denson Robinson is retiring June 30 as Madison Public Works director after 36 years of service with the city. He and his wife, Mary Etta, live in Madison and attend St. Joseph Catholic Church. They have two grown children and two granddaughters...

05/30/2013 - 11:26am

GLUCKSTADT, Germany, is half a world away, but a few residents of the Gluckstadt on our continent are interested in displaying the area’s German roots as new businesses and buildings move in.

“It should be done in a certain...

05/13/2013 - 4:51am

SOMETHING IS driving the members of North Ridge Church.

It’s driven them to start a second campus, now open on State Street behind Bank Plus in Fondren.

And it’s been driving...

04/26/2013 - 1:28pm

GRADY HOWELL knows the exact date when he became a historian.

Go figure.

“It was July 3, 1955. I was eight years old, and it was the first time I’d seen Vicksburg,” Howell says.

“Before that...

04/26/2013 - 1:23pm

Mona Nicholas is the president of the Friends of the USA International Ballet Competition (IBC), held in Jackson. A Vicksburg native who has danced all her life, Nicholas lives in Jackson with her husband, Chris, and two daughters. She recently...

04/26/2013 - 12:52pm

RIDGELAND POLICE have made another prostitution arrest at the Red Roof Inn on Adcock Street, near I-55 and County Line Road.

At press time police said the woman, 55-year-old Feng Mei Zhang, was in the United States legally and they had...

04/26/2013 - 12:43pm

THE MISSISSIPPI Department of Rehabilitation Services (MDRS) should have an additional building attached to its headquarters by this fall.

MDRS has occupied the existing facility, located at 1291 Highway 51 in Madison, for 20 years....

03/13/2013 - 3:16pm

 

IF AMENDMENTS to Mississippi’s anti-human trafficking law pass the state Senate by today, March 14, and are signed by Gov. Phil Bryant, the law will have much-needed clarity and the seeds of a statewide effort to fight...

01/30/2013 - 1:02pm

Guy Bowering just served his first term as the first Ward 6 alderman in the city of Madison. Ward 6 is largely comprised of an area west of I-55 that was annexed into the city in 2008. Bowering and his wife, Nancy, have lived in Madison since...

01/30/2013 - 12:41pm

The City of Ridgeland will be constructing an extension to the multiuse trail system. Trace Ridge subdivision will be connected to an existing trail located on the east side of Highway 51 at Jackson Street. An asphalt path will be built along...

01/02/2013 - 11:54am

BIDS ARE DUE today on an aerial photography project that will likely save Madison County money.

Madison, Hinds, Rankin and 11 other counties are planning to go in together on the flyover photography, which they’ll use to update...