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12/07/2012 - 11:30am

by KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff Writer

OF THE THREE fastest-growing counties in the state, Madison County paid the most for engineering work last year.

Madison, Rankin and DeSoto counties all border metropolitan cities...

12/07/2012 - 11:24am

There will soon be a new place for dogs to run free and socialize with other dogs. That place will be called Bree’s Bark Park, and it is being built by CARA, or Community Animal Rescue and Adoption of Mississippi. CARA board member Ann...

12/07/2012 - 11:18am

It’s been a tough road for the Delta, but high commodity prices are giving the region a healthy boost.

I recently saw Sykes Sturdivant in Greenwood, and asked him how the crop turned out. “Good,” was his answer. I...

12/07/2012 - 11:14am

The November 28, 2012 Jackson Free Press carried an article by Ronnie Mott arguing that allowing the Bush-era tax cuts to expire for the wealthy would not increase unemployment. She wrote “… businesses don't expand or contract...

12/07/2012 - 11:07am

Ninety years ago last month, President Theodore Roosevelt went on a Mississippi bear hunt in Issaquena County. The hunt fared badly and by sundown on the second day had produced only an old wounded bear tethered to a tree and savaged by the...

12/07/2012 - 10:56am

Hi y’all!

Yockanookany Ned here.

I was always an analytical child. I excelled at math. Baseball, I loved baseball, too. Baseball was played in backyards, or more likely, in the nearest pasture. There was a third love of...

12/07/2012 - 10:45am

By ANTHONY WARREN

Sun Staff Writer

Police are out in full force this year to make sure Northsiders have a safe and happy Christmas.

The holiday shopping season officially kicked off on Black Friday, with some stores...

12/07/2012 - 10:42am

By KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff Writer

HERE IS A QUICK fact for Northsiders to note, especially as construction continues on I-55 between Madison and Ridgeland:

“Speeding fines doubled when workers are present...

12/07/2012 - 10:39am

They say the shortest distance between two points is a straight line. You would think that I could do a better job marking the entrances into my secluded haunts, but the serpentine trails that I travel say otherwise. I also try to minimize...

12/01/2012 - 6:35am

Jackson Prep recently held a luncheon to honor former board members (from left, back) Jimmy O’Mara, Orrin Swayze, Stewart Swayze, John Crawford, Jarvis Ward, Sam Lane, Doug McDaniel, Max McDaniel, George Patton, Larry Lefoldt...

12/01/2012 - 6:33am

New Summit School student council works to establish a group of leaders who encourage school spirit, giving the students a voice, and promoting student involvement in school and community activities.  Student council members...

12/01/2012 - 6:30am

Christ Covenant School girls cross country team are 2012 MAIS Class A state champions. This is Christ Covenant's first state championship. Shown are team members (from left) Savannah Swalley, Madison Adcock, Isabel Kokko, Anna...

12/01/2012 - 6:28am

The Madison Central Madrigals will present the 20th annual Madrigal Feast December 8 at 4 and 7 p.m. in the Madison Central High School cafetorium.  Tickets are $25 per person and include dinner.  Both the SSA Madrigals...

12/01/2012 - 6:26am

St. Andrew's Episcopal School's drumline for 2012 is (from left) Nikhil Arora, Megan Aleman, Anthony Sanangelo, Eric Kline, Michael Medlin, Jack Harth, Jessie Smith, Alex Hamlin, Mark McMillin, and Daniel Gallarno.

12/01/2012 - 6:24am

The homecoming court at St. Joseph Catholic School consisted of (from left, back)  freshman maid Hope Engle, sophomore maid Sophia Cosmich, junior maid Anna Edge, senior maids Miranda Barrett, Gabriella Nuzzo, Jordan Welsh,...

12/01/2012 - 6:11am

Mr. and Mrs. Mark Jackson Wakefield announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Elizabeth Wakefield, to Jason Daniel Ray, son of Dr. and Mrs. John Davis Ray.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Gene Ray and...

12/01/2012 - 6:03am

Mr. and Mrs. Gerald L. White of Brandon announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Catherine White, to Richard Henry Sforzini III, son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Henry Sforzini Jr. of Little Rock.

The bride-elect is the...

12/01/2012 - 5:59am

Mr. and Mrs. Douglass Dale McKibben announce the engagement of their daughter, Jordan Vinson McKibben, to Judson Franklin Mason, son of Glenda Gardner Mason and the late James Bryant Mason.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of...

12/01/2012 - 5:55am

Mrs. Marvin York Vick Jr. of Dallas announces the engagement of her daughter, Elizabeth Baldwin Vick, to Joshua Dudley Kipp, son of Mr. and Mrs. Crane Davis Kipp. Miss Vick is also the daughter of the late Marvin York Vick Jr.

The...

12/01/2012 - 5:52am

Virginia Fleming Uhrin and Timothy Pattison Taylor Jr. were married June 30 at the Cathedral of St. Paul. The Rev. Father Michael O’Brien officiated the ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Rogers Uhrin of...

12/01/2012 - 5:47am

Santa party

Mississippi Children’s Museum will host a Holiday Tea Party with Santa, December 8, 2 to 3:30 p.m. Tickets $20. www.mschildrensmuseum.com...

12/01/2012 - 5:45am

Jared Letson, son of Jerry and Linda Letson, is the recipient of this year’s Ryan Kirkpatrick Memorial Scholarship, administered by the Community Foundation of Greater Jackson. The Ryan Kirkpatrick Memorial Scholarship Fund, started by...

12/01/2012 - 5:39am

Thomas Henry Smith

Memorial services were held November 21 at Galloway Memorial United Methodist Church for Thomas Henry Smith of Jackson.

Smith, 84, died peacefully...

11/29/2012 - 12:23pm

 by ANTHONY WARREN

Sun Staff Writer

New speed humps will eventually be added on Dogwood Drive.

Eventually.

The city of Jackson has approved adding two speed humps on a section of the roadway between...

11/29/2012 - 12:20pm

 by KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff  Writer

THE MADISON AND Ridgeland police departments are both planning to get video arraignment technology, which is now helping the Madison County Sheriff’s Department with security...