Today's Top Stories

Harbor Walk development still in works for Barnett Reservoir

Plans are still in the works for the 110-acres of reservoir property that has been the proposed site for the Harbor Walk development for more than 12 years.

Moungers recognized by Fondren renaissance for contributions to city and state

WellsFest plans finalized

The state recently passed the Alyce G. Clarke Mississippi Lottery Law and the Mississippi Infrastructure Modernization Act (MIMA), two bills that will ultimately mean more money for road infrastructure across the state.

Gov. Phil Bryant recently announced his support for Circuit Judge Jeff Weill in his election campaign for the Mississippi Court of Appeals.

Residents along one Belhaven street will soon have a new sidewalk.

The Jackson City Council recently approved bringing on Blurton, Banks and Associates to replace a portion of a deteriorated sidewalk along Gillespie Street.

Gardening Glimpses


I talked with Ann Hibbs for two hours this afternoon, remembering Rod. She told of his motivational tactics with her: “Ann, here’s a list of things the regional vice president is supposed to do. Do them and you will be the best RVP Southern Region has ever had.”

Von Dunaway

Von Dunaway was joined by members of the Metro Jackson Lions Club recently in celebrating his 102nd birthday. Dunaway, a longtime member of the club, was honored with an ice cream cake and a chorus of “Happy Birthday.” The club meets Monday at Scrooge’s.

Fifty books

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School students are challenged every year to read 50 books the summer before starting first grade. Each year, on the first week of school, the students who successfully completed the challenge are awarded a certificate and a book of their own.



Madison Ridgeland Academy elementary recently held its annual prayer walk.