Today's Top Stories

A settlement could be on the horizon in the city of Jackson’s $225 million lawsuit against Siemens Industry.
The coming weeks promise to be busy for leaders with two Northside community groups, who are pushing forward with plans to implement “community improvement districts” (CIDs).
Children learning early value of Community Commitment through Junior Homeowners Association. Residents and officials in the city of Madison talk a lot about having “hometown spirit.”
A second arrest has been made in Jackson’s water theft investigation.
Golf on the N’side growing in popularity among junior players After plateauing in recent years, junior golf on the Northside again appears to be on the upswing.

Tip of a mudberg

By KELLEY WILLIAMS,

The Titanic ran into an iceberg, and sank. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has run into a “Mudberg,” and its reputation is sinking. Mudberg is a 30-foot-high mound of sediments in the Mississippi River above Baton Rouge that restricts its flow.





Drug bust windfall

It’s common for State Auditor Stacey Pickering to announce that he wants officials in a Mississippi town or county to repay money they’ve been accused of misspending or even stealing.




Author speaks

Local writer and journalist Dawn Dugle was the guest speaker at a recent meeting of the Madison-Ridgeland Rotary Club. Dugle offered advice on building better relationships with media and journalists. Shown are (from left) M-R Rotary past president John Rings, Dugle, club member Jan Collins, and club President-Elect Sharon Moulder.



Year end

The Garden Club of Madison had its final meeting of the year with the annual progressive garden tour and luncheon.






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Breaking News

Tim Bryan has taken over for Dan Gaillet as engineer for Madison County.

Obituaries

Leslie Evalyn Hodge, 51, of New Orleans passed away at home on August 16, 2019.  Born in Augusta,... READ MORE

Social

First Presbyterian Day School sixth-graders (from left) Causey Jones and Casen Macke were chosen Best Manners by their classmates.