Today's Top Stories

Another water main break in Jackson is blocking Old Canton Road between I-55 and State Street at East Hill and Grove Park roads.
High school band members reunite for Michael J. Fox Foundation parkinson's research benefit.  For Mart McMullan, it’s not adversity that defines you, but how you handle it.
Yet another hurdle has been thrown in the path of the Museum Trail, but Northsiders are certain they’ll be able to jump it.
With the future of the city and opportunity for growth in mind, Ridgeland has filed a petition to annex a section of land that Mayor Gene McGee says is the only viable option for growth.
Special Olympic plans annual benefit.


THE CHEF

By NIKKI ROWELL,

Young northsider started love of baking at four years old with a blueberry pie

Macaroons and cookies and cakes – oh, my!

Nine-year-old Andrew Clark – or The Chef Andrew as he is known on social media – is learning to make all of the above in his own creative way.




Crime Report

Madison Crime

The Madison Police Department received the following reports for:

Carl Avenue - fraud, August 1;

Colony Crossing - credit card fraud, July 11;

Colony Crossing - credit card fraud, July 20;

Crepe Myrtle Lane - grand larceny-more than $1,000, July 22;







Republican mistakes

Over the past four years, there are two subjects that we have opined about more than perhaps any others: the failure to address Mississippi’s deteriorating roads and bridges, and the failure to expand Medicaid.



Gerrymandering lawsuit

A federal lawsuit that seeks to have a Mississippi Senate district’s boundaries changed before the 2019 elections probably deserves to be rejected. But the case brings up a question about voting that has vexed the country for more than 50 years.


Rotary president

Anna Powers was recently installed as the new president of the Rotary Club of North Jackson. Powers (left) is shown with Immediate Past President Witt Ruffin.


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Breaking News

Another water main break in Jackson is blocking Old Canton Road between I-55 and State Street at... READ MORE

Obituaries

Edward B. Ramirez, a retired electrical engineer, passed away at the age of 90. He was a veteran... READ MORE

Social

Cheering for Jackson Prep this year are (from left, back) Eliza Hollingsworth, Margaret Dye, Livi Mathews, Addy Katherine Allen, Rosemary McClintock, Kennedy Cleveland, Rachel Rutledge, Mari Lampt