Today's Top Stories

City plans changes to mass transit system; hiring consultant.
Olivia moore gives back to community through establishing city tennis camp. When athletes make something look easy, they’re said to be “putting on a clinic.”
A new campaign was recently launched to bring roads and bridges to the forefront of this year’s statewide elections.
The Reunion Parkway saga continues as Madison County voted last week to retain Mississippi Engineering Group (MSEG) to provide design, right of way and construction services for Reunion Parkway fr
Jill Ford recently announced her candidacy for the House of Representatives District 73 vacated by Cory Wilson, citing her desire to keep up the fight for conservative reforms in the legislature. 

The best

Jackson Prep 2017-2018 junior varsity soccer awards went to (from left) Seth Cook, Most Valuable Player; Braedon Mabry, Best Offensive Player; Owen Lundberg, Best Defensive Player.



Visit lower school

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School’s 3A MHSAA State Champion varsity boys basketball team greeted lower school students at carpool, visiting classrooms and signing team posters. Shown are (from left, back) Nolan Turner, assistant coach Michael Timmer, Fletcher Clark, Garrison Wade; (front) Sam Bishop and Hughes Boling.


Black team

Jackson Prep 2017-18 seventh-grade boys basketball black team includes members (from left, back) Sam Stogner, Winn Crosby, Colton Holman, William Seymour; (front) Jake Matthews, Ian Underwood, Collin Williams, Ryan Groebe.



News Briefs

Changing Plan

 

Months after saying he would like to overhaul the city of Jackson’s state of emergency guidelines, Public Works Director Robert Miller is changing his strategy.


Make-A-Wish

Brent Wilson, director of Make-A-Wish Mississippi, recently presented to the Rotary Club of North Jackson about the mission of Make-A-Wish, which grants approximately 100 wishes a year across the state for children with life-threatening illnesses.



Staying Afloat

By ANTHONY WARREN,

Allocation to keep water fund solvent until summer

Jackson’s water and sewer cash fund should stay afloat at least until the summer.

Meanwhile, city officials were still in talks last week with Siemens in hopes that it can correct problems with its billing system.






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Breaking News

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Obituaries

Ruby Mona Tharpe McLemore, 88, died at home surrounded by family on July 10, 2019.

Social

The 12U Major team, Mississippi Angels, won the 2019 Triple Crown Slumpbuster Series in Omaha. There were 291 teams in the tourney and 65 in their division.