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.

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Changing ocean tides is a fact of nature that we have long taken for granted. Ocean tides flow in and out. There are places where they vary greatly, such as in the Bay of Fundy where they roar in and out with an amazing ferocity. In Northern France on the English Channel, Mt. San Michel lies 600 meters from the shore.

Sports betting

The big news in sports has nothing to do with the NBA playoffs or any other games. Instead, it’s a ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court that removed federal restrictions on how states handle sports gambling.

Crime Report

Ridgeland Crime

The Ridgeland Police Department received the following reports for:

Arbor Drive, 300 block, identity theft, May 12;

County Line Road, 600 block, auto burglary, May 8;

County Line Road, 900 block, auto burglary, May 9;

Pear Orchard Place, 300 block, grand larceny, May 13;

Harrison Grimes

Harrison Grimes, a senior at Germantown High School, has been selected as one of four semifinalists in Mississippi for the 2018 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program.

DAR meeting

Rebecca Cravat Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution recently met for their final meeting of the year at the home of Saundra Dewey with speaker Lynn Porter. New members welcomed by the chapter are (from left) Debbie Hardy, Julia Hodges, Bonnie Brannan, and Lisa Magee.

St. Dominic Award

St. Dominic Hospital recently received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get with the Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award for its

Privacy protection

Jim Rosenblatt (right) introduced guest speaker Jim Hood (center), Mississippi’s 39th Attorney General who was a founding member of the Rotary Club in Houston, Miss. Hood talked of working with other state attorneys general regarding Facebook business practices and privacy protection. Also shown is club President Brooks Buchanan (left).



Waymond Lee Rone died August 19, 2019 in Jackson, Mississippi. Just two weeks earlier he had been... READ MORE


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