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.

Collect for CARA

As their spring service project, Prep’s chapter of The National Junior Honor Society collected pet supplies for CARA (Community Animal Rescue and Adoption) Mississippi.  NJHS officers (from left) Mason Nichols (chaplain), John Henry Andress (president), Mills Murphy (secretary), and Hawthorne Cleveland (vice president) delivered the supplies.

Girls basketball

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School’s varsity girls basketball team recently held their end-of-season banquet, celebrating their achievements and awarding team members. Award winners are (from left) Anna Kathryn Becker – Saint Award, Lara Moriarity – Hustle Award, Chloe Ward – Most Improved Player, and Jo’vette Hawkins – Defensive Player Award.

Birthday reading

First Presbyterian Day School preschool students enjoy welcoming their parents to read on their birthdays. Shown are (from left)John Eric, Deedee, and Jane Hester.


Jackson Academy recently hosted its annual Features Pageant. Voted wittiest are (from left) Elizabeth McCubbins, Chase Canton, and Sydney Simmons.

Elizabeth Sweat

Elizabeth Sweat, First Presbyterian Day  School fourth-grader, received a trophy for her participation in the strings program and the annual  spring concert. She is a violinist.

Erin Patton

Erin Patton won a Choice Award and was named the Walter Anderson Museum Youth Art Competition Scholarship winner in the Madison Central High School Visual Art Exhibit and Competition.

Smart ones

Jackson Academy recently hosted its annual Features Pageant. Voted most intellectual are (from left) Avery Anderson and Braden Lewis.

Jaguar spirit

Madison Central High School hosted its annual senior Class Day awards presentation recently. The Jaguar Spirit Award is presented to those students who have shown exceptional dedication, love, and school spirit for Madison Central through their participation and unselfish support of the school and its extracurricular activities.


Breaking News

Northsiders could no longer have to drive to Vicksburg to qualify for the TSA precheck service.


John Irwin Kassel, 84, of Madison, MS, passed away on August 16, 2019, in Austin TX.


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