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.

Court of honor

Jack Turnage (right) recently completed requirements for the Eagle Scout rank. He is with Troop 1 at St. James Episcopal Church. Also shown is Scout mentor Sanford Moore (left).



Win for poetry

First Presbyterian Day School first-grader Cecilia Turnage (left) wrote a poem for the Eudora Welty House and Garden Clerihew Contest. She won first place in the holiday season category. Cecilia is shown with her teacher Leigh Humphries.


Basketball cards

Jackson Academy students (from left) Aubrey Mapp, Addie Hahn, and Hallie Hillman recently gave hand-made cards and candy to varsity basketball players before a big game. The varsity girls team showed their little supporters their locker room and had a cheering contest with them.



Basketball seniors

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School’s varsity boys basketball team recently held their Senior Night, recognizing the seniors on the team and their parents. Shown are (from left) Mark, Wynn and Stephanie Garriga.




Century club gift

Mississippi Food Network received a $7,500 donation from Century Club Charities, the host organization for the Sanderson Farms Championship. Shown are (from left) Steve Jent, executive director, Sanderson Farms Championship; Ken Hall Barnett, Century Club Charities; Charles H.


Got weeds

The Garden Club of Jackson is preparing for the second annual Weed Wrangle Jackson event, set for Saturday, April 7 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.



ABC Speaker

Jamie Eubanks, director of Mississippi Alcohol Beverage Control, spoke recently to the Rotary Club of North Jackson. Shown are (from left) Rotarian Matt Monsour, Eubanks, and Rotary Club President Witt Ruffin.


New superintendent

Reunion Golf and Country Club has named Charley Crell golf course superintendent. Crell is a Mississippi State University graduate with a degree in agronomy. Crell and his wife Suzanne have a three-year-old daughter, Caroline.


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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.