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.

Plant swap

Madison County Master Gardeners (from left) Eugenia Hines, Sheila Salyer, Vickie Farlow and Sherron Rodgers plan the Madison County Master Gardener Plant Swap to be held at the Madison Public Library March 24 beginning at 9 a.m. The event is free.

Clean water

Anne Elizabeth Buys, Miss Mississippi 2017, was a recent speaker at the Rotary Club of Jackson. Since age 13, Buys has been involved in supplying clean water to areas in need. Shown are (from left) club President Brooks Buchanan, Buys, and Julian Watson.

Fourth grade cheer

Madison Ridgeland Academy fourth-grade cheerleaders include (from left, back) Sophia Villani, Anna Gail Dillon, Selah Sandridge, Caroline Dixon, Anne Brinson Martin, McCaa Watters, Reese Roundtree, Margaret Ann Hollis, Kienzle Smith; (middle row) Shelby Olier, Taylor Ross Burns, Kelly Thomas, Presley Arnold, Katelyn Blackard, Abigail Basham, Ma

Glenn Joseph Beadle

Glenn Joseph Beadle, 89, of Glen Ellyn, Illinois, passed away peacefully February 27. Born in Beaumont, Texas to Dallason and Roberta Beadle, he lived most of his life in Texas and Mississippi.


Members of the Madison-Ridgeland Run 4 Rotary Committee met recently to go over plans for the fourth annual fund-raiser March 24. Events will be held at Renaissance at Colony Park and feature a 5K run, 5K walk, and Kids Fun Run. The event is also pet friendly for friendly pets.

Rodeo Queens

The 2018 Dixie National Rodeo Queens recently visited the First Presbyterian Day School preschool.  Shown are (from left) Charlie Rich; Sabrina Turner, Miss Dixie National; Nella Hunter; Kelly Smith, Miss Mississippi Junior High Rodeo; Colt Hendrix; Knox Nicholas; Kaitlyn Holland, Junior Miss Dixie National; Frances May; Salem Hogan; Taylor McN

Volleyball team

Madison Ridgeland Academy volleyball team includes members (from left, back) Megan Braman, Samantha Russell, Asjah Pippin, Georgia Galatas, Anna Cate Barlow, Caroline Loeb, Remy Jones; (front) Keely McInvale, Alexandra Cullom, Gracie Potts, Nadya Johnson, London Breedlove, Madison Litwin, Caroline Loeb.

Dynamic Duo

Jackson Prep recently held its 2017 Précis Pageant. Voted Dunamic Duo are (from left) Ben Burnett and Forrest Smith.

Small Krewe

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School Early Childhood students celebrated Mardi Gras by forming the Krewe of Little Saints and parading for the first to fourth-graders, tossing beads to the cheering throngs along the way. Shown are (from left) Vehaan Gupta, Lantz Shepard, Emme Kim, and Anna Clay Wadlington.


Breaking News

Tim Bryan has taken over for Dan Gaillet as engineer for Madison County.


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