Today's Top Stories

Gating ordinance changes overlooks public comment process.

The Madison County board of supervisors has delayed their decision on whether or not to allow another access point onto Church Road from property located south of Church Road and west of Calhoun...

Catholic Charities event planned.

Jacob Bullock gives away birthday to adopt Lemur at Duke University

With Mississippi facing off against the Department of Justice in the longstanding battle over the state’s treatment of mentally ill Mississippians, its defense depends on the office of Attorney...

For Fourth of July this year, patrons of the city of Ridgeland’s annual Balloon Glow can celebrate with a little extra cheer.

Crime Report

Jackson Crime
The Jackson Police Department received the following reports for:
Adkins Boulevard, 700 block, December 15;
Barnes Street, 300 block, stolen license plate, January 8;
Brecon Drive, 1700 block, auto burglary, January 4;
Briarwood Drive, 600 block, auto burglary, December 26;

Gardening Glimpses


Anyone who reads this column with any sort of regularity knows of my devotion to the Weather Channel, which I refer to as my “Home Channel,” and my other realization that the Weather Channel really comes alive for you, once you know people from other states, other parts of this country, and other countries of the world.

Most talent

Jackson Prep recently held its 2017 Précis Pageant. Voted Most Talented are (from left) Kelly McBride and Beth Ann Young.


Jackson Academy students (from left) James McLemore, Emma Lucas, Blaine Bowman, and Blake Mills were nominated to attend the ninth annual Apex Leadership Summit at the University of Mississippi. The students participated in team-building activities and attended sessions covering ethics, problem-solving, and leadership.

All-state choir

First Presbyterian Day School sixth-graders recently selected to the Mississippi All-State Elementary Choir are (from left) Mary Kathryn Mason, Will Dungey, Elyse Lemly, Robbie Hight, and Katherine Speed.


Breaking News

Months after beginning to shut off customers for nonpayment, six Jackson residents have brought... READ MORE


Billye Haskins Dallas, 89, of Ridgeland, Mississippi, passed away June 15, 2019. Visitation is... READ MORE


The Ridgeland Chamber of Commerce and Keep Ridgeland Beautiful received the 2018 Keep America Beautiful Innovative Partnership Award for Zinnia Fields Forever – a partnership between the Ridgeland