Today's Top Stories

Erosion continues to eat away at the banks of White Oak Creek, as evidenced by a recent tree falling behind a home in the 5000 block of River Thames Road.
Nothing if you are one. Like Entergy Mississippi and Mississippi Power. Regulated monopolies are largely protected from competition and are great for their shareholders.
The following article appeared in a University of Tennessee’s alumni publication and features the mother of Belhaven resident, Dr. Reed Hogan.
As one of the city of Madison’s historical landmarks, the Madison-Ridgeland High School building has had many lives over the years.
A roughly two-and-a-half-hour trip to Vicksburg has likely saved Trey Bourn hours of hassle at the airport.




Prison death

Fifteen deaths of Mississippi inmates in one month is normal? That’s what this state’s corrections commissioner, Pelicia Hall, claims.


Hypnotic

Penny Chiasson, Nurse Anesthesia and pain management hypnosis, spoke recently to the Rotary Club of North Jackson. Chiasson informed club members and guests how hypnosis can help with pain management, ways to relieve stress and end bad habits. Shown are (from left) Anna Powers, club president; Chiasson and Matt Monsour, club director.



Rotary speaker

Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba was a recent speaker for the Rotary Club of Jackson. Shown are (from left) club president Neddie Winters,  Lumumba and LeRoy Walker.


Sports betting

Ross Bjork, athletic director at Ole Miss, recently spoke to the Rotary Club of North Jackson. Bjork informed members and guests about the athletic budget, sports betting and the upcoming football season. The Rotary Club of North Jackson meets at noon on Tuesday’s at The Rickhouse.



Plus one

Two Madison-Ridgeland Rotarians recently earned their Paul Harris +1 designations with the international civic organization. Past President Don Burnham and longtime Sergeant-at-Arms Pat McNulty were awarded the distinction for attaining a $2,000 level of giving to the Rotary International Foundation.





Varsity softball

Jackson Prep 2018 varsity softball team include (from left, back) Head Coach Cory Caton; Drea Morgan, McKinley Weeks, Maddie Newman, Colby Ray, Raylei McKinney, Sydney Ray, Assistant Coach Shane Bennett; (front) Emma Stensaas, Olivia Clapp, Carly Lewis, Rebekah Weaver, Breley Boykin, Olivia Powe, Shekinah Lumpkin.


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Martha Hardage Magee, 90, died Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at Highland Home.  She was born in... READ MORE

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1. He has been married for 21 years to his high school sweetheart. 2. He and his wife have four children.