Today's Top Stories

A settlement could be on the horizon in the city of Jackson’s $225 million lawsuit against Siemens Industry.
Madison county leader and family enjoys exploring europe in addition to snow skiing out west.
Madison County School District is working to accommodate growth with lasting additions including a new facility to house  sixth-graders in the Germantown zone.
MadCAAP’s fundraiser scheduled October 1.
Established overlay districts proving successful for Jackson.

Free tuition

Gov. Phil Bryant’s budget proposal for the 2018-19 fiscal year revives his idea of experimenting with free community college tuition for a certain number of students.

Angel tree

Residents of Reunion Madison collected hundreds of gifts for Angel Tree donations for children and seniors as well as Toys for Tots. Shown are (from left, back) Casey Smith, Marcus McWilliams; (front) Abby Enfinger.

Plenty of opinions


Let’s try another opinions column in the old Twitter-style, 140 characters at a time...

• NY Giants coach Ben McAdoo is a doofus. Should have been fired yesterday. #PeterPrinciplewins again.

• Just go ahead and give Alvin Kamara NFL Rookie of the Year. Guy is insanely terrific. #somuchfuntowatch

Debutante mothers

Making plans for the Debutante Mother’s Club luncheon to be held Friday, December 8 are (from left) officers Lyn McMillin, first vice president; Collette McIntyre, corresponding secretary; Pam Butts, treasurer; Holly Buchanan, president; Frances Cole, advisor. The luncheon will welcome the mothers of the newly recognized debutantes of 2017.

IBC Poster

The official commemorative poster for the 11th USA International Ballet Competition was revealed at a recent news conference at Thalia Mara Hall. Standing next to an enlargement are (from left) W.D.

Award dames

The Colonial Dames of America, America’s Oldest Colonial Society, award the Jackson chapter the President’s Award for Excellence for its work in restoration and digitization of records in Marion County. The award carried with it a check for $1,000 to be used on the project.


Breaking News

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Madison-Ridgeland Academy students who maintained the highest academic average among all sports and activities for the 2018-2019 school year were (from left) Alexandra Cullom, Nicolas Rowan, Bryce