Today's Top Stories

A new service with the Jackson-Hinds Library System has made hundreds of thousands of books available in electronic form. Is digital the wave of the future for public libraries?
Morris chronicles association with Doo Wop artists and his journey of faith in new book. Bill Morris reflected as he rode back to hisWash-ington D.C. hotel.
First Presbyterian Day School presents annual tradition.
Parents, young people learning to navigate digital platforms. Like mANY parents, Katie Chustz is concerned about how social media affects her sons.
Jackson case against Siemens and its subcontractors is still going forward.

Weather delays trail

Chalk another project’s delay up to wet weather.

Work on the Museum to Market Trail likely won’t begin until the spring, because of delays in a major water main project, Jackson city officials say.


Blount on domestic violence efforts

District 29 Sen. David Blount is a board member of the Mississippi Coalition Against Domestic Violence. He recently spoke to Sun Senior Staff Writer Anthony Warren about his efforts to protect the privacy rights of victims of domestic violence. Blount is a graduate Davidson College and the University of Virginia.



Crime report

Madison Crime

The Madison Police Department received the following reports for:

Buckner Place - lost tag report, September 27;

Cheyenne Lane - petit larceny, October 16;

Club Cove - lost property, October 16;

Cypress Drive - forgery report, October 16;








Medicaid irony

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant is apparently thinking about pursuing a work requirement for able-bodied Medicaid recipients. Yet the Republican had the chance to extend Medicaid to the working poor and rejected it.

How would he square this irony?



Tax internet sales

People who own stores in Mississippi, drive on roads, send their children to public school or use any other state service will benefit from a recent Mississippi Department of Revenue decision.


Better late than never

A couple of weeks ago, U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson said he wasn’t going to judge his criminally troubled chief of staff until the latter had his latest day in court.

Last week, he fired I. Lanier Avant.


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A new service with the Jackson-Hinds Library System has made hundreds of thousands of books... READ MORE

Obituaries

Mrs. Mary Margaret Bond Perry, 87 of Farmerville, LA, passed away on October 10, 2019.  She was... READ MORE

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The Millsaps College football team opened up the 2019 season with the Riverside Rumble against cross-town rival Belhaven University.