Today's Top Stories

Another water main break in Jackson is blocking Old Canton Road between I-55 and State Street at East Hill and Grove Park roads.
High school band members reunite for Michael J. Fox Foundation parkinson's research benefit.  For Mart McMullan, it’s not adversity that defines you, but how you handle it.
Yet another hurdle has been thrown in the path of the Museum Trail, but Northsiders are certain they’ll be able to jump it.
With the future of the city and opportunity for growth in mind, Ridgeland has filed a petition to annex a section of land that Mayor Gene McGee says is the only viable option for growth.
Special Olympic plans annual benefit.

Traffic changes

The county is looking to change their policy for homeowner associations that want to make positive traffic changes to their subdivisions, such as reducing speeding, adding speed bumps, or other deterrents of reckless driving.


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.


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Another water main break in Jackson is blocking Old Canton Road between I-55 and State Street at... READ MORE

Obituaries

Edward B. Ramirez, a retired electrical engineer, passed away at the age of 90. He was a veteran... READ MORE

Social

Cheering for Jackson Prep this year are (from left, back) Eliza Hollingsworth, Margaret Dye, Livi Mathews, Addy Katherine Allen, Rosemary McClintock, Kennedy Cleveland, Rachel Rutledge, Mari Lampt