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New managers of Smith-Wills Stadium recently announced that several Conference USA schools will play games at Smith-Wills this spring. Here is the text from the press release:
BARNETT RESERVOIR - The National Weather Service on Monday said the Pearl River crested early Sunday at 34.34 feet at Jackson and is expected to continue slowly falling through the week.
Effective January 27, three Northside grocery stores will have new owners.
Leaders with the Jackson-Hinds Library System (JHLS) knew months ago that they might face budgetary shortfalls early in the 2020 fiscal year.
One summer morning in mid-August, Ridgeland resident Lisa Magee noticed a foul odor at her home in Dinsmor subdivision.

Go Cup district sought

Another major shopping center on the Northside could soon be designated a “Go Cup” district.

At its meeting next week, the Jackson City Council is expected to vote on an ordinance establishing Highland Village as a “leisure and recreation district.”


The Greatest Fall

Author and football fan, Ed Tonore, recently  spoke to the Rotary Club of North Jackson about his book, “The Greatest Fall of All.” He wrote about the Fall of 2017 when he and his wife attended the top college football game each weekend, ending with the championship game.



Away far too long from hunt

By JEFF NORTH,

The constant squealing and splashing distracted me from my task of watching the briar studded ridge. Though I was trying to stay focused to make sure a late season haunt buck didn’t give me the slip, I couldn’t help but watch the antics of the multitude of wood ducks that were creating quite the ruckus.







Might need to hire someone

By LOTTIE BOGGAN,

A few days after Christmas, dawn was a golden brush stroke across the sky when I headed home on the Natchez Trace from visiting my son Bob's family in Tennessee. As I have done several times in the past, I stopped at the Council House Café in French Camp. Not hungry yet, I got a to-go lunch to carry with me and once again hit the road.






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New managers of Smith-Wills Stadium recently announced that several Conference USA schools will... READ MORE

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Richard (Dick) Wilcox, 75, died Friday, January 17, 2020 at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland, MS... READ MORE