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Mississippi Speaker of the House Phillip Gunn dropped a bill last week that would fully fund a bridge on Reunion Parkway at the site of a future interchange.
  • Wednesday, February 14, 2018 6:00 PM MADISON — Larcenies in the city led to a slight increase in crime in 2017, according to uniformed crime rate statistics released by the Police Department last week. Read More
  • County will cut mowing costs with weed control
    Wednesday, February 14, 2018 6:00 PM Madison County supervisors doubled the number of miles the Road Department can use weed control in an effort to cut down expenses associated with mowing this spring and summer. Read More
  • High court denies appeal for man found guilty of robbery
    Wednesday, February 14, 2018 6:00 PM A Canton man going by the street name “Dirt” was denied an appeal by the Mississippi Supreme Court last week after being convicted in 2016 of armed robbery and conspiracy to commit armed robbery. Read More
  • Flora Police search for ATM thief
    Wednesday, February 14, 2018 6:00 PM FLORA — The police department here is asking for the public’s help to identify a suspect accused of attempting to break in an ATM here on Feb. 3. Read More
  • Appeal declined in  2013 Ridgeland murder case
    Wednesday, February 14, 2018 6:00 PM The appeal of a Madison County man convicted in 2013 of multiple counts including armed robbery and accessory after the fact to murder was denied by the Mississippi Supreme Court last month. Read More
  • Ridgeland aldermen approve updating junk car ordinance
    Wednesday, February 14, 2018 6:00 PM RIDGELAND - Aldermen removed a criteria from their ordinance governing junk cars that requires vehicle inspection stickers following action in 2015 by the state legislature to no longer require the permits. Read More
  • Titans hosting robotics tourney
    Wednesday, February 14, 2018 6:00 PM Now that they have made something of a name for themselves, the Ridgeland High School Robotics Team prepares to host the last qualifying event for the state championship on Saturday. Read More
  • Youth Court declares Wakefield an adult in Kingston Frazier trial
    Wednesday, February 14, 2018 6:00 PM Dwan Diandro Wakefield will stand trial as an adult in the May 2017 murder of six-year-old Kingston Frazier following certification in Madison County Youth Court last Thursday. Read More
  • Supes president wants to review tax exemptions
    Wednesday, February 14, 2018 6:00 PM The president of the Madison County Board of Supervisors wants to take a closer look at businesses and organizations that receive ad valorem tax exemptions in Madison County after last week’s meeting where the board granted one religious society an exemption. Read More
  • Field grows to six for Congressional seat as educator enters GOP primary
    Wednesday, February 14, 2018 6:00 PM A sixth contender has qualified to run in the GOP primary June 4 to fill the Third Congressional District House of Representatives seat currently held by Rep. Gregg Harper.
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  • Board mulling food truck law
    Wednesday, February 14, 2018 6:00 PM RIDGELAND — Aldermen have begun preliminary discussions on how to deal with food trucks, with a short conversation at a work session last Monday.
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  • Gunn files bill to fund Reunion
    Wednesday, February 14, 2018 6:00 PM Mississippi Speaker of the House Phillip Gunn dropped a bill last week that would fully fund a bridge on Reunion Parkway at the site of a future interchange.
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  • Controversial storage units on Highland Colony Parkway lead to new moratorium
    Wednesday, February 7, 2018 6:00 PM RIDGELAND — City aldermen instituted another building moratorium, this time on climate-controlled storage facilities following a pending application to build one on the Highland Colony Parkway. Read More
  • Madison Central sends tribute video to Pats’ Gostkowski
    Wednesday, February 7, 2018 6:00 PM Although the final score of Sunday’s Super Bowl wasn’t to kicker Stephen Gostkowski’s liking, a personalized message from his hometown high school before the big game brought about a smile.
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  • McIntosh family, Germantown High School receive awards
    Wednesday, February 7, 2018 6:00 PM A Madison County family and Germantown High School were recognized recently by Mississippi Blood Services for their work last year in raising awareness of and support for the organization. Read More
  • McGehee announces retirement
    Wednesday, February 7, 2018 6:00 PM After 21 years of serving in various functions in the Madison County School District, Superintendent Dr. Ronnie McGehee announced on Friday his intentions to retire by June Read More
  • Ridgeland burglar to serve 25 years in jail
    Wednesday, February 7, 2018 6:00 PM A Jackson man was sentenced last week to 25 years in prison as an habitual offender for a house burglary in Pine Knoll  Ridgeland last summer. Read More
  • RPD aids Narcotics officers in drug bust
    Wednesday, February 7, 2018 6:00 PM Ridgeland police assisted in the arrest of a Jackson man suspected of distributing heroin following a month-long Bureau of Narcotics task force investigation. Read More
  • Students serenading for Valentine’s
    Wednesday, February 7, 2018 6:00 PM Belhaven music students will get a taste of the music business as they offer string Valentine serenades in conjunction with the upcoming holiday. Read More
  • FLORA — A special election will be held next month to fill the vacant Ward 2 alderman seat after the resignation of Marvin “Bubba” Mullins on Jan. 31.
    Wednesday, February 7, 2018 6:00 PM FLORA — A special election will be held next month to fill the vacant Ward 2 alderman seat after the resignation of Marvin “Bubba” Mullins on Jan. 31. Read More
  • Supervisors hire $60K lobbying firm
    Wednesday, February 7, 2018 6:00 PM Madison County will now have representation at both the state and national capitals after supervisors approved hiring a lobbying firm for $60,000 a year on Monday.
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  • Washington pleads guilty, agrees to testify in child’s murder trial
    Wednesday, February 7, 2018 6:00 PM One of the three defendants in the Kingston Frazier murder case accepted a plea deal on Monday in exchange for his testimony to put the alleged killer behind bars. Read More
  • Supreme Court justices hear arguments in Costco lawsuit
    Wednesday, February 7, 2018 6:00 PM Oral arguments were presented before the state Supreme Court on Monday with residents accusing Ridgeland of spot zoning in order to bring a Costco to the Highland Colony Parkway. Read More
  • Board OKs ‘go cups’ at Renaissance
    Wednesday, February 7, 2018 6:00 PM RIDGELAND — Parts of Renaissance at Colony Park were designated a “leisure and entertainment district” Tuesday evening, allowing individuals to walk around with open containers of alcohol. Read More
  • McGehee stepping down as Madison superintendent
    Friday, February 2, 2018 5:00 PM Dr. Ronnie McGehee has announced that he will step down as Superintendent of the Madison County School District on or before June 30, 2018. The Board of Education of the Madison County School District thanks Dr. Ronnie McGehee for his many years of service to the school district. Dr. McGehee was appointed as interim Superintendent in late 2010 and was elected to serve his first term as Superintendent beginning in 2011 and elected again in 2015. Previously, he served the District as an assistant principal, lead principal, and deputy superintendent. He has served the Madison County Schools for twenty-one years. Read More
  • Shell store, new Summerhouse Realty office approved by Ridgeland aldermen
    Wednesday, January 31, 2018 6:00 PM RIDGELAND — As construction on a new Dollar General begins off U.S. 51, a convenience store down the road is getting a facelift as a branded Shell.
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  • High court orders a re-hearing of sentence
    Wednesday, January 31, 2018 6:00 PM A re-sentencing hearing for a Bentonia man handed a life sentence as a violent habitual offender after a 2015 Flora robbery has been ordered by the state Supreme Court. Read More
  • Motorist killed on I-55 after hitting truck
    Wednesday, January 31, 2018 6:00 PM MADISON — A 77-year-old Jackson man died after rear-ending a tractor trailer slowed in northbound traffic on I-55 Tuesday afternoon, the authorities said. Read More
  • Madison chamber toasts 30th
    Wednesday, January 31, 2018 6:00 PM Chamber businesses, professionals and volunteers gathered last week to celebrate the organization’s three decades of working in the city at the annual awards banquet. “Thirty years of service could not have been possible without our loyal members, our generous sponsors and our dedicated volunteers,” 2017 chamber President Hugh Warren said. Read More
  • R’land chamber holds annual banquet
    Wednesday, January 31, 2018 6:00 PM Some 300 business leaders and city officials filled the Hilton Jackson’s ballroom Tuesday night celebrating Ridgeland’s economic growth and development during 2017 and honoring volunteers for their dedicated service to the Ridgeland Chamber of Commerce and the City of Ridgeland. Read More
  • Blue Cross hosting Fun Run Feb. 3 in Ridgeland
    Wednesday, January 31, 2018 6:00 PM Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi will host the fifth annual Get Ready to Run Kids’ One-Mile Fun Run at Renaissance at Colony Park in Ridgeland Saturday Read More
  • Arguments Monday in Costco case
    Wednesday, January 31, 2018 6:00 PM Oral arguments in the Costco zoning challenge are scheduled to begin on Monday before the state Supreme Court Read More
  • Banks gets July trial date
    Wednesday, January 31, 2018 6:00 PM Karl Banks’ election challenge will have to wait another six months. Read More
  • Officals report a Fatallity on the interstate
    Tuesday, January 30, 2018 3:30 PM A motorist was fatally injured in a rear end collision with an 18 wheeler Tractor trailer on Interstate 55 at the Highway 463 exit, Tuesday afternoon. Read More
  • Prizes available for girls, schools in governor’s cybersecurity training challenge
    Wednesday, January 24, 2018 6:00 PM Governor Phil Bryant announced this month a new, innovative cybersecurity training partnership between the SANS Institute and the State of Mississippi called GirlsGoCyberStart. This training is a free online game where every Mississippi high school girl can discover her talents in cybersecurity and learn about the field. Read More
  • Business ordered to install new fire system
    Wednesday, January 24, 2018 6:00 PM A business owner has been given three months to install a fire suppression system at his Industrial Drive location that specializes in online sales of automobile related products that fire officials say are potential fire hazards. Read More
  • Murder Motel escape room open in Ridgeland
    Wednesday, January 24, 2018 6:00 PM RIDGELAND — A new murder motel located on Old Canton Road here has been a popular destination for hundreds of people over the last two weeks.
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  • Red Oak trash hearing Feb. 20
    Wednesday, January 24, 2018 6:00 PM Residents in Red Oak Plantation are still seeking relief from the county with regards to junk property that was supposed to be dealt with last summer. Read More
  • 16 bridges in county ordered closed
    Wednesday, January 24, 2018 6:00 PM Government officials recently ordered the closure of more bridges in Madison County bringing the total number to 16, the county engineer told supervisors last week. Read More
  • Fugitive held in Madison jail
    Wednesday, January 24, 2018 6:00 PM A Philadelphia man wanted on federal charges is being held in the Madison County Jail after barricading himself in his home and losing a fight with federal marshals Monday morning. Read More
  • 5 now vying for Congress
    Wednesday, January 24, 2018 6:00 PM The field of candidates to replace Gregg Harper has grown to five with the addition of two GOP hopefuls on Monday. Read More
  • Wednesday, January 24, 2018 6:00 PM Madison County supervisors hired an animal control officer last week in an attempt to combat the growing nuisance of stray animals. Read More
  • Missing pilot in Nevada has Madison County connection
    Wednesday, January 17, 2018 6:00 PM A Ridgeland High School graduate is missing in the Ruby Mountains of Nevada after contact with his small plane was lost. Read More
  • Snow, ice turn Madison County roads into chaos
    Wednesday, January 17, 2018 6:00 PM Tuesday’s snow turned into ice in many parts of Madison County and first responders were out in full force responding to accidents throughout the day.
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  • County to inspect Canton trailer park
    Wednesday, January 17, 2018 6:00 PM CANTON — Inspections were ordered at Westside Trailer Park, a mostly Hispanic community adjacent to a chicken processing plant here, to bring the property up to code. Read More
  • Supes fire P&Z director
    Wednesday, January 17, 2018 6:00 PM Madison County supervisors fired the director of the Planning & Zoning Department Tuesday night and replaced him with the former P&Z head, Scott Weeks. Read More
  • Shooter had Madison incident
    Wednesday, January 17, 2018 6:00 PM A former Madison County man who barricaded himself in his home five years ago and drew a SWAT team response is accused of shooting his girlfriend at the Starkville Walmart over the weekend. Read More
  • Supervisors extend Livingston TIF plan
    Wednesday, January 17, 2018 6:00 PM LIVINGSTON — A second two-year extension on a Tax Increment Finance (TIF) plan for the Livingston Township project was granted by county supervisors days before the plan expired.
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  • Ridgeland aldermen table HCP storage unit request
    Wednesday, January 17, 2018 6:00 PM RIDGELAND — City officials tabled a petition for a conditional use permit that would bring storage units to the Highland Colony Parkway. Read More
  • Zoning change allows car wash
    Wednesday, January 17, 2018 6:00 PM RIDGELAND — An upscale car wash was approved off east Lake Harbour Drive after the developer successfully appealed a Planning and Zoning Board decision. Read More
    
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BREAKING NEWS

  • EDITORIALS/Republicans in flight
    Wednesday, February 14, 2018 6:00 PM Not so long ago the conventional capital wisdom, retailed wholesale by the pundit class, held that all that was necessary to replace the Republican Congress with a large, left-thinking Democratic Congress bent on revenge, was to count the votes. The liberal landslide was on the way. Read More
  • LOWRY/Not #MeToo
    Wednesday, February 14, 2018 6:00 PM Kirsten Gillibrand, dubbed the #MeToo senator by “60 Minutes,” wants President Donald Trump’s scalp. Read More
  • Wednesday, February 14, 2018 6:00 PM Candidate Donald Trump may have promised to extricate us from Middle East wars, once ISIS and al-Qaida were routed, yet events and people seem to be conspiring to keep us endlessly enmeshed. Read More
  • EDITORIALS/The dystopian city we’re not
    Wednesday, February 14, 2018 6:00 PM A house painter using his rental home as a base of operation near downtown was found guilty and fined $270.50 along with court costs in Madison’s new Environmental Court last week.
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  • EDITORIALS/Making a difference in lives
    Wednesday, February 7, 2018 6:00 PM Germantown Middle School student Josh McIntosh has been battling brain cancer since last March and has required countless units of blood and platelets and Madison countians have pitched in to help.
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  • Tri-County Academy loses in state championship game to St. Joseph-Greenville 44-14
    Wednesday, November 22, 2017 6:00 PM Tri-County Academy dropped their third straight visit to the final game posting a 44-14 loss to the St. Joseph Greenville Fighting Irish (12-2,2-1) at Jackson Academy last Thursday evening.
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  • Four Co-Lin baseball players ink with four-year schools
    Wednesday, November 22, 2017 6:00 PM Four Copiah-Lincoln Community College Wolves signed with four-year schools on Wednesday to continue their baseball careers after their time in Wesson. Anthony Clapp, Christian Day, Hayden White, and Justin Hutton are all early signers and still have the 2018 season at Co-Lin. Read More
  • Wednesday, November 22, 2017 6:00 PM Jackson Prep made Mississippi High School football history Friday night by ending an undefeated season with their sixth straight state championship in a crushing 38-3 defeat of Parklane (10-4) at Mississippi College.
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  • TCA shooting team members qualify
    Wednesday, November 15, 2017 6:00 PM In 2015 the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks started the Mississippi Scholastic Shooting Program. This program promotes the youth of today to be the hunters of tomorrow by competing in 3 areas of shotgun events.  Young men and women compete in Sporting Clay, Skeet, and Trap events.  The sport and program are continuing to grow. In 2016 there were seven schools with approximately 100 students participating in the program and now there are ten schools with over 155 students competing.
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  • Tri-County heading to championship
    Wednesday, November 15, 2017 6:00 PM Tri-County Academy (9-4,1-2) survived another week with a decisive 36-26 victory over Prairie View Academy (9-4,1-1), which has earned them a trip to the championship game against St Joseph (11-2,2-1) Greenville today (Thursday.) Read More
  • Emma Mae Smith, 76, of Canton passed away February 8, 2018. Born in Hazlehurst, MS on February 12, 1941 to R. J. and Emma Lee Delaney, Emma attended Brookhaven High School where she met
  • Edward C. Nichols, Jr. of Canton passed away February 4, 2018. Born in Jackson on March 29, 1944, he was the son of Ed and Louise (Puddin') Nichols. Ed attended Jackson Public Schools, graduating from Murrah High in 1962. In 1966,
  • Ray Mullins, of Canton passed away February 8, 2018.
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