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Katie Eubanks

12/17/2014 - 9:50am
MADISON CENTRAL “BIG BLUE” Booster Club co-presidents Susanne and Jason Blalock say they are thrilled with the recent hiring of Brad Peterson as the new head football coach and athletic director at the Madison high school. ...
12/17/2014 - 9:46am
RIDGELAND POLICE had made two arrests and were in the process of identifying a third suspect at press time in connection with Craigslist-related robberies.  
In at least four separate incidents, robbers have used the online...
12/17/2014 - 9:45am
JESUS, MARY AND JOSEPH are on their way to St. Matthew’s United Methodist Church in Madison. 
Of course, Jesus hasn’t been born yet. 
For the ninth year in a row, St. Matthew’s has put out...
12/17/2014 - 9:44am
LAST SUNDAY, my church threw a party. 
As I approached the entrance to the performing arts center where we meet, I was greeted by whirling “snow” and the Southern Komfort Brass Band playing Christmas carols....
12/10/2014 - 3:56pm

MADISON MAYOR Mary Hawkins Butler is seriously eyeing the fall 2015 election for state auditor, but hasn’t said officially that she’s running.

“Every day the support grows from people encouraging me to run,”...

12/10/2014 - 3:51pm

A FINAL PLAT met with county approval last week for phase “1E” of the Chestnut Hill subdivision, located just south of the Town of Livingston on Highway 463.

Phase 1E has 39 lots ranging from one to three acres and is the...

12/10/2014 - 3:49pm

THE COLONY PARK Public Improvement District (PID) should be awarding a bid soon on a multi-use trail along Highland Colony Parkway.

“We are still analyzing the bids to make sure there were no errors in any of the calculations. It...

12/10/2014 - 3:13pm

Jennifer Beasley has been artistic director of Mississippi Metropolitan Ballet for 17 years. Beasley danced professionally with the Louisville Ballet before moving to Jackson in the late '80s to dance with Ballet Mississippi. She stayed...

12/10/2014 - 3:06pm

WHILE THE ACT continues to be the favored college-entrance exam in the Southeast, some schools on the Northside emphasize the SAT as well.

The ACT includes four sections - English, math, science and reading - and averages a student...

12/10/2014 - 3:01pm

TOURISM DOLLARS and entertainment incentives are at the top of District 58 Rep. Rita Martinson’s list for the 2015 legislative session, which will be her last after six terms in the Mississippi House of Representatives.

Martinson...

12/10/2014 - 2:56pm

BUSINESS-CLASS JETS are the main type of aircraft officials hope to attract with a possible Madison County airport, said County Engineer Rudy Warnock.

Warnock is completing a $1.2 million site feasibility study for a possible airport....

12/03/2014 - 5:44pm

MADISON COUNTY might not pay the bond shortfalls for a TIF gone wrong on Galleria Parkway, said County Administrator Mark Houston.

“I don’t think the board is contemplating making up a shortfall, and I’m not even sure...

12/03/2014 - 5:42pm

THE MISSISSIPPI Development Authority (MDA) has yet to respond to a months-old Chancery Court ruling that delayed the state’s ability to allow gas drilling near the Gulf Coast barrier islands.

“In light of the judicial...

12/03/2014 - 5:38pm

THE “REZ,” otherwise known as the Ross Barnett Reservoir, just became the latest in a long line of Mississippi entities to get its own specialty license plate.

Reservoir plates should be on the streets in January. Money...

12/03/2014 - 5:29pm

HINDS COUNTY topped two of its neighbors, Rankin and Madison counties, in three major industries recently: retail, construction, and accommodation and food services.

For the four-month period from July through October, sales in those...

12/03/2014 - 5:25pm

A NEW TAXIWAY under construction at the Madison Air Center will help the Mississippi Forestry Commission suppress wildfires.

The commission has a small, single engine aircraft in a hangar at the Madison airport. The new connector...

12/02/2014 - 11:04am

NONE OF THE VICTIMS in an identity theft scheme in Madison County appear to have lost any money, and it is unclear how the suspect or suspects plan to benefit from the fraud, law enforcement said.

A strange, widespread case of identity...

11/26/2014 - 6:56pm

LEN MELVIN purposely included a misspelling in the title of his new book, “On the Lamb.”

The Hattiesburg attorney and former Northsider’s debut novel follows protagonist Hudson Horvath and two companions on a road...

11/26/2014 - 6:54pm

ABOUT ONCE A MONTH, District 25 Sen. Will Longwitz gets a call from a mother at her wit’s end because she doesn’t know what to do for her child with dyslexia.

In Mississippi, it doesn’t matter where you live or how...

11/26/2014 - 6:46pm

TWO tax-increment financing bond issues (TIFs) in the city of Madison are doing quite well, despite recent news that a Madison County TIF on Galleria Parkway was not generating enough revenue to pay its debt service.

Madison has issued...

11/26/2014 - 6:16pm

Ed Trim is president and CEO of Pennington and Trim Alarm Services, which he owns with his wife, Dana. Trim started the Flowood business out of his home 27 years ago. He recently spoke with Sun staff writer Katie Eubanks about how...

11/26/2014 - 6:14pm

SINCE IMPLEMENTING strict regulations for rental homes in the spring, the Northbay subdivision in Madison has only approved one rental in the neighborhood, said Northbay Property Owners Association (POA) board member Paul Tankersley.

...

11/26/2014 - 6:03pm

PETER PAN, Nutcrackers and Santa Claus will be mixing it up on the Northside this year, with plenty of new and familiar options for families to celebrate the holidays.

For kids and anyone who wants to feel like a kid again, two local...

11/19/2014 - 4:02pm

EARLY NEXT YEAR, the Madison County Circuit Court will hear two grim, first-of-their-kind criminal cases: Ridgeland’s first human-trafficking charge, and Madison’s first recorded homicide.

On January 20, Martavious Cortez...

11/19/2014 - 3:56pm

ROADWORK on Pear Orchard and Rice roads should have started by the time this story prints, and a striping program in Madison County should begin next spring, County Engineer Rudy Warnock said.

Warnock recently gave the Board of...