Today's Top Stories

One of the biggest stars in recent baseball history will be sharing at a luncheon this week how Jesus Christ shaped his life.

plans have changed for the Green Oak Lane intersection, which will connect Reunion Parkway, phase three, within the next few years.

Nathan Shrader is assistant professor of political science and director of American Studies at Millsaps College.

Rowan Brinston celebrates 60 years with Beemons and soon hitting 90 years of living

Rowan Brinston joined Beemon Drugs in 1958, the iconic pharmacy sold ice cream, had a soda fountain and a grill.

Heart Association plans luncheon

Crews were working today to repair a collapsed sewer main at the corner of Ridgewood Road and Northside Drive.

The cave-in was reported on April 13. Since then, the area has been reduced to two lanes, while crews make repairs.

Millions earmarked for paving roads, potholes; one-percent tax money


Another round of road repaving is in the works, following a recent vote by Jackson’s one-percent oversight commission.

Recently, commissioners approved the city’s request to fund $4 million in road repaving and pothole repairs.

Members will meet on April 30 to determine what roads to include.

Play Ball!


With the summer months fast approaching, Madison residents and out-of-towners are gearing up to start the clock on games, games, games at Liberty Park.

Crime Report

Ridgeland Crime

The Ridgeland Police Department received the following reports for:

Autumn Creek Drive, 400 block, auto burglary, March 25;

County Line Road, 1000 block, petit larceny, March 29;

County Line Road, 1200 block, auto burglary, March 20;

County Line Road, 800 block, lost property, March 26;

Prison trial ends, fate of EMCF waits on Barbour’s ruling


Two hundred and twenty-six years ago, the Federalists were having trouble getting the states to ratify the new Constitution of the United States. The anti-Federalists, led by Samuel Adams, John Hancock and Patrick Henry, feared the proposed constitution did not adequately protect the individual rights of the common man.



Rowan Brinston celebrates 60 years with Beemons and soon hitting 90 years of living