News
Election challenge continues District 4 supervisor candidate Jim Harreld has requested a speedy appeal by the Mississippi Supreme Court in his challenge of the 2019 general election which he lost to Karl Banks by 57 votes. 
Outdoor learning at MRA Mrs. Lynn Britts’ 1st grade class took to MRA’s Jenny’s Garden in search of specific plant anatomy that they were learning about in the classroom.
Reservoir receives funds for roadway Piece by piece, Reservoir officials are securing $132.3 million in funding for the proposed new roadway to get traffic off of the Reservoir dam.
Madison County schools continue with free meals Madison County Schools students can now receive free lunch and breakfast through the end of 2020.
Editorials
BUCHANAN/Forever wars ending? “There is no... sound reason for the United States to continue sacrificing precious lives and treasure in a conflict not directly connected to our safety or other vital national interests.” 
LOWRY/Trump’s ‘play it down’ debacle The latest hammer of a book to fall on President Donald Trump is Bob Woodward’s soon-to-be-released “Rage,” and it’s his own words that are the issue.
BIBLE SELECTION/Mark 10:9 (KJV) What therefore God hath joined together, let not man put asunder.
Features
Lauren Olivia Benoit to wed Tyler Austin McKinzie in Oct. Ronnie and  Lorena Tompkins of Madison along with Tim and Alana Benoit of Maurice, Louisiana, announce the engagment of their daughter Lauren Olivia Benoit to Tyler Austin McKinzie, son of Jim and Melissa Sherwood of Brandon and Steve and Sarah McKinzie of West Point.
Tatum Jean Folmar to wed Wilson Kice Brown in Nov. Mr. and Mrs. David Folmar of Laurel, Mississippi are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Tatum Jean Folmar, to Wilson Kice Brown, son of Riley and Amanda Brown of Mantee, MS.
Margaret Riley Tidwell to wed John Gavin O’Neal June 13 Mrs. Joe Frank Tidwell II announces the engagement of her daughter, Margaret Riley Tidwell, to John Gavin O'Neal, son of Mr. And Mrs. John Elvin O'Neal of Brentwood, Tennessee. The …
Obituaries
Billy C. Carpenter
Billy Clayton Carpenter, age 88, of Madison, passed away on September 12, 2020 at home with his wife and daughter by his side.  Read More
Dr. Kathy Kolar
On Saturday, September 12, 2020, Dr. Kathy Kolar, loving wife and mother of two children, passed away at the age of 68. Read More
Thomas Ramsey
Dr. Thomas Ramsey, resident of St. Catherine's Village in Madison, passed away on August 13, 2020 at age 90 due to complications from … Read More
LATEST NEWS
Madison airport receives $287K grant Bruce Campbell Field has received a federal grant that includes COVID relief monies to install weather reporting equipment and other maintenance.
BCBS, Baptist building health clinic MADISON — Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi and Baptist Memorial Health Care announced this week a high-quality healthcare experience coming here.
Tirey hired at Ridgeland Tourism The Ridgeland Tourism Commission recently announced the selection of Savannah Tirey as its new director of marketing and public relations.
Chamber hosting candlelight vigil for police The Ridgeland Chamber of Commerce will host “A Night in Blue” – a candlelight vigil and tribute to the Ridgeland Police Department, Thursday, September 24 at 6:30 p.m. in the parking lot of Colonial Heights Baptist Church, 444 Northpark Drive. 
OTHER NEWS
Mississippi Science Festival going virtual The Mississippi Science Fest, the LeFleur Museum District’s signature event, will take place virtually this Friday and Saturday. 
Colonial Dames host summer workshop The Mississippi State Society Colonial Dames XVII Century recently held a Summer Workshop at the Country Club of Jackson.
MRA’s JV coaching staff The 2021 MRA football staff is excited for this season while simultaneously enforcing every health precaution for athletes and faculty.
Castilla, Cobb, Wright elected to county business group’s board The Madison County Business League & Foundation Board of Directors recently announced the election of three new business leaders to serve four-year terms on the board of directors.
Enrich MS discusses program at Rotary The mission of Enrich MS, a non-profit organization working towards prevention for a variety of issues affecting Mississippi youth, was the topic of a recent meeting of the Madison-Ridgeland Rotary Club.
Canton native joins MGC as running backs coach Canton native Nicholas Beasley has been added to the 2019 National Champion’s, Mississippi Gulf Coast football coaching staff in charge of the Bulldog’s running backs.
Hardeman joins Holmes Ridgeland Campus as ADN instructor Kim Hardeman of Madison has joined the Holmes Community College family as an Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) instructor on the Ridgeland Campus.
St. Andrew's student Michael John Davis named MCM volunteer of the month St. Andrew’s Episcopal senior student Michael John Davis has been named Volunteer of the Month for July at the Mississippi Children’s Museum (MCM). Davis has been a volunteer since March of 2016.  He has accomplished over 61.20 volunteer hours at the museum! 

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