About us

Founded in 1982, the Madison County Journal is locally owned by Prince Media Group.

Our weekly newspaper primarily serves Madison County, Mississippi, and the cities of Madison, Ridgeland, Canton and Flora.

The Journal publishes Madison County Magazine as a supplement that is also available on newsstands from Madison to Belhaven.

Here's a staff directory.



P.O. Box 219
Ridgeland, MS 39158

293 Commerce Park Drive
Ridgeland, MS 39157

Telephone: 601.853.4222

Hours: M-F 9-5

Published weekly on Thursdays and delivered via U.S. Mail and to rack and store locations.

Published bi-monthly and delivered to 55,000 readers from Madison to Fondren, Belhaven and out the Lakeland corridor. Direct mailed to Reunion, Annandale and Ingileside areas. Download our media kit. 


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Advertise with us | print + digital

For advertising information, contact Michael Simmons or call 601-853-4222 x32.

Visit our full-service digital agency here


Legal advertising

The Journal is the official legal organ of Madison County and qualified to publish countywide. Please contact Michael Simmons or call 601-853-4222 x32. 


Management | Prince Media Group

James E. Prince III

Michael Simmons
Vice President 


Find other contacts here.