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Over 130 European cars will be on display this weekend at Renaissance at Colony Park in Ridgeland. Euro Fest organizers anticipate over 10,000 people will attend the event.
Over 130 European cars will be on display this weekend at Renaissance at Colony Park in Ridgeland. Euro Fest organizers anticipate over 10,000 people will attend the event.
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 6:00 PM
RIDGELAND — It is not every day you see a gleaming hand-crafted Rolls Royce next to a row of Ferraris and Bentleys around Central Mississippi, but car lovers can get an eye full of more than 130 varieties of exotic European cars at Saturday’s annual Euro Fest car show.
  • Oct 8 is deadline to register to vote
    Residents wishing to register to vote in time for the presidential race in November have just over two weeks to do so in the Circuit Clerk’s office in Canton.

    The deadline to register is Saturday, Oct. 8. The Circuit Clerk’s office will be open that day from 8 a.m. until noon.
  • Nissan North American has kicked off its second decade of partnership with Habitat for Humanity with a $1 million donation, with $84,000 going towards the Mississippi Capital Area.

    Nissan has donated more than $14 million over the past 11 years to Habit for Humanity.
  • ‘The Wizard of Oz’ cast unphased by short circuit
    MADISON — The Center Players kicks off its 2016-2017 season Thursday night with its new show “The Wizard of Oz,” but at practice this past Sunday, the cast gave their most electrifying performance.

    Jack Mallette, who plays Dorothy’s Uncle Henry, said in the middle of rehearsals the fuse box inside the Madison Square Center for the Arts exploded, with the impact thrusting one actor backwards.
  • Thief poses as public works official
    MADISON — Police continue to search for an Hispanic woman and her accomplice they believe are responsible for stealing $1,000 worth of jewelry from a home in Hunter’s Creek subdivision after posing as city public works employees.

    Capt. Kevin Newman of the Madison Police Department said they don’t have any suspects identified at this time but they have found similar occurrences in McComb, Hinds County and Horn Lake.
  • Vietnam Moving Wall coming to Madison
    The Moving Wall, a tribute to those who served and died in the Vietnam War, is coming to Madison Oct. 21-23.

    Natchez Trace Funeral Home, Cemetery & Crematory is hosting the visit that is expected to draw up to 20,000 or more visitors to the scaled-down version of the national Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. The Moving Wall will be lit up and open to visitors 24/7, but volunteers will be on site 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. each day to assist visitors.
  • PERRY/Hacking the election
    One of Republican presidential nominee Donald J. Trump’s rallying cries is that the system is rigged. The populist, anti-establishment mantra appeals to frustrated Americans who feel shortchanged by the elite or fear “the others.” They think international trade deals benefit company CEOs to the detriment of American workers. They believe if the FBI concluded they had been “extremely careless in their handling of very sensitive, highly classified information” they would be prosecuted; but Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton was not due to her VIP status. They believe insider political cartels game the system to control our country’s leaders.
  • 4 suspects charged in Wendover home invasion, robbery
    RIDGELAND — Four people have been arrested and charged in connection with a home invasion that occurred in here the Wendover Subdivision on Sept. 12 that police say happened as a result of suspected illegal activities involving the homeowner.

    Gregory Ponnell Trigg, 37, of Baton Rouge, Thaddeus Lathomas Jarvis, 32, of Pearl, Steve Milton, 36, of Bolton and Stacy Duckworth, 34, of Richland have all been charged in the case.
  • City, HUD settle over apartment complexes
    RIDGELAND — City officials have settled with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development in an ongoing legal battle involving multiple apartment complexes here and rezoning efforts by the city.

    A HUD complaint lodged in December by the Assistant Secretary of Fair housing and Equal Opportunity identified five complexes that are located in a "high minority concentrated area in the eastern half of southeast Ridgeland."
  • In His Steps Ministry unveils open-air pavilion
    CANTON — In His Steps Ministries dedicated its new open-air recreational pavilion here over the weekend as a host of community members gathered for the event.

    Construction on the pavilion began in October 2015 but was delayed due to weather. It was finally completed on Sept. 2.
  • Ridgeland hosts annual ‘Night Out’
    The City of Ridgeland will host its sixth annual Ridgeland Neighbors Night Out on Thursday, Oct. 20. This event allows residents to become better acquainted with each other and with local authorities, enhancing crime prevention efforts in the community. This event is Ridgeland’s local version of National Night Out held annually in August.
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