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Princess Ariel visits with children during the tea event last year.
Princess Ariel visits with children during the tea event last year.
Wednesday, August 31, 2016 6:00 PM
Once Upon A Fairytale: A Mother Daughter Princess Tea is an event raising awareness for adoption in the world. This year, the event is presented by Ergon, Exmark, and Regional Enterprises. This special event will take place on Sunday, Oct. 9, at The South Warehouse on East Silas Brown Street in Jackson. The tea, intended for mothers and their young daughters to attend together, will help raise money for Eagle’s Nest Children’s Home in Guatemala to send its residents to school.
  • Beverly Johnston says goodbye to Madison Station
    MADISON — After a career spanning two decades at Madison Station Elementary, Beverley Johnston knows she leaves the school in good hands and with direction for the future.

    Johnston is the principal at Madison Station Elementary, but on June 30 she closes the book for good and passes the title and the responsibility that comes with it to her assistant principal of three years, Martha Hanna. Hanna said she hopes to maintain the family culture that Johnston has established at the school.
  • Boy’s murder gut blow to metro
    Kingston Dae’Jaun Frazier loved cartoons, particularly the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, so at the six-year-old’s Celebration of Life service Friday at Jackson’s Morning Star Baptist Church, his family will don green and white, a cousin said.

    The kidnapping and murder of Frazier, who was set to graduate kindergarten last Thursday, has been a gut blow to Madison County, metropolitan Jackson and points far beyond.
  • Bicycle shop in Gluckstadt focuses on bikes, beer
    GLUCKSTADT — Bicycle Revolution is an old business with a new look. Jeremy and Paula Polk have operated Bicycle Revolution as a mobile bike repair service for nearly the last decade and brought in old friend and coworker Jayce Powell after they decided to anchor that business to a storefront that opened two months ago.

    Since then, the store has evolved to not only include a shop for bicycles and repairs, but also food and drinks.
  • Newspaper article reunites Madison woman with missing wedding ring
    A story in last week’s Madison County Journal returned a wedding ring to its rightful owner.

    Marianne and Ron Veazey had been looking for his wedding band for weeks.
  • Truly wins over Bolden for mayor
    CANTON — Unofficial results from Tuesday’s run-off election here have former Mayor Dr. William Truly defeating incumbent Arnel Bolden by over 200 votes to win the Democrat primary.

    Truly won 1,331 votes to Bolden’s 1,080 votes, garnering approximately 55 percent of the vote. Truly earned 140 more votes than Bolden during the May 2 primary.
  • Gym Rat Lewis signs with MVSU
    MADISON – Jeff and Elissha became owners of Mississippi Basketball and Athletics in 2009.
        Little did they know at the time, but the highly-popular hoops haven on Westbrook Road in Jackson – better known simply as the MBA - soon became a de facto personal playground/daycare for their youngest son, Donavon, then 8 years of age.
  • Mother’s Day | Madison Mom of four rests on Faith
    With four young children, Kelly Anne Rice and her husband Aaron do not have a lot of time to breathe, but she says that is fine by her.

    “We have just accepted that we are in a season of our lives when we will not have a lot of downtime, but that is fine. We are trying to enjoy it and I think my crew operates a bit better when we stay busy,” she said.
  • Suit targeting Sheriff makes world news
    The class action lawsuit against Madison County’s Sheriff and several deputies alleging black residents are “targeted” and subject to unconstitutional searches, seizures and even arrests set off a media firestorm worldwide this week as images of the 1960s were conjured up.

    The story was picked up everywhere from The Washington Post to the United Kingdom’s The Guardian, with dozens of blogs running with the story as well.
  •  2017-18 class of Madison the City Chamber of Commerce's Junior Ambassadors of the Year
    A new team of high school students is committed to learning about their community through the Junior Ambassadors program of Madison the City Chamber of Commerce.
        The Chamber welcomed nine returning Junior Ambassadors and 35 new students to the program on Monday. This year’s class of 35 Junior Ambassadors were thanked for their service in the 15th year of the program by Chamber President Hugh Warren.
  • Reveille Spring Revue
    Reveille  caps off the year with Reveille Spring Revue held Friday, May  5 and Saturday, May 6 at the Madison Central High School Auditorium beginning at 6:30 pm each evening.   

    This high-energy pop show features solos, dance numbers, the Reveille band and Reveille’s 2017 Competition Show “Get a Clue.” The competition show stages a murder mystery with the familiar characters found in the Clue board game as the usual suspects. 
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