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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.
  • Madison teacher wins award
    Early Wednesday morning at Madison Station Elementary, students, parents, and faculty gathered in their auditorium to await the big announcement. Four students were called up to hold signs with numbers on them, signifying the financial award that would be received by a teacher within the audience on behalf of the Milken Family Foundation. Mississippi State Superintendent of Education Dr. Carey Wright was called upon to hold the last zero, making the sum total of the gift $25,00
  • Madison Central High School Choral Department Presents REVEILLE REVEAL 2017
    Join Reveille – Madison Central’s awarding winning show choir – for Reveille Reveal on Friday, January 27st at 6:30pm in the MCHS Auditorium.  Featuring the premier of the 2017 competition show,  you do not want to miss this exciting evening of spectacular entertainment from Reveille!  Tickets are $10 and $12  and will be available for sale beginning Tuesday, January 24th through Friday , January 27th  at the Commons Concessions from Noon – 1pm and at the evening of the show beginning at 5:15pm at the auditorium lobby.  Following the performance, a Celebration Reception will be held in the Commons.  A limited number of reserved tables of 8 are available for $50 each for the reception. 
  • Local law enforcement are looking for a wanted fugitive believed to be in the area

    The Madison County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a Wanted Fugitive from Canton.

    Anthony Moore aka “Pony Boy” of Canton is wanted by the Madison County Sheriff’s Department and U.S. Marshal’s Service for convicted felon in possession of a firearm.

  • (UPDATED) 1 injured in shooting at Renaissance

    One individual is in custody following a shooting at Renaissance at Colony Park shortly before noon today.

    Ridgeland Police have arrested Greg Rivers for allegedly shooting at a co-worker in the parking lot of the shopping center.

  • MRA’s Duease wins 1,000th game in coaching career
    LAFAYETTE, La. – Richard Duease stood and walked over to shake hands with the opposing coach and players here following last Thursday night’s victory, just as he has done countless other times during his illustrious coaching career.

    Only this time it came with a caveat: It was win No. 1000 for the longtime MRA coach.
  • CMU calls for forensic audit of Warnock contacts
    CANTON — Mayor Arnel Bolden vetoed a measure last week by four aldermen to replace Cleveland Anderson as a commissioner for Canton Municipal Utilities. An attempt by aldermen to override that veto Tuesday was unsuccessful.

    Aldermen Andrew Grant, Eric Gilkey, Les Penn and Olivia Harrell tried to replace Anderson on the CMU board after he voted to terminate contracts with Rudy Warnock as CMU engineer and Mike Espy as CMU general counsel.
  • Ridgeland police apprehend suspect in Wednesday afternoon armed robbery

    The Ridgeland Police Department in conjunction with Jackson Police apprehended a Jackson man earlier this afternoon, shortly after he allegedly robbed an Old Canton liquor store. The man is believed to be connected to other incidents in Ridgeland and surrounding jurisdictions.

    Blessed Adams, 23, of Jackson has been arrested and charged with strong armed robbery and simple assault after he pepper sprayed a clerk at a liquor store and made off with money from the register at Old Canton Liquor and Wine.

  • C Spire grants big wishes to family
    A Madison family was one of three chosen by C Spire to receive a “Christmas Wish” this year and $10,000 to plan a dream vacation.

    Shay and Roosevelt Greenwood and their five children were brought to tears after being surprised with the gift at their home by a host of C Spire employees.
  • Lawyer claims Warnock threatened CMU commissioner, newspaper publisher
    CANTON — Rudy Warnock went beyond the scope of his duties to threaten and harass Canton Municipal Utility Commissioners, an attorney for one embattled commissioner alleged at a special meeting last Thursday.

    A series of text messages presented by the attorney, who is a state Senator, also revealed threats to whip a Madison County newspaper publisher.
  • Germantown High takes the top honors at the 2016 International Economic Summit
    Germantown High School captured the top honor at the 2016 International Economic Summit (IES) on November 29, 2016 at Mississippi College in Clinton, MS. Representing the country Sierra Leone, three high school students from Germantown High School emerged from a field of over 60 teams to bring home the title of 2016 Summit Champions. The team also achieved a perfect score on the economics test, which was one portion of the event. This year’s summit was made possible by The College Knowledge Project, Mississippi College, and the Mississippi Geographic Alliance.
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