News
Man flees after bank incident A repeat violent offender remains in the Madison County Detention Center on $150,000 following his arrest in connection with a tussle with police at a Ridgeland bank last Wednesday.
Elvis makes his way to The Home Place MADISON — Elvis has left the parking lot.
Jury trials resume in Madison County Jury trials resumed in Madison County this month with extra steps taken ensure safety from COVID-19.
COVID cases sit at 35 in Madison schools There have been 35 positive cases of COVID-19 among students throughout Madison County and another 22 faculty and staff impacted, according to data from the State Department of Health. The state also reports two outbreaks at schools in the county, though they don’t say where.
Editorials
EDITORIAL/‘The dogma lives loudly...’ “The dogma lives loudly within you,” Democrat California Sen. Dianne Feinstein growled at Amy Coney Barrett about her devout Christian beliefs during a Senate hearing in 2016. 
BUCHANAN/Liberals: Burn down country President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell are on the cusp of making history.
LOWRY/Don’t expect elites to learn The attempted assassination of two Los Angeles County deputies, caught on a security video, is chilling and enraging enough. 
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
Lester Ivory Arender
It is with great sadness that the family of Lester Ivory Arender announces his passing on Saturday, September 19, 2020 at the age of … Read More
Willa “Joy” McKinley Love
Willa “Joy” McKinley Love, 86, of Madison, died Friday, September 18, 2020 of complications from Alzheimer’s disease. Joy was … Read More
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
LATEST NEWS
Aldermen OK furniture store renovation RIDGELAND — A furniture store will get a new paint job after receiving the go-ahead from the city board.
New City Center delayed RIDGELAND — Construction setbacks due to the coronavirus and weather delays have pushed the opening of the ongoing $15.9 million city center project from late this year to early February of next year.
Madison’s Manning earns national award Paige Manning, director of the Market Development Division at the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce (MDAC), was recently awarded the prestigious 2020 Honor Award for Communications by the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA).
Junior Auxiliary board announced The 2020-2021 Junior Auxiliary of Madison County board iincludes:
OTHER NEWS
PAID POLITICAL ANNOUNCEMENT/Bill Lee announces candidacy for aldermen re-election The past forty months as your alderman has been a rewarding and hopefully a beneficial experience for Ward 5 and all of the citizens of the City of Ridgeland. 
R’land attorney enlists auto shop to rescue kitten A tiny kitten was rescued from inside the dashboard of a vehicle last week and adopted all in the same day.
Ridgeland man joins court staff Bret Linley of Ridgeland has joined the staff of Court of Appeals Presiding Judge Jack Wilson. 
Repeat offender arrested after tussle at bank A Jackson man and repeat offender was arrested and charged this morning following a tussle that left one Ridgeland Police officer with minor injuries at a Ridgeland bank yesterday
Canton Flea Market on after veto override CANTON — Aldermen held a special-called meeting Monday afternoon to override Mayor William Truly’s veto cancelling this year’s Fall Flea Market scheduled for Oct. 8.
Supervisors adopt $132M budget Madison County plans to spend more than $132 million in the new fiscal year, according to the annual budget and tax levies passed by the Board of Supervisors last Tuesday. 
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.

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