Madison Station Elementary is once again a National Blue Ribbon School, recognized for the second time in school history as one of the best schools in the nation. The K-5 school in the Madison Zone is a 2020 National Blue Ribbon School, the highest recognition awarded to schools in our nation. This prestigious honor bookends the decade with top honors; in 2010 the school won its first National Blue Ribbon School award.
A company trying to locate a third landfill in Madison County is now suing the Board of Supervisors seeking $60 million for what they call a breach of contract after supervisors opted earlier this year to not conduct a new solid waste study.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.