A convicted felon driving a stolen pickup led Madison police on a high-speed pursuit Wednesday morning and is now accused of assaulting law enforcement officers, the authorities said.

Thousands expected at Euro Fest

RIDGELAND — Euro Fest is the perfect event for European auto enthusiasts and once again thousands are expected for the 14th annual show here that starts on Friday at the Renaissance.

Madison prayer is for ‘revival’

An enthusiastic crowd answered “A Call for Prayer” in Madison in the first of its kind service designed to spark a revival that speaker Dr. Robert Jeffress believes will spread across the country.

Madison schools earn ‘A’ rating

The Madison County School District has once again earned a strong A rating, according to the 2021-2022 district and school accountability results from the state Department of Education.

JACKSON — The LeFleur’s Bluff Education and Tourism Complex will give children and families alike a fun new experience with the addition of a new museum walking trail and an outdoor pavilion this weekend.

Ridgeland senior aces ACT

Allen C. Richert III, son of Dr. Allen Richert, Jr. and Dr. Jan Richardson Richert and a senior at Ridgeland High School, earned the highest possible ACT composite score of 36.

A Jackson man got 40 years in prison after pleading guilty to his participation in a June 2022 conspiracy to rob a Ridgeland man and his elderly parents.

Kernizan joins Children’s as new COO

Expanding the vision of Children’s of Mississippi – to help all Mississippi children reach their full potential – is the goal of Chief Operations Officer Lorna Kernizan of Ridgeland, who joined the pediatric organization of the University of Mississippi Medical Center last month.

Rental code up for change

RIDGELAND — Rental property owners here will be subject to licensing and inspections of the property between tenants by the city, according to a proposed residential inspection code under consideration by the city.

Homecoming is Friday, Sept. 30 @ 7:30pm.

GermanFest set for this Sunday

Fresh sauerkraut, homemade desserts, children’s games, bratwurst, shish kabobs, and authentic German folk music are just a few of the things people can look forward to during Gluckstadt’s 35th Annual GermanFest this Sunday.

Ridgeland marijuana petition falls short

RIDGELAND — One of the nine confirmed forgeries on a pro-marijuana petition here was Attorney General Lynn Fitch’s signature, officials said.

Mayor recognizes Robotics team

Madison Middle School Robotics team members each received certificates Tuesday night from the the city recognizing their competition against schools all over the world.

St. Joe teacher runner-up to national award

MADISON -- St. Joseph Catholic School journalism teacher Terry Cassreino said being runner-up to National Broadcast Adviser of the Year reflects more about his students’ hard work than anything else.

1 shot near Harvey Crossing

A Canton man has been arrested and charged in connection with a shooting in the Harvey Crossing subdivision off of Yandell Road near Deerfield Tuesday afternoon, the authorities said.

Local tapped as Holmes chief

Canton native Da’Varius Jackson recently joined the Holmes Community College Ridgeland Campus as the new police chief. He comes to Holmes after eight years working for the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) police department. 

Gluckstadt board rounds out court appointments

GLUCKSTADT — The city continues to expand its new Municipal Court Division with the hiring of its first municipal judge, municipal judge pro tempore, and public defender.

St. Richard Catholic School welcomed its 2022 eCYBERMISSION National Champion team “Oh, Deer!” back to campus recently for a celebration of their HUGE accomplishment.

Jackson teen arrested for Northpark shooting

RIDGELAND —  A Jackson teen has been arrested and charged as an adult in connection with a Northpark mall shooting over the weekend, the authorities said.

Madison PD mourning K-9 Maxx

MADISON — The canine that served here for eight and a half years was remembered for being “fierce” and full of energy but also a loyal partner that was like a child to his former handler.

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