Eighteenth Annual Crossroads Film Society/Film Festival

April 13, 2017 in Entertainment

By Janice K. Neal-Vincent Contributing Writer The 18th Annual Crossroads Film Festival was held at Malco Cinema in Madison April 6-9. The event attracted approximately 3,000 movie goers of all […]

Police: Deadly interstate crash caused by wrong-way driver

December 23, 2016 in News

MADISON, Miss. (AP) – Authorities say a wrong-way driver is suspected of causing a head-on collision in Madison that claimed the life of a motorist. Authorities say 40-year-old Jason Bradley […]

Mississippi Gaming Commission officer dies in accidental shooting during training exercise

January 22, 2015 in News

TUNICA, Mississippi (AP) — The Mississippi Gaming Commission’s new director of investigations died Wednesday after he was shot during a training exercise at the agency’s office in Tunica County. John […]

Amber Alert: Two year old Myra Lewis is missing

March 3, 2014 in News

THE MISSISSIPPI HIGHWAY PATROL IS ISSUING AN AMBER ALERT FOR TWO-YEAR-OLD MYRA LEWIS. SHE WAS LAST SEEN SATURDAYMORNING JUST AFTER 11 AT HER HOME IN CAMDEN IN NORTHERN MADISON COUNTY. SHE […]

JSU president Meyers responds to opposition to expansion into Madison

January 31, 2013 in News, Top Stories

By Lonnie Ross

Online Editor

Jackson State University (JSU) President Carolyn Meyers held a news conference to discuss the institution’s plans for an expansion location in the city of Madison.

Meyers said JSU’s entire community is “excited” about the project as it is an opportunity to continue to address the educational needs of the Jackson-metro area. The campus will accommodate non-traditional students by offering evening, weekend and online courses.

However, not everyone is excited about the planned expansion. Tulane University issued a letter to Higher Education Commissioner Hank Bounds and the College Board asking the board to rescind the approval of JSU’s plans to open a Madison campus this summer….