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 ages. Regional and Mississippi films generated discussion on a plethora of film genres. Filmmakers, aspiring filmmakers and film lovers found themselves pondering issues close to […]
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 Busby of Clinton died Wednesday after his 2016 Nissan Maxima was struck by a Volkswagen Passat. Madison police Capt. Kevin Newman tells the Clarion-Ledger (http://on.thec-l.com/2imTPnd […]
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 Gorman of Madison was pronounced dead at the scene at the commission’s office in Robinsonville, south of Memphis, Tennessee. Gorman had worked as an enforcement […]
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 WAS LAST SEEN WEARING A TURQUOISE SWEATER WITH A BEAR ON THE FRONT, OFF-WHITE OR KHAKI PANTS AND PINK TENNIS SHOES. SHE IS DESCRIBED AS […]
By Lonnie Ross
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….