Wednesday May 15
Clinton district honors 13 retirees for 2012-13 school year
They were honored for their service Tuesday during the Clinton School Board's monthly meeting.
Tue May 14, 2013
Power outages set for May 14
Southern Pine Electric Power Association will perform upgrades to the Polkville substation on May 14 from 9-11 a.m. and 1-3 p.m. These upgrades will enhance service to customers living in the Polkville area and will take place in Smith and Rankin counties.
Mon May 13, 2013
Supervisors take a look at libraries' budgets
Jamie Cothron of Brandon works on a project at the Brandon Library on U.S. 80. / Joe Ellis/Rankin Ledger * Pearl Public Library * G. Chastaine Flynt Memorial Library * Brandon Public Library * Puckett Public Library * Pelahatchie Public Library * Florence Public Library * Northwest Point Reservoir Library * Richland Public Library * Sandhill Pisgah ... (more)
Rankin Co. 2nd grader lands movie role
A Rankin County second grader has landed one of the lead roles in a movie starring Katherine Heigl, Patrick Wilson and Jordana Brewster.
Sat May 04, 2013
Wicker's security detail ended
U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., answers questions from students at Northwest Rankin High School in Brandon, Miss., Oct.
Thu May 02, 2013
Pearl man fined $18,000 for neglected Brandon horses
Horses- in a herd of a dozen horses were found malnourished and in need of attention in a Brandon pasture on Mississippi 471 between East Deer Ridge and Grants Ferry Road.
Brandon hires new economic development director
The city hired Kyle Brown at a salary of $42,000. Due to Brown's hiring, Tahya Dobb's title changed from economic development director to events coordinator for the city.
Wed May 01, 2013
Mississippi Student's Racist Tweet Causes Stir
A racist tweet by a Brandon, Miss., high school student may land her in an alternative learning program." A Mississippi high school student who tweeted a racist message during school hours may be placed in an alternative learning program as punishment, a school official told CBS affiliate WJTV.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Hearing for Miss. man in suspicious letters case
In this Tuesday April 23, 2013 file photo, Everett Dutschke stands in the street near his home in Tupelo, Miss., and waits for the FBI to arrive and search his home.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
Miss. man charged in suspicious letters case
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Fri Apr 26, 2013
Best Bets for boomers
If you want to catch a few theatrical productions, this is the weekend to do so.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Brandon: City halts dirt mining
Jimmy Rayford was seeking a temporary commercial permit for a dirt mining program for April to April 2016.
Tue Apr 23, 2013
Rankin County Animal Health Fair set for Saturday
The Rankin County Animal Health Fair will be held Saturday from10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Rankin County Court Annex building parking lot, 211 East Government Street in Brandon.
Strickland - Pittman Engagement
Kenneth George Strickland Jr. of Jackson announce the engagement of their daughter, Zora Diana Strickland, to Larry Dale Pittman Jr., son of Mr.
At least 260 studentsrecognized as STARs
Jackson Preparatory School senior Sarah Santucci is the 2013 ALL-STAR Scholar, an award from the Kelly Gene Cook Sr.
Madison County Herald
Cyclists ready for Century Ride
Already one of central Mississippi's best-loved bicycling events, the annual Ridgeland Natchez Trace Century Ride offers an intriguing new course this year.
Mon Apr 22, 2013
Brandon author to sign, read 'Deception' at Lemuria May 1
Brandon resident and Mississippi State University graduate John M. Floyd will sign copies of his latest mystery/suspense short story collection, 'Deception' , at Lemuria May 1 at 5 p.m. Floyd, who won the Derringer Award in 2007 for short mystery fiction, has been praised by national bestselling authors Douglas Preston, Steve Hamilton, Marcus Sakey ... (more)
Mississippi's own Skylar Laine will perform at Brandon Day. Vickie D. King/Rankin Ledger
This year's Brandon Day will bring movies, music, rides and fireworks, and this year it will be a little easier on the pocketbook.
Bass Fishing Resource Guide
Salers Wins Bass Fishing League Tournament on Ross Barnett
Dudley Salers of Brandon, Miss., weighed a five-bass limit totaling 20 pounds, 3 ounces Saturday to win the Bass Fishing League Mississippi Division tournament on Ross Barnett.