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UPDATED: Rep. Thompson Returns Sherman Donation; Will Endorse Baria

David Baria and Howard Sherman have both donated to federal election campaigns. Baria has donated to strictly Democratic campaigns, while Sherman has donated to Republicans and recently, Democrats.


IBC Moves Beyond Tutus and Pointe Shoes with Competition Fierce

Tutus and pointe shoes were scarce during round two of the USA International Ballet Competition, as dancers performed contemporary pieces.

Civil Rights

Dorothy Cotton

Dorothy Cotton, who worked closely with the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., taught nonviolence to demonstrators before marches and sometimes calmed tensions by singing church hymns, has died. She was 88.

Editor's Note

EDITOR'S NOTE: Lessons in Stepping up from ‘Friday Night Lights’

It may be the peak of the baseball season, but my clear eyes and full heart have been fully set on football, thanks to my latest TV nostalgic kick. For those that don't speak outdated pop-culture references, I've been re-watching ...


Guys We Love 2018

Each year around Father's Day, we honor men in the Jackson metro area who are making differences in our communities. This year's include leaders, policy advocates, south Jackson warriors, creators of welcoming spaces, social-media experts, and more. Meet the 2018 ...

Today's Events


Music Listings

Char - Tommie Vaughn 6 p.m.

Hal & Mal's - Central MS Blues Society (rest) 7 p.m. $5

Kathryn's - Joseph LaSalla 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Pelican Cove - Two for the Road 6-10 p.m.

Table 100 - Andrew Pates 6 p.m.