Steven Ward, The Clarion-Ledger

Steven Ward

The Clarion-Ledger

Jackson, MS, United States

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Recent articles by Steven:

MEMA: Ruptured pipe causes gas leak in Yazoo County. Dozens hospitalized

Environmental specialists will conduct air quality tests to ensure no gas is lingering in low-lying areas. → Read More

Yankee Hotel Foxtrot: Wilco is coming to Jackson in April

In 2012, Rolling Stone ranked "Yankee Foxtrot Hotel" No. 493 on its list of The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time. → Read More

The Grammys are Sunday night. These 3 nominees have Mississippi ties

The 2020 Grammy Awards will be broadcast on CBS Sunday at 7 p.m. → Read More

Jackson police are investigating the death of a woman who was found at park

The death was described as "very recent" → Read More

Meows and 'Memory': CATS coming to Jackson's Thalia Mara Hall. Here are the details

The original Broadway production opened in 1982 at Broadway’s Winter Garden Theatre, where it ran for 7,485 performances and 18 years. → Read More

Jason Isbell, Mississippi Twitter clap back at troll asking singer to avoid state

Everything started when Jason Isbell tweeted a joke Saturday about eating meat when he was in Mississippi. → Read More

This is Mississippi's favorite movie from the '90s: Report

According to a report by FrontiersBundles, Mississippi's favorite film from the '90s is..... → Read More

Grand Ole Opry regular and 'Rose Colored Glasses' singer John Conlee coming to Jackson

John Conlee has released 32 singles throughout the years with 26 of them charting in the top 20 or better. → Read More

Novelists Alix Ohlin, Mamta Chaudhry to visit Lemuria for readings, signings

The signings begin at 5 p.m. and the readings begin at 5:30 p.m. → Read More

A Community Thrives grant: Midtown Jackson to get Sculpture Walk art installation

A new sculpture art installation is coming to Midtown Jackson thanks, in part, to a USA TODAY NETWORK Community Thrives grant → Read More

Bo Diddley, Tammy Wynette and Jerry Lee Lewis named to Mississippi MAX Hall of Fame

“These five individuals have enriched our culture through their talents as performers and writers, and we are proud to honor them in this way” → Read More

They will open for The Who. But first, Reignwolf will play in Jackson.

The foundation of almost every song on "Hear Me Now" is the blues. Band founder Jordan Cook talks about their music, Mississippi ties. → Read More

Meet Miss Mississippi USA Madeleine Overby. Here what's you need to know

Madeleine Overby, 21 of Columbus was crowned Miss Mississippi last year and will be representing the state for the Miss USA title. → Read More

Tattooed man shot, killed by Mississippi police has tattooed twin accused of La. killings

William Bottoms faces a mandatory sentence of life in prison if convicted of second-degree murder. → Read More

This is the No. 1 most binge-watched TV show in Mississippi

Geek.Com conducted a Google Survey of 1,500 U.S. consumers between Feb. 19 and Feb. 22, 2019. → Read More

Mississippi man pleads guilty to federal hate crime for cross burning

'While wounds are still healing from Mississippi’s past, incidents such as this only serve as setbacks and should be fully condemned in every community' → Read More

That Ringo? Yes, Ringo Starr played drums with singer-songwriter Jenny Lewis on her new CD

The alternative folk-pop rocker has garnered critical and commercial acclaim as a solo artist and since fronting the L.A.-based indie band, Rilo Kiley. → Read More

Yikes! This is what people in Mississippi fear the most

The report is called, 'Yikes! America's Top-Searched Phobias of 2018.' Clowns and needles made some lists. What about Mississippi? → Read More

'I unreservedly apologize,' ESPN's Keith Olbermann tweets to turkey hunter

“Keith Olbermann‘s tweet was recklessly irresponsible," Hall wrote. "Someone with his following needs to understand the possible impact of his words." → Read More

ESPN's Keith Olbermann tweets an apology to Mississippi turkey hunter

“Keith Olbermann‘s tweet was recklessly irresponsible," Hall wrote. "Someone with his following needs to understand the possible impact of his words." → Read More