Gray captured hours after Clay County escape

Posted less than 6 hours ago in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

Starkville police officers, U.S. Marshals and Mississippi Department of Corrections officials apprehended an escaped Clay County inmate Saturday in Starkville, hours after he broke out of jail.

Summer Jobs Series: From school work to yard work

Posted less than 6 hours ago in Columbus & Lowndes County

John Neil Stanback of Columbus has seen his fair share of yard work.

Mississippi Democratic odds improve, but stay long

Posted less than 6 hours ago in State

Does Hillary Clinton really have a chance of winning Mississippi's six electoral votes? Not likely. Are Democrats more competitive in the Magnolia State's presidential contest than they used to be? Maybe. Will Clinton fare better against Donald Trump in Mississippi than in every neighboring state? The prognosticators all think so.


Civil-rights marchers: US still needs to address inequality

Posted less than 6 hours ago in State

A half-century ago, thousands joined a march across Mississippi to challenge a system that condoned violence against black people and suppressed their rights -- issues still reverberating in today's national debates about police violence.








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