Gary Chesser and other veterans salute the flag during the Starkville Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday.
Since its first broadcast nearly a year ago, East Mississippi Community College's radio station on the Golden Triangle campus has grown its listenership through innovative content that includes original live radio drama that harkens back to the 1940s and early 1950s, when audio was king.
For most folks, today means its back to work after the long Memorial Day weekend. But for many of the students participating in the City of Columbus Summer Job program, today marks their introduction into the working world.
Carey Wright wanted to be a superintendent pretty badly, but sometimes you have to wonder if she knew what she was getting into when she took the job leading Mississippi's public schools.
Starkville officials, planners and business developers are set to pitch ideas about how to draw new businesses to the Highway 182 business corridor in a public meeting scheduled for 11 a.m. Wednesday.
The Mississippi State baseball team is in the midst of a historical season. On Monday, the Bulldogs added to the growing list of accomplishments.
Many of America's young adults appear to be in no hurry to move out of their old bedrooms.
The Cincinnati Zoo's director on Monday defended the decision to kill a gorilla to protect a 4-year-old boy who entered its exhibit, noting it's easy to second-guess after the child was recovered safely.
Peter Costanzo is the man who helped turn Donald Trump into @RealDonaldTrump.
Bernie Sanders' pitch for changing the way presidential candidates are chosen appears to have broad public support.
Taking Social Security benefits early comes with a price, yet more than 4 in 10 Americans who are 50 and over say they'll dip into the program before reaching full retirement age.
Another Mississippi government agency says that state budget cuts beginning July 1 are likely to cause service reductions.
President Barack Obama challenged Americans on Memorial Day to fill the silence from those who died serving their country with love and support for families of the fallen, "not just with words but with our actions."
Rural mothers whose premature babies are in intensive care will be able to get their breast milk delivered to their babies, thanks to a $1.9 million, three-year grant, say authorities in the Mississippi Delta.
The family of a driver who was killed alongside Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour in a U.S. drone strike in Pakistan has filed a case against U.S. officials, seeking to press murder charges, police said Sunday.
A black teenager says he was escorted out of his high school graduation ceremony in Sacramento by three deputies for refusing to remove his kente cloth, a traditional Ghanaian silk and cotton fabric.
One team is developing GPS ear tags so cattle farmers can track herds from afar. Another thinks drones can protect livestock from predators. Yet another is developing a rechargeable portable warmer to prevent vaccines from freezing when dairy producers inoculate their herds in the winter.
The largest number of Americans in more than a decade are expected to hit the road this weekend for summer's first major travel holiday.
The Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District is set to issue up to $16 million in bonds to renovate existing facilities and construct a partnership school with Mississippi State University, which will help solve post-consolidation overcrowding issues and establish a rural education center.
Brendan De Regla drove three hours and waited in line for half a day to see Donald Trump speak at a rally in Southern California. Dozens of college-aged protesters shouted on the other side of a police line, but De Regla, 22, stood unwaveringly in support of Trump.
1. EMCC's radio station breaking new ground COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Bulldogs are No. 6 seed in NCAA tourney STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. Highway 182 corridor development meeting set STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. Photo: Remembering the fallen STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. 25 students begin summer job program COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY