Ten-year-old Destin Poindexter is spending the week learning about Columbus during the Civil War era.
In the basement hallway of Overstreet Elementary, roughly 100 fifth grade students are following their own lesson plan this week, offering school's entire student body a historical overview of a period spanning from the 11th to the 20th century.
Starkville Utilities issued a boil-water notice for a portion of Greensboro Street, between Gladney and Whitfield streets, through Friday.
Mississippi residents will receive three years of free access to their own credit reports under an agreement three credit reporting agencies have made with the state's top legal officer.
BancorpSouth's proposed merger deals with Central Community Corp. and Ouachita Bancshares Corp. have been extended until Dec. 31 of next year.
The ballooning cost of building Mississippi Power Co.'s Kemper County power plant won't end when construction is done.
Donald Trump asserted in the final presidential debate that no one respects women more than he does.
Threatening to upend a fundamental pillar of American democracy, Donald Trump refused to say in debate that he will accept the results of next month's election if he loses to Hillary Clinton.
Justice Department officials are warning that they'll be dispatching fewer trained election observers as a result of a Supreme Court opinion that gutted a key provision of the Voting Rights Act.
Facing new challenges to a legacy law, the Obama administration on Wednesday set modest expectations for the president's final health care sign-up season.
The city council voted on Tuesday to approve a new pay scale that includes 5-percent pay raises to the base rate of every rank through captain.
Two years ago, Aimee Bradley's daughter didn't think anything of exchanging online messages with someone she had never met.
A man was killed Tuesday when he crashed the motorcycle he was riding on Highway 82 West near the 18th Avenue exit in Columbus shortly before 5:30 p.m.
A Clay County man is in jail for allegedly shooting his wife at least five times.
Mississippi Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves answered questions from Columbus Rotarians Tuesday at Lion Hills Center.
Mississippi State received 32 reports of sexual assault in 2015, a number the school's Student Association is working to reduce this week.
Ward 6 Alderman Roy A. Perkins wants the mayor and his fellow aldermen to have more information about potential city hires and says department heads will be held accountable if they do not provide full reports to the board in the future.
The Starkville/MSU Symphony Chorus will present a concert of choral music selected on the theme "Ode to Nature" at 3 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 23.
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