Doris Ranzman had followed the expert advice, planning ahead in case she wound up unable to care for herself one day. But when a nursing-home bill tops $14,000 a month, the best-laid plans get tossed aside.
The House will take up a bill this week blocking funding for so-called "sanctuary cities" that resist turning over immigrants to federal authorities.
Garrison Keillor, creator and longtime host of the popular "A Prairie Home Companion" radio show, says he means it this time: He's retiring.
It's a classic question from adults to kids: "What do you want to be when you grow up?"
Columbus Mayor Robert Smith says he plans to discuss with councilmen the possibility of removing the Mississippi flag from city buildings.
Hundreds gathered Sunday night at a baseball park in a small Mississippi town to remember a black man who died after a physical encounter with a white police officer and to call for action.
Starkville Oktibbeha Consolidated School District technology integration specialist Danielle McGee has been invited to attend the global SMART Exemplary Educator Summit.
Efforts to develop a new comprehensive plan for Starkville begin this week as the city is hosting two public meetings.
en. John McCain said today that Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump doesn't need to apologize to him for remarks about his captivity in Vietnam, but should tell veterans he's sorry.
Seeking to blunt Donald Trump's summer surge, Republican White House hopefuls are shedding their cautious approach to the provocative businessman's political rise.
A Kuwait-born man who shot and killed five service members in Tennessee was first treated by a child psychiatrist for depression when he was 12 or 13 years old, a family representative said.
Rick Perry still prides himself on being a Bubba.
Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush, who pursued an aggressive agenda when he was Florida's governor for eight years, returns to the state capital on Monday where he plans to outline his top domestic priorities if elected.
The United States and Cuba restored full diplomatic relations today after more than five decades of frosty relations rooted in the Cold War.
Under oath in a hotel -- away from the TV cameras and the soapbox where he did his public moralizing -- Bill Cosby sketched a very different image of America's Dad: a philanderer who plied young women with quaaludes, claimed to be adept at reading their unspoken desires and tried to use his wealth to keep "Mrs. Cosby" in the dark.
In the dim lighting of the Amzi Love Home on Seventh Street, a group of women hover around a table in the front bedroom.
Sharp-shooters aren't made by using conventional methods.
Derek Dawkins compared sticking his arm down a catfish's throat to getting his hand slammed in a book.
Mississippi State University's football team wasn't the only group that found success this fall.
1. Hickman fired as CMSD superintendent COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Former alderman: LGBT issues expected under 'lesbian leadership' STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. Bond revoked again for attempted kidnapping suspect STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. Bond reinstated for attempted kidnapping suspect STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. Lawsuit looms for Starkville over parade denial STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY