A new set of warriors took to the fields today to find themselves. Between the shrill of whistles and the bellicose language spouted by coaches, Mississippi Association of Independent Schools member schools officially started football practice for the 2015 season.
Columbus leaders and community organizers celebrated the completion of roughly 1,800 feet of new construction for the 14th Avenue ditch improvement project on Monday.
Starkville's lowest-paid employees will earn at least $10 per hour starting July 2017, and aldermen still must figure out how to financially cover the salary increase.
Though it has been open since 1988, there is something new about Image Maker Hair Salon in West Point.
Columbus obstetrician and gynecologist Dr. Pamela Lacy will keynote Saturday's graduation ceremony at Mississippi University for Women.
The mayor of a 1,600-resident Quitman County town has been indicted on charges that he sexually abused two children.
Most candidates at the Neshoba County Fair went out of their way Wednesday to promote their conservative credentials to an audience that was mostly white and, judging by the applause, mostly in support of gun rights and opposed to abortion, same-sex marriage and Common Core academic standards.
An investigator says a transgender teenager who was found buried on the suspect's father's property in George County earlier this year was beaten to death.
Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann is calling for an investigation of some election literature that has been mailed before the Tuesday primary election.
A Minnesota dentist who killed a well-known, protected lion while on a hunt in Zimbabwe has advised his patients to seek care elsewhere since becoming a target of outrage from across the world.
A sea-crusted wing part washed up on an island in the western Indian Ocean may be the first trace of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 since it vanished nearly a year and a half ago, and a tragic but finally solid clue to one of aviation's most perplexing and expensive mysteries.
A University of Cincinnati police officer who shot a motorist during a traffic stop over a missing front license plate was indicted Wednesday on a murder charge, with a prosecutor saying the officer "purposely killed him" and "should never have been a police officer."
Three University of Virginia graduates and members of a fraternity profiled in a debunked account of a gang rape in a retracted Rolling Stone magazine story filed a lawsuit against the publication and the article's author Wednesday, court records show.
The House voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday to shore up federal highway aid and veterans' health care before heading out of town for its August recess, leaving unresolved an array of sticky issues that are sure to complicate an autumn agenda already groaning under the weight of indecision.
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