Children aged 4 to 15 are invited to a youth fishing rodeo at the Fishing Derby Ponds at the Noxubee National Wildlife Refure beginning at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday.
A helicopter, fire truck, garbage truck, ambulance, and tractor will be some of the 30-plus trucks and vehicles at this year's Touch-A-Truck event.
Mississippi University for Women alumna Dr. Doris Taylor, a pioneer in cardiovascular cell therapy research, will address Mississippi University for Women graduates in Rent Auditorium on Saturday, May 9.
A volunteer sheriff's deputy plans to vacation in the Bahamas while facing a second-degree manslaughter charge in Oklahoma, his attorneys told a judge Tuesday, drawing immediate criticism from the family of the man he killed.
Mississippi and the nation would be better served with more racial diversity within the Democratic and Republican parties, former Gov. Haley Barbour said Tuesday at one of the state's historically black universities.
As jurors looked at a photograph of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev giving the finger to a security camera in his jail cell, a federal prosecutor described it as a defiant act by an unrepentant man who didn't care that he had killed four people, including an 8-year-old boy and a police officer.
Bipartisan legislation aimed at helping the victims of sex trafficking is set to pass the Senate after lawmakers ended a partisan dispute over abortion that has sidetracked the bill for weeks.
A massive recall has brought more attention and put more pressure on a century-old Texas ice cream company that has been searching to discover how its products became linked to a deadly string of listeria cases.
A 33-year-old Lowndes County man may have died from a spice overdose Monday, according to Lowndes County Coroner Greg Merchant.
Political signs are valuable commodities during campaign season.
Lowndes County Relay for Life organizers are hoping a change of time and venue for this year's event will garner more local support for American Cancer Society fundraising.
The Lowndes County School Board of Trustees voted Monday to continue its salary scale structure from the current school year into the 2015-2016 year.
Oktibbeha County Emergency Management Director Jim Britt announced he will retire from his post this summer, supervisors confirmed Monday.
A Connecticut man has been sentenced to 120 years in prison for trafficking spice online.
More than a dozen people will be compensated by the state of Mississippi this year for being wrongfully convicted of crimes, including one from Lowndes County and two from Noxubee County.
Monroe County Sheriff Cecil Cantrell says five people have been arrested for their involvement in a chop shop operation.
Women should get a mammogram every two years starting at age 50 -- and while routine screening brings little benefit in the 40s, beginning it that early should be a personal choice, a government task force said Monday.
A group is starting a ballot initiative that proposes limiting Mississippi lawmakers and statewide elected officials to two consecutive four-year terms in the same office.
Two Mississippi prisoners condemned to death are challenging the legality of the state's lethal injection procedures.
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