Lex Jackson has owned Reed's Department Store in Columbus for 42 years, including the past 18 at the store's current location in Jackson Square.
A West Point woman has received a life sentence after being convicted of killing a man in 2009.
Each morning, Columbus residents may see a cluster of young adults by The Riverwalk, or at Friendship Cemetery, or maybe along a bypass somewhere.
A study released today ranks Mississippi last in the nation in overall child well-being.
For the second time in less than a year, former Mississippi State football player Justin Cox was arrested and charged with domestic violence.
Starkville may soon join a handful of other Mississippi cities that have opted to stop flying the state flag.
Organizers say more vendors are selling produce and other foods this year at Starkville Community Market's inaugural season at Fire Station Park than before the move.
Starkville officers arrested a Texas woman Monday and charged with molesting a minor.
For the third year in a row, Mississippi University for Woman has been named one of the best colleges in the U.S. to work for.
A black Mississippi man who often dressed in Confederate regalia to support the state flag has died in a one-car accident.
The Republican establishment may hope this is the beginning of the end for Donald Trump's circus-like run for the presidency.
The parent company of Ashley Madison, a matchmaking website for cheating spouses, says it was hacked and that the personal information of some of its users was posted online.
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.
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.
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.
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