The Delta Blues Museum Arts and Education Program in Clarksdale is among 12 winners of the 2014 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award.
Biofuel maker KiOR Inc. has filed for bankruptcy, although its Mississippi subsidiary has not, preserving the chance that its Columbus plant could be sold quickly.
Biofuel maker KiOR said Friday that the $1.8 million loan payment it missed to the state of Mississippi means it now owes more than $312 million immediately.
The next executive director of the Columbus-Lowndes Recreation Authority could be facing a conflict of interest because he also serves on the Columbus Municipal School Board.
She is still beautiful, even in her old age. But even her dear friends will admit she could use some fresh make-up, maybe a mild face-lift.
More local homeowners are upgrading their living conditions and purchasing larger homes in Oktibbhea County.
A Starkville man convicted of a 2010 murder after a graduation party was sentenced to 40 years in prison last week.
Mary Jane Kennedy considers herself a conservative Christian Republican, and she's led Bible studies in her native Mississippi for decades.
Gov. Phil Bryant is creating a five-member task force to review contracts at the Mississippi Department of Corrections.
Former Corrections Commissioner Chris Epps was a success story in Mississippi government until federal officials unveiled a lengthy indictment.
With the walloping Republicans gave Democrats in the midterm elections, the GOP stands one Louisiana Senate runoff away from completely controlling Southern politics from the Carolinas to Texas.
A federal judge will hear arguments next week in a lawsuit that challenges Mississippi's ban on same-sex marriage.
Two Americans held by North Korea were on their way home Saturday after their release was secured through a secret mission by the top U.S. intelligence official to the reclusive Communist country.
A White House lunch aiming for cooperation boiled into a fresh dispute with newly empowered Republicans over immigration reform Friday.
The Veterans Affairs Department is considering disciplinary action against more than 1,000 employees.
KiOR has missed its final deadline for making a $1.85 million payment on its $75 million Mississippi Development Authority loan.
Students at New Hope High School experienced hands-on learning this week when a robotics trailer visited the campus.
The Trotter Convention Center's new look will be in place by the new year.
Starkville Parks and Recreation's recent financial woes bled over from the end of Fiscal Year 2013-2014.
1. Sheriff: New deputy hires will expand shift coverage STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
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4. Photos: Sturgis Motorcycle Rally STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY