An elephant in a South Korean zoo is using his trunk to pick up not only food, but also human vocabulary.
For the past three years, the Internal Revenue Service hasn't been investigating complaints of partisan political activity by churches, leaving religious groups who make direct or thinly veiled endorsements of political candidates unchallenged.
Thursday morning, in downtown Columbus, an estimated 150 people gathered to bow their heads and pray in the YMCA gymnasium.
A routine traffic stop led to the arrest of a Columbus man Thursday afternoon.
One of the state's largest community-giving organizations announced a partnership with a local endowment group Thursday.
A joint project between the Lowndes County Board of Supervisors and Tombigbee Water Management has been temporarily placed on hiatus. Drainage work in the Pickensville Road/Pickens Drive area has come to a halt as some engineering changes to the project are being made.
Normally, the Mississippi State University football team would wear its maroon jerseys for Saturday's home game against Texas A&M. The Aggies would wear their white uniforms.
A Hamilton, Miss., man has confessed to setting fire to a house he owns in Oktibbeha County, officials with the Starkville Police Department say.
In a lot of respects, Starkville High School Band Director Shawn Sullivan and the school's head football coach Jamie Mitchell have eerily similar responsibilities.
The October employment report the government will release Friday will likely solidify the picture of the U.S. job market that's emerged this year: Companies are hiring steadily but cautiously. And unemployment remains high.
Mexicans cleaned the bones of dead relatives and decorated their graves with flowers and candy skulls. In Haiti, voodoo practitioners circled an iron cross at a cemetery and poured moonshine to honor their ancestors. Some Guatemalans held a wild horse race to remember the dead.
Forest-camouflaged pickups roared to life as the Mexican soldiers pulled on their black masks and hoisted their Heckler & Koch G3 assault rifles.
A Louisiana businessman faces a federal wire fraud charge for allegedly seeking to get BP PLC to pay him $1.4 million for supplying a helicopter that the oil giant allegedly did not authorize to pay for during its response to the massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
Neighbors heard the couple shouting at each other, but they never saw it get physical. Artur Plackowska said his wife recently told him she loved him.
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant said Wednesday that he thinks it would be a good idea for people in the state to voluntarily show identification when they vote, even though it's not required by law.
Gov. Phil Bryant and a Canadian diplomat are urging Mississippi's business community to look north for trading opportunities.
A government think tank is urging Chinese leaders to start phasing out China's one-child policy immediately and allow two children for every family by 2015, a daring proposal to do away with the unpopular policy.
The Columbus Soccer Complex, which celebrated its grand opening a month ago, may soon undergo a $200,000 upgrade in amenities.
It's official. The transfer of the Columbus County Club to East Mississippi Community College took place today at 12 a.m. After toiling more than a year in bankruptcy, the country club was sold to EMCC for $1.6 million during an auction Oct. 5.
Starkville and Oktibbeha County have officially entered a three-year interim agreement with the new Golden Triangle Regional Development Link, but not without some haggling and revisions to the contract.
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