Mississippi spends an additional $1,200 on each student at Mississippi Valley State University and Mississippi University for Women compared with those at Jackson State University and the University of Mississippi.
A New Hope man will spend his weekends in the Oktibbeha County Jail for the next six months after pleading guilty to assault with a cowbell.
The dramatic, late-night demolition of a levee sent water pouring onto thousands of acres of Missouri farmland Tuesday, but did nothing to ease the risk of more trouble downstream in some parts of Tennessee, Mississippi and Louisiana.
Mississippians impacted by the 9/11 terror attacks say they're relieved Osama bin Laden is dead, although his demise doesn't alter their memories of a day that jolted Americans' sense of security.
Oktibbeha County School District officials set a minimum price they want for hunting and fishing leases on the school's 16th Section land in a meeting where they also heard reports on student issues.
Columbus-Lowndes Emergency Management is testing its tornado warning siren system Wednesday at 10 a.m.
Principals of the four schools in Oktibbeha County School District gave school board members reports of progress, successes, and wishes and needs for the coming years.
The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors broadcast the message Monday that the county is here to help.
Clearing the way for industrial growth, Lowndes County supervisors agreed Monday to significantly expand the region's industrial aerospace park at a cost of $6.4 million.
School board officials heard a year's worth of reports on programs and departments within the Oktibbeha County School District at Monday night's meeting.
Severstal North America has appointed 35-year industry veteran Wilbur A. Winland vice president and general manager of its Lowndes County steel plant.
A 46-year-old man was Tased by police Monday in Columbus Municipal Court after he allegedly punched a bailiff in the eye and fought officers.
As victims of tornadoes last week try to reassemble their fragmented lives, state officials are asking people to be on the lookout for fraud and price gouging.
Crews from 4-County Electric Power Association are almost finished restored power following a series of deadly storms in late April.
1. Sunday morning wreck claims three lives COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. 3 die in Lowndes County crash COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. One injured, another detained in Friday shooting STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. Aldermen mull economic bond issuance STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY