A public viewing for blues legend B.B. King will be held in Las Vegas before his body is sent to Mississippi, where plans are being made for services in his hometown next week, King's business manager said Monday.
Police say a man who was the victim of a robbery has shot and killed one of the robbers.
The State Department has proposed releasing portions of 55,000 pages of emails from former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton by next January.
Someone hit a man so hard with a beer bottle early Sunday that the victim believed he had been shot.
Thirteen of Oktibbeha County's 45 candidates for office this election cycle failed to file their first campaign finance reports before May 8's deadline, and four of those seeking office have still failed to turn in their respective paperwork.
A candidate for Lowndes County circuit clerk has raised $30,200 for her campaign, according to campaign contribution forms filed at the courthouse.
Cappe's Steakhouse in Starkville is closed until further notice after a Saturday fire gutted its kitchen area.
A Columbus man will spend the rest of his life in prison after a Lowndes County jury convicted him Friday of first-degree murder.
A Columbus entrepreneur and multi-millionaire whose wide-ranging business interests have crossed continents and involved numerous Lowndes County residents through the years is in the midst of a federal bankruptcy case.
Law enforcement agents called off the search for a missing Oktibbeha County man after he was found safe in North Carolina on Friday.
As rain fell and wind blew Saturday, an off-duty sheriff's deputy held an American flag in one hand and saluted with the other while a 14-minute procession of law enforcement agencies from throughout the South escorted a fallen officer home.
The Lowndes County Board of Supervisors awarded bids on a pair of repair projects at the county-owned CalStar building while tabling a request from the city of Crawford for repaving of the town's walking track.
Club Ebony was once a hopping juke joint, a place where blues masters B.B. King, Little Milton and Howlin' Wolf performed for residents of this humble farming community looking to spice up their Saturday nights with dinner, dancing and maybe some drinks.
Deborah Gilbert will become the interim leader of Mississippi Community College Board.
Mississippi Power Co. filed three proposals Friday with the Public Service Commission seeking higher rates to pay for the $6.2 billion power plant that it's building in Kemper County.
The gun used to fatally shoot two Hattiesburg police officers has been found.
Blue Bell Creameries signed agreements with health officials in Texas and Oklahoma on Thursday requiring the company to inform the states whenever there is a positive test result for listeria in its products or ingredients.
After slouching through his trial for months with a bored look on his face, the defendant was ordered to rise.
Thirty-five years ago, Mount St. Helens in southwest Washington state erupted, killing 57 people, blasting more than 1,300 feet off the top and raining volcanic ash for miles around.
Nearly 1 in 4 surveyed U.S. students say they have been bullied in school. That's an improvement, but the prevalence reinforces just how difficult the problem is to solve.
1. CAFB parents jailed for neglect of 7-week-old child COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Fit for a king: SHS homecoming king faces challenges with a kind heart, positive attitude STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. Renee Sanders named interim executive director for United Way COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Capital murder suspects denied bond COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY