By Tuesday night, West Point will have a new mayor, and at least three of the five selectmen races will be decided. Republicans failed to field a single candidate, and only Wards 3 and 5 face the possibility of a runoff.
An autopsy report says a man admitted to killing a Mississippi mayoral candidate in February and that the victim died from lack of oxygen, but it doesn't give an exact reason for the death beyond calling it a homicide.
Charles Christopher Moody Jr, 20, of 437 18th Ave. S., was arrested on Wednesday and charged with one count felony possession of a controlled substance and one count misdemeanor possession of marijuana.
The work is hard but the life is enviable. They wake to greet the dawn and fall asleep by the light of the stars. They have seen Nicaragua, Mexico, the Caribbean, the Panama Canal. They are assured three meals a day and the adventure of a lifetime.
Among the many roles Mike Pratt performed in his 44 years, was that of a Navy Seabee. It was fitting, then, that the "Seabees Prayer" would be part of the memorial service for Pratt, the city's public works director, who died Saturday.
Josh Jarvis grew up watching his father, retired Mississippi Highway Patrol Captain Bill Jarvis, don the blue and gray each day, and it made him proud. He always wanted to follow in his father's footsteps, and in December 2011, he took his first step -- graduating from the MHP cadet class and joining the motorcycle unit in September 2012.
For Columbus council and mayoral hopefuls squaring off in Tuesday's primary, Thursday night's forum was one last chance to distinguish themselves in front of voters.
Five people are in custody and charged with armed robbery after they allegedly robbed a residence on Bluecutt Road in Oktibbeha County.
A little rain won't dampen the spirits of 2013 Oktibbeha County Relay for Life participants.
The suicide rate among middle-aged Americans climbed a startling 28 percent in a decade, a period that included the recession and the mortgage crisis, the government reported Thursday.
PepsiCo is once again learning the risks of celebrity partnerships after an ad for Mountain Dew was criticized for portraying racial stereotypes and making light of violence toward women.
Scientists have taken the idea of a film short down to new levels. Molecular levels.
The Obama administration on Wednesday appealed a federal judge's order to lift all age limits on who can buy morning-after birth control pills without a prescription.
Police and politicians across the U.S. are pointing to the example of surveillance video that was used to help identify the Boston Marathon bombing suspects as a reason to get more electronic eyes on their streets.
In southern Kentucky, where some children get their first guns even before they start first grade, Stephanie Sparks was cleaning the kitchen as her 5-year-old son played with the small rifle he was given last year. Then, as she stepped onto the front porch, "she heard the gun go off," a coroner said.
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