Shortly before he was shot to death by a troubled former Marine at a Texas gun range, legendary Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle texted a buddy, "This dude is straight-up nuts," a defense attorney told jurors Wednesday.
Mississippi senators have voted to give $7,000 vouchers to a small percentage of special education students so they could go to private school or receive other education services outside the public schools.
Mississippi could create a 27-member commission to recommend new academic standards for its schools, under a bill passed by the state Senate on Wednesday.
Stroke experts are reporting a major advance: Stents similar to the ones used to open clogged heart arteries also can be used to clear a blood clot in the brain, greatly lowering the risk a patient will end up disabled.
It's all seemed like one big unlikely mashup: the Deep South, God-fearing family of A&E's "Duck Dynasty" turning their tale into a song and dance musical on stage in Sin City.
The North Carolina man accused of killing three Muslim students in a dispute over parking spaces had earlier run-ins with his neighbors, sometimes while wearing a handgun on his hip.
Seeking war power authority for three years, President Barack Obama is setting up the prospect that his successor will become the third American president in a row overseeing U.S. military forces grappling with turmoil in the Middle East.
Northern District Transportation Commissioner Mike Tagert is considering a bid for former U.S. Rep. Alan Nunnelee's vacant House seat.
Franklin Academy Medical Sciences and Wellness School has a new leader.
The Golden Triangle Development LINK is reporting "moderate" response from communities in the region to its reinvigorated retail development strategy.
Columbus inadvertently failed to fully comply with a state administrative order for all Mississippi cities to fly flags at half-staff in memory of late U.S. Rep. Alan Nunnelee.
A Columbus convenience store was robbed this morning.
With rampant diabetes and obesity, Mississippi and West Virginia have struggled with health crises. Yet when it comes to getting children vaccinated, these states don't mess around.
West Point citizens need to lock up their dogs and car doors.
Time is of the essence for Oktibbeha County school administrators to come up with local funding to build a demonstration school.
1. Vibrant Church's $14M expansion nearly complete COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Buying a piece of history: Market for antebellum homes changing in Columbus COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Christmas Co-op offers second wave of support to needy families STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. Council to discuss freeze on travel spending COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY