City Engineer Edward Kemp will present a $1.2 million Fiscal Year 2014 capital improvements work list for improvements to Starkville's roads, drainage systems and sidewalks to aldermen today during a 5:30 p.m. recess meeting at City Hall.
It seems like a simple proposition: American lakes, rivers and offshore waters are filling up with destructive fish and crustaceans originally from other parts of the world, many of them potential sources of food.
A prison system warden was shot and killed by her nephew at a family gathering in Holmes County.
A Madison County Justice Court judge faces accusations that he struck a mentally disabled man and used racial slurs while working as a security guard at an event in Canton.
An ATV accident has claimed the life of a Smithville teenager.
A furniture factory that was once had more than 1,000 employees in Senatobia is closing.
An investigation into price-fixing and bid-rigging in the auto parts industry has mushroomed into the Justice Department's largest criminal antitrust probe ever, and it's not over yet.
A 19-year-old man told investigators he caused a three-car crash when he fainted while holding his breath as he drove through a tunnel northwest of Portland, Oregon State Police said.
Nuclear power plants across the United States are building or expanding storage facilities to hold their spent fuel -- radioactive waste that by now was supposed to be on its way to a national dump.
Sebastian Junger wants 84 minutes of moviegoers' time, especially civilian moviegoers.
Colorado movie theater shooter James Holmes. Sandy Hook school attacker Adam Lanza. And now Elliot Rodger.
Nigeria's military has located nearly 300 school girls abducted by Islamic extremists but fears using force to try to free them could get them killed, the country's chief of defense said Monday.
President Barack Obama slipped into Afghanistan for a surprise visit Sunday and made clear that the U.S. will likely maintain a limited role here even after its combat mission ends this year and America's longest war comes to a close.
The Malaysian government today released 45 pages of raw satellite data it used to determine that the missing jetliner crashed into the southern Indian Ocean, responding to demands for greater transparency by relatives of some of the 239 people on board.
Pope Francis announced Monday he would meet soon with a group of sex abuse victims at the Vatican and declared "zero tolerance" for any member of the clergy who would violate a child.
The amount of debris from tornadoes in East Columbus and Lowndes County last month will have a minimal but noticeable impact on the lifespan of the two cells at the city landfill.
Lynn Fitch is not the head of Mississippi's Department of Education. She just sounds like it these days.
Since the Golden Triangle Horse Rescue was formed two years ago, it has taken in more than 100 horses.
Republican U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi said Friday that it's "unfortunate" and "sort of bizarre" that somebody photographed his ailing wife in a nursing home and posted her image online in a political video against him.
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