The father of a man involved in a weekend beating that has brought national attention to West Point is voicing his support for the town's police department. Ralph Weems III told The Dispatch on Wednesday he is confident in local law enforcement's investigation.
The Mississippi Department of Education on Tuesday released every school district's performance percentage scores for math and reading for the 2013-2014 school year. The Mississippi Curriculum Test tests students in third through eighth grade.
The city's water treatment enhancements have yielded positive results in the first few weeks of testing, but the current system's sustainability is unknown.
Police Chief Tim Brinkley says he's called in the FBI to help investigate a fight that hospitalized a 32-year-old man.
The police chief of West Point said one man was arrested Monday and more arrests are expected in a weekend assault that hospitalized a 32-year-old former Marine.
A woman has entered a not guilty plea in connection with the death and dismemberment of a French Quarter strip club dancer whose body parts washed ashore in 2012 on the Mississippi coast.
A West Point man died Saturday night after he was involved in a one-car, single-passenger accident on Highway 45.
West Point police said a man received life-threatening injuries in what they are investigating as an aggravated assault at a restaurant.
A fire destroyed the Mitchell Automotive service center Thursday night after a car inside caught on fire.
Recently released unemployment statistics show slight improvement over last July in the Golden Triangle. The numbers also tell a story of need for more job opportunities, as area rates are well above the 8-percent rate for Mississippi as a whole.
Voters in Amory will decide Oct. 14 whether to legalize the sale of alcoholic beverages.
The Tupelo City Council has approved an ordinance that bans the use of e-cigarettes at most restaurants and businesses.
The Jackson Veteran Mobile Clinic was in the Walmart parking lot Tuesday. It was in town to provide counseling for local combat veterans.
The Golden Triangle sales tax revenue uptick continues. For the fourth month in a row, revenue was up in Columbus, Starkville and West Point.
An inmate who escaped from the Clay County Jail nearly two month ago was apprehended in Indiana on Monday.
Years of water leaking and collecting underneath sections of Vernon City Hall have created a quagmire for the city council: rotted fascia boards, weakened floor and walls, and a variety of options to address them.
A group of Alabama hunters are celebrating the catch of a lifetime: A 15-foot-long alligator weighing more than 1,000 pounds.
The Thursday morning death of a Brooksville man at a local chemical plant has been ruled a drowning.
Holding flickering candles, fans of Elvis Presley made a slow, nighttime walk past his gravesite at Graceland on Friday, marking the anniversary of his death 37 years ago.
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