Columbus Police Department will begin increasing patrols for the holidays beginning on Wednesday, Police Chief Oscar Lewis said Monday.
More than 50 people have been arrested over the past week in what Monroe County authorities are calling a drug roundup.
STARKVILLE - In six days, the feeding tube will be pulled on the 2016 Mississippi State season, all efforts to revive the patient having been exhausted here at Davis Wade Stadium where Mississippi State fell to Arkansas 58-42 on Saturday, ending the Bulldogs faint bowl hopes and ensuring their first losing season in seven years.
The Thanksgiving holiday is generally considered a time of giving thanks and a time to spend the day eating a feast with friends and family.
Mississippi is no stranger to extreme weather, including droughts.
An inmate has been found dead in his cell at the Monroe County Detention Center.
A man is at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle with a gunshot wound following a shooting on Military Road Wednesday.
Sales tax collections are holding relatively steady in the Golden Triangle.
When 37-year-old Maurica Standifer was indicted on a possession of cocaine charge, the mother of two felt she had only two choices: She could go to jail, or she could apply for a special rehabilitation program with the District Attorney's Office and possibly have the charges dropped completely from her record.
Like most people in the area, Bill Quick would like to see some rain. But not on Saturday.
A West Point teenager was arrested Wednesday night for armed robbery.
West Point Police Department has made another arrest in an October convenience store armed robbery.
The Beacon, one of Mississippi's oldest newspapers, has published continuously since 1849. That's 167 years and more than 8,600 editions. Harold Long has had his hands on more than a third of those weekly papers.
At 6:30 a.m. on Saturday, 15-year-old Landon, a resident of Palmer Home for Children, will be on his way to Starkville where he and other teenage residents raise money at every Mississippi State University home college football game for the organization they call home.
Absentee voting is off to a fast start in Lowndes and Oktibbeha counties.
The phone rang at Ellen Gregory's home at 10:30 on the night of July 13, 2015. It was a call from a friend in Alabama, who urgently needed her help.
When Molly May was 19 years old, she learned she was almost guaranteed to develop breast cancer in the next two to five years.
The Mississippi State EcoCAR 3 team will combine craft beer and muscle cars with environmental advocacy in Gears & Beers, a promotional event for its customized 2016 Camaro Thursday at Mayhew Junction Brewing Company.
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