Starkville police officers arrested a Columbus man Thursday allegedly tied to a sexual battery that occurred Wednesday.
Couples from Mississippi and Georgia are among four couples who have been recognized as among the nation's best young farmers.
Reports of avian influenza, or bird flu, in Tennessee and Alabama -- including a case in nearby Pickens County -- are something Mississippi chicken growers should be keeping a watchful eye on, said Tom Tabler, a professor of Poultry Science for the Mississippi State University Extension Service.
Alabama officials have confirmed bird flu in two poultry flocks, just a week after three commercial breeders had to kill their chickens across the state line in Tennessee.
A former Noxubee County High School coach received a 15-year sentence Monday for sexual battery of a minor.
Roughly two weeks remain to register to vote in approaching municipal primary elections.
Mississippi State's women's basketball team achieved what it set out to do this weekend.
Clay County Sheriff's Office is still investigating the shooting deaths of two Tupelo residents Tuesday night, but Sheriff Eddie Scott said signs are so far pointing to a "drug deal gone wrong."
West Point police are searching for two suspects in an alleged hotel robbery Thursday night.
Eight-year-old Noa Baine and her 11-year-old sister Phoebe stood crammed into a crowd of hundreds at the Capitol in Jackson. They were there, like their parents and hundreds of others, to show support for public education.
The Clay County Sheriff's Office has opened a homicide investigation after the bodies of two people from Tupelo were found in a vehicle on Dixie Road Tuesday.
A Noxubee County woman has received a 20-year sentence after pleading guilty to a 2013 sexual battery against a minor victim.
One of the benefits of living in a less populated state, such as Mississippi, is that residents don't have to go to a zoo or wildlife reserve to get close to nature.
An altercation at Noxubee County High School led to an arrest, prompting school officials to re-examine their policies for how students are checked out of school.
A Starkville woman is accused of aggravated assault of a police officer after she allegedly hit a Lowndes County sheriff's deputy's patrol unit with her car.
A Macon man who used wrongly-obtained credit cards at two Neshoba County casinos has received a three-year prison sentence.
Mississippi's seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate has hit a 13-year low over the past two months, based on data released this week by the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.
Navistar's Mississippi plant has been awarded a $440 million contract by the U.S. Army to reset and upgrade over 1,000 armored vehicles for the United Arab Emirates.
he National Weather Service says Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Georgia are all at risk for severe weather on Wednesday.
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