State test scores are on the rise, but when the Mississippi Department of Education's accountability rankings are released later this month, school officials in at least two local districts expect to remain at the same level as last year.
Robert Triplett found guilty of child pornography, receives 40-year sentence
In the days and months following the Penn State sex abuse scandal, people across the country seemed to be asking the same question: "How can something like this go unreported for so long?" Jerry Sandusky was allowed unfettered access to his young victims while reports of the abuse were quickly and quietly silenced, never reaching authorities.
Despite the threat of rain, thousands of people turned out for 34th annual Prairie Arts Festival in downtown West Point on Saturday, and though it did sprinkle a few times, it was the humidity that kept every brow glistening.
Football season has opened at Mississippi's universities, and Mississippi State Bulldog enthusiasts now have a new football-friendly website, fanguide.msstate.edu.
The beginning of college football season is a rite of passage for many men in the South. It is a much-lauded, much-discussed subject year-round, but it can also be a source of contention in many homes, as some wives may feel they have a rival for their affection in Lady Football.
Two area universities were recognized by a national publication this week for providing an affordable, high-quality education and producing graduates who improve the world through their work, research and service.
The Mississippi State University Bulldogs will take on the Jackson State University Tigers on Saturday. The players are ready. The coaches are ready. The fans are ready.
WTVA will pick up ABC broadcasts
Thousands of Columbus-area CableOne customers remain without service Monday morning after a hardware failure crashed the network around 6 p.m. Sunday night.
A new fall television season is set to begin next month, but viewers in the Golden Triangle might have to find an alternative means of catching shows like "Modern Family" and "Dancing With The Stars" and other ABC hits.
Public transportation could be on the horizon for parts of the Golden Triangle.
James C."Chuck" has been convicted of manslaughter for the second time by a circuit court jury
Derek Trucks was once a name associated with the words "child prodigy." The guitar player gained national attention when he began touring off and on with his uncle Butch Trucks' band, The Allman Brothers Band, at the age of 13. Today, Trucks, now 33 and a full-time member of The Allman Brothers Band, has left the child prodigy talk behind and is moving towards the category of living blues legend.
Benny Shelton was found guilty on one charge of sexual assault of a minor.
West Nile virus is reaching its peak throughout the state, with Lowndes and Monroe counties among the most recent to report diagnosed cases.
Tupelo's new nature trail passes by a pond where, according to legend, the young Elvis Presley and his friends once skinny-dipped.
Tuition will be a little cheaper beginning in January for qualifying students at Mississippi University for Women.
Southaven Mayor Greg Davis will get his paycheck after a Hinds County Chancery Court judge issued a stay preventing Mississippi Auditor Stacey Pickering from seizing Davis' salary -- for now -- to recover disputed debt.
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