Country singer and musician Marty Stuart says he's planning to develop a museum and performance hall in his Mississippi hometown to display his collection of 20,000 country music artifacts, including handwritten lyrics from Hank Williams.
Former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour said he will pay a fine after being arrested with a loaded handgun in his briefcase as he went through an airport security checkpoint in early January.
Mississippi could become the first U.S. state to try to ban most abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy, setting up a possible court challenge.
Mississippi lawmakers won't consider erasing the Confederate emblem from the state flag this year because there's no consensus among them on making a change, a leader in the state House said Tuesday.
Tuesday marked the first deadline during the three-month session of the Mississippi Legislature.
The man fired from his radio DJ job for groping superstar Taylor Swift has been hired by a Mississippi radio station.
A key state senator is backing off plans to change Mississippi's state-federal Medicaid program.
Mississippi lawmakers will not vote this year on creating a religious exemption to Mississippi's vaccination requirements, a committee chairman says.
Police in a New Orleans suburb say two Mississippi men are accused of selling boxes of rocks and gutted flat-screen TVs as working televisions.
The Democratic leader in the Mississippi state House said Monday that he is considering running for U.S. Senate this year.
Attorney General Jim Hood says a drugmaker will pay Mississippi $33.4 million in a lawsuit over drug pricing.
Mississippi is on its way to receiving its first palliative care facility, which would be a home for some of the most medically vulnerable patients in the state, some of whom are now at the Children's Hospital.
A clash of ideology was on display last week in the Mississippi Legislature.
Mississippi lawmakers could allow visitors to buy alcohol directly from distilleries, after agreeing to let visitors buy beer at breweries last year.
Elections for some Mississippi school boards would be changed under a bill advancing in the state Senate.
Regulators say a New Jersey company has recalled more than 3,400 pounds of beef meatballs that may be tainted with a bacteria known to cause listeriosis.
Mississippians could soon be able to drive through dry counties with booze in the trunk without fear of arrest.
Gang members would get longer prison terms under a bill moving forward in the Mississippi House, although the effectiveness of similar strategies in other states has been questioned.
Mississippi officials are suing four mail-order wine sellers, saying they illegally shipped wine and liquor into the state.
Shoppers can now buy fake urine to defeat drug tests, but Mississippi lawmakers are fighting back with what they call the "Urine Trouble" bill.
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2. Bond revoked again for attempted kidnapping suspect STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. Pride parade reconsideration prospects grim STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. Investigators trying to ID owner of gun found at Columbus Middle School COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Longtime attorney passes away STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY