The Latest: Child dies from electric shock in floodwater

April 30, 2017 in News

CANTON, Texas (AP) – The Latest on severe weather in parts of the U.S. (all times local): 7:55 p.m. Authorities in Mississippi have confirmed the death of a second person […]

Health Department: 2nd Mississippi child dies of flu in 2017

April 19, 2017 in Health

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – State health officials say a south Mississippi child has died of influenza – the second pediatric flu death of the year. The Health Department released information […]

South bracing for more severe storms, rain

January 3, 2017 in News

By JEFF AMY (AP) Parts of the South are bracing for more rain Tuesday, a day after severe storms killed four people in Alabama. The line of severe thunderstorms spawned […]

Alabama beats Mississippi 25-14 in All-Star Classic

December 12, 2016 in Sports

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – Henry Ruggs returned the opening kickoff 90 yards for a touchdown to lead Alabama over Mississippi for a 25-14 victory in the 30th Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Classic […]

Mississippi is among nation’s best at combating drunk driving

November 21, 2016 in News

(AP) Mississippi ranks among the best states when it comes to enacting laws against drunken driving. As do Maryland and Nebraska, according to a new report by Mothers Against Drunk Driving […]

Mississippi budget writers slightly bump up revenue estimate

November 15, 2016 in Business

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Mississippi’s top elected officials say the outlook for state tax collections is improving, despite a dip during the first months of the current budget year. Budget […]

Mississippi’s 1st flu case confirmed for 2016-17 season

November 11, 2016 in Health

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Mississippi health officials are confirming the state’s first case of the flu for the 2016-17 season. A state Department of Health news release says Thursday that […]

With GOP in charge, 1-party rule returns to Mississippi: analysis

November 9, 2015 in News

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — In the wake of another electoral debacle for Mississippi’s Democrats, it’s time to pull V.O. Key down off the bookshelf. Key was a political scientist who […]