One arrest has been made and the search is on for other suspects in connection with the discovery of seven large marijuana fields covering about 40 acres in Mississippi's Jefferson Davis County, authorities said Tuesday.
Mississippi lawmakers will hold a single day of public hearings next week to start the monthslong process of writing a state budget.
An official with President Donald Trump's campaign says they are canceling a trip to Mississippi because Hurricane Florence is approaching the southeastern coast of the U.S.
One group was approved Monday to open a new charter school in Mississippi, while the state's Charter School Authorizer Board delayed a decision on three others and rejected one.
Mississippi has markers noting a blues trail, a country music trail, a civil rights trail and even an Indian mound trail. Now, with the dedication of a marker to author Eudora Welty, the state is starting a writer's trail.
A central Mississippi county is reporting its first case of West Nile virus, bringing the state's total to 31 cases so far this year.
Mississippi may be making its first big deposit into its savings account in several years, but state government is still lacks enough savings to ride out a substantial downtown in revenues.
Officials say Mississippi's longest-serving sheriff has died following a brief illness.
President Donald Trump is traveling to Mississippi next week for a rally for his own 2020 re-election, and will campaign for an appointed Republican U.S. senator who is running to finish a six-year term.
Mississippi officials say gamblers bet $9.8 million on sporting events from Aug. 1 through Labor Day.
Mississippi's governor and lieutenant governor said Thursday that they will support teacher pay raises in the 2019 legislative session, months before state elections, although they didn't provide a specific proposal.
One of the nation's three main credit rating agencies is feeling a little more confident about Mississippi's financial picture.
A northern Mississippi museum has set a closing schedule and put all 2019 events on hold due to funding cuts.
All three challengers are accepting two debate invitations for a U.S. Senate race in Mississippi, their campaigns said Wednesday. But it's unclear if Republican incumbent Cindy Hyde-Smith will take part.
The Mississippi Highway Patrol says four people died on highways over Labor Day weekend.
Four more cases of West Nile virus have been confirmed in Mississippi, bringing the state's total to 30 cases so far this year.
Sixteen inmates died in the Mississippi prison system in August.
When Mississippi lawmakers met in special session to deal with transportation funding, they agreed relatively quickly on issues that had been tangled in arguments for months or years.
Mississippi's corrections commissioner is asking the FBI and state Department of Public Safety to examine recent inmate deaths.
1. Man busted for marijuana trafficking STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
2. SHS student hit by vehicle STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY