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33 min ago | Sentencing Law and Policy
This local AP article , headlined "Mississippi may be on death row execution hiatus," reports on modern capital punishment practical realities that exist in the majority of US jurisdictions these days.
2 hrs ago | The Motley Fool
That has sent its stock up more than 30% in the past year. While there are reasons for continued bullishness , investors also have to be aware of the risks.
6 hrs ago | AltWeeklies
When I say that some LGBT Mississippians are afraid to come out of the closet and live authentic lives, it's not theoretical or an intellectual decision-they are genuinely afraid for their lives and livelihoods.
8 hrs ago | ThinkProgress
Share prices for two of the largest private prison firms have spiked sharply since an influx of unaccompanied migrant children crossing the border was reported this summer.
12 hrs ago | KTEN-TV Denison
A Texas oil company is seeking to drill the first oil wells in Pike County as part of the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale formation.
12 hrs ago | The Daily Beast
Fifty years ago, civil rights leader Fannie Lou Hamer spoke before the 1964 Democratic National Convention in Atlantic City-and her speech became one of the most pivotal moments of the Civil Rights Movement.
More than 119 million people in the nation claim jobs in the service industry, according to the Department of Labor.
Mississippi state Sen. Chris McDaniel will take at least one extra day to decide whether to try to revive his lawsuit that challenged his Republican primary loss to Sen. Thad Cochran.
Republican U.S. Rep. Alan Nunnelee is likely to make few campaign appearances in north Mississippi this fall as he recovers from brain surgery and a stroke.
A Mississippi death row inmate is back before the state's high court to challenge the evidence and his lawyer's performance during his trial in the slayings of two elderly women.
"We understand it's extremely difficult for some individuals to drive to our campus, to Cleveland and other colleges just to go to school," MVSU President William Bynum told the Delta Democrat Times .
Mississippi hasn't had an execution in two years, and state Attorney General Jim Hood says he can't predict when another might occur.
BIG RIVER Starlight Mountain Theatre 8/16-9/13/2014 Twain's timeless classic sweeps us down the mighty Mississippi as the irrepressible Huck Finn helps his friend Jim, a slave, escape to freedom at the mouth of the Ohio River.
A recent case from the Supreme of Mississippi held that forfeiture provisions in wills in Mississippi are enforceable unless the will contest has been founded upon probable cause and made in good faith.
Whether it's helping out in Forrest General Hospital's Hospital Care Services, seeing patients at Hattiesburg Clinic or assisting with surgeries in the operating room, Primeaux and Wilkinson - along with four other physicians - are cutting their teeth in Mississippi's newest family medicine residency program, which welcomed its inaugural class of ... (more)
The sections in question run from where the Mississippi and Big Muddy Rivers connect south to Gale in Alexander County and back up north from Gale to Wolf Lake.
Updated: Tue Sep 02, 2014 06:42 pm
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