The state's teachers are being surveyed on whether they think the state should continue requiring the U.S. History test. A testing task force met throughout the school year to see if there are ways to reduce or streamline the amount of testing statewide.
There's a legal fight brewing over what meat substitute products should be called.The state of Mississippi is being sued in federal court. Some say the law is unconstitutional and how the state is responding.
Drake Andrew Ray’s obituary states that he “went to be with Jesus” on April 25 at age 8. His funeral was two days later. And on June 22, his mother, Dacoda Amber Ray, was arrested.But the charge was sexual battery.
At the same time, Jabari Branch, one of the first two suspects jailed by police, was released from custody. His alibi of being at work at a local restaurant checked out, said Ridgeland Police Chief John Neal.
Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith is making a request to President Trump in an attempt to ease the backwater flooding in the state.Hyde-Smith sent the letter to the President yesterday.She is asking that he approve the use of temporary pumps to start removing water that's been in the Yazoo Backwater area.
The neutral monitor in the class-action foster care lawsuit Olivia Y. vs. Bryant documents how far off Mississippi is in meeting requirements of the 11-year-old court order to reform the system that's supposed to protect the state's most vulnerable children.
According to gasbuddy.com, Jackson area gas prices have fallen 2.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.35 per gallon as of Tuesday. The cheapest gas station in the metro area is priced at $2.11 per gallon and the most expensive is $2.69 per gallon.
Funeral service was held for the late Senator Thad Cochran at the Mississippi State Capitol. One thing was clear through the service and speaking with family and friends, Senator Cochran's service cannot be discussed without reference to his character.
On Thursday, more than a century later, four black Mississippians sued in federal court to put an end to what they say is a racially discriminatory system, unique in the U.S. and deliberately aimed at thwarting the election of African Africans.